The Pharaoh Key
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First published: June 12, 2018
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

Gideon Crew—brilliant scientist, master thief, intrepid adventurer—is shocked when his former employer, Eli Glinn, vanishes without a trace, and Glinn's high-tech lab Effective Engineering Solutions shuts down seemingly overnight.

Fresh off a diagnosis that gives him only months to live, Crew is contacted by one of his former coworkers at EES, Manuel Garza, who has a bead on one final treasure hinted at in EES's final case, the long-awaited translation of a centuries-old stone tablet of a previously undiscovered civilization: The Phaistos Disc.

What lies at the end of the trail will either save Gideon's life—or bring it to a sudden, shocking close. Crew once again faces incredible odds—but as Gideon has proved again and again, there's no such thing as too great a risk when you're living on borrowed time.

 

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"Gideon Crew embarks on one wild, series-ending adventure...This is a great cap on the series." Kirkus (starred review)

 

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Warning: this novel contains profanity and graphic violence.

© 2018 Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child