The Eye Of The Serpent (Alec Devlin) : EGYPT 1923. Fifteen-year-old Alec Devlin is on his way to the Valley of the Kings to spend the summer holidays working on his Uncle Will's archaeological dig. It's not the first time he's spent his summer this way . . . but this year things are different. Uncle Will and his young assistant, Tom, have recently made an amazing discovery - an ancient tomb hidden deep below the earth. But only hours after opening it's doors, Uncle Will falls mysteriously ill and Tom seems to have disappeared without trace. Alec sets about unraveling the tomb's mysteries - seemingly harmless animals have turned into rabid killers, long dead mummies are rising from their tombs, the spirit of a powerful High Priest is claiming people as living hosts . . .and Alec must confront a terror that has waited three thousand years to be reborn.
|Young Adult Fiction||Horror & Suspense|