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By Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child

Gideon Crew--brilliant scientist, grasp thief--is residing on borrowed time. whilst his mysterious supplier, Eli Glinn, supplies him an eyebrow-raising venture, he has no cause to refuse. Gideon's activity: thieve a web page from the useful ebook of Kells, now on demonstrate in long island urban and guarded through unbreakable protection.

Accomplishing the very unlikely, Gideon steals the parchment--only to benefit that hidden underneath the gorgeously illuminated snapshot is a treasure map courting again to the time of the traditional Greeks. As they think of the unusual map, they become aware of that the treasure it results in isn't any usual fortune. it really is whatever way more necessary: an awesome discovery which may maybe even shop Gideon's life.

Together along with his new associate, Amy, Gideon follows a path of cryptic clues to an unknown island in a distant nook of the Caribbean Sea. There, off the adverse and desolate Mosquito Coast, the pair observe the intense treasure they're searching conceals an excellent higher shock-a revelation so profound that it may well gain the whole human race . . . if Gideon and Amy can survive.

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This had the either one of them openmouthed. Amy grew to become to examine him. “Mark—” she started. “Some of the treasure’s the following at the boat,” he additional. “You dug it up? ” “There’s means an excessive amount of, we needed to go away just about all of it. we need to convey an even bigger boat. yet we took up to lets. I’ll make you a deal: allow us to pass and you may have it. Take the boat, take every little thing. simply allow us to pass ashore. ” “Where is it? ” cried Linda. “In the galley. Hidden in cabinets at the back of the nutrition offers. Bars of gold, crates of doubloons. ” He glanced at Amy, who was once staring quizzically at him. Slowly and intentionally, he moved his eyes to the gaff hook in Cordray’s hand, its lengthy, razor-sharp tip sparkling. “Jesus Christ, move look,” stated Cordray to his spouse. yet she used to be already on her method, pushing prior them at the slim deck, into the pilothouse and down the companionway to the galley. The lighting fixtures have been nonetheless on from the former seek and Gideon might see, throughout the pilothouse home windows, her mountain climbing at the eating desk and establishing the cabinets, pulling and tossing foodstuffs out of the cupboard. Cordray was once distracted. He saved having a look within the window. “Is it there? ” he shouted. “Give me a fucking likelihood. ” extra stuff got here flying out of the cupboard. Now even the 2 bare pirates have been staring within the home windows. Gideon may perhaps now see Linda attempting to get during the wooden panels behind the cupboard. She bought off the desk, grabbed a kitchen knife out of the drawer, climbed again up and commenced stabbing and prying on the wooden. in the meantime, Cordray watched her eagerly, his eyes mounted at the window. The gaff hook was once in his correct hand, forgotten, the hook pointing inward towards his personal stomach. Now or by no means… Gideon lunged ahead, checking Cordray’s top arm and physique along with his shoulder, a pointy, tough blow. The payment did precisely what he hoped—thrust the gaff hook deep into Cordray’s stomach. With a piercing scream he fell again, instinctively attempting to pull again at the hook and tearing himself extra within the approach, blood spurting over the deck. right away Amy exploded into motion. With one deft movement she twisted round, raised her tied palms and hooked them over the bloody, sticking out fringe of the gaff hook, cutting off the plastic bonds. She then fell upon Cordray, grabbing the tip of the hook. while, there has been a crash within the galley because the lady jumped down from the desk, scrambling up the companionway, gun drawn. the 2 pirates, taken off safeguard, scrambled backward, elevating their weapons yet not able to fireplace into the tangle of individuals. “Don’t circulate or I pull this hook,” Amy acknowledged, her voice remarkably calm. “Drop your guns or I’ll intestine him. ” “No! ” screamed Cordray. “Manuel, Paco, no se mueven! ” the 2 pirates iced over. Following Amy’s lead, Gideon sliced off his personal ties and complex at the males. They stepped again, weapons leveled. “Baja las armas! ” Amy cried, commencing to pull the hook. “Baja! ” cried Cordray. “You too, Linda! Oh, Christ, the blood, examine the blood! ” After a hesitation, the boys tossed their weapons at the deck.

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