Tear of the Gods (Rogue Angel, Book 31)
Alex Archer, Joseph Nassise
It begun as a dream—a redheaded warrior king fought and died for his males centuries in the past. The dream might lead archaeologist Annja Creed to the king's undisturbed corpse…and certainly one of England's maximum legendary artifacts. Deep in an archaeological dig in England's Midlands, Annja locates a braided necklace round a mummified king's neck. made up of an strange material—not really obsidian, yet glowing with multihued color—the torc is an staggering locate. yet somebody understands precisely what the torc potential. And he'll do whatever to get his arms at the Tear of the Gods. whilst the dig is compromised and blameless archaeologists are slain, even Annja herself is left for useless. Now she is fleeing for her existence, now not figuring out the terrifying fact concerning the relic she hazards every little thing to protect—or the devastating results may still it fall into the incorrect hands….
Others as they might do unto you. As she pulled her sword unfastened and grew to become to stand the driving force, she found that the crash had already performed her paintings for her. the opposite man’s head held on his chest at a strange angle—the impression, or most likely the air bag, having snapped his neck. 14 “Where in the world did you get a sword?” Gary requested from at the back of her. Annja became, considering how she used to be going to provide an explanation for this. whatever should have proven on her face, notwithstanding, a few vestige of the hardness that got here.
Piles up and finally turns into peat.” Annja bought the implication straight away. “So the acidic nature of the water itself really protects the physique instead of destroying it. No micro organism potential no decomposition.” “Right,” Craig acknowledged, smiling. “And the tannins produced through the moss upload an additional point of maintenance, turning the outside to whatever like leather-based and conserving it from tearing according to the strain from above because the peat grows deeper.” “Is that why their dermis is so darkish, as a result of.
Is that?” “Because the rattling thing’s inert. The Soviets took the plutonium out of it years in the past. Six million dollars—for a bit of valueless junk!” whereas the Russian palms broker persevered to snort on the stupidity of his most up-to-date consumer, Roux thought of the consequences of what he’d simply discovered. in actual fact his stoop approximately Shaw used to be right; the fellow used to be curious about anything even more harmful than artifact smuggling. simply what remained to be obvious. a number of extra questions with out genuine solutions enable.
Over front seat to Henshaw, asserting, “As quick as you could. Annja’s existence will depend on it.” His majordomo wanted no extra urging. He stomped his foot down at the accelerator and with consummate ability started to weave the limo out and in of site visitors as he sped via urban streets, headed for Sebastian Cartier’s place of work. Roux had made a visit like this as soon as earlier than, speeding off to avoid wasting a tender girl in his cost, basically then he’d arrived too past due and she’d perished by the hands of her English captors.
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