The Bone Labyrinth: A Sigma Force Novel (Sigma Force Novels)

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Author: Rollins, James

Brand: William Morrow & Company

Edition: Illustrated

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 496

Release Date: 15-12-2015

Details: Product Description A war is coming, a battle that will stretch from the prehistoric forests of the ancient past to the cutting-edge research labs of today, all to reveal a true mystery buried deep within our DNA, a mystery that will leave readers changed forever . . . In this groundbreaking masterpiece of ingenuity and intrigue that spans 50,000 years in human history, New York Times bestselling author James Rollins takes us to mankind’s next great leap. But will it mark a new chapter in our development . . . or our extinction? In the remote mountains of Croatia, an archaeologist makes a strange discovery:  a subterranean Catholic chapel, hidden for centuries, holds the bones of a Neanderthal woman. In the same cavern system, elaborate primitive paintings tell the story of an immense battle between tribes of Neanderthals and monstrous shadowy figures. Who is this mysterious enemy depicted in these ancient drawings and what do the paintings mean? Before any answers could be made, the investigative team is attacked, while at the same time, a bloody assault is made upon a primate research center outside of Atlanta. How are these events connected? Who is behind these attacks?  The search for the truth will take Commander Gray Pierce of Sigma Force 50,000 years into the past. As he and Sigma trace the evolution of human intelligence to its true source, they will be plunged into a cataclysmic battle for the future of humanity that stretches across the globe . . . and beyond. With the fate of our future at stake, Sigma embarks on its most harrowing odyssey ever—a breathtaking quest that will take them from ancient tunnels in Ecuador that span the breadth of South America to a millennia-old necropolis holding the bones of our ancestors. Along the way, revelations involving the lost continent of Atlantis will reveal true mysteries tied to mankind’s first steps on the moon. In the end, Gray Pierce and his team will face to their greatest threat: an ancient evil, resurrected by modern genetic science, strong enough to bring about the end of man’s dominance on this planet. Only this time, Sigma will falter—and the world we know will change forever. Review "James Rollins's best thriller ever! ...Packed with action, intrigue, and spine-chilling suspense. The Bone Labyrinth will remind you why you fell in love with reading. This book is that good!" -- Brad Thor for The Bone Labyrinth "Rollins's thrilling 11th Sigma Force novel [Bone Labyrinth]...knows just how to balance the science and history with the ongoing action." -- Publishers Weekly for The Bone Labyrinth "By the end of the novel, readers will be too busy buzzing with excitement about all they have digested to realize what a literary feat Rollins has accomplished by keeping all these balls in the air without dropping a single one." (Bookreporter.comon THE BONE LABYRINTH) "[Rollins is] what you might end up with if you tossed Michael Crichton and Dan Brown into a particle accelerator together." (New York Times Book Review on THE BONE LABYRINTH) "Rollins' latest Sigma Force novel once again combines science straight from a Michael Crichton novel and action-adventure out of the works of Clive Cussler.... Rollins continues to write intense thrillers that also give readers a better understanding of current scientific theories and principles. Rollins has constructed one labyrinth that readers will not want to escape." - Booklist, *starred review* for The Bone Labyrinth Truly a Gordian knot of amazing proportions...[The Bone Labyrinth] is breathtakingly laid out, with Rollins combining true historical figures with mythological events, and an exciting fictional account of a battle for mankind. -- Judith Reveal, New York Journal of Books for The Bone Labyrinth "Infused with Rollins's trademark blend of cutting-edge science and hidden history, THE BONE LABYRINTH weaves together a bevy of seemingly disparate elements into a thrilling and cohesive tapestry like few others can.." --

EAN: 9780062381644

Languages: English

Binding: Hardcover

Item Condition: New