The Oracle's Message (Rogue Angel, Book 32)
Alex Archer, Jon F. Merz
males could do something for it…but one girl will confirm its fate
Steeped in legend, the Pearl of Palawan has a background marked via destruction, vengeance and love. yet extra vital, the legendary black pearl is rumored to furnish an influence lengthy coveted by way of mankind—immortality. it's a strength males might threat demise to achieve.
Sun, sand and scuba diving within the Philippines definitely appeared like a terrific holiday. yet after a way-too-close-for-comfort come upon with a tiger shark, archaeologist Annja Creed unearths herself drawn right into a workforce of German divers. they're treasure hunters trying to find the fabled pearl. Out of interest, Annja accompanies them. but if an outdated pal of hers turns up without warning, she unearths herself torn among her prior and new acquaintances.
The race is directly to own the pearl. yet nobody realizes the genuine nature of the artifact, or the chance it poses to all of them.
they'd a nightclub. Annja had little interest in going. “Joachim is especially happy that you’ve determined to accompany us in this expedition,” Hans stated. Annja appeared him over. He was once smiling at her and appeared brimming with self assurance. “How did you get that scar?” she requested. He touched his face self-consciously. Annja grinned. “I didn’t suggest to indicate that it’s terrible or something. i used to be simply curious.” Hans smiled. “Doesn’t the dialogue of scars and the way we received them often happen after we’ve.
boulders. the celebrities got here out on that chilly evening, blinking as they did opposed to the backdrop of evening. It was once eerily quiet and virtually attractive. Tomas and that i lay back-to-back able to struggle and die if desire be. “But after we heard the chop of rotor blades, the whole mountainside unfolded back. It was once as though they knew precisely the place Tomas and that i have been hiding simply because each bullet and mortar shell locked onto our very place. someway they by no means controlled to land a right away strike, though,.
Are you feeling?” “Much better.” Hans glared at Roux. “He wouldn't allow us to assist you if you happen to seemed to be having a seizure.” Annja held up her hand. “It’s ok, Hans. Roux knew what he was once doing. you'll have harm me if you’d tried whatever whereas i used to be under.” “This thing,” Hans acknowledged. “It occurs a lot?” “What—me being sick?” “Yes.” Annja smiled. “Hardly ever truly. i am getting colds like a person else, after all. yet severe stuff like this? Never.” Hans nodded. “Good. That was once now not a.
He must have easily waited till he may get to the chancellor without having to threaten the lives of such a lot of childrens. Her anger grew until eventually Roux positioned a hand on her arm. “I can think the craze boiling off you. i do know what you’re pondering. simply attempt to regulate your self. another way, we’ll turn out drawing an excessive amount of awareness to ourselves. We’ve acquired a role to do.” “I’ve bought a role to do,” Annja acknowledged. “I’m the only with the sword, remember?” Roux nodded. “That doesn’t suggest you can’t have a chum alongside to.
“Having a drink in a bar.” Vic shrugged. “What do you are making of that?” Annja frowned. “I don’t recognize. moves me as a bit extraordinary. was once it a rendezvous or something?” Vic shook his head. “Don’t imagine so. My men sat on him for it slow. If he was once there to satisfy somebody, they stood him up.” “Or you have been correct they usually set him up as bait.” “If that’s actual, our boy could simply be keen to speak to us approximately Spier and his plans.” Annja watched Vic around one other curve and narrowly pass over hitting a mailbox.