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.
One of the world's holiest sites hides a secret worth killing for . . . Thomas Lourds, the world's foremost scholar of ancient languages, is contacted by an old friend, Dr Lev Strauss. A long lost ancient scripture has been discovered which holds the key to one of the world's greatest treasures, hidden under the legendary Temple Mount. Lourds rushes to Jerusalem to inspect Strauss's find. But on arrival, he learns his friend has been murdered. The book has vanished. Lourds knows he must uncover the murderer and track down the missing manuscript. Because this ancient artefact contains a hidden code. A code that will give its solver access to a formidable and frightening power. The fate of humankind rests in Lourds hands. But time is not on his side . . . [Thumbnails of backlist]
AN ANCIENT MANUSCRIPT HAS REMAINED CONCEALED FOR CENTURIES -- WITHIN ITS PAGES LIES THE KEY TO THE MOST UNHOLY SECRET KNOWN TO MANKIND. A sacred brotherhood has sworn, generation after generation, to protect this terrifying truth from those who would use it to unleash doomsday upon mankind. When the unthinkable happens, and the holy scroll is uncovered, the race is on to reveal the true meaning of the cryptic language. Only one man, Dr. Thomas Lourds, the world's foremost scholar of ancient languages, who we first met in the bestselling novel The Atlantis Code, can safely decipher this most deadly scripture. Lourds soon becomes the bait in the most lethal manhunt -- knowing he must confront the true face of evil if the world is to be saved... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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