By David Wood

A sunken treasure. An historical Biblical artifact. A secret as previous as humankind. On January 25, 1829, the Portuguese brig Dourado sank off the coast of Indonesia, wasting its shipment of necessary treasures from the Holy Land. the sort of misplaced relics holds the foremost to an historic secret. yet somebody doesn't wish this treasure to return to mild. while her father is murdered whereas looking for the Dourado, Kaylin Maxwell hires treasure hunter and previous military Seal Dane Maddock and his accomplice Uriah "Bones" Bonebrake, to find the Dourado, and get well a misplaced Biblical artifact, the reality at the back of that can shake the rules of the church, and make contact with into query the essentially held truths of human life. sign up for Dane and Bones on a dangerous event that includes them from the depths of the Pacific to historical towns of stone as they resolve the secret of the Dourado.

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Watch what happens,” Meriwether stated, his voice an excited whisper. He shone his flashlight on one of many stones. whilst the beam hit the diamond-shaped item, the outside appeared to swirl and flash in an array of colours like mother-of-pearl. The glow that emanated from the stone grew in depth, and because the mild that it generated touched the lighting fixtures on both sides of it, they too shone extra brightly. “It absorbs the sunshine and amplifies it. ” Meriwether sounded entranced. “What is that this position? ” Dane marveled. earlier than a person might resolution, footsteps sounded from the opposite facet of the room. Dane whirled and drew his pistol, hoping that the water had now not taken care of it too approximately. He had allowed himself to be mesmerized by means of the beauty of what he used to be seeing, and now their pursuers had stuck as much as them. 4 males in darkish garments, armed with computerized rifles burst during the doorway at the a long way aspect of the room. They appeared round in confusion for a second, after which stuck sight of Dane’s celebration. “Get up the steps! ” Dane yelled. Bones shouted again, yet his phrases have been misplaced in a raging torrent of gunfire. bankruptcy 25 Dane dropped to 1 knee, bringing the Walther to undergo at the 4 armed males, all of the whereas looking forward to to believe sizzling lead ripping via his flesh. but the roar that crammed the room used to be no longer the staccato rattle of automated weaponry, however the sharp document of huge quality rifles. around the room, males crumpled to the floor. the remainder pair fired wildly into the air as they sponsored up, looking guard within the passageway from which that they had come. The rifle hearth endured unabated. Dane, now chickening out towards the protection of the entrance on his facet of the room, regarded as much as see males leaning out of the higher home windows, sending a gentle circulate of bullets towards their pursuers. what's going? no longer ready to determine, he grew to become and ran as quickly as his injured legs might enable. Bones waited on the most sensible of the steps, protecting his retreat. the large Indian grabbed Dane’s top arm and helped him into the darkish hallway the place Kaylin and Meriwether waited. “Who are these men? ” Meriwether requested. “Which ones? ” Bones responded, nonetheless observing the room in the back of them. Dane appeared again. the 2 fallen black clad males nonetheless lay on the foot of the steps at the a long way facet of the room. The others had disappeared, and the gunfire had ceased. “I don’t understand who any of them are,” he acknowledged. “Let’s stick jointly and take a look at to discover a fashion out of right here. Do you take note which course you got here from? ” Meriwether nodded, and led the way in which. All 4 had their guns drawn they usually moved jointly down the hallway. Bones saved an eye fixed out in the back of them. approximately fifty toes down, the passageway resulted in a cross-hall. Meriwether paused, and peered round the nook, checking in either instructions. He became again to Dane and the others, and tilted his head to their left. “That method? ” he requested softly. Bones and Kaylin nodded in contract. Meriwether nodded, grew to become, and stepped round the nook. A blistering peal of gunfire hire the quiet of the corridor.

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