The Osiris Curse (Tweed & Nightingale Adventure, Book 2)
Steampunk Sherlock Holmes meets The X-Files with a splash of romantic pressure and a wide dose of adventure.
When Nikola Tesla is murdered and blueprints for his large guns are stolen, Tweed and Nightingale are drawn right into a worldwide cat and mouse chase together with his killers. What's extra, apparently the folk who shot Nikola Tesla are an analogous humans accountable for Octavia's mother's disappearance. because the circumstances intertwine, Tweed and Nightingale's investigations cause them to a murdered archeologist and a mystery society known as The airtight Order of Set. Fleeing the cult's wrath, they move undercover at the luxurious airship, The Albion, starting up on her maiden voyage to Tutankhamen's View, a 5 superstar resort in-built the hollowed-out and refurbished nice Pyramid of Giza.
In Egypt, the duo start to resolve the negative fact in the back of Tesla's dying, a mystery so earth-shattering that if printed it will suggest rewriting the full background of the area. but when the cult's plans aren't stopped, Britain might lose the longer term.
Get your mom back.” He begun the steamcoach and grew to become it so that they have been dealing with the home. “Promise me one thing,” he stated, observing Temple and Chase deep in dialog. “Anything.” “If I ever begin conversing like that—weighing up a person’s worthy like…like items in a few nice game…” He became and regarded deep into her eyes. “You inform me, certain? I don’t are looking to turn out like Chase.” “You won’t,” stated Octavia, just a little unsettled at Tweed’s severe flip. “How do you know?” “Because you’ve acquired.
Be ridiculous. How may I do this? i am not Atticus Pope, you know.” “Yes, i do know you are not Atticus Pope,” acknowledged Octavia. “Because Atticus Pope is not really real.” “Some humans imagine he is,” acknowledged Tweed defensively. Atticus Pope was once a favored personality who starred in his personal pulp novels. Crime fighter, investigator, all around bad-guy catcher. Tweed enjoyed the books. He was once at the moment studying Atticus Pope and the lads from Mars. Octavia gave Tweed what he had come to name “the look.” He reckoned.
Her hands, her again. She appeared up on the sunlight. no less than, she suggestion it used to be the sunlight. It definitely gave the impression of the sunlight. other than it used to be much smaller, and shone with a whiter gentle. “Is that…?” “That is Tak'al. Our resource of life.” “What is it?” “I've no concept. nobody does. each time we strive to get on the subject of it, we are driven away. it is as though it has a few type of magnetic houses that oppose us. The tougher we strive, the extra energy we use, the extra violently it repels us.” A wave of dizziness washed.
Over Octavia. She frowned. “How lengthy have we been out?” “Ah…About days. sure. i feel that is approximately correct. days.” “Two days!” Octavia shouted. “You've had us drugged for 2 days? How dare you!” “I be aware of! i am so sorry. I had no inspiration it is going to impact you that method. think me, if i might identified i might have easily knocked you at the head instead.” “You…” Octavia did not comprehend what to assert to that. She simply shook her head in amazement. “But how remiss of me.” He gestured proudly over her shoulder.
Alive. might be they are going to positioned his soul right into a build. Then they can strength him to do their bidding.” “Possibly,” stated Molock, “but it issues now not. this isn't your challenge anymore.” “What do you mean?” requested Octavia. “Our deal. you might have commemorated your half. up to you may. Now it truly is my flip to honor mine. you're all unfastened to head. I ponder you strong, sincere humans, so i will basically wish you are going to admire the legislation of our Covenant and never show something approximately us for your humans. Will you.