The Sixth Extinction (Sigma Force, #10)
A remote military research station in Utah sends out a frantic distress call, ending with a chilling final command: Kill us all! Personnel from the neighbouring base rush in to discover everyone already dead - and not just the scientists, but every living thing for fifty square miles has been... show more
A remote military research station in Utah sends out a frantic distress call, ending with a chilling final command: Kill us all! Personnel from the neighbouring base rush in to discover everyone already dead - and not just the scientists, but every living thing for fifty square miles has been annihilated. 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?
Publish date: August 12th 2014
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
Series: Sigma Force (#10)
A great book from a scientific standpoint, but if Rollins intended this to be a white-knuckle thriller, it just barely missed the mark. A slightly worn-out plot element of a secret element on Antarctica (city, organism, treasure, bearded-lady, etc.) along with a plot to "remake" earth by wiping out ...
Responding to an urgent distress call from a remote research sstation in Utah, Painter Crowe and the rest Sigma Force are once again on a mission to save the world. This time they are facing a kidnapped scientist who studies extremeophiles and synthetic biology, a rogue environmentalist, and a para-...
The 6th Extinction is book 10 in the Sigma series and you don't need to have read the previous books in the series to enjoy this book. Although it wouldn't hurt to read them in the right order. Mostly because the series is good and it's interesting to follow the character lives throughout the books....
Thanks to The Reading Room for the chance to read The 6th Extinction by James Rollins, I received a wild ride with Commander Gray Pierce and the Sigma Force. It all begins with the total destruction of a secret base and almost everyone in it, triggering the escape of a deadly engineered virus that i...