By David Gibbins
Perfect for enthusiasts of Clive Cussler and Dan Brown, Pyramid is an exciting new experience starring fearless marine archaeologist Jack Howard, in a heart-stopping quest to discover an old Egyptian secret—and take advantage of remarkable discovery of our time.
all people KNEW the tale OF old EGYPT.
For millions of years, Egypt used to be a wealthy, inventive civilization. Then it turned a fertile looking floor for archaeologists and explorers. Now the streets of Cairo teem with violence as a political awakening shakes the area. within the face of overwhelming risk, Jack Howard and his group of marine archaeologists have accrued items of a beautiful 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 document of a guy who claims to have escaped a labyrinth underneath Cairo. For that his group is stalked by way of a brutal extremist association that would damage any treasure they find.
As humans struggle and die for his or her rights aboveground, Jack fights for a discovery that may shed an awesome new gentle at the maximum tale ever instructed: 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 case you pass Indiana Jones with Dan Brown? resolution: David Gibbins.”—Daily Mirror (U.K.), on Atlantis
“An interesting mixture of truth and fiction, with colors of Clive Cussler and Indiana Jones.”—York Evening Press, on Crusader Gold
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Roger that. We liberate it the following once we all know we will get contained in the tunnel. ” “Is your GPS activated? ” “Roger. The in-helmet reveal will navigate to the perfect repair you calculated for the tunnel. ” “Mohammed desires to stand off once attainable within the heart of the river. He’s the world’s such a lot point man, as you'll see from how cool he used to be dealing with Cairo, yet he’s gotten twitchy. His son informed me that this a part of the river has a foul attractiveness one of the felucca captains. they believe it’s spooked. it seems that there are whirlpools, and a few of the captains imagine they’re as a result of river monsters. most likely not anything to fret approximately, simply vast Nile carp inflated via rumor into monsters. ” “That’s undesirable enough,” Costas grumbled. “Those issues were recognized to tug fishermen lower than. ” “Or it may be crocodiles. ” “Or what? ” “Crocodiles,” Lanowski acknowledged distractedly, taking a look at his record back. “Apparently, they usually get this some distance. as a rule purely small ones nowadays, yet a few vast carcasses nonetheless get washed down. occasionally they’re no longer carcasses. occasionally they’re alive and snapping. ” Costas groaned back. “That’s nice. i assumed we’d left all that at the back of on the crocodile temple in Sudan. Why didn’t somebody inform me? ” “You’d nonetheless have volunteered,” Jack stated. “You’d by no means have permit me do that on my own. ” Mohammed seemed beside Lanowski, having a look apprehensive. “Okay, boys,” Lanowski acknowledged. “You’ve acquired to head. See you again on board in a couple of hours, inshallah. ” “Thanks, Jacob. take care of your self. No shore expeditions, bear in mind? ” Jack became to Costas. “Good to head? ” Costas made a diver’s ok sign. “Good to move. ” They either close their visors, and Jack felt the mild elevate in strain because the helmet sealed and the rebreather got here on-line. A moment later the in-helmet monitor demonstrate activated to the left and correct of his major viewport. It used to be a low-light readout that may appear to thirty variables, from carbon dioxide degrees to pulse expense. He tapped the pc keep watch over contained in the index finger of his left glove and decreased the show to the minimal, to teach intensity in meters, compass orientation, and exterior water temperature. He raised his correct arm in an ok sign to Lanowki and Mohammed, then grew to become and did a thumbs-down sign to Costas. He descended meters, bleeding off air manually from his swimsuit and looking forward to the automatic buoyancy procedure to compensate. He pulled down the aquajet after him and waited whereas its desktop altered the trim within the small ballast tanks on both sides of the unit, an automatic method that self-adjusted with intensity to make sure that the scooter remained neutrally buoyant. He switched on his helmet mild yet was once dazzled via the mirrored image of debris within the water that lowered the visibility to just about 0. He switched it off and used to be back in blackness, the moonless evening which means that no gentle filtered down from the outside. As he stared out, he remembered the strains that Jeremy had learn from Howard Carter’s diary, the account that Carter had heard from Corporal Jones of what went on right here that evening in 1892 while Colonel Chaillé-Long and the French diver had observed Jones to this very spot.