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Hard Magic: Book I of the Grimnoir Chronicles

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Kirby O’Donnell is a Howard hero less familiar to most readers. Howard only wrote three stories about O’Donnell’s exploits, of which only two actually saw print during his lifetime — “The Treasures of Tartary” and “Swords of Shahrazar” — neither in Weird Tales.

The Constantine Covenant

A mind-blowing WW2 archaeological spy thriller from USA Today bestselling author R. Cameron Cooke…

701 BC: The Assyrian army lays siege to the Holy City of Jerusalem, where the ancestors of the Jewish race await annihilation—until one miraculous night when the Assyrians are scourged from the earth by the Hand of God. Jerusalem is saved.

But the secret of its salvation was lost in the desert sands…

1944 AD: Across the globe, Nazi agents are gathering what appears to be a collection of unrelated relics. Allied intelligence agencies suspect the Nazis have stumbled onto an ancient secret—a weapon that could turn the tide of the war.

Special Agent Matt Hart is haunted by his past, a botched mission in which he lost his entire team, including the best spy he ever knew, who also happened to be the woman he loved. After lamenting in his own private purgatory, a glimmer of hope that she might still be alive convinces Hart to get back in the game, to accept an impossible mission, against all odds…

Hart infiltrates the Nazi ranks to discover their true intentions, but what he uncovers is a plot that crosses all battle lines, reaching beyond mere victory in war. Driven by a personal motive and trusting in nothing but his own skills and instincts for survival, he must brave combat at sea, on land, and in the air to find the Nazis’ secret—a secret that has shaped the history of the world—before it can be used to seal the fate of millions…

Lost Worlds: The Ultimate Anthology and Atlantis and Lemuria: 13 Classic Tales

Lost Worlds: The Ultimate Anthology: 40 Classic Tales :

Long before Indiana Jones…

The ‘Lost World’ or ‘Lost Race’ genre was one of the most popular genres of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

This Masterworks of Adventure anthology is a collection of 40 tales considered to be among the best and most influential works. We started with 333: A Bibliography of the Science-Fantasy Novel, by Crawford, Donahue and Grant (1953), which lists the best works published before 1950, then cross-referenced them with Science-fiction, the Early Years by Everett Franklin Bleiler, Stuart Teitler’s By the World Forgot: Towards a Bibliography of Lost Race Fiction from 1800, and Jessica Amanda Salmonson’s Lost Race Checklist, the ultimate checklist for collectors.

You’ll find stories told in a variety of styles: travelogues, boy’s adventure, romantic adventure, philosophical adventure and pulp fiction. Some have been made available for Kindle for the very first time and are exclusive to ROH Press.

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Atlantis and Lemuria: 13 Classic Tales :

“Now in this island of Atlantis there was a great and wonderful empire which had rule over the whole island and several others, but there occurred violent earthquakes and floods, and in a single day and night it disappeared into the depths of the sea.” ~ Plato, Timaeus & Critias

Atlantis tales were one of the most popular Lost World sub-genres of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. You could argue that it’s still the most popular Lost World sub-genre today. Plato’s tale of a sunken world has spawned countless books, films and TV shows. The survivors of that sunken continent appeared to have scattered to every corner of the globe, founding new civilizations on every continent, in isolated jungles, underground, or beneath the waves.

This Masterworks of Adventure anthology is a collection of 13 tales considered to be among the best and most influential works.

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Pelquin’s Comet (The Dark Angels Book 1)

In an age of exploration and expansion, the crew of the freetrader Pelquin’s Comet – a rag-tag group of misfits, ex-soldiers and ex-thieves – set out to find a cache of alien technology, intent on making their fortunes; but they are not the only interested party and find themselves in a deadly race against corporate agents and hunted by the authorities.

Forced to combat enemies without and within, they strive to overcome the odds under the watchful eye of an unwelcome guest: Drake, agent of the bank funding their expedition, who is far more than he seems and may represent the greatest threat of all.

“Intrigue and action in this high octane collision between Firefly, the Bourne films and Indiana Jones. A two-fisted SF adventure, space opera as it should be written!” – Gavin Smith, author of Veteran

“It is his characters who live through the story and make the reader need to know just how it’s all going to pan out, human characters who may seem familiar but then there’s that one thing, that shifted alteration that changes the world and changes the reader too.” – Interzone

Tomb of Gods

Deep inside the tomb exists a hidden world of wonder and terror.

In 1935, British archaeologists vanished inside an Egyptian cave. A year later, one man returned covered in mysterious scars.

Egyptologist Imogen Riley desperately wants to know what happened to the ill-fated expedition led by her grandfather. On a quest for answers, she joins a team of archeologists and soldiers in Egypt. Inside a mountain tomb, they’ve found a technologically advanced relic and a maze of tunnels. Dr. Nathan Trummel believes this tomb leads to the most guarded secrets of the pharaohs. When the explorers venture deep into the caves, they discover a hidden world of wonder and terror.

“The suspense of the story, aided by sly hints from the author, and the atmosphere of a dark, claustrophobic tomb work together to create a scary story. The characters’ fear invites the reader into the world to experience the fright themselves.”
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Mandate of Heaven: A Treasure Hunting Adventure (Ethan Chase Thriller)

Mandate of Heaven: A Treasure Hunting Adventure (Ethan Chase Thriller)
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Ethan Chase’s past has finally caught up with him, and the entire world’s future now stands on a knife’s edge.

Ex-Army Ranger Ethan Chase breaks his oath of allegiance to the military when he deserts from the Army while deployed to Afghanistan. Years later, he’s captured and sent to military prison, but the director of a shadowy government agency takes him into his direct custody. They offer Ethan his freedom and a blank slate, but only if he can track down and retrieve the lost Heirloom Seal of the Realm, an ancient Chinese artifact believed to grant godly powers to any ruler who possesses it.

With little choice, Ethan takes on this quest, joined by three cohorts: his best friend, the federal agent who arrested him, and a beautiful treasure hunter. Yet they’re not the only ones seeking the Heirloom Seal, and some will cross any line, betray any loyalty, for a chance at supreme power.

EVOLVED PUBLISHING PRESENTS the first fast-paced book in the “Ethan Chase Thriller” series of globe-trotting, treasure-hunting adventures.

The Alchemist’s Secret (Ben Hope, Book 1)

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Introducing the explosive first Ben Hope adventure

‘Compelling from the first page until the last, Mariani and Ben Hope entertain in a gripping tale that will have you turning the pages well into the night’ MARK DAWSON

Ben Hope lives on the edge. A former elite member of the SAS, Ben is tortured by a tragedy from his past and now devotes his life to finding kidnapped children.

When Ben is recruited to locate an ancient manuscript which could save a dying child, he embarks on the deadliest quest of his life.

The document is alleged to contain the formula for the elixir of life, discovered by the brilliant alchemist Fulcanelli decades before. But it soon becomes apparent that others are hunting this most precious of treasures – for far more evil ends.

When the secrets of alchemy hidden within the pages remain impenetrable, Ben teams up with beautiful American scientist Dr Roberta Ryder to crack the code.

It seems that everyone – from the Nazis during WW2 and powerful Catholic organisation Gladius Domini – wants to unearth the secrets of immortality.

The trail leads Ben and Roberta from Paris to the ancient Cathar strongholds of the Languedoc, where an astonishing secret has lain hidden for centuries…

‘Compelling from the first page until the last, Mariani and Ben Hope entertain in a gripping tale that will have you turning the pages well into the night’ MARK DAWSON

The Ben Hope series is a must-read for fans of Dan Brown, Lee Child and Mark Dawson. Join the millions of readers who get breathless with anticipation when the countdown to the new Ben Hope thriller begins…

The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

part of a trilogy of novel following the adventures of the Professor Challenger, followed by The Poison Belt and The Land of Mist

The Lost World is a novel released in 1912 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle concerning an expedition to a plateau in the Amazon basin of South America where prehistoric animals (dinosaurs and other extinct creatures) still survive. It was originally published serially in the popular Strand Magazine and illustrated by New-Zealand-born artist Harry Rountree during the months of April–November 1912. The character of Professor Challenger was introduced in this book. The novel also describes a war between indigenous people and a vicious tribe of ape-like creatures.

Edward Malone, a young reporter for the Daily Gazette, asks his editor for a dangerous assignment to impress the woman he loves, Gladys, who wishes for a great man capable of brave deeds and actions. His task is to approach the notorious Professor Challenger, who dislikes the popular press intensely and physically assaults intrusive journalists. The subject is to be his recent South American expedition which, surrounded by controversy, guarantees a hostile reaction. As a direct approach would be instantly rebuffed, Malone instead masquerades as an earnest student.

On meeting the professor he is startled by his overwhelming intellect – his intimidating physique too – but believes his ruse is succeeding. Seeing through the masquerade, then confirming Malone’s scientific knowledge is non-existent, Challenger erupts in anger and forcibly throws him out. Malone earns his respect by refusing to press charges with a policeman who saw his violent ejection into the street. Challenger ushers him back inside and, extracting promises of confidentiality, eventually reveals he has discovered living dinosaurs in South America.

At a tumultuous public meeting in which Challenger experiences further ridicule, Malone volunteers for an expedition to verify the discoveries. His companions are to be Professor Summerlee, and Lord John Roxton, an adventurer who helped end slavery on the Amazon; the notches on his rifle showing how many slavers he killed doing so.

Dane Maddock Adventure by David Wood

Dane Maddock Adventure by David Wood
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CLASSIC ADVENTURE FOR THE MODERN READER! The Dane Maddock Adventures by USA Today bestselling author David Wood brings the classic pulp-style adventure into a modern setting. Inspired by such varied works as the Dirk Pitt Adventures, Indiana Jones, Doc Savage,

The Dane Maddock Adventures follow the exploits of former Navy SEALs turned treasure hunters, Dane Maddock and “Bones” Bonebrake as they travel around the world solving ancient mysteries, finding artifacts, lost cities, fantastic treasures and legendary creatures.

Atlantis gold: An Omega Files Adventure

A GLOBAL SEARCH FOR THE MYTHICAL LOST CITY … 
A RUTHLESS UNDERGROUND CONSORTIUM … 
One man’s quest to find the ultimate treasure and give it back to the world … 
ATLANTIS GOLD
Egypt, 1938 

A leading archaeologist vanishes while exploring a newly discovered chamber inside the Great Pyramid of Giza.

Mediterranean Sea, Present Day 

Ex-U.S. Navy specialists Carter Hunt and Jayden Takada are working one of their first jobs in civilian life–repairing a subsea data cable for an international telecom company– when their mini-sub is attacked by persons unknown wishing to stem the flow of information in and out of Egypt. They survive the encounter only to receive a call from Hunt’s ex-girlfriend, Dr. Madison Chambers, an archaeologist currently on an excavation at the Great Pyramid of Giza.
She has a most unusual request—she needs someone to scuba dive inside the pyramid. Hunt agrees to help, but soon finds out that the same people behind his close call on the data cable are also interested in what has been found in the pyramid.
Before long, Hunt and Takada find themselves on the run from a shadowy criminal enterprise that will stop at nothing to obtain artifacts that appear to lead to nothing less than the lost city of Atlantis.
A trail of clues looks like it will lead the accidental explorers to legendary riches of unfathomable worth, but will they be able to safeguard them from those who would do anything to control ancient secrets?

PRAISE FOR ATLANTIS GOLD 

★★★★★ Ancient mysteries, global conspiracies, and nonstop thrills! Books like these are the reason I love action-adventure! Fans of Clive Cussler and James Rollins will find treasure within the pages of ATLANTIS GOLD!« – David Wood, USA Today bestselling author of the Dane Maddock Adventures