This collection includes three books from the Dane Maddock Origins series: The Sons of the Republic Trilogy. Freedom What dark secret did the Founding Fathers of America hide, and who will stop at nothing to uncover it? Navy SEALs in-training, Dane Maddock and Bones Bonebrake can’t be in the same room without trying to kill each other, but soon find themselves caught up in a race with a secret society to solve a mystery that dates back to the founding of America. Find out how it all began in the action-packed first Dane and Bones Origins novella… Freedom! Liberty September, 1787- A clandestine group of founding fathers gather to debate a decision that could change the fate of America. Once again, Navy SEALs Dane Maddock and "Bones" Bonebrake find themselves pitted against the revolutionary group, The Sons of the Republic, as they seek to unravel a centuries-old mystery. Action, thrills, and mystery abound in the exciting new Maddock and Bones Origins story- Liberty! Justice A lost relic. A pirate’s treasure. A mystery from the time of America’s Founding Fathers. A break-in at Mount Vernon sets Dane Maddock and Bones Bonebrake on an action-packed search for the lost treasure of the most notorious pirates in history, and once again hurls them into the path of the Sons of the Republic. From famous landmarks to secret passages, danger lurks around every corner as Maddock and Bones race to find JUSTICE!
Templar Treasure! Romanov's Bane! The Amber Room! This collection includes three bestsellers from the Dane Maddock Origins series. Hell Ship When Navy SEAL Dane Maddock and his squad are sent to find the wreckage of a sunken World War II Japanese “Hell Ship,” they find themselves caught up in a deadly race to solve an eight hundred year old mystery. Can Dane and Bones outrun, outfight, and outwit a cadre of deadly adversaries and find the key to unlock the deadly secret of the Knights Templar? Sunken ships, conspiracies, secret societies, historical mysteries, and all the action you can handle! A globe-trotting, adrenaline-charged thriller in the tradition of Clive Cussler and James Rollins. Don’t miss it! Dead Ice Navy SEAL Dane Maddock leads a team of operatives in a race against Russian Spetznaz agents to find a lost nuclear submarine and recover a threat known only as Romanov’s Bane, but the frozen wasteland of Wrangel Island is home to more than enemy soldiers. Soon, Dane and Bones find themselves face-to-face with dangers thought long extinct. Join them as they seek to foil a madman’s deadly plot in the action-packed thriller, Dead Ice. Amber They called it the Eighth Wonder of the World. For more than two hundred years, the world marveled at the fabled Amber Room. And then came the Nazis. Since the second World War, one of the world's most magnificent lost treasures has lain hidden, and it's up to Navy SEALs Dane Maddock and "Bones" Bonebrake to find it again. Joined by Zara Leopov, their squad must follow the trail of clues from history in a perilous, action-packed race to find a treasure and unlock a deadly secret hidden in Amber.
Three bestselling adventures from the Dane Maddock Origins series! Splashdown 1961- Space capsule Liberty Bell 7 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean and sinks in what was called an accident. But was it? When Navy SEALs Dane Maddock and “Bones” Bonebrake are called upon to find the Liberty Bell 7 and recover its secret cargo, they find themselves caught up in a conspiracy from the Cold War era, and only they stand in the way of a powerful man bent on vengeance. Dane and Bones are back in another “Origins” adventure. Sunken ships, deadly creatures, dangerous enemies, mysteries from the past, and all the thrills your heart can stand await you in Splashdown! Electra In 1937 Amelia Earhart vanishes somewhere over the Pacific, giving rise to one of history's most confounding puzzles. When searchers believe they have found the location of Earhart's crash-landing, Navy SEALs Dane Maddock and Bones Bonebrake are sent on a covert mission to locate Earhart's crashed Electra aircraft and recover its contents. But nothing is ever easy for Dane and Bones. They soon find themselves facing off against mercenary forces, deadly creatures, and nature itself. Join Dane and Bones on another action-packed adventure as they head out in search of Electra! Treasure of the Dead Maddock and Bones set off on their first treasure hunting adventure! 1715 - Blown far off course, their treasure-laden ship sinking, a crew of Spanish sailors struggles ashore, only to encounter a horror out of their worst nightmares. Dane Maddock and Bones Bonebrake have left the Navy SEALs and set out on a search for the legendary lost treasure fleet. The search takes them to Haiti, where they encounter the forces of a madman bent on finding the treasure in order to fund his maniacal experiments and help him seize the power he craves. But not all their foes are human. Mystery, history, and legend meet as Maddock and Bones scour ancient ruins, plumb the depths of the sea, and come face to face with pure evil in their quest for the Treasure of the Dead. Praise for David Wood and the Dane Maddock Adventures “Dane and Bones.... Together they're unstoppable. Rip roaring action from start to finish. Wit and humor throughout. Just one question - how soon until the next one? Because I can't wait.”-Graham Brown, author of Shadows of the Midnight Sun “What an adventure! A great read that provides lots of action, and thoughtful insight as well, into strange realms that are sometimes best left unexplored.” -Paul Kemprecos, author of Cool Blue Tomb and the NUMA Files “A page-turning yarn blending high action, Biblical speculation, ancient secrets, and nasty creatures. Indiana Jones better watch his back!” -Jeremy Robinson, author of SecondWorld “With the thoroughly enjoyable way Mr. Wood has mixed speculative history with our modern day pursuit of truth, he has created a story that thrills and makes one think beyond the boundaries of mere fiction and enter the world of 'why not'?” -David Lynn Golemon, Author of the Event Group series “A twisty tale of adventure and intrigue that never lets up and never lets go!” -Robert Masello, author of The Einstein Prophecy “Let there be no confusion: David Wood is the next Clive Cussler. Once you start reading, you won't be able to stop until the last mystery plays out in the final line.”-Edward G. Talbot, author of 2012: The Fifth World “I like my thrillers with lots of explosions, global locations and a mystery where I learn something new. Wood delivers! Recommended as a fast paced, kick ass read.”-J.F. Penn, author of Desecration
Some say Demiel ben Yusef is the world's most dangerous terrorist, personally responsible for bombings and riots that have claimed the lives of thousands. Others insist he is a man of peace, a miracle worker, and possibly even the Son of God. His trial in New York City for crimes against humanity attracts scores of protestors, as well as media and religious leaders from around the world. Cynical reporter Alessandra Russo heads to the UN hoping for a piece of the action, but soon becomes entangled in controversy and suspicion when ben Yusef singles her out for attention among all other reporters. As Alessandra begins digging into ben Yusef's past, she is already in more danger than she knows—and when she is falsely accused of murder during her investigation, she is forced to flee New York. On the run from unknown enemies, Alessandra finds herself on the trail of a global conspiracy and a story that could shake the world to its foundations. Is Demiel ben Yusef the Second Coming or the Antichrist? The truth may lie in the secret history of the Holy Family, a group of Templars who defied the church, and a mysterious relic stained with the sacred blood of Christ Himself. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
“ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC . . . PULSE-POUNDING.” —Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author on Foreign and Domestic One Army geologist is kidnapped—on U.S. soil. Two nuclear plants are attacked—in a matter of days. No American is safe—from the next, and final, wave of terror. Enter Jake Mahegan, a Delta Force veteran on the most important mission of his life. If he fails, our nation falls. The countdown is launched. The clock is ticking. Armageddon begins . . . Three Minutes to Midnight. Praise for A.J. Tata’s Jake Mahegan novels: “I thoroughly enjoyed it…well done!” —President George Bush “An explosive, seat‑of‑your‑pants thriller!”—W.E.B. Griffin “A riveting look at the terrifying reality of domestic terrorism.”—Glenn Beck “Crackling with action and tension.”—Steve Berry “A must read for fans of thriller fiction.”—Newt Gingrich “Riveting . . . Mahegan stands out from the crowd of usual thriller heroes.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) Brigadier General Tata donates a portion of his earnings to the USO Metro DC, the North Carolina Heroes Fund, and the Michael Murphy Foundation.
Rocked by her husband’s tragic death, Kendall Jackson strives to put her life back together. But Ryder, her nineteen-year-old stepson, is bitter and wants nothing to do with her. And she can’t keep the grief at bay. Sometimes, it’s so strong, she wonders if life is worth living. A call from a cave diver in Mexico gives her hope of mending the relationship with her stepson. Before his death, her husband arranged a diving expedition as a birthday gift for his son. Kendall persuades Ryder to honor his father’s last wish. From the campus of Western Maryland College to the woods of Camp David and the caves of the Yucatán, Kendall and Ryder take a journey to discover what her husband worked so hard to hide, and to protect his treasured secrets from falling into the wrong hands. The choices they make will decide their fate and the future of others. Will they risk everything for the truth?
A UK #1 BestSeller in Thriller and Action/Adventure. Recommended for those who love an escapist action adventure. Reviews "Original! Fascinating! Breathtaking. . .Leadbeater really adds to the genre!" JOHN PAUL DAVIS, author of The Templar Agenda, a top 3 UK thriller. Did ancient Gods like Odin and Zeus and Thor once really exist? The time has come for a grand adventure filled with high excitement and explosive action. Matt Drake, a retired SAS officer, must unravel a mystery older than time in his search for the Nine Pieces of Odin. Though scattered aeons ago, it is believed that once the Pieces are reunited they will show the way to the Tomb of the Gods- the greatest archaeological find of all time. From a rocket attack on the Louvre to a battle in a Swedish cavern, from a daring helicopter raid on New York's National History Museum to an assault on a gangsters mansion in Hawaii, Matt Drake must find the world's oldest treasure in one of the wildest places on earth, searching for the very bones of the Gods with the spoils of victory being the entire world. Reader reviews: "can't wait for another Matt Drake adventure!!" "Bond meets The Da Vinci code but with higher stakes!" "if you like Andy Mcdermott or Matthew Reilly, get this book." "Another gem of a novel from this inventive writer." "this book is so full of life!"
When a Japanese submarine is discovered abandoned deep in the Brazilian wilderness, a smart, adventurous, and tough zoologist must derail a catastrophic plot in Hell’s Gate. 1944. As war rages in Europe and the Pacific, Army Intel makes a shocking discovery: a 300-foot Japanese sub marooned and empty, deep in the Brazilian interior. A team of Army Rangers sent to investigate has already gone missing. Now, the military sends Captain R. J. MacCready, a quick-witted, brilliant scientific jack-of-all-trades to learn why the Japanese are there—and what they’re planning. Parachuting deep into the heart of Central Brazil, one of the most remote regions on the planet, Mac is unexpectedly reunited with his hometown friend and fellow scientist Bob Thorne. A botanist presumed dead for years, Thorne lives peacefully with Yanni, an indigenous woman who possesses mysterious and invaluable skills. Their wisdom and expertise are nothing short of lifesaving for Mac as he sets out on a trail into the unknown. Mac makes the arduous trek into an ancient, fog-shrouded valley hidden beneath a 2000-foot plateau, where he learns of a diabolical Axis plot to destroy the United States and its allies. But the enemy isn’t the only danger in this treacherous jungle paradise. Silently creeping from the forest, an even darker force is on the prowl, attacking at night and targeting both man and beast. Mac has to uncover the source of this emerging biological crisis and foil the enemy’s plans . . . but will he be in time to save humanity from itself?
The stakes don’t get any higher... The explosive and brilliant new thriller from bestseller Dominic Selwood The Turin Shroud has been stolen in a violent assault. Why? And by whom? Drawn into the investigation, archaeologist and former spy Ava Curzon finds herself plunged into a desperate struggle against an apocalyptic Russian cult. Recruited by the UK’s clandestine MI13 intelligence agency – and aided by the Vatican’s security division and her former colleague Ferguson – Ava is sucked into a world of dark extremism and Biblical secrets. As the chase catapults her around Europe, she must unravel the mysteries of an ancient icon belonging to the shadowy Order of Malta. With time running out, and cataclysmic war in the Middle East the price of failure, the world stands on the brink... Perfect for readers of Dan Brown and Scott Mariani, this crypto-thriller from the masterful Dominic Selwood will keep you gripped until the very end. The Ava Curzon Thrillers The Sword of Moses The Apocalypse Fire Book 3 coming 2017 What everyone is saying about Dominic Selwood ‘The plot moves so quickly the reader is at times left gasping for breath ... combines the daring and resolve of the Hollywood archaeologist with the razor-sharp mental agility of a Conan Doyle super sleuth’ Oxford Times ‘Seamless blend of historical fact and tantalizing fiction ... hard to put down (Five stars)’BookIdeas.com ‘Rollercoaster crypto-thriller ... move over Lara Croft! (Five stars)’ Daily Express ‘A fast-paced Biblical thriller backed by impeccable research. Fans of The Da Vinci Code will love this!’ JF Penn, bestselling author of the Arkane series ‘I did not get much sleep ... page-turning ... extremely well plotted and very scary’ Nancy Bilyeau, bestselling author of The Crown, The Chalice, The Tapestry ‘This book burns ... grabs one’s attention at page one and won’t let go until the very end ... excitement, drama, action ... breathless ... riveting read’ The Square Magazine ‘Brilliant’ Hampshire Chronicle ‘Epic’ CipherMysteries.com ‘Swashbuckling ... had me hooked from start to finish’ Writedge.com
“Magnificent! A compelling, fast-paced novel that reveals a rarely seen dark side of Everest. A must-read!”—James W. Huston, New York Times bestselling author of The Blood Flag The view from 8,848 meters isn’t always clear. Even after eight successful summits, Mount Everest guide Neil Quinn can’t handle anything the mountain throws his way. Disaster strikes steps from the top, leaving him with a very old swastika-embellished ice axe that should never have been so high on the mountain—not if Everest’s meticulously documented history is accurate. Danger doesn’t stop at the descent. When he heads back to Europe, blackballed and alone, he struggles to discover the truth about this lost relic. Quinn’s investigations soon have neo-Nazis, assassins, and history buffs vying to take possession of the axe—proof of Nazi alpine superiority, and strong evidence that a German climber was the first to summit Mount Everest. Beautifully written and meticulously researched, Summit follows two climbers across two continents as their stories intertwine across history, culminating in one final push for the top of the world. “Gripping…Farthing vividly depicts the challenges of mountain climbing.”—Publishers Weekly
This omnibus edition includes: SOLOMON'S SEAL With the discovery of the long lost Seal of Solomon--real or not-Ogmios Team members Konstantin and Orla find themselves in Jerusalem and Palestine fighting for their lives in a desperate race to stop all hell breaking lose. They don't know who they can trust. They don't know which way to turn next. All they know is they have to find the Seal while diverting the detonation of a dirty bomb at one of Jerusalem's most holy sites. LUCIFER'S MACHINE During the basking summer heat a university-based archaeology team uncovers an ancient box bearing the image of Baphomet. Could this box-a crude yet sophisticated machine centuries ahead of its time-be a vital link to discovering the true nature of the Knights Templar's relationship to the horned devil? WARGOD A search for the legendary sword of Julius Caesar draws the Ogmios Team into a web of intrigue, betrayal and violence that threatens the stability of the Realm, and the future of the entire planet.... The race for the sword and search for the truth behind the plot will take both Frost and Khavin across Europe, into the murky place where legends meet history, and to the very brink Armageddon. "Perfect for those DaVinci Code fans looking for another electrifying read combining Biblical history with modern-day Armageddon." Douglas Preston, NYT Bestselling author of IMPACT and BLASPHEMY "Fascinating, gripping, horrific, tragic and compelling." Steve Alten, NYT Bestselling author of MEG and THE SHELL GAME. "SILVER is a wild combination of Indiana Jones, The Da Vinci Code, and The Omen." Kevin J Anderson, international bestselling author of THE SAGA OF SEVEN SUNS and co-author of PAUL OF DUNE "A thrill-a minute ride that is sure to please even the most discerning action-adventure fan " David Wood, author of the Dane Maddock adventures
John Milton is trying to make amends for a career spent killing for the British Secret Service. He has a burning need to right wrongs - and rewrite his own bloody past. He finds himself in Louisiana, the Big Sleazy, the bayou, and the post-Katrina wreckage of the Gulf Coast with a debt of honor to repay. Isadora Bartholomew, who saved his partner's life, needs his help. Joel Babineaux, a ruthless property magnate, is out to sink the charity she established to help rebuild the Lower Ninth Ward. Just when Milton thinks he has neutralised Babineaux's scheming, a dangerous man from his past takes an unhealthy interest in his present. Claude Boon used to work for the Mossad and might be more than Milton can handle. And then the stakes get even higher....
"This is a meaty meal of thrills! Highly recommended!" - Ryne Douglas Pearson, author of SIMPLE SIMON and screenwriter of the boxoffice hit, KNOWING"PROGENY is a well-researched and fast-paced thriller. The characters are engaging and real, the story line plausible and fascinating, and the writing well done." -Larry Enright, best-selling author of FOUR YEARS FROM HOME and 12/21/12"You'll question what you believe and want to learn more. Well researched and well written." -Douglas Dorow, author of THE NINTH DISTRICT"Cussler, Brown, Hopkins! The careful plotting no doubt owes itself to the massive research that Hopkins had to have done to pull off such a well-worked mystery. Reminiscent of Dan Browns' use of Biblical lore in Angels and Demons and Clive Cussler's wonderful maritime locales... Dynamic characters, wonderful settings, and unbelievable twists kept me turning the pages!" -Heidi Ruby Miller, author of AMBASADORA and GREENSHIFT"PROGENY is a gritty, bloody tale that will make you think, question and cringe from one page to the next." - Christopher Starr, author of THE ROAD TO HELLIt has been months since John Carter's estranged brother, Henry, has gone missing. When last heard from, he was sailing off to Bermuda in search of an author whose books deal with the esoteric traditions of past ages.Reluctantly, John joins Henry's old Special Forces Teammates on a trip to Bermuda, hoping to discover the truth behind Henry's disappearance. But not all is as it seems in Bermuda, and the puzzle that awaits John on the small island paradise will prove to be more sinister than anything the world has seen in a very, very long time.As the fingers of an ancient evil seek to draw him into another world - a world where all of Hell is trying to break loose - John must confront the truth of his own past... and pray that he might survive its revelation......that the WORLD might survive its revelation.See the booktrailer at the author's Amazon page.
A thrill-seeking Harvard linguistics professor and an ultrasecret branch of the Catholic Church go head-to-head in a race to uncover the secrets of the lost city of Atlantis. The ruins of the technologically-advanced, eerily-enigmatic ancient civilization promise their discoverer fame, fortune, and power... but hold earth-shattering secrets about the origin of man. While world-famous linguist and archaeologist, Thomas Lourds, is shooting a film that dramatizes his flamboyant life and scientific achievements, satellites spot impossibly ancient ruins along the Spanish coast. Lourds knows exactly what it means: the Lost Continent of Atlantis has been found. The race is on, and Lourds' challengers will do anything to get there first. Whoever controls the Lost Continent will control the world. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Young Emmy always knew that the woods surrounding her home crawled with ghosts and monsters -- the countless haints of Harrow County. But on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, she learns that she is connected to these creatures -- and to the land itself -- in ways she never could have imagined.
A special edition of The Pan Book of Horror Stories reissued with a bright retro design to celebrate Pan's 70th anniversary. Over fifty years ago, Pan launched a series of books that were to delight and disgust - sometimes even on the same page - readers from across the world. From classics in the genre to scraping-the-barrel nastiness, the Pan Books of Horror had them all.This reissue of the very first Pan Book of Horror contains twenty-two terrifying tales of horror by a dazzling array of famous names - including Peter Fleming, C. S. Forester, Bram Stoker, Angus Wilson, Noel Langley, Jack Finney and L. P. Hartley. Stories of the uncanny jostle with tales of the macabre, it is the perfect bedside book - for those with nerves of steel!
Endore’s classic werewolf novel—now back in print for the first time in over forty years—helped define a genre and set a new standard in horror fiction The werewolf is one of the great iconic figures of horror in folklore, legend, film, and literature. And connoisseurs of horror fiction know that The Werewolf of Paris is a cornerstone work, a masterpiece of the genre that deservedly ranks with Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Endore’s classic novel has not only withstood the test of time since it was first published in 1933, but it boldly used and portrayed elements of sexual compulsion in ways that had never been seen before, at least not in horror literature. In this gripping work of historical fiction, Endore’s werewolf, an outcast named Bertrand Caillet, travels across pre-Revolutionary France seeking to calm the beast within. Stunning in its sexual frankness and eerie, fog-enshrouded visions, this novel was decidedly influential for the generations of horror and science fiction authors who came afterward.
DAN KOTLER IS BACK, AND THIS TIME HE'S TACKLING ONE OF THE OLDEST MYSTERIES IN HISTORY 1914- Thomas Edison stands and watches his West Orange laboratory burn to the ground, taking his life's work with it. And he smiles. In his pocket is a stone that is the key to untold mysteries, and with it he will start fresh, and create wonders beyond any of his previous work. 1974- Two US Army Special Forces officers uncover a lockbox filled with invaluable enemy intelligence that can turn the tide of the Vietnam conflict. Among the papers and maps is another stone, nearly identical to Edison's. With this, the two officers will build a financial empire, corrupt to its core but powerful enough to elude even the FBI. TWO STONES, FOUND SIXTY YEARS APART, AND BOTH HOLDING CLUES TO WHAT MAY BE THE LOST CITY OF ATLANTIS Today- Dan Kotler, independent researcher and archeologist, is winding down from the events surrounding the theft and recovery of the Coelho Medallion, and discovering that the fallout of this history-altering adventure reaches further than he'd imagined. As academic colleagues shun him and the press hounds him, Kotler finds himself looking for a new purpose. When Gail McCarthy, granddaughter of one of Manhattan's wealthiest real estate moguls, brings an ancient stone to Kotler's attention, he finds himself embroiled once again in intrigue, jeopardy, and mystery. This time he may uncover one of history's oldest secrets-if he survives long enough. Working with his friend from the FBI, Agent Roland Denzel, Kotler strikes out on a quest to uncover and solve the Atlantis Riddle, and once again rewrite history as we know it. - HERE'S WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT KEVIN TUMLINSON'S BOOKS: ***** "Kevin has crashed onto the action-thriller scene as only an action-thriller author can: with provocative plot lines, unforgettable characters, and enough adrenaline to keep you awake all night." -Nick Thacker, author of The Enigma Strain ***** "[Kevin Tumlinson] is what every writer should be-entertaining and thought-provoking." - Shana Tehan, Press Secretary, U.S. House of Representatives ***** "There was something so fascinating about [Citadel] and the cast of characters [Kevin Tumlinson] put together." - Leah Petersen, Author of Fighting Gravity ***** "I discovered Kevin Tumlinson from The Creative Penn podcast and immediately got his novel, Evergreen. I read it in like 3 seconds. It's the most fast-paced story I've encountered." -R.D. Holland, Independent Reviewer ***** "[Sawyer Jackson and the Long Land] was a great read! I love these style of books-magic, science fiction, alternate reality. I couldn't put it down." -S., Independent Reviewer