An Ancient Egyptian Mystery Comes to Light in The Third Gate

Weekly Lizard

Deep in a nearly impassable swamp south of the Egyptian border, an archaeological team searches for the burial chamber of a fabled pharaoh. World-famous archaeological excavator and hunter Porter Stone has reason to believe that the dig will turn up the greatest prize of all: an elusive “double” crown, supposedly pos­sessed of awesome powers.

But when the expedition is is suddenly plagued by harrowing and inexpli­cable occurrences, the team begins to suspect that the expedition has fallen victim to a centuries-old curse. With a monumental discovery in reach, renowned enigmologist Jeremy Logan is brought onto the project to investigate. What he finds will raise new questions…and alarm.

Read on for an exclusive excerpt for Weekly Lizard readers—an account of the unusual first meeting between Stone and Logan.