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Published by Headline, 22 September 2016. ISBN:978-0-7559-8080-0
World famous archaeologist Nina
Wilde, well known for discovering Atlantis some years before is now persuaded
along with her husband Eddie Chase to again try and find something that was
once believed to be a myth.
Her mother, also an archaeologist
had always maintained that the people of Atlantis had treasure hidden somewhere
in Nepal, but was killed before she could search for it. Eddie on a dive at the
site of Atlantis finds a Secret Codex seemingly pointing to the whereabouts of
the gold, they decide to go and find out more. Among others, one of the reasons
Nina wants to go is to prove her mother right. When her grandmother
unexpectedly turns up with copious notes of her mother’s it makes her even more
determined to find the truth.
Leaving their daughter Macy at
home in New York with a relative, they fly out to Nepal to a monastery thought
to be near the cave containing the gold. The monks agree to help them, however
someone else also knows about it and they have obviously followed Nina and
Now begins not only a desperate
fight not only to keep their secret hidden but to keep their lives. It's not
long before it becomes apparent that involved are not just greedy individuals
but even more greedy heads of countries determined to use the gold to control
the world. What follows is a frantic
struggle to keep one step ahead of people very determined to keep them quiet
Wow, what an exciting book, it
pulls the reader in and holds you with a stranglehold grip right from the
beginning. I think just about everyone is interested in the possible existence
of the much talked about Atlantis and this helps to bring the story alive.
I see this is Andy McDermott's
twelfth book involving Nina and Eddie and how Atlantis was discovered. I would
definitely like to read some of their earlier exploits.
I highly recommend The Midas Legacy for those who like
non-stop action that never lets up. What it says on the cover is what you get,
quote: “Action, Adventure and Mayhem Aplenty”!
Reviewer: Tricia Chappell
Andy McDermott was born in Halifax.He is the bestselling author of the Nina
Wilde/Eddie Chase series of adventure thrillers, which have been sold in over
30 countries and 20 languages. His debut novel, The Hunt For Atlantis, was published in the UK in 2008; on its US
publication the following year it became his first of several New York Times
bestsellers. He is also the author of the explosive spy thriller The Persona Protocol, and the first in a
planned series of short stories about celebrity sleuth Leviticus Gold. A former
journalist and movie critic, Andy was the editor of respected UK magazines like
DVD Review and the iconoclastic film publication Hotdog. He is now a full-time
author. He now lives in Bournemouth.
I have a great love of books and reading, especially crime and thrillers. I
play the occasional game of golf (when I am not reading). My great love
is cruising especially to far flung places, when there are long days at sea for
plenty more reading! I am really enjoying reviewing books and have found lots
of great new authors.