By Christopher Ride
An action-packed time-travel thriller from the author of the bestselling The Schumann Frequency.
In 1860 a young man appears inside the walls of the Forbidden City of Peking. He has the most striking sapphire-blue eyes, and - more importantly - he appears to know every aspect of the future.
Randall Chen is a time-traveller who, with the help of his fellow Overseer Wilson Dowling, has been sent back on a mission to protect the greatest treasure in Asia.
But even with Randall’s exceptional foresight he will underestimate Empress Ci Xi, a calculating Manchurian beauty with an insatiable lust for power.
Using her considerable intellect and charm to draw in the mysterious blue-eye, she will turn his powers to her advantage.
And the consequences will echo throughout the ages…
PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED AS THE FIRST BOXER
Dan Brown, Michael Crichton and Clive Cussler...move over for Christopher Ride.
May 1, 2010
Random House Australia
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