Fury from the Tomb by S.A. Sidor – EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT
“Mummies, grave-robbing ghouls, hopping vampires, and evil monks beset a young archaeologist in this fast-paced Indiana Jones-style adventure.”
How could anyone resist that description?
Meet Fury From the Tomb, book one of the Institute for Singular Antiquities by S.A. Sidor! The quirky cover is by Daniel Strange, and the book itself was released on May 1st by the fabulous Angry Robot Books.
Here’s the synopsis:
Saqqara, Egypt, 1888, and in the booby-trapped tomb of an ancient sorcerer, Rom, a young Egyptologist, makes the discovery of a lifetime: five coffins and an eerie, oversized sarcophagus. But the expedition seems cursed, for after unearthing the mummies, all but Rom die horribly. He faithfully returns to America with his disturbing cargo, continuing by train to Los Angeles, home of his reclusive sponsor. When the train is hijacked by murderous banditos in the Arizona desert, who steal the mummies and flee over the border, Rom – with his benefactor’s rebellious daughter, an orphaned Chinese busboy, and a cold-blooded gunslinger – must ride into Mexico to bring the malevolent mummies back. If only mummies were their biggest problem…
I don’t know about you, but this sounds right up my alley! After thoroughly enjoying Aching God by Mike Shel – an epic fantasy dungeon crawl – earlier this year, I’m keen to get my hands on more stories of the tomb-raiding variety.
In case you’re still not convinced, here’s a cheeky excerpt from Sidor’s novel to whet your appetites.
Fury From the Tomb (Institute for Singular Antiquities #1) is available to buy now.