By James Rollins
James Rollins, the New York Times bestselling grasp of nail-biting suspense and ancient secret, combines state of the art biotechnology with a centuries-old mystery in an apocalyptic tale that unearths the place humankind is actually headed
The Doomsday Key
At Princeton college, a famed geneticist dies inside of a biohazard lab. In Rome, a Vatican archaeologist is located lifeless in St. Peter's Basilica. In Africa, a U.S. senator's son is slain open air a purple go camp. the 3 murders on 3 continents undergo a frightening connection: the entire sufferers are marked by way of a Druidic pagan move burned into their flesh.
The strange murders thrust Commander grey Pierce and Sigma strength right into a race opposed to time to resolve a riddle going again centuries, to a ghastly crime opposed to humanity hidden inside of a cryptic medieval codex. the 1st clue is came upon within a mummified corpse buried in an English peat bog--a grotesque mystery that threatens the US and the world.
Aided by way of ladies from his past--one his exlover, the opposite his new partner--Gray needs to piece jointly the frightening fact. however the revelations come at a excessive fee, and to save lots of the longer term, grey must sacrifice one of many ladies at his aspect. That on my own may not be adequate, because the precise route to salvation is printed in a gloomy prophecy of doom.
Sigma strength confronts humankind's maximum probability in an event that races from the Roman Coliseum to the icy peaks of Norway, from the ruins of medieval abbeys to the misplaced tombs of Celtic kings. the final word nightmare is locked inside of a talisman buried by way of a lifeless saint--an historic artifact referred to as the Doomsday Key.
Read or Download The Doomsday Key: A Sigma Force Novel PDF
Similar Action books
Excessive within the Andes, Dr. Henry Conklin discovers a 500-year-old mummy that are meant to no longer be there. whereas deep within the South American jungle, Conklin's nephew, Sam, stumbles upon a impressive website nestled among towering peaks, a spot hidden from human eyes for millions of years. inventive traps were laid to ensnare the careless and unsuspecting, and wealth past imagining may be the present for people with the braveness to stand the bad unknown.
The Rand medical excursion entered the plush wasteland of the Amazon and not back. Years later, certainly one of its contributors has stumbled out of the world's such a lot inhospitable rainforest--a former targeted Forces soldier, scarred, mutilated, terrified, and mere hours from dying, who went in with one arm lacking .
The bones result in historical mysteries and present-day terror . . . To keep on with them capability dying. in the course of a crowded carrier at a cathedral in Germany, armed intruders in clergymen' gowns unharness a nightmare of blood and destruction. however the killers haven't come for gold; they search a extra beneficial prize: the bones of the Magi who as soon as paid homage to a child savior .
Extra info for The Doomsday Key: A Sigma Force Novel
Fifteen? ” “Twenty-five. ” Monk attempted to conceal his doubt. That appeared very unlikely. in simple terms seven years separated them? Monk flexed his prosthetic hand, acutely aware lot may perhaps ensue over seven years. nonetheless, he studied his significant other extra heavily for the 1st time, attempting to dimension him up. at the teach trip from Washington, Monk had learn during the information about Dr. Henry Malloy, yet he knew merely the briefest bio on his touring spouse. Creed was once from Ohio, had surrender clinical institution after 12 months, and served excursions in Kabul as a grunt. Shrapnel from an IED had left him with an everlasting limp. He attempted for a 3rd travel yet ended up out of the carrier, even though the main points on that have been much less transparent. because of his try ratings and historical past, he used to be recruited through Sigma and informed in genetics at Cornell. nonetheless, the child appeared like he will be in highschool. “So, Doogie,” Monk endured, “how lengthy have you ever been energetic? ” Creed simply stared at Monk, evidently familiar with ribbing approximately his baby-faced seems. “Finished Cornell 3 months ago,” he stated stiffly. “Been in D. C. for 2 months. ordinarily getting settled in. ” “So this can be your first project? ” “If you name this an project …,” he mumbled, and stared out the passenger window. notwithstanding Monk felt a similar means, he nonetheless bristled. “Nothing’s trivial by way of fieldwork. each element issues. the precise piece of knowledge could make or holiday a case. It’s whatever you must study, Doogie. ” Creed glanced to him. His dour glance grew to become a piece sheepish. “Okay. element taken. ” Monk folded his hands, hardly ever chuffed. youngsters. imagine they comprehend every thing. Shaking his head, Monk grew to become his recognition open air because the cab crossed onto the Princeton campus. It was once as though a verdant bite of britain have been dropped into the center of latest Jersey. Autumn leaves unfold throughout rolling eco-friendly lawns, ivy climbed partitions of stately gothic stone structures, even the dormitories gave the impression of whatever out of Currier and Ives. As they glided via this bucolic global, it didn't take them lengthy to arrive their vacation spot. The cab pulled to the scale down, they usually climbed out. The Carl Icahn Laboratory occupied a nook of a large eco-friendly expanse. whereas a lot of Princeton’s constructions dated to the eighteenth and 19th centuries, the laboratory was once just a couple of years previous, a gorgeous instance of contemporary structure. oblong structures stood perpendicular to each other, housing the most labs. becoming a member of them jointly used to be a two-story curved atrium, dealing with the parklands. That’s the place they have been to satisfy Dr. Henry Malloy. “Ready? ” Monk requested and checked his watch. They have been 5 mins overdue. “Ready for what? ” “The interview. ” “I proposal you’d behavior the debriefing of the professor. ” “Nope. It’s all you, Doogie. ” Creed sighed seriously via his nostril. “Fine. ” They entered the construction and crossed into the atrium. A curving two-story wall of glass confronted the park’s garden. Forty-foot-tall louvers sectioned the home windows and have been timed to maneuver with the solar. They solid shadows deep into the atrium, dappling throughout chairs and tables.