Altar of Eden (Paperback)James Rollins (author)
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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...
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 394 g
Dimensions: 197 x 134 x 40 mm