The twelfth in the fantastic Wilde/Chase series sees Nina trying to follow in her late mother's footsteps as she and husband Eddie search for King Midas' legacy. Fan Scott Mariani says that McDermott's adventure thrillers are full of 'action, adventure and mayhem aplenty'. if you read Cussler, Mariani or James Rollins you'll love this.
A return to Atlantis
The lost city has defined Nina Wilde's life. Her parents' obsession with Atlantis cost them their lives, but finding it brought Nina to her husband Eddie Chase and a series of archaeological treasures.
A secret codex
A decade later, the International Heritage Agency needs their help to locate the Secret Codex, an account of ancient Atlantean explorer Talonor's journeys, thought to be located in the dangerous underwater ruins of Atlantis. Unable to resist one more adventure, the couple join the mission.
A king whose touch turns all to gold
But when a long-lost relative reappears in Nina's life, asking her to use the Codex to find a hidden cave containing the secret of King Midas, she is unprepared for the devastation that follows. The promise of unlimited gold has aroused the greed of powerful and ruthless forces... and only Nina and Eddie stand in their way.
Adventure stories don't get much more epic than this - Mirror
A writer of almost cinematic talent - Daily Express, Scotland
McDermott raises the bar... non-stop high octane action - Publishers Weekly
Easily competes with the works of Dan Brown and James Rollins - Bookgasm.com
True Indiana Jones stuff with terrific pace - Bookseller
Like Clive Cussler on speed... high-powered fun - Huddersfield Daily
A pulse-racing adventure with action down the line - Northern Echo
No fan of Indiana Jones, Matthew Reilly or action in general will be able to put it down - Northern Territory News
Andy McDermott is the bestselling author of the Nina Wilde & Eddie Chase adventures, which have been sold in over 30 countries and 20 languages. His debut novel, The Hunt For Atlantis, was his first of several New York Times bestsellers. He has also written the explosive spy thriller The Persona Protocol. His latest thriller series begins with OPERATIVE 66, about a government assassin who finds himself hunted by his own side. He is already working on the sequel.
A former journalist and movie critic, Andy is now a full-time novelist. Born in Halifax, when not travelling the world researching locations for his novels he lives in Bournemouth with his wife and son.