Author(s): James Rollins
If the biblical plagues of Egypt truly happened could they happen again on a global scale?Two years after vanishing into the Sudanese desert, the leader of a British archeological expedition, Professor Harold McCabe, comes stumbling out, but he dies before he can tell his story. The mystery deepens when an autopsy uncovers a bizarre corruption: someone had begun to mummify the professor s body while he was still alive.Professor McCabe had vanished while searching for proof of the ten plagues of Moses. And when the medical team who performed the man s autopsy falls ill with an unknown disease, a disturbing question arises.Are those plagues starting again?Seeking answers, Commander Gray Pierce and Sigma Force travel from the plague-ridden streets of Cairo to an ancient tomb buried under the sands of the Sudan to a remote Arctic engineering complex housing a mad genius. But time is running out to confront a threat born of the ancient past and made real by the latest science a danger that will unleash a cascading series of plagues, culminating in a scourge that could kill all of the world s children . . . decimating humankind forever."