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Seventh Scroll by Smith, Wilbur A. (Ancient Egypt #2)

The Seventh Scroll - Wilbur Smith

bookshelves: re-read, winter-20122013, paper-read, published-1995, treasure, afr-egypt, ancient-history, historical-fiction, series, mystery-thriller, adventure, re-visit-2013, summer-2013, fraudio, eye-scorcher, epic-proportions, gangsters, teh-brillianz, books-about-books-and-book-shops, afr-ethiopia, too-sexy-for-maiden-aunts, lifestyles-deathstyles, archaeology

Read from January 01, 1995 to July 04, 2013, read count: 3


** spoiler alert ** A re-visit via miniseries: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0272836/f...

I nominate this as the WORST MINISERIES EVER PRODUCED. Do not watch. Read the exciting books instead! So my third encounter is via audio where Mr Smith narrates. This really is grand adventuring!

The conceit is that Wilbur Smith's Seventh Scroll is about Wilbur Smith's Seventh Scroll, with added dik dik.

Summer 2013 Egyptian Encounters:

Cleopatra (1963)
3* The Mummy Curse
2* Alexandria: The Last Nights of Cleopatra
4* The Complete Valley of the Kings
1* Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson
4* Tutankhamen: Life and death of a Pharoah
2* The Luxor Museum
3* Tutankhamen's Treasure
3* The Black Pharaoh
3* Nubian Twilight.../ complimentary reading!
4* River God
4* House of Eternity
The Egyptian (1954)
Agora (2009)
TR Justine
Death on the Nile (1978)
2* Nefer the Silent
5* The Seventh Scroll
CR The White Nile
CR An Evil Spirit out of the West

03-07-2013: Egyptian army suspends constitution and removes President Morsi.


For 4,000 years, the lavish crypt of the Pharaoh Mamose has never been found...until the Seventh Scroll, a cryptic message written by he slave Taita, gives beautiful Egyptologist Royan Al Simma a tantalizing clue to its location.

But this is a treasure cache others would kill to possess. Only one step ahead of assassins, Royan runs for her life and into the arms of the only man she can trust, Sir Nicholas Quenton-Harper-a daring man who will stake his fortune and his life to join her hunt for the king's tomb. Together, they will embark on a breathtaking journey to the most exotic locale on earth, where the greatest mystery of ancient Egypt, a chilling danger and an explosive passion are waiting.