By Alex Archer, Joseph Nassise
He was once considered one of Russia's such a lot notorious rulers, and he on my own held the main to a mythical Byzantine number of books, given to him within the dowry of Princess Sophia of Constantinople.
Ivan Vasilyevich—otherwise referred to as Ivan the Terrible—owned a library choked with infrequent and invaluable tomes that males might kill for. could die for. however the czar carried the data of its whereabouts to his grave. And it falls to archaeologist Annja Creed, nearly years later, to find the secrets and techniques of the Library of Gold.
When the chance to solve the secret of this so-called 8th ask yourself of the realm lands in Annja's lap, she can't face up to. Armed with a diary of cryptic clues, she embarks on a trip to Russia, the place she needs to one way or the other locate her manner into the very middle of the rustic, underneath the Kremlin.
But Annja quickly discovers she's racing a ruthless KGB agent pushed via sinister explanations. She reveals herself deep underneath the Russian soil in a deadly video game of cat and mouse… Will she be the following to mysteriously disappear from historical past?
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No! ” Annja screamed as she charged ahead, attempting to intercept what used to be coming yet understanding in her center that it wouldn’t make a distinction. That she’d by no means make it in time. Her scream introduced Vlad twisting approximately and his eyes widened as he observed who used to be coming towards him around the empty area of the room. The weapon in Danislov’s hand went off 3 times. The gunshots had a bad, ultimate sound to them, or at the very least it appeared that technique to Annja as she watched every one of them unerringly locate their aim. Vlad. The bullets punched into his chest, jerking him backward with each one blow as blood fountained into the air. Twenty-five toes. Twenty. Danislov’s cognizance was once nonetheless on Vlad as he crumbled to the floor. Fifteen toes. Twelve. Now! She leaped, the sword drawn again over her head, able to come down in a savage blow, a scream of rage bursting from her mouth. nearly casually, Danislov swung his arm approximately and pointed the gun in her face. The open barrel appeared impossibly huge correct up to date Danislov pulled the set off. bankruptcy 37 Annja Creed fell in an ungraceful heap on the ft of Sergeant Danislov. Goshenko’s guy stood there, arm outstretched, gun pointed on the Creed woman’s head, yet he didn’t locate reason to take advantage of it back. She didn’t flow. “Nicely done,” Goshenko instructed him as he stepped into the room, surely happy to have any such tough person as Creed silenced eventually. He idea for a minute of getting her physique introduced topside, in all likelihood even paraded as a undercover agent, yet determined opposed to it. It used to be an excessive amount of paintings and may increase too many questions about what she’d been doing down right here within the tunnels. No, higher to simply do away with her and that pain-in-the-ass self-stylized explorer Vikofsky down the following in the dead of night. the place the one factor that will ever locate them may be the bugs that ate their decaying flesh. The colonel watched as Danislov bent over the woman’s physique. first and foremost he inspiration the opposite guy used to be feeling for a pulse, yet then he got here away with whatever small and pink in his hand. He handed it to Goshenko. It used to be the monitoring equipment the traitor has slipped onto the again of her fireman’s jacket hours ahead of through the war of words within the outdated KGB education heart. operating with Travino have been a sensible circulate. there has been no manner any of his males may have gotten shut adequate to plant that tracker on Creed, and with out it they wouldn’t were capable of hold to date at the back of them in the course of the tunnels. Danislov slipped the locator into his pocket. yet he should have felt Goshenko’s gaze on him, simply because he glanced up abruptly and nodded as soon as in appreciate. Goshenko did an analogous in go back. Beside him, the Italian was once engrossed within the map. “I belief you know the way to get us to the vault,” Goshenko stated. “Especially because the reliable sergeant simply gunned down your pageant. ” “Of direction I do,” the opposite guy sniffed. “I’m the person who came across Fioravanti’s magazine within the first position. ” Goshenko didn’t care if Fioravanti himself had advised him the place the vault was once buried so long as the Italian might take him there.