The Hunt for Atlantis
By Andy McDermott
(Bantam, Mass Market Paperback, 9780553592856, 544pp.)
Publication Date: September 29, 2009
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A LOST CIVILIZATION.
A DANGEROUS QUEST.
A DEADLY SECRET.
It’s one of history’s most enduring and controversial legends—the lost city of Atlantis. Archaeologist Nina Wilde is certain she’s solved the riddle of its whereabouts—and with the help of reclusive billionaire Kristian Frost, his beautiful daughter, Kari, and ex-SAS bodyguard Eddie Chase, she’s about to make the most important discovery in centuries. But not everyone wants them to succeed: a powerful and mysterious organization will stop at nothing to ensure that a secret submerged for 11,000 years never resurfaces.
More than one would-be discoverer has already died in pursuit of Atlantis’s secrets—including Nina’s own parents. Failure isn’t an option. From the streets of Manhattan to the Brazilian jungle, from a Tibetan mountaintop to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, Nina and Eddie will race against time—and follow a trail of danger and death to a revelation so explosive, it could destroy civilization forever….
Andy McDermott is a former journalist and movie critic who now writes novels full time following the international success of his debut thriller, The Hunt For Atlantis, which has been sold around the world in over 20 languages to date. He lives in Bournemouth, England.