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<p><b>#1 bestselling authors Preston & Child return with the next book in a series featuring archaeologist Nora Kelly and FBI Agent Corrie Swanson. </b></p><p>After a shoot-out leaves a senior FBI agent gravely wounded, Corrie Swanson finds herself under investigation. Her supervisor assures her she's not to blame and the black mark on her record will be cleared in short order. But Corrie finds she cannot shake off an overwhelming feeling of guilt.</p><p>As a distraction, she takes on a new case involving a fifty-year-old, mummified corpse discovered in a hidden enclave at High Lonesome, a long-abandoned New Mexico ghost town. Quickly out of her depth, she realizes she needs the help of her old enemy, archaeologist Nora Kelly. The two women soon uncover a startling truth: the deceased was poisoned, and died clutching a priceless artifact.</p><p>Can the two women solve the mystery of the scorpion's tail? Or will they – like others before them – die in the attempt?</p>

ISBN
9781838931230
Imprint
Head of Zeus
Category
Fiction
Published
Pages
400
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<p>After a shoot-out leaves a senior FBI agent gravely wounded, Corrie Swanson finds herself under investigation. As a distraction, she takes on a new case involving a mummified corpse discovered in a New Mexico ghost town. The second in a series featuring archaeologist Nora Kelly and FBI Agent Corrie Swanson.</p>

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<b>PRAISE FOR PRESTON & CHILD</b>: <br>
'Another clever and compelling tale ... The stellar writing is still in abundance, and Preston and Child balance the line between page-turning suspense and ancient history' <i>Associated Press</i>. <br>
'The action zigzags like an out-of-control rocket toward a double-deceptive conclusion' <i>Kirkus Reviews</i>. <br>
'Sit back, crack open the book and get ready for the ride of your life' David Baldacci. <br>
'White-hot bestselling suspense. Simply brilliant!' Lisa Gardner. <br>
'A positively delicious serving. Great fun to the last page' Anne Rice.

Editions
ISBN
9781838931230
Format
Hardback
Title
The Scorpion's Tail
ISBN
9781838931254
Format
Trade Paperback
Title
The Scorpion's Tail
ISBN
9781838931261
Format
eBook
Title
The Scorpion's Tail
Prices
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Title of Series
Nora Kelly
Number within Series
2
Format
BIC Code
FH
Genre
Export Only
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The second in a new series from the authors of a number of international #1 bestselling thrillers.

Starring two recurring characters from the celebrated Pendergast series.

MARKET: Clive Cussler; James Rollins.

Measure X
145
Measure
mm
Measure Y
228
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