Captain Martin Hawk and his crew arrive in Alexandria, Egypt, on the clipper ship Yankee Spirit. With their mysterious guide, Ini-Herit, they embark on a journey to the famed Valley of the Kings. There, Hawk encounters Professor Donald Curtis who has made an incredible discovery - the tomb of Prince Erihppas. Up until now he was believed to be only legend. Within the tomb the professor has found a large Sphinx, made entirely of solid gold. It becomes the task of Captain Hawk to transport the Sphinx to a museum in England. But it is soon stolen by Captain Penrose, of the rival ship Black Arrow, and the chase begins. Once on the high seas strange, horrible, and tragic events begin to occur. The mysterious guide Ini-Herit and the Sphinx are not what they seem. Packed with nail-biting suspense, action and adventure you will be hooked until the thrilling conclusion.
©2011 Jerry Robbins (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
The audio dramatically recreates the feel of sailing a ship in that era.
I felt that the ending was drawn out a trifle too long - too much to and fro between the hero and villain. It could certainly have been a couple of episodes shorter. It was also very male dominated - there was one female character, who went the very predictable way of most pulp female characters.
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