By Andy McDermott
A bold HEIST.
A useful ARTIFACT.
A mystery LOCKED thoroughly AWAY—UNTIL NOW.
while Michelangelo’s David is stolen from its museum in Florence, it’s basically the most recent in a sequence of audacious raids at the world’s maximum treasures. yet American archaeologist Nina Wilde and her husband, ex-mercenary Eddie Chase, realize the raiders’ final goal while the Talonor Codex—a cryptic commute magazine that Nina present in Atlantis—is snatched from a well-guarded exhibition correct in entrance in their eyes.
The codex holds clues to the site of the Vault of Shiva and its legendary contents: the chronicles of the traditional Hindu god of destruction himself. From a perilous shootout in San Francisco to a hidden valley within the snowbound Himalayas, Nina and Eddie needs to run a labyrinthine gauntlet of ruthless killers, corrupted faiths, and twisted pursuits to arrive the sacred vault sooner than a crafty billionaire with a plot to remake the world—after he brings this one crashing down.
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You going to have me shipped again to manhattan? ' 'Perhaps. ' equipment seemed him silently for a second . . . then produced a key and unlocked undefined. 'But not only but. i actually do imagine that there is a case opposed to the Khoils - and that if I assist you, we will not just be capable to rescue Nina, yet seize them within the act. Kidnapping throughout foreign borders is Interpol's accountability, and because Nina was once taken from the U.S. the trial could ensue there. Pramesh and Vanita might locate it much more durable to shop for their manner out of hassle in big apple. ' Eddie pulled off the cuffs. 'You'll aid me, then? ' 'Yes. it will likely be a possibility professionally - yet i feel the opportunity is worthy taking. ' He smiled. 'So what do you have got in brain? ' Even in this December day, it was once nonetheless over seventy levels Fahrenheit. Eddie wound down the window of Kit's non-air-conditioned vehicle, however the pollutants from the congested road instantly inspired him to place it again up. 'Is site visitors regularly this undesirable? ' 'Almost,' acknowledged package as they crawled in the direction of vital Delhi. 'But it is worse than ordinary instantaneously due to the arrangements for the G20 summit. a number of major roads were closed. ' 'Politicians constantly need to inconvenience everyone else, do not they? ' It took as regards to 40 mins to traverse the final mile in their trip, followed the whole means via a refrain of blaring horns and screeching brakes. As package had warned, closed streets compelled them right into a long diversion sooner than they reached the Orchard resort, a mile from the important executive district of Vijay Chowk. a person used to be looking ahead to them within the foyer - yet no longer, to Eddie's reduction, one other of Khoil's henchmen. 'What saved you? ' requested Mac. Eddie grinned and shook his hand. 'Little challenge at customs. How'd you get the following so quick? ' 'I took the Metro. under a pound to get from the airport correct into the centre of Delhi. I want the Tube in London used to be that affordable. ' He seemed package. 'And i assumed you did not have any neighbors in India. ' Eddie made the introductions. 'Kit's been testing the Khoils,' he went on. 'And he thinks he is acquired whatever. ' 'Nothing definite,' package acknowledged apologetically. 'But sufficient to trap my curiosity in regards to the paintings thefts. All i want is evidence. ' 'We'll get a few for you,' acknowledged Eddie. 'Proof of kidnapping, too. And we've the best bait. a minimum of, i am hoping we now have. Mac? ' 'Let's discover. ' He went to the reception table. 'Do you've a package deal for me? The name's McCrimmon, Jim McCrimmon. ' The receptionist tapped at her desktop. 'Yes, we do. i will convey it for you. ' She went right into a again room, returning with a wide and heavy cardboard field. 'What is it? ' equipment requested. 'What i am sought after for,' Eddie informed him. in addition to delivery labels for an in a single day courier corporation, the field additionally bore a United countries customs waiver and various don't X-Ray stickers prepared by way of Lola, permitting it to be transported with out the standard tests - a trick Eddie had used ahead of to get goods that might differently increase loads of questions into different nations.