The Doomsday Key: A Sigma Force Novel by James RollinsThe Doomsday Key: A Sigma Force Novel by James Rollins

The Doomsday Key: A Sigma Force Novel

byJames Rollins

Mass Market Paperback | May 25, 2010

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“James Rollins knows adventure.”

Chicago Sun Times

With The Doomsday Key—the latest Sigma Force blockbuster from New York Times bestselling author James Rollins—the critically acclaimed thrill-master continues to dazzle with an electrifying combination of history, religion, science, and adventure. The hero of Map of Bones, The Black Order, and other exceptional Rollins roller-coaster rides, Commander Pierce returns to solve a centuries-old secret, one coded in prophecies of doom—in a story that fans of Michael Crichton, Douglas Preston, and Indiana Jones will not be able to put down!

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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Title:The Doomsday Key: A Sigma Force NovelFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 7.5 × 4.19 × 1.26 inPublished:May 25, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006123141X

ISBN - 13:9780061231414

Reviews

Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not my favorite Sigma Force novel It took me forever to get through this book, and while it has been a busy three weeks, I just wasn't that disposed in picking up the tome and reading it. It simply wasn't holding my interest. There was nothing especially original or exciting about this novel except the final scenes which were explosive if not overly original either. This has been a good enough series that I certainly won't quit on it, but I prefer Mr. Rollins' stand alone novels to the Sigma series if truth be told.
Date published: 2017-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good read! I enjoy all of James Rollins books but find I get tired of them if I read too many back to back. They are very interesting, so I limit myself to a couple at a time so they get the attention they deserve :)
Date published: 2017-01-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Sigma Great SIGMA novel. I love that the Seed Vault is used as a plot point.
Date published: 2017-01-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy read Typical thriller action adventure. Nice to pass the time
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Doomsday Key by James Rollins James Rollins action/adventure thriller novels are always far fetched, though the scientific details always have a basis in fact. This time, in The Doomsday Key, the scientific storyline delves into the areas of genetically modified foods, fungal viruses and super enzymes. The regular cast of characters are there, Gray, Monk, Painter, etc. with the addition of Rachel and Seichan in a new twist. I'm always very keen on the scientific elements and arcane bits of knowledge, and in this, the novel does not disappoint. But The Doomsday Key does have too much of an overemphasis of the scientific problem at hand and I missed the emotional intensivness of the past two novels in the series, The Last Oracle and The Judas Strain. I found this storyline less balanced and fluid in the doling out of details and the switching between description and character interaction. Consequently the pace of the story gets bogged down. But the storyline is redeemed with the emotional wrenching and poignant events at the end that wrap up all the loose ends. James Rollins certainly thrills me and he will you too!
Date published: 2010-06-22

Editorial Reviews

“Rollins’s prose explodes off the page in a twisty and compelling thriller....Swashbuckling adventure, elite team effort, and religious symbology all add up to another gripping and terrifying read....An amazing and brilliant technothriller that might be his best to date.