By James Rollins
Read by Dennis Boutsikaris
al-Maaz was the curator of the Kensington Wing of the British Museum.
The Arabian antiquities housed there have cost the Kensington family
dearly in both money and blood. More blood would be required the
night of the storm that knocked out the power to that section of
awoke with a feeling of absolute terror. The night seemed alive
with emergency vehicles. The strong lightning that walked about
earlier seemed to have moved off for the moment. Still, there was
too much light in the area for the power to be off. Safia unlocked
her window and stuck her head out into the rainy night.
she saw filled her with shock and horror. A massive fire roared
from the museum. Where the Kensington Wing had been, there was now
a gaping hole in the walls and roof. Black smoke and flame billowed
from the gap. Safia went to see what had happened. Surveillance
cameras showed how ball lightning had entered an ancient meteor,
causing an explosion that had destroyed the entire wing and killed
a security guard. Lady Kara Kensington mounted an expedition to
find the answer to the riddle of why all this destruction happened.
Was there truly a power source so potent that people would kill
would discover, to her sorrow, that the American government and
a traitor within it would be all too willing to kill for the power
contained in that meteor. One side was even willing to kidnap her
and force her to find the source of that power for them.
is a thrilling story of the desire for power and the evil men will
do to fill that craving. It is a story of betrayal, love and of
power misused. Read by Dennis Boutsikaris, this is a story you will
listen to again and again. You will never want to put it down.
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