• La nouvelle aventure de Jack Howard. Le voici sur les traces du Graal, mais il n'est pas le seul intéressé...
    258. Rome. Menacé de mort par l'empereur Valérien, le pape Sixte II confie une mission de la plus haute importance à l'un de ses fidèles : protéger la coupe utilisée par le Christ pendant la Cène. Poursuivi par les hommes de main de Valérien, le fidèle s'enfonce dans les catacombes avec le Saint Calice...
    1684. Tanger. Samuel Pepys, chargé d'organiser le départ des Anglais de la colonie, rencontre dans le plus grand secret un émissaire du sultan. Serait-il sur le point de retrouver la plus vénérée de toutes les reliques, disparue depuis plus d'un millénaire ? Mais il n'est pas le seul intéressé : l'Inquisition est prête à tout pour s'en emparer.
    De nos jours. Lors de la fouille d'une épave sur la côte de Cornouailles, l'archéologue Jack Howard fait une découverte qui pourrait le mener à un objet d'une valeur inestimable. Mais le spectre de l'Inquisition rôde toujours, et c'est une véritable plongée aux enfers qui attend Jack. Le bien le plus précieux du monde chrétien ne se laisse pas approcher aussi facilement...
    " Fascinant. Un Da Vinci Code sous les mers. "
    The Daily Express

    " Les scènes de plongée sont superbes. Jack Howard est un héros unique. "
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  • Le nouvel opus du maître du thriller historique. Plongez dans l'aventure. " Un Dan Brown à l'imagination diabolique. A couper le souffle. " (France Dimanche) 585 av. Jésus-Christ. Le monde est sur le point de s'effondrer. Désespérés, les prêtres du Temple se tournent vers les plus grands navigateurs que le monde ait jamais connus pour dissimuler leurs trésors. Sur une côte lointaine, après un voyage incroyable, un phénicien du nom d'Hanno cherche à fuir un ennemi terrifiant, l'endroit que les prophètes appelaient les Chars des dieux. 1943 Alors que la Seconde Guerre mondiale connait ses heures les plus sombres, les cryptoanalystes de Bletchley Park essaient de décoder le secret d'Enigma. Le temps est compté : un échange de matériel militaire entre les Japonais et les nazis doit être arrêté au plus vite. De nos jours Le plongeur archéologue Jack Howard et son ami Costas se lancent dans l'une des expéditions de plongée les plus dangereuses de leur vie à la recherche de l'or nazi. Ce qu'ils aperçoivent dans les fonds de l'océan les mettent sur la trace de la plus grande aventure de leur carrière. Jack Howard rassemblera t-il les pièces manquantes d'un des plus grands mystères de l'humanité ? " Qu'est ce qui se passe quand vous additonnez Indiana Jones et Dan Brown ? Réponse : David Gibbins. " Mirror

  • Le maître du thriller historique au sommet de son art ! Plongez dans l'aventure...
    L'archéologue plongeur Jack Howard est de retour ; il va découvrir un terrible secret qui pourrait changer le cours de l'histoire...
    Le Caire, 1890. Un soldat britannique émerge des profondeurs d'un égout. Il prétend avoir été pris au piège d'une cave sous-marine où il aurait découvert un trésor composé de bijoux et d'or et de milliers de papyrus... Personne ne prête attention à son récit qui semble être le produit d'une imagination délirante, et son histoire est oubliée.
    De nos jours. Jack Howard tombe sur le récit du soldat et il est interpellé par sa mention d'un " sas de lumière aveuglante ". Alors que la situation politique en Egypte est explosive, Jack et son équipe se lancent dans une expédition archéologique au péril de leurs vies. Leur mission les conduira dans les abysses de la mer Rouge et sur les traces du sanguinaire pharaon soleil Akhenaton, qui était le gardien d'un terrible secret...

  • 1 334 ans av. J.-C. Akhénaton règne sur l´Égypte, tandis que le jeune Toutânkhamon se prépare à lui succéder. Mais Akhénaton disparaît... et, avec lui, son héritage, qui serait mystérieusement englouti par les sables gisant sous le site du Caire actuel et les grandes pyramides de Gizeh...



    1 885 ap. J.-C. Un homme à moitié fou affirme l´existence d´un labyrinthe enfoui sous Le Caire, et d´un réseau de canaux, palaces et tombes. On ne le croira pas pendant près de 30 ans... jusqu´à la découverte du tombeau de Toutânkhamon en 1924.



    De nos jours. L´archéologue Jack Howard et son équipe fouillent l´un des plus impressionnants sites sous-marins jamais découverts. C´est alors qu´ils entendent parler de l´histoire de l´ingénieur fou.



    Le début d´une formidable aventure qui nous plonge au coeur des mystères du Nil, dans un monde vieux de 3000 ans, au sein d´un peuple qui a juré de garder le plus grand secret de tous les temps...

  • 146 av. J.-C. La destruction de Carthage et Corinthe met fin aux guerres puniques et donne à Rome triomphante le statut de grande puissance.
    La conquête pour la domination du monde antique peut commencer...


    Deux généraux s'affrontent dans un combat sans merci : Scipion Africanus le jeune, vainqueur à Carthage, et son cousin Gaius Aemilius Paullus. Une guerre totale qui donnera lieu à des batailles plus dévastatrices que jamais.


    Sur qui Scipion pourra-t-il compter pour étendre l'influence de Rome et donner naissance à l'Empire ? Et si ses plus proches alliés devenaient ses pires ennemis ? Qu'est-il prêt à sacrifier pour la grandeur de Rome ?


    Un destin qui marquera à jamais l'histoire en marche...

  • Océan atlantique, 9 000 ans av. J.-C. L´île légendaire de l´Atlantide est engloutie à jamais par les flots. Les prêtres fuient pour sauver leur vie. Mais où les Atlantes réussissent-ils à cacher leurs plus grands trésors ?



    Allemagne, 1er mai 1945. Au coeur du Berlin ravagé par la guerre, les trésors archéologiques cachés par les nazis disparaissent.



    Mer noire, de nos jours. Jack Howard découvre un ancien fragment d´écriture dans les ruines d´une citadelle de l´Atlantide. Et s´il existait une nouvelle version terrifiante des Atlantes, des prêtres des ténèbres ? Le Reich aurait-il dissimulé des traces du mal qu´un acte funeste pourrait libérer à tout moment ?



    La terrible quête commence...

  • 1876. Mycènes, Grèce. Heinrich Schliemann, l'homme qui a découvert Troie, trouve le masque d'or d'Agamemnon et un autre artefact dont il ne parlera jamais. Il meurt en emportant son secret avec lui. Perdu, semble-t-il, à jamais...
    1945. Allemagne. La libération d'un camp de concentration révèle des indices menant à des antiquités volées par les nazis, mais aussi à une arme bien plus terrifiante que tout ce que l'on a imaginé et conçu depuis...
    De nos jours, en mer Egée, Jack Howard retrouve l'épave d'une galère de guerre qui aurait fait partie de la flotte d'Agamemnon et se lance dans une chasse au trésor de tous les dangers à travers toute l'Europe.
    Mais de la Guerre de Troie à la Solution Finale, l'Histoire cache nombre de monstrueux secrets. Et à trop vouloir creuser, Jack va prendre le risque de perdre ce qu'il a de plus précieux... sa propre fille.


    Presse :

    « Qu'obtient-on en croisant Indiana Jones et Dan Brown ? Réponse : David Gibbins. » Daily Mirror

  • Après le succès de Détruire Carthage, retrouvez le deuxième tome de la série Total War et partez à la conquête du monde antique !

    An 439. L'Empire romain est au bord du chaos. Une armée vandale a conquis Carthage et menace de prendre le contrôle de la Méditerranée. Mais il y a pire : une armée barbare formée de guerriers assoiffés de sang et prêts à tout menace Rome. À sa tête, le terrible Attila.
    Pour un petit groupe de soldats romains et un mystérieux moine anglais, il n'y a qu'une chose à faire : s'inspirer de l'histoire pour retrouver la gloire passée de Rome. Leur plan audacieux les mènera au coeur de la cour rapprochée de l'empereur guerrier le plus terrible que le monde a connu.
    Dans la bataille qui les opposera, les vainqueurs seront ceux qui pourront brandir le plus fort symbole guerrier : l'épée sacrée d'Attila.

  • Jack Howard is the only man who can find out. But the clock is ticking against him. The quest to find out takes him from the fall of the Roman Empire to the last days of Nazi power - and uncovers a trail more thrilling than anyone could have imagined...

  • BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from David Gibbins's The Mask of Troy. From an extraordinary discovery in a remote desert oasis to a desperate race against time in the ocean depths, a team of adventurers is about to find the truth behind the most baffling legend in history. The hunt is on for… Marine archaeologist Jack Howard has stumbled upon the keys to an ancient puzzle. With a crack team of scientific experts and ex–Special Forces commandos, he is heading for what he believes could be the greatest archaeological find of all time—the site of fabled Atlantis—while a ruthless adversary watches his every move and prepares to strike. But neither of them could have imagined what awaits them in the murky depths. Not only a shocking truth about a lost world, but an explosive secret that could have devastating consequences today. Jack is determined to stop the legacy of Atlantis from falling into the wrong hands, whatever the cost. But first he must do battle to prevent a global catastrophe.

  • Anglais Mask of Troy

    David Gibbins

    Jack Howardbecomes part of a terrifying legacy and a race against time, in the action-packed new adventure from bestselling author David Gibbins.Greece. 1871. 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...

  • A thrilling standalone sequel to ATLANTIS, David Gibbins' international bestseller of highaction adventure, marine archaeology and the exploration of one of history's most fascinating and enduring mysteries. A lost Nazi bunker in a forest in Germany contains a dreadful secret. But is there a horrifying new dimension another ingredient in the Nazi's rule of terror? Marine archaeologist Jack Howard returns to the lost island of Atlantis in the Black Sea to answer questions about the Atlantis priests that have plagued him. Then by tracking down the 1930s expeditions of Himmler's Ahnenerbe the Nazi's Department of Cultural Heritage and its link with Atlantis, Jack realises he is not just on the trail of the greatest lost relics from the past. Could there possibly be a terrifying new version of 'Atlantis', a priesthood of evil? Jack must uncover the truth before it is too late.

  • Jack Howard is about to discover a secret. Perhaps the greatest secret ever kept. What if one of the Ancient World's greatest libraries was buried in volcanic ash and then re-discovered two thousand years later? What if what was found there was a document that could shatter the very foundations of the Western World? What if you were the one who discovered this secret? And were then forced to confront terrifying enemies determined to destroy you to ensure it goes no further? This is the story of one last Gospel, left behind in the age of the New Testament, in the greatest days of the Roman Empire, and of its extraordinary secret, one that has lain concealed for years. Follow Jack Howard as he discovers the secret and must prevent others from doing the same...

  • India. 1879. Lieutenant John Howard witnesses something so unspeakable it changes him for ever. His subsequent disappearance is never solved. Egypt. Present day. Marine archaeologist Jack Howard makes an astonishing discovery on a deep-sea dive. What's the connection? Jack Howard doesn't know yet. But he's about to find out. This isn't just a treasure hunt; it's a desperate search for the truth. A truth that will unlock the mystery of Jack's great-great grandfather's disappearance. A truth so compelling Jack's pursuit is almost unstoppable. Almost. A formidable enemy from Jack's past has appeared in his present, and this enemy will stop at nothing to protect its earth-shattering secret.

  • The elusive Crusader Gold is the greatest prize missing from the final bloody conflict of the Crusades. For many it is the Jewish menorah, the huge golden candlestick looted by the Romans in AD70 when they sacked the Temple in Jerusalem and marched through Rome in triumph. It was carried off to Constantinople. Now, nobody knows where it is.

  • Anglais Atlantis

    David Gibbins

    Archaeologist Jack Howard is a brave but cautious man. When he embarked on a new search for buried treasure in the Mediterranean, he knew it was a long shot. But when Jack Howard and his intrepid crew finally got close to uncovering the secrets the sea had held for thousands of years, nothing could have prepared them for what they would find ...

  • THE ATLANTIS COLLECTION brings together bestseller David Gibbins' unputdownable first three novels featuring underwater archaeologist Jack Howard. Fans of Dan Brown and Clive Cussler will thrill to this stunning collection.

    In ATLANTIS, Jack Howard uncovers what could be the key to the lost island during a dive in the Mediterranean. This astounding discovering is beyond Jack's wildest dreams, but it has devastating consequences. Jack finds himself in a terrifying game of life and death that could destroy thousands of lives.

    In CRUSADER GOLD, a dive for a lost Crusade treasure in Istanbul and an unearthed medieval map in an English cathedral library together have the power to alter history. A thrilling but lethal quest takes Jack Howard back to the greatest of Viking Conquerors, to the fall of the Nazis and the darkest secrets of the modern Vatican.

    In THE LAST GOSPEL, Jack Howard is on the hunt to unravel the story of one last Gospel left behind in the age of the New Testament. This extraordinary secret has the power to shatter the foundations of the Western World and endangers Jack like never before.

  • Anglais Pyramid

    David Gibbins

    Fans of Dan Brown and Clive Cussler will be unable to resist this thrilling new Jack Howard action adventure from Sunday Times bestseller David Gibbins.

    Underwater archaeologist Jack Howard is back with a dangerous mission to uncover a shocking secret which could rewrite history...

    In 1890, a British soldier emerges from the depths of a Cairo sewer. He claims to have been trapped for years in an ancient underground complex, and swears that he stumbled upon an incredible collection of gold, treasure, and thousands upon thousands of jars filled with papyri. Dismissed as a madman who has lost his mind in the desert, his story was lost to the world. Until now...

    When a colleague of Jack Howard's stumbles across the soldier's story, the mention of a 'blinding shaft of light' captures Jack's attention and resurrects the forgotten ramblings. With the political situation in Egypt at boiling point, Jack and his team risk everything in a treacherous archaeological expedition to find the truth. Their mission will take them across the globe, down to the darkest depths of the Red Sea, and back through Egyptian history to the bloody reign of Akhenaten, the Sun-Pharaoh - and keeper of a devastating secret...

  • Anglais The Sword of Attila

    David Gibbins

    The fall of Rome was just the beginning. A new empire will rise . . .AD 439: the Roman Empire is on the brink of collapse. With shocking speed a Vandal army has swept through the Roman provinces of Spain and north Africa, conquering Carthage and threatening Roman control of the Mediterranean. But a far greater threat lies to the east, a barbarian force born in the harsh steppelands of Asia, warriors of unparalleled savagery who will sweep all before them in their thirst for conquest - the army of Attila the Hun.For a small group of Roman soldiers and a mysterious British monk, the only defence is to rise above the corruption and weakness of the Roman emperors and hark back to the glory days of the Roman army centuries before, to find strength in history. But then they devise a plan of astonishing audacity that will take them to the heart of darkness itself, to the stronghold of the most feared warrior-king the world has ever known. In the showdown to come, in the greatest battle the Romans have ever fought, victory will go to those who can hold high the most potent symbol of war ever wrought by man - the sacred sword of Attila.

  • Anglais Pharaoh

    David Gibbins

    1334 BC: Akhenaten the Sun-Pharoah rules supreme in Egypt. The young Tutahkhamun is groomed to be his successor. But then Akhenaten disappears and his legacy is seemingly swallowed up by the sands that lie under modern Cairo and the great pyramids of Giza ... AD 1885: A half-crazed man appears claiming to know of a vast lost labyrinth beneath modern Cairo, of canals and palaces and tombs. His story won't be believed for almost thirty years, with the discovery of Tutahkhamun's tomb in 1924. Present-day: Jack Howard and his team are excavating one of the most amazing underwater sites they have ever encountered. They hear the story of the crazed engineer. What follows is a rollercoaster ride of adventure and action, as they dive into the Nile into a world three thousand years back in history, inhabited by a people who have sworn to guard the greatest secret of all time...

  • Anglais Testament

    David Gibbins

    From the author of the bestselling ATLANTIS comes a thrilling novel of buried secrets, age-old mysteries and a conspiracy surrounding the fabled Ark of the Covenant. 'What do you get if you cross Indiana Jones with Dan Brown? Answer: David Gibbins' Mirror664 BC: An adventurer named Hanno returns, near death, to his home city of Carthage on the Mediterranean with an incredible story to tell. With him he brings the flayed skin of a terrifying creature he calls a gorilla, and on it he has written an account of his adventure. The skin is nailed to a pillar in Carthage for all to read, but Hanno's greatest secret he tells only his brother Hamilcar. When Hamilcar disappears during a doomed voyage to the Tin Islands, and Hanno dies having resolved to tell nobody else, the secret is apparently lost for all time.Present day: Jack Howard and his international team are excavating one of the greatest prizes of Jack's career - a Phoenician shipwreck off the coast of Cornwall and evidence for the earliest Mediterranean contact with Britain. What Jack finds is incredible - an amphora shard with an inscription in the Punic language of Carthage, apparently written hastily by someone who knew shipwreck was imminent. When the inscription is translated its message beggars belief. Jack realises it could lead to one of the greatest lost treasure of antiquity, and set him on one of his greatest adventures ever...

  • Anglais Inquisition

    David Gibbins

    INQUISITION is the latest thrilling novel from Sunday Times bestselling author David Gibbins. Jack Howard will be tested to his limits on the trail of the fabled Holy Grail. '[The] Da Vinci Code of the deep sea' Daily Express258
    As the blood of martyred Christians runs through Rome's catacombs, Pope Sixtus entrusts their most sacred object to a devoted follower. Soon after, the Holy Grail disappears into the darkness of time. 1684
    While overseeing the evacuation of the English colony of Tangier, Samuel Pepys attempts to retrieve a treasure which has resurfaced after more than a thousand years. Meanwhile, a Jewish merchant is tortured by the Altamanus, a secret group determined to locate the Grail. PRESENT DAY
    A wreck off the Cornish coast reveals clues to a mystery that marine archaeologist Jack Howard had thought beyond solving. He embarks on an epic quest that takes him to the sunken ruins of the pirate city of Port Royal in Jamaica. But the spectre of the deadly Inquisition dogs his every step, and Jack must face a descent into hell itself if he is to uncover the greatest reward in Christendom.

  • When Jack Howard and his team return to the lost island of Atlantis in the Black Sea, they find a link between the world's mightiest empire and the Nazis, a discovery that plunges them all into grave danger.

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