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James Rollins
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June 23 2009

“James Rollins knows adventure.”

Chicago Sun Times

With The Doomsday Key—the latest Sigma Force blockbuster from New York Times bestselling author James Rollins—the critically acclaimed thrill-master continues to dazzle with an electrifying combination of history, religion, science, and adventure. The hero of Map of Bones, The Black Order, and other exceptional Rollins roller-coaster rides, Commander Pierce returns to solve a centuries-old secret, one coded in prophecies of doom—in a story that fans of Michael Crichton, Douglas Preston, and Indiana Jones will not be able to put down!

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If you require the book equivalent of a Hollywood blockbuster, then The Doomsday Key fits the bill nicely. SOUTH WALES ARGUS thrives on a heightened sense of suspense BIG ISSUE IN THE NORTH A rollercoaster ride from start to finish...never pack a holiday suitcase without one RECORDER series --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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At Princeton University, a famed geneticist dies inside a biohazard lab. In Rome, a Vatican archaeologist is found dead in St. Peter's Basilica. In Africa, a U.S. senator's son is slain outside a Red Cross camp. The three murders on three continents bear a horrifying connection: all the victims are marked by a Druidic pagan cross burned into their flesh.

The bizarre murders thrust Commander Gray Pierce and Sigma Force into a race against time to solve a riddle going back centuries, to a ghastly crime against humanity hidden within a cryptic medieval codex.

Aided by two women from his past,—one his ex-lover, the other his new partner—Gray must piece together the horrifying truth. But the revelations come at a high cost, and to save the future, Gray will have to sacrifice one of the women at his side.

That alone might not be enough, as the true path to salvation is revealed in a dark prophecy of doom.The ultimate nightmare is locked within a talisman buried by a dead saint—an ancient artifact known as the Doomsday Key.

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3.0 out of 5 stars Sigma Force returns Aug. 19 2009
By Luanne Ollivier #1 HALL OF FAME TOP 10 REVIEWER
Sigma Force returns in The Doomsday Key.

Commander Gray Pierce and his Sigma team are sent to investigate when three murders on three continents are linked. All the victims were branded with a Druid symbol. A discovery in a peat bog in England is unthinkably tied to a bio tech company producing genetically modified seeds and crops. The bio tech company - Viatus- has revived something that may have been better off left buried in the past. Gray and his team race around the world to discover the key - the Doomsday Key - that may be the only way to stopping Viatus and saving the world.

Rollins writes non stop adventure with lots of action. His characters are bigger than life and twice as tough. There are sub plots involving interpersonal relationships, but the book is plot driven. What's intriguing is the appendix at the end of the book - Truth or Fiction. Many of the story lines Rollins uses in his plots are true. Fascinatingly and frighteningly true, combining modern day science and the mysteries of the past.

If you're looking for a rollicking adventure tale, you'd be hard pressed to beat Rollins.

Fans of Steve Berry and Clive Cussler would enjoy James Rollins.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Not is best July 14 2009
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Okay people, even if it's summer that doesn't mean the writer should slack on the writing. Unfortunately Rollins felt to me like he ran out of steam. Once again many facts are facinating and shows Rollins imagination, but this time the book felt like reheated food, good but not like the fresh stuff. Mayby it's the subject, maybe I read to many of his books in a row,I don't know. I am still telling you to read it if you are a fan like me, I love Gray.

His most deceptive point was not giving us enough on Seichan background and what's the deal with Sigma and the Guild. Is she a rogue or a double etc. Let me know what you think.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Doomsday Key July 19 2009
By L. D. Godfrey TOP 500 REVIEWER
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I enjoyed the Doomsday Key by James Rollins. The author takes historical fact and modern day technology (some of it fiction and some of it not) and weaves together a great read. He makes his books enjoyable and interesting but doesn't bog you down with technical details or endless descriptions of this and that. The plot moves along and stays on point. I found that the Doomsday Key entertained me and also made me think 'what if ' a couple of times. This book was typical Rollins with plenty of bad guys and things that go boom.
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fun summer read with fascinating facts! July 8 2009
I have come to love James Rollins reads for great action adventure tied into fascinating historical and archeological themes. His books have taken over a place that used to be reserved for Cussler's Dirk Pitt adventures. Doomsday Key started out kind of weak for me, the action is there but it all felt a bit too formulaic. I could almost read Rollins mind as he was writing "Ok, I need a car chase here and then a shoot out followed by...." Thankfully this feeling did not last as I got deeper into the story and the surrounding mystery. This time out the ancient Druids and the mystery of Stonehenge play a part in the plot, and in typical Rollins fashion more true unusual facts and pieces of ancient mysteries are woven into his fictional mystery. I agree with another reviewer, one of my favorite parts of a Rollins Book is reading the after-words and learning what the truth really is! This is another solid adventure read From Rollins and his fans should be more than satisfied.

If you're a fan of action adventure steeped in ancient mystery do try "A Tourist In The Yucatan!" A gritty thriller wrapped in the mystery of the ancient Maya!
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Follow the formula to financial success ! July 26 2009
If you are looking for a formulaic "Custleresque" novel, with unreal characters of superior intellect and physical prowess fighting horrendous villains who want to dominate the world...this is for you. He's done it in his previous novels, and he's doing it again. Same "super" characters with cartoonish qualities in a ... secret agency with an unlimited budget and all the hyper weapons you can imagine. No trouble is so great that our heroes can't get away with the help of an unrevealed plot point. Deus ex machina about every five chapters. Just as Custler became a formulaic hack, so has Rollins. Try Daniel Silva instead for a more interesting character.
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