Keywords: historical mysteries

The Hunt for Excalibur

The Hunt for Excalibur


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

Christopher Cartwright The Hunt for Excalibur Prologue Minamisma Harbor, Japan Friday, 11, March, 2011 The Hoshi Maru rode the sea off the north-eastern coastal waters of Japan with arrogant indifference. At a hundred and eighty feet in length, a beam of fifty, and a double layered hull of steel, it was difficult to imagine anything that would disturb the fishing trawler. Captain Itaru Katsuz grinned as his eyes swept the horizon. The dark swells shifted against one another like giant shards of ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Historical Mysteries Thriller
Ark Found

Ark Found


Rick Chesler

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

Rick Chesler Ark Found Prologue April 15, 1912 North Atlantic Ocean, aboard the R.M.S. Titanic Chronopoulos Dimitrios wondered why the band was still playing. Clearly, despite all the hoopla proclaiming it unsinkable, the great liner Titanic was sinking. Theyd struck an iceberg, hed heard. From his position above the port side Boat Deck, he watched the seven musicians play as though it was any other late night performance. But the angle of the deck now had a pronounced list to it. Chronopoulos ...

Keywords: Adventure Historical Mysteries Thriller
Land of the Gods

Land of the Gods


Rob Jones

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Rob Jones Land of the Gods CHAPTER ONE Davis Faulkner peered over the top of his stylish browline glasses, a sinister smirk slowly taking up residence on his lean, hungry face. I like it, Josh. I like it very much. Were sure we can make this stick, right Joshua Muston gave a curt nod to the Vice President. They were sitting in the VPs formal residence at 1 Observatory Circle two miles northwest of the White House. Almost low enough to touch, a heavy bank of slate-gray cloud was skidding over the ...

Keywords: Adventure Historical Mysteries Thriller
Chasing Gold

Chasing Gold


David Leadbeater

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

David Leadbeater Chasing Gold CHAPTER ONE Standing at a bare, undraped window, staring at the faade of the National Museum of American History where it let out onto Constitution Avenue wasnt quite Alicia Myles idea of a fun night. It was pitch black it was cold it was incredibly boring. Rob Russo, at her side, met her distant gaze with one of frustration. Cmon, Myles, its barely 22:00 hours. Cheer up, woman. Crap. That just makes it worse. Do you know how many different things I could be doing ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Archaeology Captain Henry Morgan Caribbean Historical Mysteries Mystery Pirates Thriller Treasure
The Atlantis Cipher

The Atlantis Cipher


David Leadbeater

ISBN: 9781503903128
Year of publication: 2018

David Leadbeater The Atlantis Cipher OTHER TITLES BY DAVID LEADBEATER The Relic Hunters Series The Relic Hunters The Relic Hunters, 1 The Matt Drake Series The Bones of Odin Matt Drake 1 The Blood King Conspiracy Matt Drake 2 The Gates of Hell Matt Drake 3 The Tomb of the Gods Matt Drake 4 Brothers in Arms Matt Drake 5 The Swords of Babylon Matt Drake 6 Blood Vengeance Matt Drake 7 Last Man Standing Matt Drake 8 The Plagues of Pandora Matt Drake 9 The Lost Kingdom Matt Drake 10 The Ghost Ships ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Crime Fiction Historical Mysteries Military Thriller
The King's Tomb

The King's Tomb


Rob Jones

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Rob Jones The Kings Tomb DEDICATION For My Family CHAPTER ONE The street lights of Lugano fell away below the Jet Rangers windshield as the pilot raised the collective and flew toward the fir tree-lined slopes of Monte Br. In the darkness of the choppers rear cabin, the man known as the Oracle was staring pensively through his window, weighed down with the baggage of his lifes mission. No, pilgrimage. He tapped his chin with a withered forefinger while he gave the matter some thought. As the ...

Keywords: Adventure Historical Mysteries Thriller
Atlantis Stolen

Atlantis Stolen


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2016

Christopher Cartwright Atlantis Stolen Thanks very much to Cheryl my editor, and Kris, my beta-reader Prologue Dutch Trading Post, 1638. The barren winter landscape was desolate in its beauty. While the sun approached its zenith, it did little to stop the cold stinging his weather-worn face while he worked. Albert Olsen filled his bucket with another shovel of sludge and then turned to climb the slippery crest of the muddy bank. Once on the ridge, he didnt have far to walk before he could dump ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Atlantis Genre Fiction Historical Mysteries Literature & Fiction Maritime Adventure Sea Adventures Sea Stories
The Lost Goddess

The Lost Goddess


Tom Knox

ISBN: 9781101554340
Year of publication: 2012

Tom Knox The Lost Goddess Dedication This book is dedicated to the Tibetan villagers of Balagezong, Yunnan, southwest China. Authors Note The Lost Goddess is a work of fiction. However, it draws on many genuine archaeological, historical, and cultural sources. In particular: The Plain of Jars is an ancient site in remote central Laos, southeast Asia. It comprises hundreds of large stone vessels, maybe two thousand years old, randomly scattered across the meadows and fields of a limestone ...

Keywords: Adventure Archaeology Historical Mysteries Mystery Thriller
Raiders

Raiders


Rob Jones

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

Rob Jones Raiders CHAPTER ONE The hunt was electric. Kiya felt the mans fear as he stumbled down the steps and strained his eyes in search of an exit. The Ravens watched him too, each circling around the vaulted chamber to cut off any possible escape route. But their prey was fast and knew the building better than any of them. Fumbling a door handle in the dark, Monsignor Bruno Scala, the head of the Vaticans Archivum Secretum pulled on the heavy oak door until a crack of light appeared in the ...

Keywords: Adventure Historical Mysteries Thriller
Atlantis Gold

Atlantis Gold


Rick Chesler

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

Rick Chesler Atlantis Gold Prologue Great Pyramid of Giza, 1938 Selam Hasim was lost. He knelt on the stone floor of the chamber, somewhere deep within the great pyramid, and smoothed out a map on his knee while aiming a flashlight with his other hand. Drops of perspiration fell from his forehead onto the paper, pattering softly in the near silent space. The confusing array of mapped passages, rooms and chambers made his head spin as he tried to reconcile where he presently found himself with ...

Keywords: Adventure Historical Mysteries Thriller
Solomon Key

Solomon Key


David Wood

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

David Wood Solomon Key Prologue Off the coast of Jamaica Peter Archer, or Red Pete as he was known to his crewmates, crept silently across the deck of the Blue Crane, which lay at anchor in sight of Port Royal. It was a moonless night, and the crew lay in drunken slumber after a night in port. Even the captain had imbibed to excess. This might be Petes only chance. He crept belowdecks, making his way down to the hold where Blue Cranes human cargo was bound. His heart raced. Could he really do ...

Keywords: Adventure Archaeology Historical Mysteries Thriller
Weapons of the Gods

Weapons of the Gods


David Leadbeater

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

David Leadbeater Weapons of the Gods CHAPTER ONE We are the core elements of Tempest, General George Gleeson told CIA high-flyer, Mark Digby. But our goals are too widespread to reach on our own. He waved at a bank of monitors positioned on the desk in front of them. Switch them on. Digby activated all five monitors with the push of a button. Gleeson waited for the newcomers to realize they were on-air, settling back in his padded leather chair and basking in the ambiance that surrounded him: ...

Keywords: Adventure Ancient Weapon Archaeology Historical Mysteries Mystery Thriller
The Bach Manuscript

The Bach Manuscript


Scott Mariani

ISBN: 9780007486427
Year of publication: 2017

Scott Mariani The Bach Manuscript PROLOGUE Nazi-occupied France July 16th, 1942 All four family members were at home when they came. Monsieur and Madame Silbermann, or Abel and Vidette, were in the salon, relaxing in a pair of matching Louis XV armchairs after a modest but excellent lunch prepared by Eliane, the family housekeeper. Vidette was immersed in one of the romantic novels into which she liked to escape. Abel, meanwhile, was frowning at an article in the collaborationist newspaper Le ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Espionage Fiction General Historical Mysteries Mystery & Detective Suspense Thrillers War & Military
The Uluru Code

The Uluru Code


Ernest Dempsey

ISBN: 9781944647124
Year of publication: 2016

Ernest Dempsey The Uluru Code Prologue Milbrodale, New South Wales Australia, 1893 It couldnt be coincidence. At least thats what Robert Mathews told himself. He peered over the top of his theodolite with suspicion, rechecked his position, and then looked through the instrument again. That doesnt belong there, Robert said under his breath. A tall, lanky black man stood nearby with arms crossed, watching curiously. His name was Charley, and hed been assisting Mathews with his research. At ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Fiction Historical Mysteries Treasure Hunter
The Hunt for Shambhala

The Hunt for Shambhala


Rob Jones

ISBN: 9781547287475
Year of publication: 2017

Rob Jones The Hunt for Shambhala PROLOGUE March 1904, Tibet In the safety of his tent, Captain James Langley of the British Army fumbled with a box of ammunition and spilled some of the bullets onto the floor. He took a deep breath and mumbled a prayer as his trembling fingers reloaded the heavy Webley Mk IV in his hand. This gun had already saved his life twice in South Africa first during the Battle of Elandslaagte and the second when he fought Boer commandos in the Western Transvaal. With ...

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