In a breathtaking debut, Kent Lester has married fast-paced narrative and cutting-edge, reality-based science to produce an edge-of-the-seat thriller in The Seventh Sun.
A seemingly random murder alerts scientist Dan Clifford to a global conspiracy that stretches from the halls of Washington to the Honduran coast. Illegal, undersea activities have unwittingly uncovered a primordial secret that is wreaking havoc on aquatic life and the local human population.
When the CDC and the full resources of a U.S. “threat interdiction” team fails to uncover the source of the devastation, Dan and a brilliant marine biologist, Rachel Sullivan, must race to unravel an unimaginable, ancient mystery in the murky depths. It's up to them to stop this terror before a determined multi-national corporation triggers a worldwide extinction event, the Seventh Sun of ancient myth.
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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
“Told with a ripped-from-the-headlines authenticity and immediacy that left me breathless.” —James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author
“A thrill-a-minute ride! Kent Lester knows how to make science wildly entertaining.” —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
“Lester paints a dangerous and dark world, with a bitter realness on every page.” —Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author