A Sigma Force Novel
June 26, 2012 / ISBN 978-0061784798
Suspense, medical thriller
by Bob Walch
It begins in ancient times in the Holy Land when a Templar knight
uncovers an exceedingly holy and powerful religious icon, the Bachal
Isu or the Staff of Jesus Christ. The power that resides in this
staff and those who control it can change mankind in ways never
Fast forward to today and a yacht which is suddenly hijacked off
the coast of Africa. A young, pregnant woman is forced from the
vessel by Somali pirates. This isn't just any wealthy American.
The woman is Amanda Gant-Bennett, the daughter of the American president,
and her abduction is not just a quirk of fate. To the contrary,
there's a clandestine conspiracy unfolding here that involves a
shadowy cabal who's been manipulating events throughout history
and is now confronting the foremost power in the western world.
In South Carolina a fertility clinic is firebombed and the attack
is linked to a conspiracy that dates back centuries. At the heart
of all these seemingly unrelated events is an unborn child whose
very existence raises some serious questions about the nature of
humanity and man's role in the universe.
Enter Sigma Force. The elite and covert arm of the Department
of Defense's DARPA unit is about to become involved in a genetic
mystery tied to the ancient world and today's modern governments.
Commander Gray Pierce has to expand his operations unit for this
assignment to include former Army Ranger Captain Tucker Wayne and
his military war dog, Kane.
The stakes have never been higher as Sigma Force operatives are
sent into action and, for the reader, the pages will melt away as
these valiant individuals encounter opposition like they have never
dealt with before.
"Bloodline" raises a whole range of medical,
genetic, and technological issues that will keep the reader thinking
long after the book is finished. That's what makes Rollins' work
so fascinating and sometimes controversial; he raises questions
about what the future may hold as science delves further into largely
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Judas Strain, #4
Last Oracle, #5
Doomsday Key, #6
Devil Colony , #7
Bloodline, #8 [review
of God #9
Sixth Extinction #10