Book #9, James Acton Thrillers - A James Acton Thriller
J. Robert Kennedy
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*** FROM USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR J. ROBERT KENNEDY ***
POMPEII IS ABOUT TO CLAIM ITS FINAL VICTIMS—TWO THOUSAND YEARS LATER!
Two thousand years ago, Roman Emperor Vespasian tries to preserve an empire by hiding a massive treasure in the quiet town of Pompeii, should someone challenge his throne. Unbeknownst to him, nature is about to unleash its wrath upon the Empire during which the best and worst of Rome’s citizens will be revealed during a time when duty and honor were more than words, they were ideals worth dying for.
Professor James Acton has just arrived in Egypt to visit his fiancée Professor Laura Palmer at her dig site when a United Nations helicopter arrives carrying representatives with an urgent demand that they come to Eritrea to authenticate an odd find that threatens to start a war—an ancient Roman vessel with over one billion dollars of gold in its hold.
It is a massive amount of wealth found in the world’s poorest region, and everyone wants it. Nobody can be trusted, not even closest friends or even family. Greed, lust and heroism are the orders of the day as the citizens of Pompeii try to survive nature’s fury, and James Acton tries to survive man’s greed while risking his own life to protect those around him.
USA Today bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy delivers the historical drama and modern day action in Pompeii's Ghosts his fans have come to expect. Pompeii’s Ghosts opens with a shocker that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the thrilling conclusion in a story torn from today’s headlines.
"If you love historical fiction, then read this book! You will feel as if you are part of the erupting city of Pompeii. The terror these people felt runs through the story lines as you will not want stop reading!"
"I found myself feeling the panic of the people of Pompeii as the earth trembled and Mount Vesuvius exploded. Kennedy's ability to make you experience the horror of that day makes this book worth reading but throw in the action that Laura and James along with the Delta force members experience makes it a thrilling ride from start to finish. Highly recommended."
About the James Acton Thrillers:
"If you want fast and furious, if you can cope with a high body count, most of all if you like to be hugely entertained, then you can't do much better than J. Robert Kennedy."
Though this book is part of the James Acton Thrillers series, it is written as a standalone novel and can be enjoyed without having read any of the previous installments.
"James Acton: A little bit of Jack Bauer and Indiana Jones!"
The James Acton Thrillers series and its spin-offs, the Special Agent Dylan Kane Thrillers and the Delta Force Unleashed Thrillers, have over 3000 Five-Star reviews and over half a million copies in circulation. If you love non-stop action and intrigue with a healthy dose of humor, try James Acton today!
Available James Acton Thrillers:
The Protocol, Brass Monkey, Broken Dove, The Templar's Relic, Flags of Sin, The Arab Fall, The Circle of Eight, The Venice Code, Pompeii's Ghosts, Amazon Burning, The Riddle, Blood Relics, Sins of the Titanic, Saint Peter's Soldiers, The Thirteenth Legion, Raging Sun, Wages of Sin, Wrath of the Gods
Loved this! Historically accurate account by extant records and believable in both contemporary and ancient story lines. Couldn't put it down!