The Alexander Cipher

Author(s): Will Adams

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Non stop adventure and death defying chases in Will Adam's outstanding debut novel. It's 318 BC in the deserts of Libya, and Alexander the Great is buried as only a God should be, placed in a golden Sarcophagus in a catacomb of chambers, each packed with diamonds, rubies and gold. This was how he should have remained, but time waits for no-one. 2007 and underwater archaeologist Daniel Knox has been on the trail of Alexander's Gold ever since he can remember. When a tomb is uncovered on the construction site of a new hotel, Daniel believes he has found the clue to what he has been working towards for years. But the discovery has alerted two of the most dangerous men in the world, and Daniel is now a marked man.

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'A cracking adventure!Enthralling' The Observer 'The action crackles along' Daily Mail 'This is a hugely entertaining thriller, very much in the vein of Matthew Reilly: an adroit mixture of action, character, and history. The author does an excellent job of keeping the story moving at a brisk clip while giving us all the historical background we require to understand what all the fuss is about, Surprisingly, considering its high quality, this is Adams' first novel.' Booklist

Will Adams worked as a shop salesman, painter & decorator, warehouse porter and microfiche technician before joining a Washington DC-based firm of business history consultants, for whom he wrote a number of corporate histories and biographies, taking time off between projects to travel to remote places in search of exotic settings for his stories. He later worked as a communications consultant for a London agency before resigning and selling his flat to give himself a shot at fulfilling his lifelong ambition of becoming a novelist

General Fields

  • : 9780007250875
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • : Harper Element
  • : November 2007
  • : 178mm X 111mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2007
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 512
  • : Paperback
  • : Will Adams