The Seventh Plague
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The Seventh Plague

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If the biblical plagues of Egypt truly happened--could they happen again--on a global scale?

Two years after vanishing into the Sudanese desert, the leader of a British archeological expedition, Professor Harold McCabe, comes stumbling out of the sands, frantic and delirious, but he dies before he can tell his story. The mystery deepens when an autopsy uncovers a bizarre corruption: someone had begun to mummify the professor's body--while he was still alive.

His strange remains are returned to London for further study, when alarming news arrives from Egypt. The medical team who had performed the man's autopsy has fallen ill with an unknown disease, one that is quickly spreading throughout Cairo. Fearing the worst, a colleague of the professor reaches out to a longtime friend: Painter Crowe, the director of Sigma Force. The call is urgent, for Professor McCabe had vanished into the desert while searching for proof of the ten plagues of Moses. As the pandemic grows, a disturbing question arises.

Are those plagues starting again?

Before Director Crowe can investigate, a mysterious group of assassins leaves behind a fiery wake of destruction and death, erasing all evidence. With the professor's body incinerated, his home firebombed, Sigma Force must turn to the archaeologist's only daughter, Jane McCabe, for help. While sifting through what's left of her father's work, she discovers a puzzling connection, tying the current threat to a shocking historical mystery, one involving the travels of Mark Twain, the genius of Nikola Tesla, and the adventures of famous explorer, Henry Morgan Stanley.

To unravel a secret going back millennia, Director Crowe and Commander Grayson Pierce will be thrust to opposite sides of the globe. One will search for the truth, traveling from the plague-ridden streets of Cairo to a vast ancient tomb buried under the burning sands of the Sudan; the other will struggle to stop a mad genius locked within a remote Arctic engineering complex, risking the lives of all those he holds dear.

As the global crisis grows ever larger, Sigma Force will confront a threat born of the ancient past and made real by the latest science--a danger that will unleash a cascading series of plagues, culminating in a scourge that could kill all of the world's children . . . decimating mankind forever.

Title:The Seventh Plague
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0062381687
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:425 pages

    The Seventh Plague Reviews

  • Orient
    Feb 18, 2017

    Mr. Rollins did it again, The Seventh Plague shines with great action, mysteries and suspense which draw in from the very first page. I think, that’s the main key why the series is loved, especially...

  • Dracula
    Apr 21, 2016

    Noooooo... not another Sigma book. The formula of mythical tales+conspiracies+pseudoscience+unbelievable action sprinkled with some science doesn't work anymore....

  • Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede
    May 27, 2016

    The Seventh Plague is the 12th book in the Sigma Force series and Painter Crowe, Grey Pierce, Seichan, and Kowalski, etc. are back trying to save the world from a deadly threat. This time it seems tha...

  • ReadandSmile
    Aug 19, 2016

    I've read all the Sigma Force novels and I have to say they have started to be very repetitive. I was barely about to get passed the mythical & scientific inaccuracies (unfortunately these types of bo...

  • Prakash
    Aug 19, 2016

    Just couldn't take the clichés anymore, this book failed to generate a "willing suspension of disbelief". I had read it 100 times before and seemed to hit every cliché for these types of books, the ...

  • Aharon
    Oct 12, 2016

    Before you start reading this book. Please read the below information.1) On Sept. 7 the Daldykan River near the city of Norilsk had turned the color of blood, with locals pointing fingers at the nearb...

  • McGuire
    Aug 19, 2016

    Not Rollin's best effort. The Sigma force are their usual selves but the plot is just too unbelievable even for fiction. And, as usual, most of the characters are comic book supermen/superwomen. All h...

  • Skip
    Jan 02, 2017

    I find it hard to believe that GR has a rating above 4 for this one. Seventh Plague was a weak effort. A Professor is found by nomads wandering in the desert, having attempted self-mummification. He d...

  • Tim
    Mar 13, 2017

    Is this story about religion or science or skullduggery? The inability to distinguish and focus solidly on a story without guesswork would mean a better novel in my opinion. I need to take a break fro...

  • Why So Serious
    Oct 21, 2016

    Rollin’s novels always have a pretty tenuous grip on plausibility, but they have generally managed to stay just the right side of the line of believability. In the early days they also benefitted fr...