The explosive first adventure in James Rollins' bestselling Sigma Force series!A freak explosion in the British museum in London ignites a perilous race for an earth-shaking power source buried deep beneath the sands of history. Painter Crowe is an agent for Sigma Force, a covert arm of the... show more
The explosive first adventure in James Rollins' bestselling Sigma Force series!A freak explosion in the British museum in London ignites a perilous race for an earth-shaking power source buried deep beneath the sands of history. Painter Crowe is an agent for Sigma Force, a covert arm of the Defense Department tasked with keeping dangerous scientific discoveries out of enemy hands. When an ancient artifact points the way toward the legendary "Atlantis of the Sands," Painter must travel across the world in search of the lost city-and a destructive power beyond imagining.But Painter has competition. A band of ruthless mercenaries, led by a former friend and ally, are also intent on claiming the prize, and they will destroy anyone who gets in their way.Ancient history collides with cutting-edge science-with the safety of the world at stake!
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: May 1st 2005
Pages no: 608
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Sigma Force (#1)
I was swept up by the story, it did flag in places and it felt like it had a bit too much padding and that some of it could have been edited out without the story suffering at all. Yes many of them are interesting but they could have landed on the cutting room floor without too much problems. One p...
When reading this I didn't realize it was the first in the series, as I have read a couple others but that certainly explains a few things. A freak lightning storm causes an explosion at a London museum which in turns sends all kinds of people racing to the Omani desert in search of the lost city o...
Wow, Sandstorm covered some territory! As is typical with a [a:James Rollins|38809|James Rollins|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1328147798p2/38809.jpg] book, there was a ton of action in this one. What really stood out for me in this book, though, is that Rollins had a lot of strong women in promi...
Sandstorm marks the introduction to James Rollins' Sigma Force series and after finishing this today, I'll definitely be reading the others.A slick action adventure, Sandstorm begins in London, at the British Museum, seconds before a mysterious explosion erupts through an exhibit, and the action doe...
Well, if you're going to have insomnia, this is one heck of a book to have handy. It took me a long time to finish this book because I had so many irons in the fire towards the end of last year. I am so glad that I did pick it up now, because it turned out to be a very rewarding read.Just a few of D...