I can’t speak for this particular book, but as a rule I stay away from conspiracy theories. I have some investigative background and can tell you that any conspiracy --and the wider and higher placed it is – is almost impossible to maintain for any amount of time. I know small minded people love conspiracies (it is akin to gossip and gives them a sense of enpowerment) but very few of the most famous conspiracies (Lincoln/Kennedy/MLK assasinations, UFOs, Bigfoot, etc) have been proven. And when they don’t get proven, the true believer will say “See? They’ve killed or silenced everyone who knows!” :rolleyes:
The Church has been accused by it’s detractors of many conspiracies in the past --in my opinion this is just one more to sell books.