The Lost Scroll (Rogue Angel, Book 6)
Alex Archer, Victor Milán
historical papyrus scrolls recovered one of the charred ruins of the Library of Alexandria demonstrate spectacular texts that element the wonders of Atlantis--knowledge which may shatter the blueprint of worldwide power. Archaeologist Annja Creed confronts shadow figures decided to maintain empires outfitted on strength, greed and worldwide manipulation, discovering not likely allies in a mysterious American with connections in excessive locations, and a tender linguistics prodigy with perspective. Dodging a petrol conglomerate and their puppy killers on a high-speed chase that leads from Egypt to the North Sea oil fields to the city battlegrounds of China, Annja turns into an unwilling conspirator in a bid for strength to manage the thrashing middle of the world's power.
Him appear to lose an inch of peak, took planned breaths and gave a shaky smile. "Fighting regularly supplies me asthma," he acknowledged. "Good a cause as any to aim to prevent it, I reckon." "Thanks in your help," she acknowledged. "Didn't appear like you wanted much," he stated. "Not many males could've dealt with themselves part so good, girl, and i have obvious a few actual execs in action." She pressured unfastened a self-deprecating snigger. "They underestimated me simply because i am a woman." "Sure," he stated. He bent down, recovered.
Hours. potent frosty." Annja sighed and acquired up up and about. "What then?" He grinned at her. "We are going to want a few severe nerdage," he stated. He stretched and yawned. "Fortunately, ol'Tex is aware simply the place to discover us some." bankruptcy eleven The room was once dim and smelled like outdated socks and mould. there have been pizza containers strewed in regards to the flooring. It was once small and crowded with a rumpled, unmade mattress and a pair of ratty chairs and racks of digital apparatus of mysterious and ominous function.
The darkness like a white eye. It was once quite a few issues clear of useless forward. "Now comes the joys part," Tex stated, all enterprise back. He climbed a number of scant yards to provide them clearance from the thousand avid mouths of the ocean, for the airplane may lose elevate in a flip. He flew point a second longer, to regain velocity. Then he banked the ultralight left. Out into the open sea. **** Jadzia stalked down a hall with greenish teeth coming clear of the steel in flakes, leaving splotches of.
Spring-loaded break-front holster on her correct hip. "You do not brain, ma'am, i'm going to take this," Tex acknowledged, in short hefting the shotgun. "You have the paranormal close-combat weapon." Annja winced just a little on the time period "magical." yet she nodded. "Wait right here one," Tex stated. earlier than she may possibly assent or refuse, he was once operating bent over towards the helicopter parked 40 yards south alongside the western fringe of the platform. Annja crouched at the back of the ultralight, which have been spray-painted in abnormal streaks.
particularly if she had the steps to herself. She was once with reference to to swipe her digital key during the lock while Tex's door flew open. Jadzia stormed out. Her face was once crimson and she or he used to be crying with large sobs that racked her slim body – which used to be wrapped in a towel. Tex got here correct out in the back of her, dripping rainy, donning a fuzzy white resort bathrobe. He halted while he observed Annja. Their eyes met. Jadzia had the chance then to sentence Tex irredeemably in Annja's eyes regardless of all he had.