Tracker: A Short Story Exclusive (Sigma Force Novels)

By James Rollins

From New York Times bestselling writer James Rollins comes a stirring tale of a soldier and his army warfare puppy who're drawn right into a darkish secret tracing again to global conflict II and a misplaced treasure tied to the bones of the dead.

Off the streets within the medieval middle of Budapest, Captain Tucker Wayne and his conflict puppy, Kane, rescue a mysterious lady fleeing 3 armed males. the key she holds will release a bad treasure, one steeped in blood and treachery, tied to against the law going again to the autumn of Nazi Germany and a historical past of soreness and discomfort that reaches out from the earlier to wreak havoc this present day. In a last showdown within the depths of a misplaced cemetery, truths may be unearthed, treasures uncovered, and the destiny of all will relaxation upon the shoulders of 1 guy and a puppy whose braveness is past measure.

Included with this exciting tale is sneak peek at Bloodline, the place the additional exploits of Tucker and Kane might be revealed.

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Grey had learn Kane’s file, too. the army warfare puppy had a vocabulary of one thousand phrases, besides the data of 100 hand gestures. the 2 have been sure jointly extra in detail than any husband and wife—and jointly, with the dog’s heightened senses and talent to move in areas the place males couldn't, the 2 have been frighteningly effective within the box. grey wanted that services. “There’s a mission,” he acknowledged. “You will be good paid. ” “Sorry. There’s now not sufficient gold in castle Knox. ” Gray had ready for this angle, readied for this eventuality.

There’s been a kidnapping off the Seychelles through Somali pirates. A high-value American objective. Painter desired to understand when you have been up for a venture. ” Gray frowned. Why was once Sigma concerned with an easy kidnapping? there have been lots of policing and maritime enterprises which can attend to this sort of crime. Sigma Force—made up of designated Forces infantrymen who have been retrained in quite a few medical disciplines—was a covert wing for DARPA, the security complex study initiatives organization. Sigma groups have been despatched out into the realm to guard opposed to international threats, to not tackle the abduction of a unmarried American.

Which struck my father as extraordinary, considering the fact that this robbery used to be so renowned, as was once its destiny. And the mouth of the Morava River is sort of shallow that point of 12 months, made even shallower by means of a two-year-old drought on the time. To my father, it gave the look of a person may have came upon these heavy crates sooner than the river dust claimed them. ” “But your father had one other idea, didn’t he? ” Her brilliant eyes stumbled on his. “He thinks the treasure used to be by no means got rid of yet hidden someplace the following in Budapest, stashed away until eventually Erhard Bock thought of it secure to come.

Tucker sighed. “Like they are saying, as soon as a Nazi, continuously a Nazi. ” “Then, days in the past, my father left me a cryptic message on my answering desktop. Claimed he had made a leap forward, from a clue he had found in a few newly restored archive of the university’s library, anything from the Prague cave. ” “The Prague cave? ” A nod, then Aliza defined, “The collage library right here comprises the biggest choice of Jewish theological and historic literature outdoor of Israel. but if German troops marched into the town, they instantly closed the rabbinical collage and became it right into a felony.

Nonetheless, she persevered to go looking his face, as though looking a more true solution. ahead of she may well locate it, the squeal of rubber at the pavement introduced the coming of his transportation. They either became as a black SUV got here to a difficult cease. The window rolled down, permitting a pall of cigar smoke to go with the flow out. The shaved head of a gorilla undefined, chewing on a stump of a stogie. “You coming or what? ” Kowalski referred to as hoarsely. up to the fellow irritated him, grey had by no means been happier to work out his brutish teammate.

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