Legend

An Event Group Thriller

Event Group Thrillers (Volume 2)

David Lynn Golemon

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 The Event Group is comprised of the nation’s most brilliant men and women in the fields of science, philosophy, and the military. Led by Major Jack Collins, their job is to find the truth behind the world’s greatest unsolved myths. And this time, Collins and his crew will dare to  uncover a terrifying secret—about the long-vanished tribe of the Incas—that’s buried deep within the Amazon Basin.

The last expedition into the depths and darkness of the Amazon claimed the lives of a female professor and her team. Now the Event Group, using cutting-edge technology exclusively designed by the U.S. military, will travel to the ends of the earth—from Brazil to the Little Bighorn to the Arlington National Cemetery—to bring new meaning to an ancient disaster…or bury the legend forever…or die trying.

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Chapter One

Madrid, Spain Present Day

THE woman paced in the small, cluttered office, pausing for a brief moment to look at the old man sitting in the swivel chair behind an ancient mahogany desk. He was dressed in a chambray work shirt and wore carpenter’s overalls. The thick, horned-rimmed glasses would slide down his nose and he would absentmindedly push them back up to their proper place. He handled the old letter, a set of orders actually, carefully and with the necessary respect one had to show documents of that age. The woman wiped away the sweat on her brow and then

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“Sure to satisfy fans of The X-Files.”—Publishers Weekly on EVENT

“A tale worthy of the giants of the genre like Clive Cussler, James Rollins, and Matthew Reilly, Legend is a definite must-read for action and adventure fans. Don’t miss it.”—Megalith.com

“The Roswell Incident—whether legend, fact, or some combination of both—has inspired countless novels and movies over the years, but David Lynn Golemon’s Event peels back the layers of Roswell with refreshing originality. The action is spectacularly cinematic, the characters compelling, and the story is a flat-out adrenaline rush that pits real-world, cutting-edge military technology against a literally out-of-this-world threat. Even better, the Event Group itself is one of the best fictional agencies to arise in the literature of government conspiracies.”—New York Times bestselling authors Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens

“Golemon puts his military experience to good use in this promising debut sure to satisfy fans of The X-Files….the plotting and hair’s-breadth escapes evoke some of the early work of Preston and Child, and the author's premise offers a rich lode of materials for the inevitable sequels.”—Publishers Weekly

“Fans of UFO fiction will find this a great read, and fans of military fiction won’t be disappointed either.”—SFSIGNAL.COM

“Imagine mixing in a blender a Tom Clancy novel with the movie Predator and the television series The X-Files….readers who enjoy nonstop action and lots of flying bullets will enjoy Golemon’s first book in a projected series.”—Library Journal


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About the Author

David Lynn Golemon

David L. Golemon is the author of the Event Group Thrillers, including Event, Ancients, Leviathan and Primeval. Legend, the second book in the series, was nominated for a RITA award for paranormal fiction. Golemon learned an early love of reading from his father, who told him that the written word, unlike other forms, allows readers to use their own minds, the greatest special effects machines of all—an idea Golemon still believes. The only thing he loves more than writing is research, especially historical research, and he sees the subtext of his Event novels as being that understanding history allows us to create a better future. Golemon grew up in Chino, California, and now makes his home in New York.

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Legend
An Event Group Thriller
David Lynn Golemon

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Rita Award - Finalist

Mass Market Paperbound

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
July 2008
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780312945947
ISBN10: 0312945949
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 512 pages
$8.99

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St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
August 2007
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ISBN: 9781429930192
ISBN10: 1429930195
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 352 pages, Includes 1 map
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