TestamentJack Howard (Volume 9)
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St. Martin's Press
On Sale: 01/02/2018
ISBN: 9781250156235464 Pages
David Gibbins' Testament continues the thrilling Jack Howard series with a tale across time.
The race to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant begins NOW.
The ancient world is in meltdown. In desperation, the priests of the Temple look to the greatest navigators of their time to save their treasures. Meanwhile, on a far distant shore, a Phoenician named Hanno flees for his life from a terrifying enemy—to a place the prophets called the Chariot of the Gods.
In the darkest days of the Second World War, Allied codebreakers play a game of live or die. A top-secret exchange of deadly materials between the Nazis and the Japanese is set to occur, but neither side knows about the priceless artifact that’s hidden on board a ship whose fate they have just sealed.
Marine archaeologist Jack Howard is on the most important—and perilous—dive of his career: hunting for Nazi gold. His voyage will take him from a Phoenician shipwreck off the coast of England to the ruins of ancient Carthage. Can he unearth the truth about one of the world’s most dangerous secrets without getting himself killed…and will he rewrite history as we know it today?
Southern Erythraean Sea (present-day Red Sea) during the reign of Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon, 584 BC
The man with the braided beard lurched forward, his hands on his knees, panting...
Praise for Testament
"A brilliantly written thriller"—Parmenion Books on Testament
"David Gibbins is a marine archaeologist himself and his expertise and experience endow these books with invaluable authenticity and detail...There isn’t another thriller hero like Jack Howard and I treasure him."—For Winter Nights on Testament
"Utterly absorbing . . . When the adventure is as exciting as it is here, it is too good not to be allowed to speak for itself. . . . Put aside your assumptions of what a thriller should be and instead immerse yourself in one of the best historical adventures you’ll read this year." —For Winter Nights on Pharaoh
"History, mystery and myth all brought together to astound the reading senses . . . a true leader of his genre and his art." —Parmenion Books on Pharaoh
"An exciting mix of fact and fiction, with shades of Clive Cussler and Indiana Jones." —York Evening Press on Crusader Gold
“The historical conspiracy angle gives the book Da Vinci-esque appeal, and the intense visual details of the team’s marine discoveries make it naturally cinematic.”—Publishers Weekly on Atlantis
“What do you get if you cross Indiana Jones with Dan Brown? Answer: David Gibbins.”—Daily Mirror on Atlantis
“...a superb novel...one of the best historical adventures you’ll read this year.” —For Winter Nights on Pyramid