The two books that form AN UNEXPECTED ADVENTURE, are fast becoming best sellers. The exploits of Colonel Fawcett, a real life Victorian adventurer who entered the uncharted regions of the Amazon jungle to search for a lost city and was never seen again, is an amazing and thrilling adventure. Via a modern day expedition, these novels finish the story to theorize what may have happened to Fawcett and what he may have discovered deep within the Amazon Jungle.
17th century – 68 men enter the Amazon jungle to search for a lost gold mine. Ten years later a lone survivor emerges from the jungle with a fantastic tale of a strange city built of stone they stumbled upon. Before his death, he records it all in a manuscript now known as Manuscript 512. Many years later, Colonel Fawcett reads Manuscript 512. To him, it is evidence a Lost City exists in the remote areas of the Amazon Jungle. He means to find it.
The date is 1925 – The location is the Amazon Jungle. Colonel Percy Fawcett, his son Jack and close friend Raleigh Rimmell, are looking for a lost City rumoured to be hidden in the unexplored regions of the cannibal inhabited jungle. Dead Horse Camp is situated at the boundary of unexplored territory. Ahead lay the unknown, danger, and perhaps a Lost Civilization. The three explorers enter the jungle never to be seen or heard from again. Until now!
Present Day – A beachcomber searching an English beach finds an unusual object from the past that puts into motion an expedition to the unexplored regions of the mysterious Amazon Jungle. The unprepared members of this expedition hope to discover the fate of famous Victorian explorer and locate the Lost City of Z. Their journey to the Lost City is just the beginning. Not all will survive the dangers of the jungle.
To escape justice, a murderer has infiltrated their group. When he learns of the vast treasure believed to be secreted in the Lost City he means to have it, at any cost.
Pursuing the unsuspecting group is the ruthless chief of the federal police who is more corrupt than some of those his job is to arrest. He has a score to settle with the murderer and no one will stand in his way to prevent him from claiming his revenge.
A story full of exciting action, including a kidnapping, daring rescues, atmospheric locations, interesting characters, adventure and discovery set amongst the mysterious Amazon Jungle and its known and unknown inhabitants.
“AN UNEXPECTED ADVENTURE – Journey to the Lost City: The Search for Colonel Fawcett’s Lost City” available on Amazon.(ASIN:B00C4QX1UE) More info here:http://www.benhammottbooks.com
An excellent website about Fawcett,that includes old newspaper reports about Fawcett’s disappearance and an English translation of manuscript 512, an ancient document that led Fawcett to believe in a lost city, is here: http://www.fawcettadventure.com
“The Mysterious and Dangerous Amazon Jungle, Subterranean Rooms, Tunnels, Pyramids, Ancient Aliens, Nazis, Traps, Thrilling Escapes, Chases, Strange Creatures, Dangerous Enemies, a Lost City and Great Characters, are just a few ingredients that make this exciting adventure thriller a must read for fans of this genre.” (NY.Post.book.reviews)
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