Thomas Lourds is a book series by author Charles Brokaw, focusing on the title character of Of The Atlantis Code, Kirkus Reviews wrote “Despite the lumbering pace, by-the-numbers descriptions and a surfeit of chase scenes, Brokaw holds. A thrill-seeking Harvard linguistics professor and an ultrasecret branch of the Catholic Church go head-to-head in a race to uncover the secrets of the lost city of. Word that the lost continent of Atlantis may have been found sends a professor, a reporter, a cardinal, a Russian police officer and many others.
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While world-famous linguist and archaeologist, Thomas Lourds, is shooting a film that dramatizes his flamboyant life and scientific achievements, satellites spot impossibly ancient ruins along the Spanish coast.
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Jan 08, Krystina Grant rated it it was amazing. It’s a great read. The premise of this suspense novel revolves around a wo The newly released archaeology thriller The Atlantis Code, anonymously charlfs by Charles Brokaw who is a pseudonym for some famous author, academic, scholar, was a tremendous disappointment.
Lourds is all about the search for knowledge, Leslie is about the next big story, and Natashya is about revenge. Or the burglar I really didn’t like this book even though it started off great. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The whole Atlantis plot was great and interesting, though I’m not really that into God and all the myths surrounding it like the Garden of Eden.
The reporter uses her connections to negotiate financing and all logistic needs for the groups’ globe-trotting needs.
Oct 17, Fode rated it liked it. The bell, Stefano believes, is one of five ancient instruments from Atlantis that in concert hold the power to destroy the world.
I had coxe high hopes for this book. And of course the bad guy is a Cardinal in t If I could give this book a lower rating I would. Please try again later. Natasha is a hard-ass police officer with exotic beauty and a sharp tongue.
Charles Brokaw is a pseudonym for an author, academic, and college educator living in the Midwest. I look forward to reading more of Mr. Was a short 2 day trip and I couldn’t read for all 6 hours on the plane Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Okay, now that I’m done ranting about the bad stuff, I’ll move on to telling you what little I actually liked about the novel.
I love archaeological books with a bit of mystery and treasure hunting in it but I was disappointed a bit with this book. They were some of the worst villians that I’ve ever come across in my reading.
I liked it for that reason, but it does get overplayed a lot. I agree with some other reviewers that it’s very much like Dan Brown’s books or the Indian Jones movies. View all 3 comments.
The characters are one-dimensional, the dialog is trite, and the writing is poor. Thomas Lourds is a book series by author Charles Brokaw, focusing on the title character of anthropologist and linguist Thomas Lourds.
Showing of reviews. Evil forces associated with a Machiavellian cardinal, Stefano Murani, target hunky archeologist Thomas Lourds in the belief that he has stumbled on a valuable artifact in Alexandria, Egypt. There should be a movie! When the Russian scientist turns up dead with the cymbal stolen, and when Lourds himself is attacked and his bell gone as well, all hell breaks loose as he slowly learns these two musical instruments, along with three others, are the key to the archaeological find of all time, the location of Atlantis.
One person found this helpful. There are a lot of books out there on this topic and in this genre. I am eager to see what else you have in store in your next novel.
A cardinal who leads a secret society has other ideas for all of these discoveries. It is easy to offend the Church and to presume that things are one way, which might completely go against the grain of what is known by biblical scholars or the faithful. This book reminded me a great deal of Dan Brown. To ask other readers questions about The Atlantis Codeplease sign up.