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Seven Ancient Wonders

by Matthew Reilly


It is the biggest treasure hunt in history, with contesting nations involved in a head-long race to locate the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

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  • Date of publication:
  • 3 December 2010
  • Publisher:
  • Pan Macmillan
  • ISBN:
  • 9780330525589

4500 years ago, a magnificent golden capstone sat at the peak of the Great Pyramid of Giza. It was a source of immense power, reputedly capable of bestowing upon its holder absolute global power. But then it was divided into seven pieces and hidden, each piece separately, within the seven greatest structures of the age. Now it’s 2006 and the coming of a rare solar event means it’s time to locate the seven pieces and rebuild the capstone.

Everyone wants it – from the most powerful countries on Earth, to gangs of terrorists, to one daring coalition of eight small nations. Led by the mysterious Captain Jack West Jr, this determined group enters a global battlefield filled with booby-trapped mines, crocodile-infested swamps, evil forces and an adventure beyond imagining.