An ancient fortune has lain hidden for thousands of years, one so powerful that men will kill to protect it. And only one man can unearth it &
Ex-SAS operative Ben Hope is living a peaceful life in rural France until a phone call from an old army comrade turns his world upside down. Eminent Egyptologist Morgan Paxton has been brutally murdered while working on the mysterious `Akhenaten Project` in Cairo, and Colonel Harry Paxton wants Ben to find his son`s killer. Ben is unable to refuse the request from the man who once saved his life but when Harry asks him to avenge his son`s death he`s in dangerous territory. Made worse by the fact that he finds himself attracted to Zara Paxton, Harry`s new bride. Carving through the seedy Cairo underworld, Ben soon realises that there was more to Paxton`s research than meets the eye as he is plunged into one double-cross after another. His mission leads him from Italy and Paris via the coast of Scotland to the banks of the Nile, climaxing in a tense showdown in the war-torn Sudanese desert. At the end of the trail lies the ultimate treasure, hidden away by three rebel High Priests during the reign of the `Heretic` Pharoah Akhenaten a collection so valuable that some will stop at nothing to possess it!
A super-charged, heart-racing thriller, perfect for fans of Dan Brown, Sam Bourne and Wilbur Smith.