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by Boyd Morrison

eBook The Ark: A Novel download ISBN: 1439181799
Author: Boyd Morrison
Publisher: Touchstone; 1 edition (May 11, 2010)
Language: English
Pages: 432
ePub: 1601 kb
Fb2: 1294 kb
Rating: 4.9
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Category: Mystery
Subcategory: Thrillers and Suspense

The Ark by Boyd Morrison skillfully entwines Biblical history, archaeology and religious fanaticism with high technology to create a riveting adventure of high-stakes terror and international intrigue.

The Ark by Boyd Morrison skillfully entwines Biblical history, archaeology and religious fanaticism with high technology to create a riveting adventure of high-stakes terror and international intrigue. Wow. This is one fine heart-stopping thriller. Douglas Preston, New York Times Bestselling Author. Boyd Morrison's novel is a stunning thriller with a premise as ingenious as it is flawlessly executed. Lightning paced, chillingly real, here is a novel that will have you holding your breath until the last page is turned. One of the best debuts I've read this year

Morrison's book "The Ark" was a fun, quick, and entertaining action-adventure read. Boyd Morrison started well and he has a fluent style of writing which keep readers glued with books.

Morrison's book "The Ark" was a fun, quick, and entertaining action-adventure read. Dilara's father is a world renowned archeologist who has been missing for three years. I couldn't put this book down until I finished.

Praise for Boyd Morrison's books: "Boyd Morrison has taken this Clive Cussler series to new heights, and Final . Cussler and action-adventure fans will love this latest Oregon Files novel.

Praise for Boyd Morrison's books: "Boyd Morrison has taken this Clive Cussler series to new heights, and Final Option is the best one yet. The story hits the gas pedal and never taps the brakes. Associated Press (on Final Option). New characters to the team are most welcome, and the sheer insanity of the story line will keep readers guessing about what's going on until the last page of the book. Associated Press (on Shadow Tyrants). The best entry in the series to date. A perfect beach read. Associated Press (on Piranha). A fantastic read: part mystery, part thriller, part scientific exploration.

In national bestselling author Boyd Morrison’s debut, the unraveling of one of the greatest archeological mysteries from the bible-Noah’s Ark-could threaten civilization itself in this blockbuster hailed by James Rollins as a stunning thriller

In national bestselling author Boyd Morrison’s debut, the unraveling of one of the greatest archeological mysteries from the bible-Noah’s Ark-could threaten civilization itself in this blockbuster hailed by James Rollins as a stunning thriller.

The Ark - Boyd Morrison.

In national bestselling author Boyd Morrison’s debut, the unraveling of one of the greatest archeological mysteries from the bible-Noah’s Ark-could threaten civilization itself in this blockbuster hailed by James Rollins as a stunning thriller. The Ark - Boyd Morrison.

Boyd Morrison is an American thriller novelist, actor and former Jeopardy! champion. He has co-authored two books with The New York Times fiction best-seller Clive Cussler

Boyd Morrison is an American thriller novelist, actor and former Jeopardy! champion. He has co-authored two books with The New York Times fiction best-seller Clive Cussler. After his graduation from Rice University, Morrison joined Lockheed working on the Space Station Freedom project at Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center

Author: Boyd Morrison. Here is a novel that will have you holding your breath until the last page is turned.

Author: Boyd Morrison. Publication date: 2009. A modern-day international thriller hailed by james rollins as One of the best debuts I’ve read this yea. ere is a novel that will have you holding your breath until the last page is turned. The greatest archaeological discovery in history could mean the end of mankind. Dilara Kenner, an ambitious young archaeologist, must run for her life when an old friend is murdered right in front of her.

Tyler agrees to help her uncover the secret behind Noah's Ark and, more important, her father's .

Tyler agrees to help her uncover the secret behind Noah's Ark and, more important, her father's disappearance. As the picture begins to come into focus, they realize they have just seven days to find the Ark before its secret is used to wipe out civilization once again. With a chilling premise and a blistering pace, Boyd Morrison combines all the best elements of a blockbuster thriller with an intelligent and fascinating exploration of one of the Old Testaments great mysteries.

In national bestselling author Boyd Morrison’s debut, the unraveling of one of the greatest archeological mysteries from the bible—Noah’s Ark—could threaten civilization itself in this blockbuster hailed by James Rollins as “a stunning thriller.”When brilliant archaeologist Dilara Kenner is contacted by Sam Watson, an old family friend who says that he has crucial information about her missing father, Dilara abandons her Peruvian dig and rushes to Los Angeles to meet him. But at the airport, Sam speaks instead of Noah’s Ark—the artifact her father had long been searching for—and the possible death of billions. Before Sam can explain, he collapses. With his dying breath, he urges Dilara to find Tyler Locke—a man she’s never heard of. Two days later Dilara manages to track down former combat engineer Tyler Locke on an oil rig off Newfoundland. Her helicopter transport goes down well short of the oil rig’s landing pad and Dilara and those aboard nearly drown. No sooner is Dilara safely on the rig than she convinces Tyler the crash was no accident. Tyler agrees to help her uncover the secret behind Noah’s Ark and, more important, her father's disappearance. As the picture begins to come into focus, they realize they have just seven days to find the Ark before its secret is used to wipe out civilization once again. With a chilling premise and a blistering pace, Boyd Morrison combines all the best elements of a blockbuster thriller with an intelligent and fascinating exploration of one of the Old Testament’s great mysteries.
Comments: (7)
zmejka
Solid, well written book. Loads of action, bad guys, and Lock, Westfield and Dilara Kenner landing in the middle of it.

Kenner is a bio-archeologist who was supervising and excavation in Peru. She got a call from Sam Watson, and old frend who is also a surrogate Uncle to her. He sounds scared and begs her to come home. He will meet her at LAX. He also requests she tell no one she's leaving Peru. Kenner heads home.

When she get there Watson is waiting for her at the agreed upon spot. The second level food court.

Watson is a bio-chemist and he tells Kenner that he discovered something at work. Something he needs her council on. He tells her it has to do with her Father. A man who was hot on the trail of Noah's Arc. A man who has been missing for three years and presumed dead.

Before he can tell her a woman sitting next to them gets up, trips and dumps salad dressing on Watsons arm. No one is hurt and the lady apoligizes all over the place. Something innocuous?? Not hardly.

Watson then tells her what he discoved will kill million, possibly billions of people. He also tells her that her Father had found the Arc.

Watson then suffers what appears to be a heart attack. He tells Kenner to go. Get away. The substance dropped on his arm is a contact poison.

Kenner doesn't know what to believe. Watson tells her to contact Tyler Locke, Gordian Engineering, He knew Coleman and can help her. Kenner doesn't know either Locke or coleman but Watson then tells her that those who killed him also killed her Father. Her Fathers research stared the whole thing. Watson also tells her Hayden, project Oasis, Genesis, Dawn.

Watson then dies. Kenner doesn't know what to think. Sam thinks he's been poisoned?? It looks like a heart attack to her but she gets the hell out.

She knows she has to find Tyler Locke.

So begins one great read. This one has loads of bad guys, Noahs Arc, a disease and a madman that Locke, Westfield and Kenner have to stop.

One great read and well worth those five stars
Kanal
I found the book to be a page Turner as well as interesting. I like the character development but with so many writing in this area the characters do overlap with a few others already out there. I enjoyed it and look forward to more.
Gna
Morrison writes in the style of Clive Cussler with great insight and detail. Tyler Locke and his cohorts make a compelling team of experts! The storyline takes us from Seattle to Nevada to Mt. Ararat to the San Juan Islands! Quite an adventure. I look forward to more of the Tyler Locke series!
Unereel
Tyler Lock and his cohort Grant remind me a LOT of Dirk Pitt and Al Giordino in Clyde Cussler's books--they have the same wise-cracking camaraderie. Since I loved the Dirk Pitt books, I loved this one! Lots of action, a TON of really cool technology, and a compelling storyline full of twists and turns.
Cetnan
Enjoyed it. Fun quick read. My only complaint was that any time I read a book like this where there are bad guys and good guys and the good guys only succeed at the many confrontations because of blind luck and the bad guys are the smart ones that plan ahead and have their plans foiled by dumb luck. Meh, I prefer smart solutions.
Kirimath
Lot of non stop action. Enjoyed the first half of the book. Went off the track [ spoiler alert ] trying to change the Biblical story of Noah's Ark.
Siramath
This was one of the better beginning series that I have read in awhile! I'm looking forward to reading "The Vault" next. I have to give a lot of credit to Amazon's reviews they really help me make good decisions on my selection of books I like to read (except for Flynns "kill shot" I know the guy had health issues but is that a reason to give him a pass on a truly crappy book?) BACK to my review of this soft sci-fyi action series book.. I recommend this book and if the writer keeps tightening up his story lines his series are going to be right up there with the best of them!! When I say sci-fyi I only mean its a far fetch imaginative premise from one of the greatest stories ever written and told about.
Say you're surfing channels late at night. You stumble on that movie with bad acting and a story line that is one big cliché. You watch it anyway. This book is like that. The characters are ridiculous. The gorgeous archaeologist who hasn't seen her father in years. The brilliant hero with a perfect body, fast cars, a glamorous home that he never sees, a hole in his heart for his deceased wife. His sidekick is a massive wall of muscle and quick wit. The villain is filthy rich and absolutely crazy. His right hand man is a crazy killer. You get the picture. Impossible escapes. Ludicrous timeline. Preposterous technology. Corny dialog.

Not particularly well done, but certainly fast-paced and full of movie-type action.

I downloaded it and read it on the Kindle app for Ipad. I got it simply because I was curious after reading how Boyd Morrison had self-published an electronic version and sold quite a few copies before a publisher picked him up. It certainly kept my attention, but it felt a lot like watching a Stallone movie. I laughed out loud a few times at the wrong moments (at the ridiculousness of them) but kept reading anyway.