Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel is the first book in the Themis Files series. This mystery, suspense, science fiction novel takes the reader on a whirlwind ride as Rose Franklin tries to crack the code from a bizarre artifacts covered in glowing with intricate carvings. You’ll be reading late into the night with this one!
In Sleeping Giants, Rose is riding her bike home when she falls through the earth and wakes up at the bottom of a square hole, its walls covered in intricate glowing carvings. The artifact she finds turns out to be a giant hand. Seventeen years later, when more artifacts are found around the earth and several pieces begin fitting together, she’s becomes the lead physicist trying to crack the hand’s code.
Even better, this book is the first in the series and is followed up by Waking Gods, published in April 2017 and Only Human coming out May 1st, 2018. It has been described as World War Z meets The Martian!