The Third Gate: A Novel Audiobook (Unabridged)

The Third Gate: A Novel (Unabridged), by Lincoln Child
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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3 (3,329 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Narrator: Johnathan McClain Publisher: Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Release Date: Audio Length:
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Under the direction of famed explorer Porter Stone, an archaeological team is secretly attempting to locate the tomb of an ancient pharaoh who was unlike any other in history. Stone believes he has found the burial chamber of King Narmer, the near mythical god- king who united upper and lower Egypt in 3200 B.C., and the archaeologist has reason to believe that the greatest prize of all—Narmer’s crown—might be buried with him. No crown of an Egyptian king has ever been discovered, and Narmer’s is the elusive “double” crown of the two Egypts, supposedly pos­sessed of awesome powers. The dig itself is located in one of the most forbidding places on earth—the Sudd, a nearly impassable swamp in north­ern Sudan. Amid the nightmarish, disorienting tangle of mud and dead vegetation, a series of harrowing and inexpli­cable occurrences are causing people on the expedition to fear a centuries- old curse. With a monumental discovery in reach, Professor Jeremy Logan is brought onto the project to investigate. What he finds will raise new questions . . . and alarm. In the hands of master storyteller Lincoln Child, The Third Gate breaks new ground and introduces a fascinating new protagonist to the thriller world. Download and start listening now!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Review by GD77 | 8/21/2012

    “ This is a great novel that starts builds slowly and methodically and culminates in a thrilling finish. Absolutely enthralling and a masterful work from an unparalleled literary talent. ”

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by S.E. | 8/13/2012

    “ Inventive and unexpected - that's my best choice of words to describe this well-crafted horror novel. I thought it was very exciting and recommend it to horror buffs wholehearedly. ”

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Review by AnneK | 8/12/2012

    “ I didn't care very much for this book. The author takes too many liberties with historical facts and the story is just not that exciting. From what I had heard about this novel I expected a lot better. ”

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Review by K.A. | 7/26/2012

    “ A thrilling horror novel set in the world of ancient Egyptian archaeology with an incredible ending that's very unexpected. ”

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About the Author

Author Lincoln ChildThough you may know Lincoln Child from the popular titles The Third Gate: A Novel, Fever Dream and Deep Storm, Child is actually one of the most renowned Mysteries & Thrillers, Fiction and Arts & Entertainment authors in our catalog. In total, we carry 9 audiobooks from Child, with the latest Fiction title being: The Third Gate: A Novel. Utopia: A Thriller was added to our catalog in 2002, making it the author's oldest title available on our website, while The Third Gate: A Novel is the most popular and bestselling from Child. Enjoy over 96 hours of listening from Child, among the 9 audiobooks we have available. With such a wide variety, we know you're sure to enjoy Mysteries & Thrillers books from Lincoln Child. Child was born in Westport, Connecticut. For more choices and information on Lincoln Child, please visit his author page: Lincoln Child.