Rumors of the seemingly magical victory that allowed the Exodus of Israelites from Egypt have resonated through the archaeological world for decades. Now evidence has been discovered that explains how the ancient Hebrews destroyed the unstoppable army of Pharaoh - a tribe of warriors who disappeared after the destruction of the City of Jericho, taking with them the most valued treasures of a people without a homeland. Today a treasure of a different kind is unearthed at the lost ruins of Jericho, one that will change the history of God’s Chosen people for all time - the petrified remains of an animal that could not exist. Enter the Event Group. Led by Col. Jack Collins, the Group's brilliant men and women gather to discover the truth behind not only the Exodus, but also the magnificent animals that led the defeat of Pharoah’s army. On a whirlwind race to save the most valuable treasure and artifacts in the history of the world from those who would destroy them, the Event Group will come face to face with every myth, legend, and historical truth that has ever unfolded in the mythic and larger-than-life Carpathians - or as the area was once known - Transylvania, the land of Vlad the Impaler.
©2013 David L. Golemon (P)2013 Recorded Books
As usual, this next book in the series didn't disappoint with the many twists and turns in the plot. I also enjoyed the irony of the ending, and the hook for the next book. Really didn't want to put it down when I started listening.
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Secret agent science fiction storyline runs head on into ancient Egypt and the Old Testament diaspora with added twist of geopolitics and 1930s golden age Hollywood horror. The narrator , in tone and tambour always creates a an atmosphere that makes you want to leave a light on at night but in the most suspenseful and satisfying way.
Edit. Edit. Edit.A good iteration of the Event Group series, but goodness it seems so stretched out.
You really need to be into The Event Group to get into this series, so that would dramatically limit exposure. That said, I would , given this context.
The scenes in the Carpathian Mountains are pretty compelling.
Good performance of a book that needs ALOT of EDITING. Seems like the author was throwing everything they had into it to stretch it out, for whatever reason.
I tolerated it, but did I mention EDITING?
Still, entertaining, and a good addition to the series.Recommended in context.
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