'I scrambled onto my knees, pushing the automatic rifle forward to cover one flank.
In that instant they opened on us. The air around me was torn by the sound of a thousand bull whips, while the gunfire sounded like a stick dragged swiftly across a corrugated-iron fence.' A hazy aerial photograph and a sinister curse are the only clues Dr Ben Kazin has before he stumbles on the archaeological discovery of a lifetime.
Beneath the red cliffs of Botswanaland a magnificent unknown civilization has remained buried for millennia.
But the magic of uncovering a lost culture is harshly interrupted by the violence of terrorists, love, intrigue and the breathtaking secrets of centuries ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 624 pages
- Publisher: Pan Macmillan
- Publication Date: 24/05/2012
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781447208389