Edward Morningstar, a high-ranking Pentagon official with a maniacal penchant for power, has embarked on a chilling plot to bring the United States to its knees. Delusional that he is the God-guided Jacob of old, he has secretly manipulated a covert organization of elites to augment his private army of twelve sons, all disaffected mercenaries culled from every walk of life. Driven by Morningstar's hidden obsessions, they will bring about a political coup that will give him global domination. But Morningstar's every move is challenged by the betrayal of his favorite son, Martin Henderson, once the ... `dashing man from Boston who walked the corridors of power with uncommon ease' who has vowed to prevent the horror that Morningstar is about to inflict upon the country.
Morningstar's mania is also thwarted by the brilliant U.S. Senator Cynthia Madison, the woman whose compelling beauty and intellect captivated Martin Henderson long before he became Jacob's favored son. Aware of a hidden menace instigating conflicts around the globe, Maddi relentlessly checkmates Morningstar in his deadly game to ignite a world-wide conflagration. This puts her in Morningstar's sights, making her a target; a beloved target Henderson must protect.
And somehow, strangely, Henderson has the help of a mysteriously gifted little girl, who, though imprisoned in a warehouse in far-off Tibet, is able to see and feel what is about to happen in America. Though she hasn't met Morningstar, she has begun to sense who he is. "The morning star it lights the sky as it darkens the world." She will use this insight to aide Henderson as he fights not only the evils of Morningstar, but the evils of his own dark past in The Maker's Prophecy, Book Two of the SONS OF JACOB series.