The Rosetta Key by William Dietrich audiobook

The Rosetta Key

By William Dietrich
Read by Jeff Woodman

HarperAudio

The Ethan Gage Adventures: Book 2

12.46 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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“An utterly captivating romp from the treacherous tunnels beneath Jerusalem to the lost City of Ghosts (Petra, Jordan) to the tumult of revolutionary Paris….Dietrich spins a merry magical mystery tour, winningly intricate and anchored to actual historical figures and events….Mr. Spielberg! Mr. Lucas! It’s your move.” —Seattle Times   Dashing and courageous American adventurer Ethan Gage returns in William Dietrich’s The Rosetta Key—the thrilling sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s acclaimed Napoleon’s Pyramids. An eighteenth century Indiana Jones, Gage swashbuckles once again, this time in pursuit of a precious Egyptian relic that would give its owner the power to rule the world. The Rosetta Key an adventure in reading that is not to be missed, especially by fans of George MacDonald Fraser’s Flashman novels and aficionados of a grand literary tradition dating back to Jack London, Robert Lewis Stevenson, and H. Rider Haggard, and carried on today by such notables as James Rollins, David Liss, Steve Berry, and Kate Mosse.

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A New York Times bestseller

“An utterly captivating romp from the treacherous tunnels beneath Jerusalem to the lost City of Ghosts (Petra, Jordan) to the tumult of revolutionary Paris….Dietrich spins a merry magical mystery tour, winningly intricate and anchored to actual historical figures and events….Mr. Spielberg! Mr. Lucas! It’s your move.” —Seattle Times   Dashing and courageous American adventurer Ethan Gage returns in William Dietrich’s The Rosetta Key—the thrilling sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s acclaimed Napoleon’s Pyramids. An eighteenth century Indiana Jones, Gage swashbuckles once again, this time in pursuit of a precious Egyptian relic that would give its owner the power to rule the world. The Rosetta Key an adventure in reading that is not to be missed, especially by fans of George MacDonald Fraser’s Flashman novels and aficionados of a grand literary tradition dating back to Jack London, Robert Lewis Stevenson, and H. Rider Haggard, and carried on today by such notables as James Rollins, David Liss, Steve Berry, and Kate Mosse.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“An utterly captivating romp…Dietrich spins a merry magical mystery tour, winningly intricate…It’s the history that grabs you, rewritten as a pulse-pounding cliffhanger action flick…Mr. Spielberg! Mr. Lucas! It’s your move.” Seattle Times
“The prize-winning journalist/novelist, who lives in Anacortes, brings back the explorer hero from his popular adventure saga, Napoleon’s Pyramids, for a fast-paced sequel in which he continues his globe-trotting search for an Egyptian scroll reported to have magic properties.” Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The Rosetta Key is a fast-paced thriller that races between the Holy Land and the New World.” National Examiner
“Ethan Gage undergoes further life-threatening adventures in this rollicking sequel…Ever the incorrigible gambler and all-around scamp, Gage makes an irresistible anti-hero. The ending promises more volumes in what one hopes will be a long series.” Publishers Weekly
“Historical fiction meets thriller here, with plenty to interest fans of both genres. The action is nearly nonstop, the humor is plentiful, and the intrigue is more than enough to keep the pages turning.” School Library Journal
“A full-bore thriller and who better than Dietrich for an all-out romp with seductive characters, alluring plot, and dynamic historical elements? In this installment in the popular Ethan Gage series, the search is on for the Book of Thoth, an ancient, possibly magical Egyptian scroll.” Booklist
“Exciting and well-written…Dietrich’s latest tale is ripe with rich detail of the Holy Land of the period and its disparate peoples. Fascinating historical and fictional characters and good dialog add to the mix. Offering high adventure and good history, it’s also great fun.” Library Journal
“An electrifying combination of battles, exotic landscapes, and colorful characters who really lived.” International Thriller Writers Blog

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Author

Author Bio: William Dietrich

Author Bio: William Dietrich

William Dietrich is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, historian, and naturalist, as well as the author of numerous novels, including the Ethan Gage adventures, which have been translated into more than thirty languages. He is a winner of the PNBA Award for nonfiction and lives in Washington State.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 12.46
Audience: Adult
Language: English