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The pharaoh key / Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child.

by Preston, Douglas J [author.]; Child, Lincoln [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Gideon Crew 5. A Gideon Crew novel ; book 5.Publisher: [London] : Head of Zeus, [2018]Description: 310 pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781788548465 (pbk); 1788548469 (pbk); 9781788547703; 1788547705.Subject(s): Terminally ill -- Fiction | Crew, Gideon (Fictional character) -- Fiction | Antiquities -- FictionGenre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction).DDC classification: 813.6 Summary: Gideon Crew--brilliant scientist, master thief, intrepid adventurer--is shocked when his former employer, Eli Glinn, vanishes without a trace, and Glinn's high-tech lab Effective Engineering Solutions shuts down seemingly overnight. Fresh off a diagnosis that gives him only months to live, Crew is contacted by one of his former coworkers at EES, Manuel Garza, who has a bead on one final treasure hinted at in EES's final case, the long-awaited translation of a centuries-old stone tablet of a previously undiscovered civilization: The Phaistos Disc. What lies at the end of the trail will either save Gideon's life--or bring it to a sudden, shocking close. Crew once again faces incredible odds--but as Gideon has proved again and again, there's no such thing as too great a risk when you're living on borrowed time.
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Gideon Crew--brilliant scientist, master thief, intrepid adventurer--is shocked when his former employer, Eli Glinn, vanishes without a trace, and Glinn's high-tech lab Effective Engineering Solutions shuts down seemingly overnight. Fresh off a diagnosis that gives him only months to live, Crew is contacted by one of his former coworkers at EES, Manuel Garza, who has a bead on one final treasure hinted at in EES's final case, the long-awaited translation of a centuries-old stone tablet of a previously undiscovered civilization: The Phaistos Disc. What lies at the end of the trail will either save Gideon's life--or bring it to a sudden, shocking close. Crew once again faces incredible odds--but as Gideon has proved again and again, there's no such thing as too great a risk when you're living on borrowed time.

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