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By Andy McDermott

AN terrific TREASURE.
A deadly ENEMY.

It’s the potential for a lifetime–the likelihood to end up tomb containing the is still of the mythical hero Hercules truly exists. If American archaeologist Nina Wilde can find it, it is going to be an important historic locate ever unearthed. yet as Nina and her ex-SAS bodyguard, Eddie Chase, commence their seek, it’s transparent that others are looking to locate the tomb–and the unbelievable riches within–and will do something to get there first.

Who will locate the tomb of Hercules first, and what incredible treasure does it carry? From manhattan to Shanghai, from Switzerland to the diamond mines of Botswana, Nina and Eddie needs to remain one step sooner than their enemies in a race to unravel a secret as old as civilization itself. but if a gorgeous lady from Eddie’s previous joins the quest, all of the principles change–and during this life-and-death video game, their subsequent circulation could be the most deadly considered one of all.

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Older constructions rose on both sides, a jumbled mishmash of homes abutting advertisement houses. The alley itself used to be strewn with garbage, empty bins and pallets, even washing traces placing throughout it. mild shone down the alleyway from at the back of, shadows stretching away in his direction. Chase regarded again. the auto had additionally made the flip and used to be coming after them. The motorcycle shot prior the alley, surely desiring to flip on the subsequent junction to intercept them. He twisted the throttle, yet with passengers the moped couldn’t fit the car’s acceleration. Its engine roared in the back of them— Sophia shrieked because the vehicle nudged the again of the moped, or even Chase let loose an involuntary yelp. He regained regulate, however the automobile bumped them back, more durable. the pinnacle of the wood field popped open, flapping on its hinges. “What’s within the field? ” Chase shouted. “What? ” “In the field! Is there something in it? ” Sophia twisted round. “Food! ” “Throw it at them! ” He anticipated her to invite why, yet as a substitute she did as she used to be informed and lobbed the contents of the field on the automobile like paper grenades. luggage of cooked rice and noodles burst open on its windshield, spraying stickily around the glass. the automobile dropped again, the driver’s imaginative and prescient impaired. Chase glanced at it. The wipers all started up, smearing meals around the windshield, however it might basically take a couple of seconds to transparent. He regarded forward back, observed a bathing line spanning his course, the alleyway narrowing past it… Sophia was once out of ammo. “Eddie! ” “Hang on! ” He reached up with one hand because the moped shot underneath the road, plucking a dangling blouse from its pegs and tossing it again over Sophia’s head. It landed at the car’s windshield, sticking to the glutinous mess and blockading the driver’s view. Chase swerved the moped over to the left to prevent a messy stack of barrels and damaged planks. the automobile undefined, the fellow within the passenger seat recognizing the obstruction and yelling for the blinded driving force to prevent it— merely to ruin into the nook of a construction jutting out from the opposite part of the alley. the auto got here to an abrupt and terminal halt. either males have been catapulted throughout the windshield in a bath of glass and blood. “Should’ve worn their seat belts! ” Chase stated as he reached the tip of the alley and made a pointy flip again into site visitors, once more heading southeast. He raced among extra slow-moving automobiles and buses, the stink of fumes stinging his nostrils. “Not that a long way to head now—” The motorcycle without warning swept out from an adjacent road and lower in entrance of them. The rider grabbed for Sophia. “Shit! ” Chase braked difficult, swerving clear of the motorcycle and passing in entrance of a van. It didn’t cease in time, hitting the wood field and ripping it from its mounts to wreck aside at the street. uncontrolled, the moped skidded and crashed into the facet of one other motor vehicle. Chase’s elbow slammed opposed to it challenging adequate to crack the window. “Eddie, preserve going! ” Sophia cried. The bike’s rider, one in every of Yuen’s uniformed protection guards, waved a gun to make the site visitors cease and permit him via.

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