Douglas Preston The Wheel of Darkness

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The Wheel of Darkness

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A breathtaking adventure from the hottest names in US thriller writing.Perched like a black crow on a crag in the most hostile depths of the Himalayas stands a monastery. For a thousand years the monks have kept guard. Now their sanctum has been violated, the secret carried off. After a millennium of hiding from the world, the guardians of the treasure will have to turn to an outsider for help.Luckily Special Agent Aloysius Pendergast is no stranger. Having trained body and mind in Tibet, he knows the land well. But neither he nor his ward, Constance, are prepared for the truth about what the monks have been protecting.The pursuit of the stolen artefact takes Pendergast and Constance far from the snowy wastes, to where the largest-ever ocean liner is preparing for her maiden voyage. As Pendergast and Constance board, they know they are joined by a cargo of secrets and murderers. As the ship slips into the night, it becomes a deadly race to recover the secret of the monks, or blackness to threaten to fall not just over the ship, but the wider world...A stunning dance of death and mystery, THE WHEEL OF DARKNESS takes the most unusual investigator around on his most thrilling mission yet...

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Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child are the NY Times bestselling co-authors of a string of bestselling action adventure and thriller novels, including the Agent Pendergast and Gideon Crew adventures. Douglas Preston lives on the coast of Maine, while Lincoln Child lives in New Jersey. Visit www.agentpendergast.com and www.prestonchild.com to find out more.

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What happens when enigmatic FBI Agent Aloysius Pendergast meets the anti-Buddha? Pendergast and his ward, Constance, travel to the remote Gsalrig Chongg monastery in Tibet for meditation and martial arts. There they learn that a relic holding the power to wipe out humankind has been stolen. The world faces physical and metaphysical peril, and Pendergast must do battle with this ancient ominous force. In a coolly understated performance, Ren Auberjonois subtly heightens the ever-increasing tension as Constance and Pendergast board the luxury liner BRITTANIA on its maiden voyage, searching for the madman bent on world destruction. Auberjonoiss deceptively ordinary voice pulls listeners into Preston and Childs world, where science, mysticism, and melodrama reign supreme. Lots of fun! S.J.H. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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