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The Atlantis Papyrus|Jay Penner
The Atlantis Papyrus : Not all secrets are worth revealing
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..."LOVE IT ...the best book I've read in a long time...if you love history this is for you " A struggle for succession. A thousand year mystery. Would you risk a million innocents to save two?

Babylon, 323 B.C. King Alexander the Great has died without an heir and blood-thirsty generals circle each other, plotting for the throne and pieces of a vast and restless empire. But captain Deon has other worries-his ugly past has finally caught up with him, and now a vicious lender will sell his family to slavery if he does not clear his debt. Desperate, he accepts a mission from Alexander's wily Royal Secretary in return for a generous reward. Deon soon discovers that nothing is as it seems in the murky waters of succession. Deceived and threatened, he faces a stark choice: decode a secret with the power to bequeath the owner with the keys to Alexander's throne and earn his family's freedom, or let them die in the brutal gold mines of Ethiopia. Assisted by a companion as skilled with languages as she is with a dagger, and pursued by forces that will stop at nothing, Deon must cross lands erupting in violence and find an astonishing mystery hidden for a thousand years. But the more he learns, the more he realizes that his actions will decide the life and death of not only his loved ones but also that of millions of innocents. Note: Nov 2020, some proofreading gremlins have been fixed
What readers are saying (Amazon Global and Goodreads) "I enjoyed this story immensely..." "...You find yourself caring about the characters, and constantly turning the pages to see what happens next..." "...has twists that are unpredictable, and 'aha' moments that will thrill readers..." "..fast paced with a hix of history and fiction... " "...Couldn't always tell what was real and what was fiction, and I love that..." "...Simply wonderful Deon's adventure is brimming with political intrigue, romantic tension, and fast-paced battle sequences." "Page turner Loved it " "I enjoyed it a lot... well worth a read..." "Unlike some other books that bog you down with academics, this one makes it all part of a thoroughly entertaining and exciting story..." BONUS: Join the newsletter on the author's site to get a free "History behind the book" that touches on some interesting facts behind the book. Packed with twists-and-turns and painted with colorful characters, The Atlantis Papyrus brings excitement to well-researched historical mysteries. Each book in the Whispers of Atlantis Series can be enjoyed entirely on its own. However, the tendrils of each book connect to the other across the ocean of time, and the reading experience is enhanced when read in sequence.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781091312036
  • ISBN-10: 1091312036
  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: April 2019
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.25 x 0.89 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Page Count: 398

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