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Short Synopsis
In this thrilling adventure, Egyptologist Daniel Knox competes with rival archaeologists, Egyptian officials, and Macedonian nationalists in the hunt for one of the greatest archaeological prizes in the world.

Full Synopsis
Egyptologist Daniel Knox's lifelong fascination with Alexander the Great and his tomb, a fabled wonder of the ancient world, could be the death of him. After construction workers excavating in Alexandria expose a catacomb dating back to ancient times, Knox eagerly sneaks in to scout the cavernous and dusty site. Among the relics he finds clues that may solve one of the world's greatest mysteries: the last resting place of Alexander the Great.

An unconquerable warrior king, Alexander was the single most powerful man on the planet and thought to be a god. Now, nearly 2,500 years later, the discovery of his tomb, seemingly lost forever, is within reach, triggering a deadly hunt for one of the greatest treasures of all time. Knox is not the only seeker; others are after the prize, and they would kill to win it.

In the spirit of the great adventure-thrillers by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, Clive Cussler, Raymond Khoury, and Steve Berry, The Alexander Cipher is a rip-roaring ride through history, archaeology, and the great deserts of Egypt.

"The mystery advances swiftly with all the action, plot twists, and romance a listener could ask for." ---AudioFile

"A razor-edged thriller that delves deeply into crumbling tombs and ancient secrets. Explosively paced and tautly told." ---James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Oracle

"A plausible, fun heist-thriller that compels the [listener] to wonder, What if?" ---Library Journal

"This is a hugely entertaining thriller, very much in the vein of Matthew Reilly: an adroit mixture of action, character, and history." ---Booklist Starred Review

"A fast-moving, finely crafted, intellient action-adventure that delivers on all fronts. Pick it up, settle back, and enjoy the ride." ---Raymond Khoury, New York Times bestselling author of The Sanctuary

"Colacci...produces a wide variety of voices and accents. For listeners who enjoy thrillers, especially those involving Egyptology." ---Library Journal Audio Review
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The Alexander Cipher

A Thriller


Author Will Adams

Narrated by David Colacci

Publication date May 17, 2010

Running time 13 hrs

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