To halt the inevitable, Commander Gray Pierce and Sigma must unravel a threat that rises out of the distant past. Are those plagues starting again? Years later, one of its members has stumbled out of the world's most inhospitable rainforest - a former Special Forces soldier, scarred, mutilated, terrified, and mere hours from death, who went in with one arm missing. Personnel from the neighboring base rush in to discover everyone already dead - and not just the scientists, but every living thing for 50 square miles is annihilated: every animal, plant, and insect, even bacteria. What Pierce learns from Kat sets Sigma Force on a frantic quest for answers that are connected to mysteries reaching back to the Spanish Inquisition and to one of the most reviled and blood-soaked books in human history—a Medieval text known as the Malleus Maleficarum, the Hammer of Witches. If the biblical plagues of Egypt truly happened—could they happen again—on a global scale? At the Vatican, a package arrives containing two strange artifacts: a skull scrawled with ancient Aramaic and a tome bound in human skin. To unravel a secret going back millennia, Director Crowe and Commander Grayson Pierce will be thrust to opposite sides of the globe. The land is entirely sterile - and the blight is spreading.
Shortly after that, Rollins began writing standalone novels. Then an archaeologist in Croatia uncovers a new cavern system that reveals elaborate primitive paintings by a tribe of Neanderthals. With no shred of evidence to follow, his one hope to find the woman he loves and his unborn child is Kat. But there are others with far less altruistic intentions. To halt the inevitable, Commander Gray Pierce and Sigma must unravel a threat that rises out of the distant past. With no shred of evidence to follow, his one hope to find the woman he loves and his unborn child is Kat, the only witness to what happened.
The Order of the Sanguines series is written with. The twisted brainchild of the finest minds of the former Soviet Union, it was designed to be inaccessible and virtually invisible. To survive she must venture into the dark world beneath the City of Lights, into the infamous catacombs of Paris. We currently have listed on the site and with more added each day. But it is merely a harbinger of the doom that is to follow.
During a riot at the dig site, an anthropologist dies horribly, burned to ashes in a fiery explosion in plain view of television cameras. Lady Kara Kensington's family paid a high price in money and blood to found the gallery that now lies in ruins. This is a typical Rollins' book of adrenaline pumped action, improbable high tech gadgets, death defying moments and lots of fun. James Rollins is the author of fourteen thrillers in the bestselling Sigma Force series: Sandstorm, Map of Bones, Black Order, The Judas Strain, The Last Oracle, The Doomsday Key, The Skeleton Key, The Devil Colony, Tracker, Bloodline and The Eye of God, The Kill Switch, 6th Extinction, The Midnight Watch, The Bone Labyrinth, Crash and Burn,The Seventh Plague, The Demon Crown and Crucible. Aboard a cruise liner transformed into a makeshift hospital, Dr. The beautiful and elusive assassin wakes in a hotel in Paris with a deadly electronic collar fastened to her throat.
Vice President, and a dark secret hiding in the human genetic code. Known for unveiling unseen worlds, scientific breakthroughs, and historical secrets, he has a knack for breakneck pacing and stunning originality that has been hailed by critics and embraced by millions of readers around the world. The remaining books, including the Sigma Force and Jake Ransom series were written under the name James Rollins. A practicing veterinarian, Rollins has pursued scuba, spelunking, and other adventures around the world, and currently lives and writes in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. With no shred of evidence to follow, his one hope to find the woman he loves and his unborn child is Kat, the only witness to what happened. Genres: The narrator is great! Lady Kara Kensington's family paid a high price in money and blood to found the gallery that now lies in ruins. Personnel from the neighboring base rush in to discover everyone already dead - and not just the scientists, but every living thing for 50 square miles is annihilated: every animal, plant, and insect, even bacteria.
. It is a cache of bones, preserved in amber, protecting a wonder like no other, the very secret of life after death. An inexplicable explosion rocks the antiquities collection of a London museum, and the race begins to determine how it happened, why it happened, and what it means. A construction project beneath the National Mall reveals a dark secret dating back to the Civil War, something buried by a cabal of scientists, led by Alexander Graham Bell, who helped found the Smithsonian Institution. Her search for answers leads Kara and her friend Safia al-Maaz, the gallery's curator, into a world they never dreamed existed.
Combining science, history, and breakneck suspense—and a secret tied to the Book of Genesis—Altar of Eden is sure to satisfy every James Rollins fan while winning over a slew of new converts. James Rollins is the New York Times bestselling author of international thrillers that have been translated into more than forty languages. James Rollins and James Clemens are the pen names of American author James Czajkowski. Two years after vanishing into the Sudanese desert, Professor Harold McCabe comes stumbling out of the sands, but he dies before he can tell his story. But the menace is spreading, changing, growing, adapting, outwitting every attempt to stop it. It flowed wonderfully and had me up listening until the moment I had to go to sleep.
This is mystery, suspense, surprise, and ingeniously inventive storytelling as only James Rollins can do it. It means to retake a world it once ruled. Bloodline is a lightning-paced, unputdownable international thriller chock-full of the trademark elements that have propelled Rollins to the top of virtually every national bestseller list: cutting-edge science ingeniously blending with history and nonstop action. Somehow you know they are going to entwine and so it builds the excitement as you listen to each chapter. Joined by a boy who is similarly threatened, she must rescue the son of a hated enemy, who has fallen under the sway of the nefarious leader of an apocalyptic cult. A cunning Templar knight uncovers a holy treasure: the Bachal Isu - the staff of Jesus Christ - a priceless icon that holds a mysterious and terrifying power that will forever change humanity if unleashed.
In Rome, a Vatican archaeologist is found dead in St. She's on the run from brutal assassins hunting her and her son. Lady Kara Kensington's family paid a high price in money and blood to found the gallery that now lies in ruins. A millennium later, Somali pirates hijack a yacht off the coast off the Horn of Africa, kidnapping a young pregnant American woman and brutally killing her husband. The bizarre murders thrust Commander Gray Pierce and Sigma Force into a race against time to solve a riddle going back centuries. Her search for answers leads Kara and her friend, Safia al-Maaz, the gallery's curator, into a world they never dreamed existed. As a manned Chinese rocket explodes upon launch, three American astronauts, each separated by thousands of miles, are murdered.
As a manned Chinese rocket explodes upon launch, three American astronauts, each separated by thousands of miles, are murdered. What is hidden below the sand is more than a valuable relic of ancient history. But the killers have not come for gold; they seek a more valuable prize: the bones of the Magi who once paid homage to a newborn savior. I enjoyed this book immensely. Despite doubts to the bodies' origins, the local Native American Heritage Commission lays claim to the prehistoric remains, along with the strange artifacts found in the same cavern: gold plates inscribed with an unfathomable script. As the pandemic grows, a disturbing question arises.