Book Review – The Gods Of Atlantis - Writers WriteThe legendary island of Atlantis is lost beneath the sea for all time. High priests flee for their lives and hide up their greatest treasures. In Germany in , Nazi officials murder their families and commit suicide as an extremist Nazi Regime appears to pursue archaeological treasures of the past. Present day in the Black Sea, Jack Howard discovers an ancient piece of writing that suggests a different outcome of ancient Atlantis. He utilizes his extensive archaeological knowledge from excursions around the world and links the Atlantis findings with the obscure plans of the Nazi Reich. Jack and his team use their resources to search for the truth.
Added by 10 of our members. The world's mightiest empire. Its secrets have been lost to the ocean's depths, but in this high-action race against the clock, marine archaeologist Jack Howard is about to find out that the gods of Atlantis live on - through a terrifying new evil. A lost Nazi bunker in a forest in Germany contains a dreadful secret. But is there a horrifying new dimension to the Nazis' rule of terror? When Jack Howard, head of the International Maritime University, and his team of adventurers return to the lost island of Atlantis in the Black Sea, they realize they're not just on the trail of the most sought-after treasures in history but are about to uncover a surprising link between Atlantis and the s expeditions of Himmler's Ahnenerbe, the Nazis' Department of Cultural Heritage.
However, mixed in with that pleasure, there is likely to be a sprinkling of the mild exasperation and frustration that also invariably accompany a new Gibbins books, at least for me. Fortunately, because fans now feel such an affection for hero Jack Howard and his trusty friend Costas, these feelings become easier to bear and most definitely secondary to that enjoyment. The Gods of Atlantis returns marine archaeologist Jack to his first great discovery, Atlantis which is covered in the first novel, fittingly enough entitled Atlantis. An underwater volcanic eruption has left the ruins on the very brink of destruction and Jack and Costas grab the chance to return for one last dive. Their aim is to unravel the clues inscribed on to ancient pillars or painted on to cavern walls which hint at the reasons behind the demise of Atlantis and the possible creation of a new civilisation far away, an Atlantis reborn.