St. Martin's Press, Hardcover, 9780312368036, 416pp.
Publication Date: July 21, 2009
Rachel Kirby is a computer genius whose personal life is hell. While she continues to climb the corporate ranks, her beloved twin sister is plagued by a chronic illness that will eventually kill her, leaving Rachel all alone. Serendipity in the form of a mysterious email lands in Rachel’s lap one day, but not without a price. Thousands of miles away, archeologist John Tanek sits trapped inside a collapsed Egyptian tomb with a functioning laptop. He knows that Rachel is the only person who can help him, but time is quickly running out. It turns out the collapse was no accident. John has discovered something very valuable in that tomb, something that humankind has been searching for throughout history, something that Rachel could use as it may hold the key to her sister’s cure. While Rachel orchestrates his rescue, she soon finds herself trapped in a dangerous web of deceit and murder. Can she put her trust in John Tanek? She’d do anything to save her sister. Will they both live long enough to unravel the ancient mystery they’ve found inside the tomb?With Johansen and Johansen’s fast-paced action, charismatic characters, and impeccable research, Storm Cycle will carry you away.
ROY JOHANSEN is an Edgar(R) Award-winning author and the son of Iris Johansen. He has written many well-received mysteries, including "Deadly Visions," "Beyond Belief "and "The Answer Man."
"Fast-paced romantic thriller."--Publishers Weekly "Enough action and intrigue ... for two books."--The Mystery Reader "Action-packed ... a fun adventure tale."--Genre Go Round Reviews