An ancient artefact is discovered in a dusty antiquities shop in Alexandria, Egypt - the long forgotten trinket soon becomes the centre of the most deadly archaeological hunt in history.
The 20,000 year-old relic is inscribed with what appears to be the long lost language of Atlantis. Only one man would seem to be able to decode its meaning - the world's foremost linguist, Dr Thomas Lourdes - but only if he can stay alive long enough...
Meanwhile, an earthquake in Cadiz, Spain, uncovers a most unexpected site - one which the Vatican rush to be the first to explore... Perhaps the lost city of Atlantis is finally ready to be found?
But is the world ready for her secrets?
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The Atlantis Code will take you to a new level of mystery, wonder, adventure and excitement ( Deepak Chopra)
Short, gripping chapters move the action from Egypt to Russia to Africa to London. Indiana Jones meets The Da Vinci Code. Look out, Dan Brown, Brokaw can play this game a lot better than most of your imitators ( Booklist Review)
In the 19th century, the equivalent of a blockbuster movie was a tense, thrilling novel, often told in serial form. We tend to forget that the modern novel need not be anything more significant than excellent entertainment, which is the perfect description of Charles Brokaw's The Atlantis Code . . . A rollicking adventure, with nonstop action and suspense. Readers can only hope that Brokaw is prepared to send Professor Lourds on further quests ( Publishers Weekly)
A winning combination of all the ingredients an adventure addict could want: great action, intrepid archeologists, dark conspiracies, cliffhangers, and a real sense of wonder (Kevin J. Anderson, New York Times bestselling co-author of PAUL OF DUNE and author of THE EDGE OF THE WORLD)
Brokaw's hero is Indiana Jones without the whip. Who knew archeology could be so exciting? Wonderful entertainment. (Stephen Coonts, New York Times bestselling author of THE TRAITOR)
Storytelling doesn't get much better than this. I've set this one aside to read again! (David Hagberg, New York Times bestselling author of THE EXPEDITER)
The author is a well-known figure in the literary community with many awards and books to his credit. He's been a university professor, a teacher, a little league coach, and a rodeo cowboy. He's a frequent speaker who has given lectures at such widely divergent places as the CIA, West Point, and science fiction conventions. He lives in the Midwest with his family.
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Book Description Michael Joseph, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110141040807