The 6th Extinction: A Sigma Force Novel

Mass Market Paperback | May 26, 2015

byJames Rollins

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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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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....

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New York Times bestselling author James Rollins delivers a masterful epic that combines timeless mystery and ripped-from-the-headlines scientific intrigueA military research station buried in the remote Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northern California broadcasts a frantic distress call that ends with a chilling order: "There's been a bre...

James Rollins is theNew York Timesbestselling author of thrillers that have been translated into 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" (Peoplemagazine). Acclaimed for his originality, Rollins unveils unseen worlds, scientific breakthro...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 7.5 × 4.19 × 1.37 inPublished:May 26, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from On the road to extinction A great story and warning to us all, we need to act now.Gripping your attention from the start,through to the end.
Date published: 2015-10-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Sixth Extinction Another great Sigma Force novel. Rollins is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors. Thrills and chills abound.
Date published: 2015-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The 6th Extincton Outstanding page turner. Couldn't put the book down. Really enjoy the cliffhanger writing style. Bring on the next Sigma adventure!
Date published: 2015-05-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The 6th Extinction This story is another one of James Rollins fast paced reads. I always enjoy the references to history, now and in the past. He brings to life the lives of the people involved in his stories and his heroes in Sigma Force. I particularly like the way this author explains what is fiction, what is based on fact and recommends additional materials if one wishes to further read up on the materials in his books. I look forward to his next adventure.
Date published: 2015-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The sixth extinction Awesome as usual. Again what an adventure from beginning to end. Look forward to the next great adventure
Date published: 2015-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The 6th Extinction Another great Sigma Force novel. James Rollins continues to impress. I love the new characters and reading the growth in the regulars.
Date published: 2015-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The 6th Extinction Love the research that went into the story. Fascinating stuff about Antarctica. Great mix of truth and fiction!!
Date published: 2015-01-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Intriguing Found this book to be exciting, interesting and almost believable . It poses a lot of questions that makes one think of all the possibilities out there that have or are soon to be discovered. All the while telling a story that is full of fast paced adventure and intrigue.
Date published: 2015-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The 6Th Extinction ( Sigma Force Novel -6 ) A very fast pace triple stories in the same book ,, Sigma Force, bad scientist, Good scientists , and one Ranger with a wonderful dog .I all most cryed when the dog got the virus.( just lost my Palm. Last year). The southren artic has been explored to this day you can belive other people were ther when there was no ice .Byrd'trip there has a lot of secret writting not letting use know what really was there , maybe UFO, still unkown animals plants and insects. Survival of the fittest. THE LAW OF THE JUNGLE SURE MENT IT IN THIS STORY. THE TIMETO START ANEW , TO PLANTA FRESHGARDEN MAY BE WHAT THE BIBLE TELLING US ABOUT,. BUT WHAT IS THIS HORNED VIPER HAS DNA OF COWS , MY STEAK DOESN'T STING LOOKING FORWARD TO START THIS SERIES FROM THE FIRST BOOKS , SIGMA FORCE..!!!!! THIS STORY.
Date published: 2015-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 6th Extinction Another page turner by James Rollins. I would recommend his books to anyone.
Date published: 2014-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Me A good look into the future
Date published: 2014-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A WONDERFULLY IMAGINATIVE BOOK! Truly EXCELLENT! Filled with so much science, history, imagination come to life. A joy to read! Thanks Mr. Rollins.
Date published: 2014-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast Pace can't put down reading Again a great book by James Rollins!
Date published: 2014-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVED IT Learn something new every time I read Rollins. Like all his other books I loved it.
Date published: 2014-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome He did it again ! Blew me away.
Date published: 2014-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The 6th extinction One of Rollins best
Date published: 2014-08-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved Rollins can do no wrong!!
Date published: 2014-08-19

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“The epitome of suspense. The 6th Extinction is relentlessly exciting and thought provoking.”