Unable to comprehend this in...more
Narrated by George Guidall. Duration: 15:06:35
(view spoiler)[ Blurbs: A U.S. Special Forces agent walks out of the Amazon jungle and quickly dies of rampant tumors; what's especially bizarre is that this man has two arms, but when he entered the jungle five years before as part of a biopharmaceutical exploratory expedition, which has been lost track of, he had only one. The rest of the novel follows a group of scientists and U.S. military guardians as they trek deep into the jungle in search...more
This obviously creates a lot of interest, and multiple expeditions are quickly launched, one by a drug manufacturer and o...more
The Rand scientific expedition entered the lush wilderness of the Amazon and never returned. Years later, one of its members has stumbled out of the world's most inhospitable rainforest--a former Special Forces soldier, scarred, mutilated, terrified, and mere hours from death, who went in with one arm missing . . . and came out with both intact.
Unable to comprehend this inexplicable event, the government sends Nathan Rand into this impenetrable secret world of undreamed-of perils, to follow th
A science/military team is going deep into the rainforest of Brazil, followi...more
If you are familiar with Clive Cussler, then these novels will resonate. Nathan Rand is this novel's "Dirk Pitt," an intrepid scientist who sets out on an expedition to discover how a former soldier makes it out of the Amazon covered up in cancer yet, miraculously, has regrown a limb. Said soldier was the sole survivor of...more
One thing that I found disappointing though was that this story has SOOO many similariti...more
I know that this is an earlier version of Rollins' writing and I knew that going into it. But still, I expected more...
There was so much going on in this book, yet it took forever to get anywhere and then the ending just wrapped it up in a pretty bow.
I was intrigued to find out what happened and then when I did find out, I was disappointed.
Some whacked out tree from the prehistoric times still thrived, enslaved people, animals, and plants to its sweet healin...more
Ролинс нарушава едно основно правило - той не показва, той казва. Цялата книга звучи като телеграма, писана от Жан-Клод Ван Дам. Плюс е, че се чете бързо, тъй като е съставена основно от не особено оригинални диалози между героит...more
A real disappointment.
This book has everything, the Amazon, archeologists and anthropologists, mutant animals, evil mercenaries, a world wide airborne plague, sex, friendly jaguar, and evil corporations. You can't put it down, you will be breathless. I liked the characters albeit the bad guys seemed a bit ster...more
Non contiene le solite esagerazioni dei romanzi di Rollins (che tendono, ogni tanto, a mettere a dura prova la sospensione dell'incredulità) e questo è un bene.
E', poi, un romanzo che attraverso il racconto i...more
Just the perfect touch of mystery, character development and hair raising tension to keep you turn the pages fast to see what comes next. Amazonia is a strange world populated by mysterious and exotic animals and plants every step of the way. If you ever wanted to be in the Amaz...more
James Rollins is the New York Times bestselling author of international thrillers, translated into more than forty languages. His Sigma series has been lauded as one of the "top crowd pleasers" (New York Times) and one of the "hottest summer reads" (People Magazine). In each novel, acclaimed for its originality, Rollins unveils unseen worlds, scientific breakthroughs, and historical secrets--and h...more