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The Covenant of Genesis: A Novel (Nina Wilde and Eddie Chase)

By Andy McDermott

An important DISCOVERY.
A cruel FOE.
A lethal RACE FOR THE TRUTH.
 
Off a distant stretch of the Indonesian coast, archaeologist Nina Wilde has made an extraordinary discovery: an artifact that may rewrite every thing that’s recognized approximately human heritage. yet ahead of she will go back to inform the area of her locate, her send is brutally attacked, her workforce is ruthlessly murdered, and the artifact is stolen. a person desires this mystery to stick hidden—and will do whatever to maintain it that way.

From the depths of the sea to the Australian outback to the halls of the United international locations, Nina and her fiancé, ex-SAS bodyguard Eddie Chase, embark on a quest to prevent the omnipotent Covenant of Genesis, a clandestine crew sworn to maintain Nina’s discovery a mystery. Nina and Eddie have confronted tricky adversaries earlier than, however the relentless Covenant is usually steps prior to them—and greater than prepared to kill back. Who often is the first to show the truth—and declare the main helpful archaeological prize of all time?
 
Enter The Covenant of Genesis
And observe an action-packed thrill experience that might preserve you analyzing lengthy into the evening!

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There has been an equivalent probability that the hunt might discover totally not anything. Chase entered, sporting the tubular sonar array. at the back of him, protecting the sonar’s information recorder, used to be Bejo, one of many Indonesian contributors of the team. He was once nonetheless in his overdue adolescents, and growing to be up on one of many significant archipelago’s many islands intended that he had spent virtually as a lot of his existence in boats as on land. ‘How was once the journey? ’ Nina requested as Chase lower back the sonar to its huge steel field. ‘Pretty strong. Hervé even permit me carry the controls. for roughly a minute. ’ ‘I suggestion I heard terrified screams,’ Nina joked as Bejo positioned the recorder on a desk. ‘Thanks, Bejo. ’ ‘No challenge, Mrs Nina,’ Bejo stated cheerily. ‘Please, I advised you,’ she acknowledged as she attached the recorder to 1 of the lab’s pcs, ‘I’m now not “Mrs” whatever. now not until eventually subsequent may perhaps, besides. ’ ‘Ah! I see, then you definately could be Mrs Eddie? ’ ‘No, nonono. ’ Nina wagged a finger. ‘Then he’ll be Mr Nina. ’ Bejo erupted with laughter. ‘Mr Nina! ’ he cried, pointing at Chase. ‘I like that, that's humorous. ’ ‘Yeah, hilarious,’ Chase rumbled. He joined Nina on the desktop. ‘See you later, Bejo. ’ ‘And you . . . Mr Nina! ’ Bejo left the lab, his laughter echoing down the hall. ‘Cheers for that,’ acknowledged Chase, batting Nina frivolously at the again of her head. ‘Now I’m going to be “Mr Nina” for the remainder of the bloody journey. ’ ‘Ah, you don’t brain relatively. since you lurve me. ’ She nudged him playfully together with her hip. ‘Yeah, i have to get my head checked someday. So what’ve we acquired? ’ Nina used to be already operating. ‘Let’s see, lets? ok, this is often the dig web site. ’ a picture seemed at the reveal, blobs in numerous colors of gray opposed to a black historical past. ‘It’s a composite of 4 readings - in simple terms gadgets that remain desk bound in all 4 appear, so we don’t need to fear approximately fish complicated issues. ’ She zoomed in and indicated one specific crew of gadgets. ‘These are the bricks you chanced on. ’ ‘We didn’t dig up that many,’ Chase famous. ‘How deep can the sonar learn? ’ ‘Up to 2 toes - it relies what’s at the sea mattress. If it’s simply sediment, any longer bricks should still appear in actual fact. ok, let’s see what you discovered. ’ the 1st composite picture got here up. Nina tested it, zooming in on every thing that gave a robust sonar go back, yet discovered not anything such as the standard different types of the bricks. by the point she had entire, extra photos have been processed, prepared for inspection. She opened every one up in flip. ‘Oh, oh,’ she stated excitedly because the 8th studying seemed. ‘This seems promising. ’ A jumbled swathe of sonar reflections confirmed up strongly, like a handful of tiny diamonds solid throughout black velvet. ‘Wow, it feels like many of the readings we bought from Atlantis, consider? Like constructions buried lower than the silt. ’ She zoomed in. whereas the items have been scattered, lots of them published typical, in actual fact synthetic shapes. ‘The position appears to be like trashed, even though. It’d take a major earthquake or a tsunami to scatter every thing that extensively. ’ ‘Or humans. ’ They exchanged seems. ‘How deep is it? ’ ‘It’s at . .

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