Altar of Eden Paperback
The fate of a new global terror lies in an ancient biblical mystery from the Book of Genesis...
A breathtaking thriller from the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of MAP OF BONES and THE DOOMSDAY KEY.Louisiana veterinarian Lorna Polk stumbles upon a shipwrecked fishing trawler carrying a caged group of exotic animals, clearly part of a black market smuggling ring.
Yet, something is wrong with these beasts, disturbing deformities that make no sense.
They also all share one uncanny trait - heightened intelligence.To uncover the truth about the origin of this strange cargo and the terrorist threat it poses, Lorna must team up with Jack Menard, a man who has a dark and bloody past.
Together, they must hunt for a beast that escaped the shipwreck while uncovering a mystery that traces back to mankind's earliest roots...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 416 pages
- Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
- Publication Date: 14/10/2010
- Category: Thriller / suspense
- ISBN: 9781409117551
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Review by Alaric.Adair
A well constructed thriller using the theme of DNA modification of animals. It shows careful research behind the book. An easy read.