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Rise of the Beast is Book 1 of the Patmos Conspiracy by best-selling author, M.K. Gilroy. 11 quick quotes give you a feel for this suspense thriller ... here comes the Beast!

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  1. 1. Burke was nervous. If he were personally out on the front lines of a dangerous operation he would be fine. But putting an amateur into the battlefield was grating on his nerves.
  2. 2. And I saw a beast rising up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and on his horns ten crowns, and on his heads a blasphemous name. Revelation 13:1
  3. 3. The Curtain for Act I was about to be drawn back. Dr. Claire Stevens looked at the azure sky and black rippling waters of the Aegean Sea as she thought of their target once more.
  4. 4. There was nowhere for the crush of people to run, though the sheep being slaughtered tried vainly to escape, creating a riot of writhing, screaming humanity.
  5. 5. No one could withstand unrestrained torture. Sooner or later, he—or whatever was left of him—would tell the Colonel everything he wanted to know.
  6. 6. Dazed, Burke still has his fighter’s wits and landed an elbow on the windpipe of the man on his left while he cranked a head butt at the man to his right.
  7. 7. In Greek mythology, the Chimera combined parts of the lion, goat, and serpent to form a monster. What better base to build a biological three- headed Chimera on than Ebola?
  8. 8. The farmer looked up through the break of dawn to locate the sound of an airplane engine. A small cloud of orange dust trailed behind it, falling on his fields.
  9. 9. “I absolutely loved this book. Incredibly vivid and entertaining read that kept the pages turning. Very much looking forward to the sequels!”
  10. 10. The world is dying before our eyes and the ones who can do something to save it refuse to act. I have not lost my courage. I will be the Beast who destroys the world to save it.
  11. 11. Patmos is a small, lightly populated Greek island in the Aegean Sea. It is the place where the Apostle John received the Revelation of the Christ.