York Times bestselling
author of Leviathan and Primeval is back at full
throttle with an adrenaline-pumping addition to the Event Group Thriller
The United States is ready to
make a triumphant return to the moon, striking out boldly into the solar system
in an attempt to regain the confidence of the heady days of the Apollo program.
The first of what are to be many missions to the lunar surface was designed to
find the frozen water needed to prepare to build a base to launch an assault on
But a shocking discovery at
Shackleton Crater brings the first Prometheus mission to an abrupt halt. Remote
robots uncover human skeletal remains and a base that had been destroyed
countless millennia ago. The information is sent back to earth where forensic
analysis at NASA reveals the corpse to be over seven hundred million years old.
A secret this devastating
cannot be kept forever, and the news is leaked to the world. Soon nations are
thrown into a head-long collision, pitting governments against their own
citizens as the flames of fundamentalism start a conflagration that threatens
to engulf the world as a race to return the moon is on.
The Event Group is tasked to unravel the mystery and to
offer something that can either explain our ancient visitor or, at least, keep
the world from descending into chaos. Colonel Jack Collins once again leads a
team of the world’s greatest scientists and philosophers on a journey that will
take the Event Group to the airless world of space. But while a battle rages
over the truth of our heritage, the Event Group realizes that this may not be
humanity’s war alone. Could something else—someone else—be coming to finish a
war that they started almost a billion years ago? Download and start listening now!