Sandstorm by James Rollins

I will read more of Rollins' books, because he is a good story teller. Having said that, however, I was disappointed on a couple of accounts. In this book he uses the Bible and the Koran to weave some parts of his story. I have read portions of the Koran and don't remember these parts and I have read the entire Bible and know that these 'stories' are not in it. It might be a minor issue, but if you are going to claim to quote from or use parts of stories from another book, it would be nice if it were true. Otherwise, the book was interesting and a fast paced story, that held my interest.

Book Description:

An inexplicable explosion rocks the antiquities collection of a London museum, setting off alarms in clandestine organizations around the world. And now the search for answers is leading Lady Kara Kensington; her friend Safia al-Maaz, the gallery’s brilliant and beautiful curator; and their guide, the international adventurer Omaha Dunn, into a world they never dreamed existed: a lost city buried beneath the Arabian desert. But others are being drawn there as well, some with dark and sinister purposes. And the many perils of a death-defying trek deep into the savage heart of the Arabian Peninsula pale before the nightmare waiting to be unearthed at journey's end: an ageless and awesome power that could create a utopia...or destroy everything humankind has built over countless millennia.

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