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Destiny of the Sands - the sequel to Secret of the Sands

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You have a date with Destiny! ;D

The sequel to the bestselling archaeology adventure novel Secret of the Sands is here - Destiny of the Sands...

A powerful and ancient secret of mysterious origins resurfaces in the shifting sands of Egypt. Enemies strike. A dark and harrowing journey unfolds, racing towards a destiny 12,000 years in the making...

Destiny of the Sands…the thrilling sequel to Secret of the Sands…

Destiny of the Sands continues the archaeological mystery tale of Secret of the Sands, taking the characters you've come to know and love on a darker, and far more perilous journey. Mitch and Alex, our young Egyptologists, along with their friends, Jack and Bob, are mysteriously called back to Egypt, just as a sinister enemy surfaces. Dark forces are on the hunt for the priceless, yet deadly ancient artifact Mitch and Alex unearthed eighteen months ago below the Great Sphinx of Giza. This powerful technological device, which had remained hidden for over 12,000 years, thrusts our friends into a fight for survival as they are outmatched and outgunned by a hostile adversary that knows exactly how to get to them.

In the past, we see embattled King Traeus rocked by a devastating secret that has been revealed. This secret will change his life forever. Deadly threats emerge, spurred on by this shocking secret. Now there are no lines that will not be crossed in a terrible fight for power and in the name of vengeance.

In both the present and the past, a secret that has been carefully guarded emerges, and nothing will ever be the same again.

Some secrets cannot remain hidden…and some cannot be forgiven...

The Great Sphinx of Giza has guarded a secret, both dangerous and incredible, for 12,000 years. Now deadly enemies emerge, and those involved must face startling truths and deep sorrow, in the fight against the forces of tyranny…

"High adventure, past and present, merge into a multi-leveled tale of epic proportions in this triumphant sequel to the best-selling novel, Secret Of The Sands!" 
- Gary Val Tenuta, author of Ash: Return Of The Beast and The Ezekiel Code

The Continuation of a Journey…

That began in Secret of the Sands, must now be resumed. Events have been triggered, difficult decisions were made. Time and fate lead those we have come to know down ever more dark and harrowing paths towards an inescapable destiny…

A Dangerous Enemy…

Surfaces with the intent to chart a new, terrifying, and deadly course of action. An enemy filled with greed and malice, who possessed no boundaries of morality, strikes. No one and nothing is safe, no matter how precious, how valuable, or how innocent.

A Secret Once Buried...

Is hunted for profit and pride as an ancient prophecy finally reveals itself, along with the startling truths it holds. Lives will be changed forever, for what was done, can never be undone. A terrible price will be paid for the secrets of the past.

A Past that Cannot Be Denied...

Continues to haunt, threatening to destroy any hope of a future without sorrow, pain and regret. Consumed by the mistakes of the past, possessed by hatred and a desire for revenge, enemies lash out. What was guarded for so long may be forfeit.

If you would like to watch the trailer, before diving into the pages of the book, here is the link to it on YouTube:

Secret of the Sands is a unique cross-genre novel with a double-storyline. The genres it encompasses are mystery, suspense, archaeology adventure, & historical fiction, combined with an element of speculative sci-fi. The story revolves around Great Sphinx of Giza & alternate theories about its age & origins. The novel weaves a new (fictional) chapter to ancient Egyptian history with an explanation for the true origin & purpose of the mysterious & enigmatic Great Sphinx.


We would love to hear from you on what you think of the stories. As with Secret of the Sands, we poured our hearts and souls into crafting Destiny of the Sands so that reading it would be time well spent. We hope you enjoy the journey...

Happy reading always!

Rai Aren, co-author of Secret of the Sands, and its sequel Destiny of the Sands

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Rai Aren,

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Hey kindleboards peeps,

I hope 2013 is off to a good start for you!

I've been thinking about plans for the future, and one of things I hope to get into one day is collaborating with a graphic artist on a graphic novel version of both:


It would be a lot of work, but what a labor of love it would be for me. Hopefully one day! ;)

"Dream your dreams with open eyes and make them come true."
~ T. E. Lawrence

Love & light & happy reading always...

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G'day kindleboards peeps!

I'd like to share our very cool new trailer for our archaeology adventure novel, Secret of the Sands, created by James Gelet, documentary filmmaker and Writer/Producer of the Jaws documentary, The Shark is Still Working. Check it out - it sure does makes me want movie versions of our ancient Egyptian mystery books on IMAX 3D even more!! ;D

If you'd like to learn more about James' work, here's the link to his page on IMDb:

James has also created some other fantastic book trailers - have a boo at his YouTube channel:

...and you'll likely find some intriguing new reads to add to your shelves, I know I did! :)


Rai Aren, co-author of Secret of the Sands and Destiny of the Sands

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