The Kingdom (A Sam and Remi Fargo Adventure)

By Clive Cussler, Grant Blackwood

 A look for a lacking father and son. A locate which could rewrite human background. Sam and Remi Fargo aren’t approximately to renounce on either.

Sam and Remi Fargo go back for the exciting 3rd experience within the acclaimed new sequence.

In Spartan Gold and Lost Empire, Clive Cussler introduced readers into the area of husband-and-wife workforce Sam and Remi Fargo, whose ardour and intuition for treasure-hunting has ended in awesome discoveries-and perilous trips.

Their subsequent experience, besides the fact that, can be their so much remarkable but.

The Fargos are used to looking for treasure, no longer humans. yet then a Texas oil baron contacts them with a private plea: an investigator good friend of the Fargos' used to be on a challenge to discover the oil baron's lacking father-and now the investigator is lacking, too. may Sam and Remi be prepared to seem for them either? even though anything in regards to the state of affairs does not fairly upload up, the Fargos conform to cross at the seek.

What they locate might be past something they can have imagined. On a trip that would take them to Tibet, Nepal, Bulgaria, India, and China, the Fargos will locate themselves embroiled with black-market fossils, a centuries-old puzzle chest, the traditional Tibetan nation of Mustang, a balloon airplane from a century sooner than its time . . . and a skeleton that may flip the heritage of human evolution on its head.

Packed with the never-ending mind's eye and breathtaking suspense which are his hallmarks, The Kingdom once more proves that Clive Cussler is "just in regards to the top storyteller within the enterprise" (New York Post).

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Looking for traders back? ” “Perhaps, yet in Vienna he came upon purely undesirable good fortune. ” “How so? ” requested Remi. “Soon after he moved to Vienna he married, after which quick a toddler boy. years later got here the large battle—the Siege after which the conflict of Vienna. have you learnt of it? ” “Only vaguely. ” “The Siege lasted for 2 months, the Ottoman Empire combating the Holy League: the Holy Roman Empire, the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, and the Venetian Republic. In early September of 1683, the ultimate conflict was once fought.

Cover! ” “What approximately you? ” “Right in your heels. ” Remi spun round and took off down the tunnel in a limp-sprint. Sam raised his . 38 and snapped off a around towards Russell and Marjorie. He had no phantasm approximately hitting them, however the gunfire entire his aim. Russell and Marjorie break up up, each one diving at the back of a close-by boulder. Sam grew to become and ran after Remi. He used to be purely midway down the tunnel whilst he heard footsteps on the front in the back of him. “Fast bastards,” Sam muttered, and stored going. forward, Remi had reached the tip of the tunnel.

The grinding thud-thud-thud of the helicopter’s skid persevered for a number of seconds, then by surprise died retailer the stuttering coughs of the engine turbine. That too stopped, and Sam and Remi stumbled on themselves in ideal silence. They received to their ft and peeked over the gondola. “Well, that’s now not anything you spot each day,” Sam acknowledged drily. 32 NORTHERN NEPAL It took ten seconds for Sam and Remi to piece jointly the scene that lay sooner than them. After bouncing off the gondola, the crippled Z-9 had reversed path and skidded towards the runnel that minimize in the course of the plateau, the place, like a pinball stuck in a groove, it had slid to the sting of the plateau, then over—or in part over.

Sam, Remi, and Ajay took off their packs and sat down, their backs opposed to the doorway wall. for nearly an hour, Karna labored with no pause, silently measuring symbols at the mural and jotting in his computing device. sometimes he may step again, stare on the wall whereas muttering to himself, and speed from side to side. ultimately he stated anything to Pushpa, who have been status to 1 part, fingers clasped prior to him. Pushpa and Karna knelt down, opened the Lexan case, and spent a couple of minutes analyzing the Theurang disks, becoming them including the flanged outer ring in a variety of styles earlier than discovering an it sounds as if passable configuration.

Francesco gave Giuseppe a reassuring clap at the shoulder. “Do no longer fear, brother, i've been waiting for them—though, I admit, now not this early. ” “It is him? ” Giuseppe croaked. “He is coming? you probably did no longer inform me that. ” “I didn’t are looking to frighten you. fear no longer. We nonetheless have time. ” Francesco raised a flattened hand to guard his eyes from the sunlight and studied the upcoming cloud. Distances have been misleading the following, he had realized. The vastness of the Qing Empire lay a ways in the back of the horizon. within the years they’d spent during this kingdom, Francesco and his brother had noticeable a wild number of terrain—from jungles to forests to deserts—but of them all, this position, this territory that looked as if it would have a dozen assorted pronunciations and spellings, used to be the main godforsaken.

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