The Mask of TroyBook - 2010
Jack Howard becomes part of a terrifying legacy and a race against time, in the action-packed new adventure from bestselling author David Gibbins.
Greece. 1876. Heinrich Schliemann, the great archaeologist, raises the Mask of Agamemnon and makes a mind-blowing discovery. Determined to keep it a secret until the time is right, he then dies. Germany. 1945. The liberation of a concentration camp reveals clues to lost antiquities stolen by the Nazis. But the operation is covered up after a deadly secret surfaces. Northern Aegean. Present day. Marine archaeologist Jack Howard discovers a shipwreck with ancient inscriptions that indicate the galley is part of the war fleet of Agamemnon, king of the Greeks. When Jack's daughter finds a drawing made by a concentration camp survivor that holds a clue to Schliemann's secret, Jack becomes embroiled in a desperate chase across Europe against a ruthless enemy...
From Library Staff
Ocean-archaeologist Jack Howard races time to preserve ancient artifacts from those who would use them for evil.
StratfordLibrary Mar 22, 2013
Blind Date With A Book comment: "I'd go out with jack Howard again! Grew on me as the story developed."
DanniOcean Jul 23, 2010
Reviewed in Stratford Gazette
Lots of historical detail, and a cracker of an adventurous ending