By Boyd Morrison
Tyler Locke is on board a Washington kingdom ferry whilst he gets an nameless name informing him bomb is decided to detonate on deck in ten mins - lengthy earlier than the boat reaches port. while a frantic Locke races to the positioning, he unearths classics professor Stacey Benedict has got the exact same tip; for you to disarm the bomb, the 2 needs to interact to unravel an engineering puzzle, a puzzle written in historic Greek. however the whole setup is basically a try out created via a terrorist phone motive on utilizing them to adopt a tremendous challenge: uncovering the mythical misplaced riches of King Midas. The telephone is utilizing Tyler's father as their bait, retaining him hostage and giving Tyler simply ten days to trace down the gold. Armed merely with an illuminated manuscript penned through historic inventor Archimedes, Tyler and Stacey start their quest to unravel a secret whose solution is hidden in the workings of a recognized historical Greek artifact...
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Tyler set his watch to synchronize with the time he had left. “I’m the confident type,” he said, though he felt anything but. Bombs were tricky in the best of conditions. Tyler didn’t know what this guy’s game was, but he didn’t sound stupid. “I think you’re more cocky than confident,” the man said. ” I already have some ideas about what to call you, Tyler thought. Why do I attract all the crazy people? He reached the vehicle deck and went to his Viper, tucking the keys in the glove box as ordered.
He couldn’t take the chance that they would lead back to him. The jewelry and the gold could be broken apart and sold for the gems and metal with little risk. He expected to net two million pounds from them, enough to pay off his debts and fund his ultimate plan. But the golden hand and the manuscript he would keep. Although Orr’s accomplices hadn’t known it, the document was the most valuable item they had taken from the vault. In fact, it was arguably the single most valuable object on the face of the earth.
Tyler nodded and answered the call, putting it on speaker so that she could hear. “Okay, we did what you wanted,” Tyler said. ” The gravelly voice was gone, replaced by the smooth tone that he now recognized as Orr’s. ” EIGHT Sherman Locke laughed so hard that everyone at the eight-person table turned to look at him. He ignored them and cut another piece of his steak, still chuckling and shaking his head at Miles Benson’s offer. The Capital Club had been reserved for senior military officers, key speakers, and sponsors of the Unconventional Weapons Summit to meet and mingle over lunch.
The Midas Code by Boyd Morrison