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The Amulet of Power

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The Amulet of Power

Author: Mike Resnick
Pages: Paperback, 288 pages
Imprint: Del Rey
Release Date: December 2003
Price: $6.99
ISBN: 0-345-46171-1

"The Amulet of Power" tells the story that happens between Tomb Raider The Last Revelation and Tomb Raider Angel of Darkness.

From the Cover


BASED ON THE WORLD'S
BESTSELLING VIDEO GAME

Here at last-the first exciting book in a bold new series of Lara Croft novels tying into the popular video games. The Amulet of Power reveals the never-before-shown events that took place between "The Last Revelation" and "Angel of Darkness". Trapped beneath the ruins of an Egyptian tomb, Lara faces certain death... until fate intervenes and sets her on the trail of an ancient talisman of power.

Archaeologist and explorer Lara Croft travels the world in search of ancient relics, forgotten crypts, and lost cities. Highly trained for combat and possessing an insatiable appetite for adventure, she answers to no one and goes wherever the quest takes her-heedless of the danger.

When Lara turns up in the Middle East, despite the rumors of her death, religious fanatics believe she has located the coveted Amulet of Mareish. Lost since the siege of Khartoum, the amulet is said to grant the wearer untold power. Some long to possess it, others want to see it destroyed, and both sides pursue Lara relentlessly. While she fights trained warriors and ruthless mercenaries, and desperately searches for the jewel they all seek, one thing becomes clear: The fate of the world rests in the hands of... Lara Croft.


Authors Biography

Mike Resnick is an award-winning science fiction author of more than seventy-five books, including the acclaimed collection of short stories Kirinyaga, the swashbuckling adventure Santiago, and a collaboration with singer Janis Ian, "Water-Skiing Down the Styx." He sold his first article in 1957, his first short story in 1959, and his first book in 1962. He has won four Hugo Awards, a Nebula Award, an Ignotus Award (Spanish), a Futura Award (Croatian), the Tour Eiffel (French), and many others. He lives in Ohio with his wife, fellow author Laura Resnick.
The Mike Resnick Web Resource