The Seventh Plague: A Sigma Force Novel by James RollinsThe Seventh Plague: A Sigma Force Novel by James Rollins

The Seventh Plague: A Sigma Force Novel

byJames Rollins

Paperback | December 13, 2016

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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, 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.

Professor McCabe had vanished while searching for proof of the ten plagues of Moses. And when the medical team who performed the man’s autopsy falls ill with an unknown disease, a disturbing question arises. 

Are those plagues starting again?

Seeking answers, Commander Gray Pierce and Sigma Force travel from the plague-ridden streets of Cairo to an ancient tomb buried under the sands of the Sudan to a remote Arctic engineering complex housing a mad genius. But time is running out to 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 humankind forever.

James Rollins (nee James Czajkowski) was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 20, 1961. He received a doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Missouri in 1985. After graduation, he started his veterinary practice in Sacramento, California. His first novel, Subterranean, was published in 1999. His other works include the ...
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Title:The Seventh Plague: A Sigma Force NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.12 inPublished:December 13, 2016Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062565850

ISBN - 13:9780062565853

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sigma Force As always Rollins packs a lot of real history into a plot that moves at breakneck speed!
Date published: 2017-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it I couldn't put the book down. I simply loved it!
Date published: 2017-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another great read Once again James Rollins has combined adventure, intrigue, mystery, action and science into an excellent and thought-provoking storyline. It was great to see Painter Crow back out in the field this time around. James' book continue to be a 'must read' for me!
Date published: 2017-02-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Meh - not really my type of book I got this for Christmas and its not a type of book I would usually read...the plot is interesting enough but couldn't really get into it #plumreview
Date published: 2017-02-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from so so i feel a bit of weird when trying to understanding this book.
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Blend of science, history and imagination great read if you are looking for something challenging but also has some historical truth to it. Also, takes into account and challenges individual beliefs on religion and the hidden messages in scripture.
Date published: 2016-12-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great read Great blend of scientific intrigue and historical mystery speaking about an ancient threat hidden within the pages of the Bible, one that threatens the modern world in The Seventh Plague. The novel speaks about the Sudanese desert, where Professor Harold McCabe, is frantic and delirious and he dies before he can tell his story. The mystery gets thicker when an autopsy uncovers a bizarre corruption: someone had begun to mummify the professor’s body, and he was still alive. The Professor's remains are returned to London for further study, when alarming news arrives from Egypt. The medical doctors performed the man’s autopsy and discovered they he had an unknown disease. More people were also discovered to have the disease leading people to question: Are those plagues starting again? Definitely a good and exciting read.
Date published: 2016-12-14

Editorial Reviews

“When it comes to the blending of action, adventure, history, and science, there is no other author who does it better than Rollins. Fans of Clive Cussler, Steve Berry, and Michael Crichton should already have Rollins on their mandatory reading list.”