Altar of Eden

Altar of Eden

James Rollins


Baghdad falls . . . and armed males are obvious looting town zoo. Amid a hail of bullets, a hid underground lab is ransacked--and whatever terrible is decided unfastened upon the world.

Seven years later, Louisiana nation veterinarian Lorna Polk investigates an deserted shipwrecked fishing trawler sporting unique caged animals, a part of a black industry smuggling ring. yet there's something disturbingly improper with those beasts--each an unsettling mutation of the normal order, all sharing one uncanny trait: really heightened intelligence.

Joining forces with U.S. Border Patrol Agent Jack Menard--a guy who stocks along with her a dismal and bloody past--Lorna units out to discover the reality approximately this unusual shipment and the terrorist possibility it poses. simply because a beast escaped the shipwreck and is operating amok--and what's approximately to be born upon the altar of Eden may well threaten not just the way forward for the realm however the very origin of what it skill to be human.

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