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The Seventh Scroll

Ancient Egypt, Book 2
Written by: Wilbur Smith
Narrated by: Mark Meadows
Length: 24 hrs and 47 mins
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She glanced down at the drawer in which she kept all her floppy disks. That and all the other drawers had been pulled out and thrown on the floor. They were empty, of course; along with the disks, all her notebooks and photographs were missing. Her last connections with the seventh scroll were lost. After three years of work, gone was the proof it had ever existed.  

A hunt for treasure. A battle to stay alive.   

When Royan Al Simma is the victim of a vicious attack that leaves her husband dead, her only thought is that she must continue their joint work: to use the secrets of the seventh scroll to find the hidden tomb of Pharaoh Mamose and its untold trove of lost Egyptian riches. To do so, she must bury her grief and partner with the eccentric aristocrat Nicholas Quenton-Harper, a man who shares her passion for the ancient world.  

But the men who killed her husband are not yet finished. As Royan and Nicholas draw closer to the Pharaoh's tomb, enemies are gathering - people who will stop at nothing to ensure the scroll's promised treasures are kept from Roman's hands....  

©1995 Wilbur Smith (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

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  • Leon K.
  • 2019-02-26

Found it hard to stop listening

I read the book years ago and at that time I considered it the best book I had ever read. Now, with audible it was so much better that I am re-looking at all of the other Wilbur Smith books again.

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  • Patrick Wiborg
  • 2019-10-01

One of my favorites!

The story is great. Thankfully I read the River God before this. The only thing I disliked was the 2 or 3 times the author actually mentions himself. It takes me out of the story. Still it's one of my favorites!

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  • JDD
  • 2019-03-07

Modern follow up

Beautiful descriptions of Egypt and Sudan, bring back memories of my visits. Story offers a good flow f rrrrrrrrrrrrr5 em a different perspective. No surprises though.

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  • Toddhopper
  • 2019-04-04

Awesome book!

Loved the book. Narrator was excellent. He switched through the character voices flawlessly. I highly recommend.

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