By David Gibbins
Perfect for enthusiasts 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 extraordinary discovery of our time.
every person KNEW the tale OF old EGYPT.
until eventually NOW.
For hundreds of thousands of years, Egypt was once a wealthy, inventive civilization. Then it grew to become a fertile searching floor for archaeologists and explorers. Now the streets of Cairo teem with violence as a political awakening shakes the zone. within the face of overwhelming risk, Jack Howard and his crew of marine archaeologists have amassed items of a lovely puzzle. yet placing it jointly might cost them their lives.
Howard has hooked up a secret hidden within a superb pyramid to a fossilized discovery within the pink Sea and a 110-year-old handwritten record of a guy who claims to have escaped a labyrinth underneath Cairo. For that his crew is stalked via a brutal extremist association that may break any treasure they find.
As humans struggle and die for his or her rights aboveground, Jack fights for a discovery that may shed an fabulous new mild at the maximum tale ever advised: Moses’s exodus from Egypt and the genuine beginnings of a brand new bankruptcy in human history.
compliment for the novels of David Gibbins
“What do you get for those who pass Indiana Jones with Dan Brown? resolution: David Gibbins.”—Daily Mirror (U.K.), on Atlantis
“An intriguing mixture of truth and fiction, with colors of Clive Cussler and Indiana Jones.”—York Evening Press, on Crusader Gold
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The Geniza was once stated to be guarded by way of a serpent who bedded down within the manuscripts like a dragon with its treasure. someone who went in used to be doomed. glance what occurred to Solomon Schechter. ” “Snakes,” Jack muttered. “Definitely no longer Costas’ scene. ” “Then you’ll need to pass it alone,” Maria stated. Jack stared on the dirt at the fragment of vellum. “I’ll want protecting garments. a few form of respirator. ” Aysha nodded at a wide plastic crate beside the ladder. “We’re one step sooner than you. complete organic, chemical, and nuclear safeguard fits liberated from a military depot through a pal of mine. ” Maria glanced at him. “You reliable to head? ” Jack checked out his watch, after which up on the gap into the Geniza chamber above him, black and just a little forbidding. “Okay. There’s no time for dithering or, the gods shield me, for curses. Let’s do it. ” bankruptcy eleven Alight got here on, harsh, blinding, and the younger girl within the heart of the room became her head clear of it, shutting her eyes tight opposed to the glare. She strained opposed to the bindings that held her arms to the again of the chair, not feeling the ache the place the rope had minimize into her wrists. Even the mild circulate of her head had introduced again the sickening stench of the room, choked with humans sure like her who had lain of their personal dirt for days, and within the grime of others sooner than them who had died or been dragged away for execution. She have been in right here for just a few hours, yet with their watches got rid of and no clock, she was once already commencing to lose tune of time. the one holiday within the sepulchral gloom was once while the sunshine reduce in, while those that nonetheless had the strength moaned and whimpered with worry, while their captors got here for one more sufferer. the 1st few occasions it had occurred after she had recovered attention, she had controlled to go searching, above the terrified faces and twisted our bodies, and had visible the cabinets jam-packed with chemical substances and the half-torn posters at the partitions advertisements impending exhibitions within the museum. She have been right here prior to. She knew she was once within the archaeological conservation labs of the ministry, now used as detention cells by means of the extremists who have been the motive force in the back of the hot regime. She was once just a brief stroll clear of the previous urban and the synagogue the place they'd snatched her, just a stone’s throw from friends and family. but she knew she might in addition be an international away, past rescue. just a couple of weeks earlier than, those labs were a hive of job, full of colleagues of hers within the archaeological provider. the folk round her now have been well dressed politicians and civil servants. these torn posters and dirty outfits may possibly simply to boot be archaeological relics themselves of a time sooner than Egypt had started to fall earlier than the forces of darkness and the folk started to stare into the void. the sunshine shone sizzling opposed to her face, and he or she knew it used to be her flip. A hand pulled her head and jerked it upright, the arms smelling of khat. a guy spoke harshly in English. “Open your eyes. ” “Turn away the light,” she acknowledged hoarsely.