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The Baljuna Covenant

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REVIEWS

The Baljuna Covenant is an engaging and suspenseful read . . . Pelkey has written a rich and captivating novel.

—US Review of Books http://www.theUSreview.com/reviews/The-Baljuna-Covenant-by-Tim-Pelkey.html .

Insightful . . . quick . . . A clever, complex tale that should pique readers’ curiosity about Genghis Khan and leave them looking forward to the author’s next book.

—Kirkus Reviews https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/tim-pelkey/baljuna-covenant-sr/

Featured Review in March 1, 2017 issue of Kirkus Reviews

Featured in 2017 American Book Fest http://www.americanbookfest.com/generalfiction.html

AWARDS

2017 Eric Hoffer Award Finalist

Finalist for 2017 11th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards for Political Thriller

Finalist for 2017 29th Annual Independent Book Publisher’s Association Benjamin Franklin Awards for First Novel, Popular Fiction, and Historical Fiction.

Silver Medalist for The Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book: Fiction

Silver Medalist for Popular Fiction

Silver Medalist for Fiction: Historical

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Product Description

James Andrews finally appears to be catching a break. After years of searching for Genghis Khan’s tomb, he unearths a bone during a dig on Burkhan Khaldun, Mongolia’s holy mountain. After tests suggest the bone belongs to Genghis Khan, Andrews and his colleague Abbey Conrad follow the strands of the bone’s DNA back through time and begin to unlock the secrets of thirteenth century Eurasia.

Mongolia is in the midst of turmoil. As the world’s superpowers vie for control of its vast resources and open lands, Andrews’s quest takes center stage. Past and present collide, revealing ancient truths along with a web of deception that tears Andrews’s life apart and pushes the world to the brink of war.

Part historic fiction, part archaeological mystery, and part political thriller, The Baljuna Covenant tells stories of a poor boy’s rise to the heights of world power, of two friends and unimagined betrayal, and of a secret kept for over half a millennia. Most of all it tells the story of a promise between Genghis Khan and his people, a promise kept until this day.

About the Author

Tim Pelkey is married and the father of two. He lives in Michigan. The Baljuna Covenant is his first novel. He is currently working on his second novel, The Ottoman Excursion.

Additional Information

Weight 16.336 oz
Dimensions 8.5 x 5.5 x .81130 in