Sphinx Author:Robin Cook This master of suspense has written a spectacular new thriller set among the fabled Egyptian pyramids and in the Valley of the Kings. — The treasures of Tutankhamen have enthralled the world for half a century. In Robin Cook's Sphinx, even this fabulous hoard pales to insignificance when a young Harvard Egyptologist stumbles across a dazzling new... more » find, the unplundered tomb of a pharaoh who ruled after Tut.
Mesmerized by a centuries-old statue in a Cairo antique shop, Erica Baron believes she has found the key to the untapped treasure. But how is she to decipher the riddle of the ancient relic without making its value known - and hence falling prey - to those who traffic in the treasures of antiquity? She must use the expertise of those who stand to make the most from plundering the past.« less