Altar of Eden

Altar of Eden

Book - 2010
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"Every James Rollins delivers mach-speed mayhem, throat-clutching suspense, high-style adventure, and a terrific story told terrifically."
--Steve Berry, author of The Romanov Prophecy

The thriller king praised for his "edge-of-your-seat excitement" (San Francisco Chronicle), James Rollins storms the New York Times bestseller list with every novel he writes. With his latest breathtaking blockbuster, Altar of Eden, Rollins takes a breather from his Sigma Force adventures (Map of Bones, Black Order, The Judas Strain, et al) while delivering all the action, surprise, and intensity for which he's well known--and loved. Combining science, history, and breakneck suspense--and a secret tied to the Book of Genesis--Altar of Eden is sure to satisfy every James Rollins fan while winning over a slew of new converts.

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2010
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780061231421
0061231428
Branch Call Number: FIC Rolli 3558ad 1
Characteristics: x, 398 p. :,ill., maps

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Oct 08, 2013

Another one of those adventure novels but this one invokes a little science-fiction: genetically engineered animals and (gasp!) even humans --- ok --- homi habilis. There's the mandatory violence: machine guns, napalm, --- you know, just the regular stuff --- nothing serious. A good romp through adventure land that keeps you occupied for a few riain or the plane ride.des on the subway or on the commuter tr

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Lauriepb
Dec 05, 2011

Rollicking good adventure. Predictable romance element, but palatable given the other strong elements of plot and suspense. Requires a certain suspension of disbelief, but is close enough to the plausible to be instructive. Can't wait to read the next instalment by James Rollins.

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