By Andy McDermott
A misplaced CIVILIZATION.
A risky QUEST.
A lethal SECRET.
It’s one in every of history’s such a lot enduring and arguable legends—the misplaced urban of Atlantis. Archaeologist Nina Wilde is bound she’s solved the riddle of its whereabouts—and with assistance from reclusive billionaire Kristian Frost, his appealing daughter, Kari, and ex-SAS bodyguard Eddie Chase, she’s approximately to take advantage of vital discovery in centuries. yet no longer everybody desires them to be successful: a strong and mysterious association will cease at not anything to make sure that a mystery submerged for 11,000 years by no means resurfaces.
More than one would-be discoverer has already died in pursuit of Atlantis’s secrets—including Nina’s personal mom and dad. Failure isn’t an alternative. From the streets of long island to the Brazilian jungle, from a Tibetan mountaintop to the ground of the Atlantic Ocean, Nina and Eddie will race opposed to time—and stick to a path of threat and loss of life to a revelation so explosive, it may possibly smash civilization forever….
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That’s … higher than nothing,” Chase stated, switching on his personal radio. “Here, I’ll assist you in. supply me a radio try out. ” He lifted her ft and driven her inside of. His radio crackled. “Don’t you even take into consideration grabbing my ass. ” “Never crossed my mind,” stated Chase, elevating an appreciative eyebrow at her wet-suit-clad buttocks as they wriggled into the pipe. He driven her toes back, and Nina disappeared into the darkness. The flashlight in a single hand prior to her, she crawled up the sloping pipe. It was once a decent squeeze, yet she was—just—able to slot. She paused for a second to polish the sunshine instantly alongside the pipe. not anything yet darkness on the some distance finish. “I wager Lara Croft by no means needed to move slowly up somebody’s toilet,” she muttered, prior to starting her onerous ascent. Kari watched Hajjar’s frustration develop as he waited for Qobras to name, his arms drumming on his table. It appeared he wasn’t a guy familiar with awaiting whatever. “Failak,” she acknowledged, “I have to use the rest room. Please? ” “Not again,” her safeguard complained quietly, yet Hajjar waved his hand dismissively on the door. Kari stood and made a bit noise of triumph on the shield. “I’m now not commencing your handcuffs,” he muttered as he led her from the room. “How’re you doing? ” requested Chase, via a crackle of static. “Oh, superfine,” Nina grumbled. “Can’t wait to write down this one up for the overseas magazine of Archaeology. ” A noise got here throughout the headset which may were muffled laughter. “You’re doing nice. are you able to see the top? ” She directed the beam forward. “I imagine … definite! i will see it! and that i can listen whatever besides. ” She attempted to pick the noise. a type of hissing rumble … like water coming down a pipe! “Oh, shit! ” She cringed and stifled a shriek as a number of gallons of chilly water gushed down the pipe and splashed round her. “Oh God, oh! Disgusting! ” Chase’s jovial reaction didn’t enhance her temper. “At least they remembered to flush. ” “Feeling greater? ” Hajjar requested ironically as Kari was once introduced again into the round room. “The attendant’s manners depart anything to be desired,” she sniffed. “I wish I didn’t leave out Qobras. ” “No, yet he'll name any minute. So you’re simply in time. ” He gestured, and the protect shoved her onto a lounger. Volgan regarded pleadingly at her, yet stated not anything. “Remember my father’s offer,” she stated. “Whatever Qobras deals, he can—” the pc chimed. Hajjar snapped his hands at Kari’s defend, who clapped a heavy hand on her shoulder. She stopped speaking, looking at as Hajjar became to stand the reveal. It was once the 1st time she’d ever saw Qobras “live,” having formerly simply obvious him in images. and people were numerous years old-fashioned. His black hair was once now streaked with grey working again from his temples, his face extra lined—but his eyes have been as sharp as ever. And as lethal. “Mr. Hajjar,” stated Qobras. His tone made it transparent that he used to be displeased at having to accommodate the Iranian. “Mr. Qobras,” Hajjar spoke back, with ersatz reliable humor. “I am overjoyed to talk to you ultimately.