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Black Order

A Novel

by James Rollins

Black Order by James Rollins
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  • Published in USA  Jun 2006
    448 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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A sinister fire in a Copenhagen bookstore ignites a relentless hunt across four continents. Arson and murder reveal an insidious plot to steal a Bible that once belonged to Charles Darwin. A continent away, madness ravages a remote monastery high in Nepal as Buddhist monks turn to cannibalism and torture. And Painter Crowe, director of SIGMA Force, is already showing signs of the baffling malady .

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"Every time the author appears to have stretched too far, he saves the read by throwing in a fascinating scientific or historical fact, plus a scene of heart-pumping action." - Publishers Weekly.

"Rollins keeps getting better ... his fast-paced thrillers are feasts for the imagination." - Booklist.

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James Rollins Author Biography

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JJames Rollins is the author of six thrillers in the bestselling Sigma Force series (Sandstorm, Map of Bones, Black Order, The Judas Strain, The Last Oracle, and The Doomsday Key); the blockbuster movie novelization, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull; and six individual adventure thrillers. Rollins is also writing the Jake Ransom series for kids and adults.

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