By David Gibbins
Perfect for fanatics of Clive Cussler and Dan Brown, Pyramid is an exhilarating new event starring fearless marine archaeologist Jack Howard, in a heart-stopping quest to discover an historical Egyptian secret—and take advantage of impressive discovery of our time.
everybody KNEW the tale OF historical EGYPT.
For millions of years, Egypt used to be a wealthy, inventive civilization. Then it grew to become a fertile searching flooring for archaeologists and explorers. Now the streets of Cairo teem with violence as a political awakening shakes the zone. within the face of overwhelming probability, Jack Howard and his crew of marine archaeologists have collected items of a good looking puzzle. yet placing it jointly may cost a little them their lives.
Howard has hooked up a secret hidden within an excellent pyramid to a fossilized discovery within the crimson Sea and a 110-year-old handwritten record of a guy who claims to have escaped a labyrinth underneath Cairo. For that his staff is stalked through a brutal extremist association that might damage any treasure they find.
As humans struggle and die for his or her rights aboveground, Jack fights for a discovery that might shed an astonishing new gentle at the maximum tale ever informed: Moses’s exodus from Egypt and the real beginnings of a brand new bankruptcy in human history.
compliment for the novels of David Gibbins
“What do you get in the event you go Indiana Jones with Dan Brown? resolution: David Gibbins.”—Daily Mirror (U.K.), on Atlantis
“An interesting mixture of truth and fiction, with colours of Clive Cussler and Indiana Jones.”—York Evening Press, on Crusader Gold
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