Fiction. Thriller. HTML:Heralded for masterfully intermingling science, history, and politics in his critically acclaimed thrillers The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons, New York Times bestselling author Dan Brown has crafted another pulse-pounding novel in which nothing is as it seems ‚?? and behind every corner is a stunning surprise. A shocking scientific discovery. A conspiracy of staggering brilliance. A thriller unlike any you've ever read.... When a NASA satellite discovers an astonishingly rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, the floundering space agency proclaims a much-needed victory ‚?? a victory with profound implications for NASA policy and the impending presidential election. To verify the authenticity of the find, the White House calls upon the skills of intelligence analyst Rachel Sexton. Accompanied by a team of experts, including the charismatic scholar Michael Tolland, Rachel travels to the Arctic and uncovers the unthinkable: evidence of scientific trickery ‚?? a bold deception that threatens to plunge the world into controversy. But before she can warn the President, Rachel and Michael are ambushed by a deadly team of assassins. Fleeing for their lives across a desolate and lethal landscape, their only hope for survival is to discover who is behind this masterful plot. The truth, they will learn, is the most shocking deceptio
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Nevertheless, I throughly enjoyed this book. I would recommend this book as reading material on planes, train journeys or on holiday by the pool.
This novel however was a little different to 'The Da Vinci Code' and
It's defenitly better than Digital Fortress, but it doesn't have the "thing" of DaVinci Code and Angels & Demons. And I would cut it in at least 100 pages, we always have action but at some point we just wish he would MOVE
The story has the usual credibility (yes or no?) and we have some surprises. A good read, in all.
With the Oval Office in the
But before Rachel can contact the President, she and Michael are attacked by a deadly task force‚Ä¶a private team of assassins controlled by a mysterious powerbroker who will stop at nothing to hide the truth. Fleeing for their lives in an environment as desolate as it is lethal, they possess only one hope for survival: to find out who is behind this masterful ploy. The truth, they will learn, is the most shocking deception of all‚Ä¶
This is a political thriller with high tech advetnure mixed in. The book is written around a Presidential campaign. The
The President sends civilian scientist up to the meteor site in the artic to confirm NASA's findings. He wants to make sure the public believes that this is a real find, and the independent scientist will do that. Everyone is excited by the great find and confirm the meteor is as NASA claims.
Then a little too late, the civilians uncover that the whole thing is just scientific hoax. But before the President can be briefed, the scientist become targets to a team of assassins. At this point two of the five civilians have been terminated and three are on the run across the Artic ice. Everyone our heros caome across and tell about this trickery end up dead. While running they not only need to get the truth out, but they need to determine who orchestrated this plot.