From the author of ALTAR OF EDEN and MAP OF BONES comes another fantastic mystery adventure, this time set deep in the Amazon jungle. Out of the inhospitable Amazon rainforest a man stumbles into a missionary village. Soon the CIA operative and former Special Forces soldier, his eyes wide with terror, is dead. The photograph of Agent Clark's corpse in the Brazilian morgue shows two intact upper limbs, yet Agent Clark had only one arm, the other lost to a sniper's bullet. Nathan Rand's father led a scientific mission into ...
From the author of ALTAR OF EDEN and MAP OF BONES comes another fantastic mystery adventure, this time set deep in the Amazon jungle. Out of the inhospitable Amazon rainforest a man stumbles into a missionary village. Soon the CIA operative and former Special Forces soldier, his eyes wide with terror, is dead. The photograph of Agent Clark's corpse in the Brazilian morgue shows two intact upper limbs, yet Agent Clark had only one arm, the other lost to a sniper's bullet. Nathan Rand's father led a scientific mission into the rainforest and never returned - the same expedition that took Clark into the jungle. Now Nate is to follow the elder Rand's trail, along with a team of scientists and experienced US Rangers. For somewhere in the dark, impenetrable depths of Earth's most dangerous region lie mysteries that must be solved...whatever the cost. As Nate Rand and his party push on into the jungle, they are haunted by a truth: that they are not alone. But each step brings the team closer to an ancient, unspoken terror that even the native people dread. As madness, fear and horrific death descend upon the second cursed expedition, those still living must confront a power beyond human imagining - one that can for ever alter the world beyond the dark, lethal confines of the Amazon rainforest for better...and for worse.
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I read all James Rollins books. They are adventurous and wonderful mysteries.
Jun 30, 2011
jammes rollins' amazonia
this is a typical james rollins. unrelenting action (sometimes too unrelenting - you wish that the protagonists could get little break), but very entertaining and again one of those books you can't put down. and the good guy always come out on top - i like that :-)
Mar 27, 2011
Wild Ride with Twists and Turns
Action packed adventure that is fast-paced with multiple plot layers. Good character development and excellent interaction. Once started, this one is hard to put down!
Mar 21, 2009
This book is A roller coaster. ride. Rangers yes those big tough army rangers are put to the test and some just do not make it. At first it was hard for me to read. A little slow at the start. once the story went up the hill. It was one wild,wonderful hands in the air heart pounding freaky scream till you are out of breath ride. You will get your moneys worth out of this book. Then I may read it again . Bought another of his books. BUY THIS BOOK .
Aug 31, 2007
This is adventure story that move a long like an express train. Set in Brazilian rain forest group of explorers set out to discover the reason why a one-armed man grew a new arm. The man also carried a deadly disease with him out of the jungle. The story becomes a search for where he had been after disappearing along with a jungle expedition searching for medicinal plants. Fast action throughout.- you cannot wait until your reach the end. It was like Indiana Jones movie script
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