Mark Lockheed is an archaeologist. It's supposed to be an exciting job, only, he works for the government and it just isn't like the movies. He spends his days anonymous among a sea of suits. All of that is about to change.... A lifelong obsession and a string of eccentric billionaires throw him into a globetrotting adventure that brings him closer to the love of his life, and could change the face of the entire world forever.
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Mark and Kathy are putting adventuring behind them, or so they think. They're on the way to Moscow when Mark is called in by the FBI for one last consult. It turns out to be more than he bargained for, and Kathy is involved more than Mark knows. Diabolical twins with a dark past make their lives miserable as Mark races to find the seven cities of gold for the Russian FSB before his best friend is killed.
After their last tangle with eerie physics in the supernatural woodlands of Romania, Nina Gould and Sam Cleave find that their passage home is once more marred by the Order of the Black Sun. With the sudden resurface of their missing colleague, billionaire adventurer Dave Purdue, Sam and Nina are once more running for their lives.
In their attempt to seek refuge with the Black Sun's opposition organization, the Brigade Apostate, Sam and Nina are pressed with the task of locating the missing leader of the Black Sun and delivering her within a designated time frame. If they do not, three of their friends will be executed. The council, upper-level members of the Black Sun, is also seeking the missing leader, Renata, and the members have a good idea that billionaire Dave Purdue might be harboring her.
Investigative journalist Sam Cleave finds himself running from the site of an execution he barely escapes. Chased by a sinister militia captain with Nazi roots and a penchant for setting dogs on his targets, he has to stay alive long enough to deliver the damning evidence on his camera to the authorities.
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Archaeologist Mark Lockheed is back in D.C., living the quiet life, not looking for any more adventure. He doesn't know that adventure isn't done with him yet. His old friend's darkest secret, a Greek myth come to life, and an old nemesis are all waiting to draw him into an unforgettable and dangerous journey...all the way to the bottom of the ocean.
After a series of deadly museum robberies, where cultural treasures of Viking origin are stolen, historian Dr. Nina Gould is intrigued and infuriated. She elicits help from her friend, investigative journalist Sam Cleave, to see if they can discover and expose the culprits. Nina thinks that she may have befriended one of the robbers involved, and so begins the chase to uncover the truth.
Sam Cleave, Reporter einer kleinen lokalen Tageszeitung, hat schon bessere Tage gesehen. Nachdem seine Partnerin während einer verdeckten Ermittlung getötet wurde, hat er jeden Antrieb verloren. Aber als ein Einwohner eines nahegelegenen Altenheims grausam gefoltert und ermordet wird, weckt dies seine Neugier. Er ist besonders von einer alten Truhe fasziniert, welche dem Toten gehörte, braucht jedoch Hilfe um deren Inhalt zu enträtseln.