The Seventh Sun is Kent Lester's breathtaking debut edge-of-your-seat thriller drawing on complex science and deep-sea biology
When a marine geologist is thrown overboard from a cargo ship off the Honduran coast, scientist Dan Clifford teams up with Rachel Sullivan, a brilliant marine biologist and submersible pilot, to unravel the mysterious clues the dead man left behind. They discover a global conspiracy involving illegal, undersea activity. A primordial secret, disturbed by these dangerous acts, is wreaking havoc on aquatic life and the local human population, endangering not just Honduras, but the United States.
When the threat is revealed, the U.S. President activates a top secret threat interdiction team made up of members of the Centers for Disease Control and military experts in weapons of mass destruction. Meanwhile, Dan and Rachel race to unravel the mystery in the murky depths before it triggers the world’s next mass extinction event, the Seventh Sun of ancient myth.
CARL JAMESON’S GEOLOGY career took a sudden turn when the unimaginable knocked at his door: an event as unlikely as a snowflake in summer.
It seemed an apt analogy for the moment, Carl thought, as he sat sweltering in the languid...
Praise for The Seventh Sun
“Left me breathless.”
—James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author
“A thrill-a-minute ride!”
—Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author
"The characters are real, the science is convincing and disturbing, and the pacing is excellent.... A winner.”
—Douglas Preston, New York Times bestselling author
“If you're craving a fun escape, one that'll make you wonder how much is real and how much is I-really-hope-it’s-not real, then this is your read.”
—Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author