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  • Christopher Cartwright

    Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military leaders of all time, conquering vast realms from Syria, to Persia, and as far east as Taxila, India. In the process, he stripped his enemies of their immense riches. By the time of his death, he had accumulated the greatest wealth on Earth. Legend has it, fearing assassination, Alexander had his gold minted into Gold Staters, coins bearing his likeness, before having his most trusted men transport them to a secret location. Afterwards, to preserve his secret, Alexander had these men poisoned to death. No sign of Alexander’s treasure was ever discovered. Now Sam and Tom are on the hunt to find it, and there is...read more

  • Christopher Cartwright

    U.S. Navy SEAL team’s Omega unit sat making last minute checks on their weapons and equipment. Their mission: to hold the uppermost level of an ancient stronghold that had shown little military significance – until now. Each man knew what was required of him; they had gone over the drills more than thirty times. The 8-man team had been together for years, and the were a tightknit, perfectly functioning unit. Then, there was the ninth man, the only one who didn’t...read more

  • Christopher Cartwright

    An ancient order concealed in shadow. A hidden battle that’s raged for millennia. A secret meeting of unimaginable significance. Shangri-La. For generations, few people have known whether that mythical paradise was real, or just a legend. But now a clandestine assembly between some of the most powerful organizations on the planet has been called, and Sam Reilly must disentangle the truth from the myth… …and there are dangerous people who will go to any length to keep Shangri-La’s secrets...read more

  • Christopher Cartwright

    In 980 AD a Viking fleet, banished from their native Greenland, sailed west across a savage and icy sea. After making the perilous journey, they found a world abounding with lush meadows, rivers teeming with salmon, and wild grapes so suitable for wine that they called the region Vinland. But there was something else they discovered… They weren’t the first Europeans to make the treacherous journey. And they were not alone. In present day, Sam Reilly is called in to investigate the death of a group of archaeologists researching the ancient Maya city of Chichén. What he discovers might just reveal a deadly secret thousands of years in the making, and the missing link...read more

  • Christopher Cartwright

    An ancient shipwreck. A pyramid half a mile below the sea. And a puzzle that must be solved before it destroys humanity. More than 200 years ago, the Emily Rose became shipwrecked on the southern coast of Australia. The survivors were forced to walk nearly a thousand miles through the unexplored land to reach the only established settlement, Sydney Cove. Hundreds of miles into their journey they discovered something strange. Something that couldn’t possibly exist. In present day, Sam Reilly and his team of ocean investigators are exploring the unknown cause of the widespread death of sea life within the Gulf of Mexico. The two mysteries may just be entangled, and...read more

  • Christopher Cartwright

    A long-lost airship with a deadly cargo. . .In 1939 a secret airship departed Germany in the dark of night filled with some of the most influential people of its time, each carrying their most valuable possessions. One such item amongst them was as dangerous as it was priceless. The airship never reached its destination. In present day, former Marine troubleshooter Sam Reilly discovers a missing clue about the lost airship, triggering a violent treasure hunt against the most dangerous and ruthless men in the world today. . . . . . and time is running...read more

  • Christopher Cartwright

    A civilization stolen from the history books. A billionaire’s obsession to unlock its secrets. A brotherhood determined to hide the truth. And time is running out. Only a handful of people know what destroyed the ancient Atlanteans, whose very existence is a secret that they will kill to protect. Unfortunately, the very same catastrophe that destroyed that once proud civilization is drawing near once more. The question is, can marine biologist Sam Reilly discover the truth in time to prevent...read more

  • Christopher Cartwright

    In the dead of night, a decrepit, unmarked motor yacht drifts into the medieval port of Vernazza, Italy. The run-down vessel forms a jarring contrast to the pastel colored tower homes and terraced vineyards surrounding the natural harbor along the coast of Cinque Terre. Less than fifty yards away, a man wakes up on board a small rowboat, covered in blood. Lying next to him is a woman with two – execution style – bullet holes to her forehead. In his right hand he holds a small suitcase. Tucked into his pocket is a Russian built Makarov semiautomatic handgun – with two rounds missing. The man asks himself one question: Who am...read more

  • Christopher Cartwright

    Fresh from his success with the search and rescue of the USS Omega Deep, Sam Reilly was looking forward to some much-needed rest. Not everyone had the same idea though. When a panicked man with purple eyes grabs him at gunpoint and takes him hostage, Sam knows that this is more than a mere ransom opportunity; this man is scared of something... And Sam is going to have to find what it is if he wants to get out of this...read more

  • Christopher Cartwright

    In A.D. 79, Mount Vesuvius erupted and a small girl raced for her life along the cobblestone streets of Pompeii. She needed to survive. She needed to tell someone what she had done so that it could never happen again… In present day, while Sam Reilly is on a mission to locate the long-lost shipwreck of legendary explorer Ernest Shackleton, a strange code begins to circulate on the internet. It purports to have the answers to some of the world’s most complex engineering and algorithmic problems. The US government’s brightest minds are racing to be the first to break what has the potential to be the most powerful code on Earth. And the most...read more

  • Christopher Cartwright

    A city cloaked in a legend too dangerous to be true. An ancient tribe, who has vowed to protect their gods until the end of time. A shipwreck scattered with gold, and drawings of a mythical beast. Sam Reilly is on the hunt to find an ancient tomb, before the secret of El Dorado is lost...read more

  • Christopher Cartwright

    After the world’s most expensive diamond heist goes wrong, Jack Overton finds himself running from the man who had once been his master - England’s most powerful magistrate of the eighteenth century, Sir Robert Williams. With deep ties to one of the most violent Secret Societies in Europe, the honorable Sir Robert Williams will stop at nothing to catch him. There are few places in the western world that would harbor such a fugitive, and he finds himself headed for the one place that no one would bother to look: Great Britain’s newest penal colony – New South Wales. But surviving in the new harsh land is going to be hard for a thief whose only real skill is looking out for his...read more

  • Christopher Cartwright

    Fifteen years ago, 8-year-old Ethan Jones watched a stranger bury something in the mining ruins of the Rhyolite Desert, Nevada. Even at his young age, he knew what he’d just seen was important. In present day, a US Navy SEAL takes refuge in a secret chamber beneath the ancient streets of Syria and discovers an unusual stone artifact, like nothing he’d ever seen before. When news of the discovery reaches Sam Reilly, he is forced to return to his past, where his search for the Master Builders originated – and complete a mission he’d hoped could have stayed unfinished...read more

  • Christopher Cartwright

    In the Pacific Ocean, a Silicon Valley magnate vacationing on his luxury motor yacht Carpe Diem, stumbles across a floating island of pumice. Two weeks later, the motor yacht returns to its home port in San Diego on autopilot – but when it arrives, nobody disembarks. Sam Reilly and his team are called in to investigate what happened on board Carpe Diem. But what at first appears to be a simple boating accident soon turns into a deadly game of international intrigue – sending America and Russia racing toward each other on an unavoidable collision...read more

  • Christopher Cartwright

    On board Phoenix Airlines Flight 318, Andrew Goddard awakens to discover the cockpit empty and all the passengers unconscious. In the Colorado Monarch Mountains, an old gold miner discovers a fiendish stone mask sealed inside an obsidian chamber. Sam Reilly has just three weeks to find out how the two unlikely events are connected, and the secret behind it might change everything we thought we knew about...read more

  • Christopher Cartwright

    On March 11, 2011, the Japanese fishing trawler, Hoshi Maru accidentally hauled up something deadly into its live-fish hold. The crew, having discovered their mistake, raced toward the harbor in the hope that they might survive. They never made it. Presumed sunk by the tsunami that ravaged the coastline of Japan, its crew were declared dead. Seven years later, the shipwreck washed up on Cannon Beach, Oregon. By the time the US Department of Fish and Wildlife arrived to investigate, people in the nearby towns had started to die in terrifying and inexplicable ways. Sam Reilly will need to discover what really happened on board the Hoshi Maru – and why all clues point to the...read more