Synopses & Reviews
In Washington, D.C., a homeless man takes an assassin's bullet and dies in Commander Gray Pierce's arms. A bloody coin clutched in the dead man's hand — an ancient relic that can be traced back to the Greek Oracle of Delphi — is the key to a conspiracy that dates back to the Cold War and threatens the very foundation of humanity. For what if it were possible to bioengineer the next great prophet — a new Buddha, Muhammad, or even Jesus? Would this Second Coming be a boon . . . or would it initiate a chain reaction that would result in the extinction of humankind?
Vital seconds are ticking rapidly away as Pierce races across the globe in search of answers, one step ahead of ruthless killers determined to reclaim the priceless artifact. Suddenly the future of all things is balanced on the brink between heaven and hell—and salvation or destruction rests in the hands of remarkable children.
“The perfect escape novel, an edge of-your-seat read.” Knoxville News-Sentinel
“Rollins has outdone himself with this fabulous mix of history, science, and adventure that will easily increase his growing number of fans.” Library Journal
“Once again, the action is nonstop.” Sacramento Bee
“Rollins combines real-world science with high-octane action to create rousing stories of adventure that are as exciting as any movie.” Chicago Sun-Times
“Lots of absorbing scientific information and tantalizing sentences.” Publishers Weekly
“Go out and buy James Rollinss latest saga. He just keeps getting better and better.” The Barnstable Patriot
What if you could bio-engineer the next great world prophet: scientifically produce the next Buddha, the next Mohammed, or even the next Jesus? Would it mark the Second Coming or initiate a chain reaction with disastrous consequences?
A master at combining historical and religious intrigue with edge-of-your-seat adventure, New York Times bestselling author James Rollins brings back SIGMA Force to battle a group of rogue scientists who've unleashed a bio-engineering project that could bring about the extinction of mankind.
From ancient Greek temples to glittering mausoleums, from the slums of India to the radioactive ruins of Russia, two of SIGMA's finest must race against time to solve a mystery that dates back to the first famous oracle of history--the Greek Oracle of Delphi.
About the Author
James Rollins and Jake Ransom share many of the same passions. The author's interest in archaeology led him to amass his own Cabinet of Curiosities, which includes a 100,000-year-old mammoth tusk from China.
His New York Times bestselling books include The Last Oracle, The Judas Strain, and Black Order. James lives in Sacramento, California. An amateur spelunker and a certified scuba enthusiast, he'll often be found either underground or underwater.