The 6th Extinction: A Sigma Force Novel Audiobook, by James Rollins Play Audiobook Sample

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Author: James Rollins Narrator: Christian Baskous Publisher: HarperAudio Audio Length: Series:The Sigma Force Novels Release Date: August 2014 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9780062332240

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A remote military research station sends out a frantic distress call, ending with a chilling final command: Kill us all! Personnel from the neighboring base rush in to discover everyone already dead-and not just the scientists, but every living thing for fifty square miles is annihilated: every animal, plant, and insect, even bacteria.

The land is entirely sterile-and the blight is spreading.

To halt the inevitable, Commander Gray Pierce and Sigma must unravel a threat that rises out of the distant past, to a time when Antarctica was green and all life on Earth balanced upon the blade of a knife. Following clues from an ancient map rescued from the lost Library of Alexandria, Sigma will discover the truth about an ancient continent, about a new form of death buried under miles of ice.

From millennia-old secrets out of the frozen past to mysteries buried deep in the darkest jungles of today, Sigma will face its greatest challenge to date: stopping the coming extinction of mankind.

But is it already too late?

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  • “James Rollins tops even himself, fashioning an end-of-the-world thriller that offers the perfect mix of science fact and fiction…A tour de force of suspense and pacing. As close to a perfect thriller as you’ll ever find.”

    - Providence Journal
  • “In this continuation of his Sigma Force series, Rollins’ plot weaves together terrorists, man against nature, historical facts, plenty of action, and a touch of romance. Readers will encounter a story so terror laden and adrenaline pumping that before-bedtime reading may be hazardous. Sigma Force characters must grapple with situations more horrifying than previously encountered.”

    - RT Book Reviews (4½ stars, Top Pick!)
  • “Bestselling author Rollins has again crafted an excellent nail-biting thriller that all action adventure readers will love. Rollins always provides author notes with the science and historical facts behind his stories, and the creatures the team encounter are frighteningly possible!”

    - Library Journal (starred review)
  • “Has everything the genre demands: Nazis, ancient maps, alien life forms, a ticking nuclear clock, and exotic, deadly beasts. Rollins makes it all believable, and ties everything together in a satisfying climax that hints at more adventures to come.”

    - Publishers Weekly
  • “We know who these characters are, we know there will be a mind-bending revelation about a historical mystery, and we know there will be plenty of race-against-the-clock action. Fans of the series and lovers of wall-to-wall action in general will have a great time.”

    - Booklist


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About the Author

James Rollins is the New York Times bestselling author of international thrillers that have been translated into more than forty languages. Known for unveiling unseen worlds, scientific breakthroughs, and historical secrets, he has a knack for breakneck pacing and stunning originality that has been hailed by critics and embraced by millions of readers around the world.

About the Narrator

Christian Baskous is an AudioFile Earphones Award–winning narrator. His theatrical credits include numerous roles in the New York Shakespeare Festival, Circle in the Square, the Kennedy Center, and Theater for the New City, as well as other regional theaters. His film and television work includes appearances in Glory, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Law & Order, Swan’s Crossing, and Swift Justice.