Authors: Thomas Greanias
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The truth is down there…
“A roller coaster that will captivate readers of Dan Brown and Michael Crichton, penetrating one of the biggest mysteries of our time.”
The Washington Post
“It’s a lot like
The Da Vinci Code,
but I like the ending on this one better…. A gripping page-turner.”
—Sandra Hughes, CBS News
THE ATLANTIS PROPHECY
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“An enchanting story with an incredible pace.”
The Boston Globe
“A wonderfully honed cliff-hanger—an outrageous adventure with a wild dose of the supernatural.”
“A gripping plot…colorful characters…and some clean, no-nonsense writing…adds to the reading speed and suspense.”
The DaVinci Code
started the new genre of historical mysteries, but
shines in its own light.”
A centuries-old warning holds explosive implications for America’s destiny….
“Relentlessly action-packed, with tantalizing twists and twirls on every page.”
New York Times
bestselling author of
The Charlemagne Pursuit
“Greanias keeps the pace breakneck and the coincidences amazing, sweeping readers right into Conrad’s struggle.”
“A top-flight thriller.”
“Finally, a hero worthy of our admiration! Conrad Yeats is patterned after the suave, debonair agents of the past—with enough emotion to make him lovable. An excellent, intelligent read.”
“This addictively exciting book provides a satisfyingly good read.”
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The Atlantis Prophecy
copyright © 2008 by Thomas Greanias
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For Alex & Jake
Thanks to my editor, Emily Bestler, and to Judith Curr, Louise Burke, Sarah Branham, Laura Stern, and the rest of the family at Atria and Pocket. Truly you are publishing’s best and brightest. Thank you, Simon Lipskar, for believing in me from the beginning, and thanks to all my friends and fans at @lantisTV and on the Web who first made
a No. 1 bestselling eBook and audiobook.
To those world-class authorities on archaeology and affairs of state who lent me their ears during the research of
—including Kent Weeks, Zahi Hawass, Thomas R. Pickering, and Bill Schniedewind—you all have my deepest respect and gratitude.
Many thanks to certain daughters of Freemasons and Air Force officers, certain syndicated Washington columnists, and certain Congressional and White House officials who made the making of
The Atlantis Prophecy
so much fun. Special thanks to the docents and staff at Mount Vernon, the Library of Congress, the U.S. Capitol, and the National Archives for their generous assistance and outstanding public service; you are a national treasure.
An extra-special thanks to my son, Alex, for his research on Benjamin Banneker and for the example he set during his year as student body president at his elementary school, looking out for the interests not just of his friends and little brother, Jake, but of everyone on the schoolyard. America needs more leaders like you.
Finally, I’d like to thank my wife, Laura. Though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the sea, I will always love you.