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By Dean Crawford

In the culture of books by means of Michael Crichton and James Rollins, Dean Crawford has written a fast moving and exciting debut that mixes technological know-how, suspense, and inventive hypothesis to create an action-packed blockbuster to not be missed.

ARE THEY extraterrestrial beings . . . OR ANGELS? within the distant barren region depths of the center East, archaeologist Lucy Morgan reveals a seven-millennia-old tomb keeping the bones of a mysterious being, however the expense she will pay for her discovery might simply be her existence. simply because a person will cease at not anything to own the secrets and techniques the tomb reveals.

At the request of Lucy’s kin, battle correspondent Ethan Warner concurs to help a determined attempt to discover the younger archaeologist, who used to be kidnapped presently after her momentous discovery. whereas Ethan flies to Israel, police detectives in Washington, D.C., confront one other baffling crime: a guy who seems to have died of hypothermia within the sweltering August warmth. And either investigations are top immediately to an analogous shadowy company . . . one with a extraordinary objective that threatens not only Lucy’s lifestyles, however the destiny of each individual on the earth.

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The engine replaced observe to a damn patter as they taxied off the runway along a scattering of dilapidated constructions erected from outdated corrugated iron and sandstone blocks sweltering within the warmth. “This is it,” Aaron acknowledged, slicing the engine’s gasoline change. The engine shuddered to a cease, and the surprising silence that enveloped them was once as deep because the undying heritage of the land itself. An aged guy walked towards them from out of the barren region as they disembarked, materializing ghostlike via rippling rivers of haze that obscured the horizon. He was once wearing conventional Bedouin clothing to guard him from the warmth and the winds that moaned around the empty wastes. in the back of him walked numerous younger males swathed in comparable conventional outfits. “Shalom aleichem, Ayeem,” Aaron greeted the aged guy, they usually embraced in brief. “Aleichem shalom,” the Bedouin answered, prior to taking a look at Ethan and Rachel. Ayeem’s face used to be covered with crevices and gulleys like these of the desolate tract, his pores and skin scorched a deep mahogany through the cruel caress of one thousand suns. He greeted them warmly, shaking Ethan’s hand with either one of his personal and lightly kissing Rachel’s cheek. “I have heard a lot approximately you,” he acknowledged in a shockingly delicate voice. “Aaron has informed me in simple terms good stuff. Now we needs to hurry, if we're to arrive where you search. ” “How a long way is it? ” Ethan requested. “Perhaps 5 miles from right here, simply contained in the fringe of Israel’s managed zone,” Ayeem spoke back. “It isn't secure to shuttle at evening right here. ” “Why now not? ” Rachel requested as Ethan shouldered his rucksack. “Israel doesn't belief us,” Ayeem answered. Anger glittered in his eyes, and for a quick fast Ethan questioned in regards to the Bedouin’s motivations. “They worry that they can not inform among us and those that might damage them. We needs to locate what you're looking for and go back right here sooner than sunset. ” Aaron gestured to a small jeep parked within reach. “Ayeem will force you to the positioning. We’ll wait the following for you. ” “What are your mates right here for? ” Rachel requested, the quiet knot of Bedouin amassed close by. “They can’t all slot in the jeep. ” “You will see,” Ayeem responded easily, the glitter returning in brief to his eyes as he gestured for them to stick to him. “Now, come. ” Aaron glanced at Ethan. “Try to maintain your nostril out of difficulty, ok? ” Ethan determined to not reply and Ayeem and Rachel towards the jeep. He may well listen Rachel and the Bedouin speaking as he walked. “Do you recognize the spot the place Lucy disappeared? have you ever been there earlier than? ” “I recognize the land as i do know each line on my hand,” Ayeem stated with a grin. Ethan bought into the passenger seat of the jeep as Ayeem clambered in and began the engine. As they grew to become clear of the airfield, he observed the little staff of Bedouin extraordinary out taking walks around the sweltering wasteland wastelands. inside of mins, they have been misplaced amid the haze as if that they had vanished via time itself. MACE HEADQUARTERS JERUSALEM Spencer Malik sat in an workplace overlooking an army compound surrounded via thick concrete partitions tipped with razor cord glinting within the solar.

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