By Alex Archer, Mel Odom
A holy warfare. An historic scroll misplaced in history…until now.
During a dig in Morocco, archaeologist Annja Creed and her partners are approximately buried alive while the khettara ceiling collapses, revealing a 1,300-year-old corpse. but if Bedouin bandits raid the camp, Annja slightly escapes together with her life…and 1/2 a scroll in historic Kufic script. Her companions' survival now is dependent upon her.
The scroll dates again to 656 advert, while Muslim raised sword opposed to Muslim and the assassination of the 3rd caliph left no transparent inheritor to Muhammad's teachings. It's a coveted locate. Annja quick reveals herself stuck among a devious terrorist whose kinfolk honor relies on destroying what she possesses and a ruthless CIA group. either think the top justifies the capability. And that Annja can't permit.
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I took the freedom of looking through your casework to determine why you are coming to work out me this day. ” Sophie looked him. “This is all i may get a hold of. ” at the visual display unit, the alley was once nonetheless full of useless males. His hand protecting the Scotch shook just a little, but when Sophie spotted she used to be gracious sufficient to faux she hadn’t. “The CIA desires Thabit alive,” she probed. “They imagine he’s the linchpin they could use to ferret out extra terrorists. ” “I misplaced an excellent guy attempting to do this very factor. I’m now not ready to just accept that loss. i would like him avenged. ” Sophie leaned by means of and crossed her palms, sympathy in her eyes. “This isn’t a revenge enterprise. You informed me that on the academy, as I remember. ” “Revenge isn’t the Agency’s enterprise. You and that i comprehend there are different issues at paintings on this planet. I helped you with yours. i want support with mine. ” For an extended, quiet second, Sophie stared at him. “Thabit is a ghost. I don’t have something extra on him than you do. ” “I have anything else. ” Hendricks had stored the hyperlink out of his studies. After Paul’s loss, that omission will be virtually comprehensible. And at any fee, he was once on his manner out. If issues went badly, he may pick out early retirement. however the items could have already been positioned into play to take down Thabit. “What? ” “Thabit has a unique curiosity that nobody else is familiar with approximately. It fell into my lap this day. I’ve saved it out of the studies for the instant. i believe he’ll reveal himself. ” “And if you’re mistaken approximately that? ” Hendricks shook his head. “Then I’m out of suggestions and the guy is untouchable. ” “What do you've gotten? ” He didn’t even hesitate. “There’s a feminine archaeologist, Annja Creed, who turns out to have found whatever in Morocco that has captured Thabit’s curiosity. ” “What? ” Hendricks shrugged. “A physique. a few form of record. At this aspect, that’s all i do know. And that Thabit is beginning to circulate heaven and earth to determine extra approximately her discovery. ” Sophie didn’t take notes. yet she touched the computer screen and taken up an internet site that includes Annja Creed and the cable television exhibit Chasing History’s Monsters. “A very beautiful younger girl. ” “Yes. ” “If I conform to this, you’re going to be placing her in harm’s method. ” “She’s already in Thabit’s attractions. She may rather well be in harm’s method now and this attempt might keep her. ” “This is a mercenary enterprise, as you recognize. Where’s the payday? ” “Thabit is the payday. ” Hendricks had expected this. “I may give you a few of the details of Thabit’s financial institution bills. we've got pointed out a few of them within the Caymans and in Zurich, yet we can’t contact them. you could. ” “Once i've got Thabit, might be. yet provided that we take him alive. ” “Keep him alive lengthy sufficient for that. ” “How a lot funds are we conversing approximately? ” “Upward of 9 million. And that’s in simple terms what we’ve been in a position to become aware of. there'll absolutely be extra. ” Sophie tapped a fingernail at the video display, then stuck herself and stopped. “It’s an fascinating proposition. will we have an in for Annja Creed? ” Hendricks set free a gradual breath and felt a few of the weight shift off his shoulders.