By David Wood
149 B.C.- Escaping simply sooner than the invading Roman legions, a Carthaginian soldier incorporates an old mystery to locations unknown.
1925- Percy Fawcett launches his ultimate day trip into the Amazon, yet what's his real aim?
Dane Maddock is again. Deep within the Amazon, a college team encounters a horror past their darkest nightmares and vanishes with no hint. referred to as upon to adopt a bold rescue project, Dane and Bones needs to hint the genuine direction of Percy Fawcett's ultimate excursion, however the mystery that lies on the finish of the hunt will be even deadlier than the enemies who search it. From the streets of London, to distant islands within the Atlantic, to the lethal jungles of the Amazon, Dane and Bones needs to penetrate a mystery misplaced to heritage, on their deadliest Quest.
"Dane and Bones are again! Packed sturdy with motion and witty discussion, this rousing event takes a clean examine probably the most enduring mysteries of the twentieth century, David wooden provides back with QUEST."--Sean Ellis, writer of INTO THE BLACK and darkish TRINITY: ASCENDANT
"The escapades of Wood’s serial personality Dane Maddock proceed in excessive kind with QUEST, an all-out blitzkrieg of a globe-trotting mystery-adventure that breaks from the motion simply lengthy sufficient for a number of laughs."--Rick Chesler, writer of abducted and stressed state
"Let there be no confusion: David wooden is the subsequent Clive Cussler. From the obtainable writing to the wide-ranging plot to the most characters who do not surrender irrespective of how lengthy the percentages, Wood's most modern ebook, Quest, is a massive vintage experience. when you begin interpreting, you will not have the capacity to cease until eventually the final secret performs out within the ultimate line." Edward G. Talbot, writer of 2010: The 5th World
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The 2 of them may have it out someday, and he had no notion what he used to be up opposed to. a few humans resented being underestimated, yet Tam stumbled on it a great tool in her arsenal. “I’m going to roll the cube here,” Sal stated, his eyes uninteresting into hers. “We have to cross after Thornton, and fast. gather a crew and be able to movement on my command. you've got your collection of the brokers. If Kennedy unearths anything, that's good and solid. If no longer, use what details now we have approximately Thornton and approximately Fawcett, and start the quest. We can’t positioned this off from now on. ” “Sir, are you saying…” She didn’t dare allow herself think it can be real. “I’m placing you dependable. you may now not have Kennedy’s event, yet you’re a hell of much smarter than him, and also you haven’t screwed up… but. opt for your brokers, outfit your staff, get all the way down to Brazil, and watch for my directions. ” middle pounding, and dizzy with triumph, Tam stood and gravely nodded her head. “I won’t allow you to down, Salvatore. ” He rose to his complete peak, and appeared down at her with a ghost of a grin on his lips. “I recognize you won’t, figlia mia. ” bankruptcy thirteen Sea Foam sliced in the course of the lightly rolling sea, its emerging and falling slightly visible. Dane sat at the mattress in his below-deck cabin, scrolling during the most up-to-date file from his hacker buddy, Jimmy Letson. “The man who attacked me works for a corporation named ScanoGen. Sound ordinary? ” Kaylin shook her head. “No, why may still it? ” “Because, in line with Jimmy, they made a considerable move into Thomas’s checking account a couple of months prior to he left on his excursion. ” Kaylin’s complete posture replaced. She sat ramrod-straight in her chair, her lips pursed. “He by no means stated something to me. no longer approximately ScanoGen, and definitely now not approximately any cash. ” Her shoulders sagged. “Of path, all of this got here as a shock. It’s hurtful to grasp that he had an entire a part of his existence that he wouldn’t enable me into. ” She unexpectedly appeared correct at Dane, after which whatever handed throughout her face, and she or he became away. while the 2 of them have been a pair, she had accused him of locking her out of assorted elements of his life—mostly thoughts of his time within the carrier, and of his deceased spouse. That was once most likely what used to be on her brain now, yet he was once now not approximately to head there together with her. no longer now, no less than. “I’m convinced he had his purposes. ” He attempted to make his voice soothing, yet his throat used to be dry, and his phrases lacked conviction. attempting to make an ex-girlfriend believe greater approximately her present boyfriend used to be no longer his factor. The disappointment in her eyes, despite the fact that, confident him to attempt back. “Look, he evidently knew those have been harmful humans, and he wouldn’t have sought after you combined up with them. ” “Well, i'm combined up in it, in the event you didn’t discover. ” “Yeah, i feel i realized. I’m in the midst of it, too. ” He held up a hand, forestalling her retort. “The man attempted to maintain you secure. That’s what men do for the ladies they care approximately. He most likely figured he may do for ScanoGen no matter what it used to be they sought after kept away from regarding you, after which the 2 of you may benefit from the cash he made off the enterprise.