THE MASTER BESTSELLER RETURNS WITH THIS GRIPPING THRILLER.<br /><br />A SUNKEN SECRET. A MISSING WOMAN.<br />A RACE AGAINST TIME.<br /><br />Former SAS major Ben Hope is relaxing at his home in Normandy when he hears the worst news of his life. His ex-girlfriend Dr Brooke Marcel has been kidnapped.<br /><br />Racing against the clock, Ben’s frantic search for Brooke leads him from Ireland to the Spanish mountains and the rainforests of Peru.<br /><br />What is the mysterious link between the kidnapping, the salvage of a sunken 16th-century Spanish warship and the secret activities of its wealthy discoverer?<br /><br />As the trail of wreckage and mayhem intensifies, Ben soon uncovers a web of intrigue, corruption and brutal murder.<br />But will he be too late to find Brooke alive?<br /><br />BEN HOPE is one of the most celebrated action adventure heroes in British fiction and Scott Mariani is the author of numerous bestsellers. Join the ever-growing legion of readers who get breathless with anticipation when the countdown to the new Ben Hope thriller begins…<br /><br />Reviews
<br /><br />Praise for Scott Mariani:<br /><br />‘Scott Mariani is an awesome writer.’ Chris Kuzneski, author of Sign of the Cross<br /><br />'Non-stop action – this book delivers. It's a romp of a read. Enjoy!' Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The King's Deception<br /><br />‘Deadly conspiracies, bone-crunching action and a tormented hero with a heart…Scott Mariani packs a real punch.’ Andy McDermott, bestselling author of Empire of Gold<br /><br />‘James Bond meets Jason Bourne meets The Da Vinci Code.’ J. L. Carrell, bestselling author of The Shakespeare Secret<br /><br />‘Full of authentic detail and heart-stopping action – a real thrill ride.’ Ed Macy, author of the bestselling Apache<br /><br />About the author
<br /><br />Scott Mariani is the author of the worldwide-acclaimed action-adventure thriller series featuring ex-SAS hero Ben Hope. Scott’s novels have topped the bestseller charts in his native Britain and are translated into over twenty languages worldwide. To date the Ben Hope series comprises the #1 Bestseller The Alchemist’s Secret, The Mozart Conspiracy, The Doomsday Prophecy (published in the USA as The Hope Vendetta), The Heretic’s Treasure, The Shadow Project, The Lost Relic, The Sacred Sword and the forthcoming The Armada Legacy (May 2013). Scott is also the author of the bestselling Kindle eBook novella, Passenger 13. Scott’s novels have been described as ‘James Bond meets Jason Bourne with a historical twist’.