Indiana Jones meets Mission Impossible in this riveting page-turning adventure by an award-winning author. The Atlas family is in trouble: Jake hides an addiction to stealing; his twin sister, Pan, has to conceal her genius, for fear of bullies. The siblings can't stop fighting - with each other and with their parents, stuffy professors of Ancient History. But Jake's and Pan's lives take a dramatic turn the day they discover the truth about their boring parents. When the family go to Cairo on holiday, their parents mysteriously vanish, and the twins must team up with shady tomb robbers to find them in the Egyptian desert.