Thursday, 29 August 2013

The latest 5***** Amazon Review- "Incredibly enjoyable"

5.0 out of 5 stars Incredibly enjoyable August 26, 2013
By Meghan
Format:Kindle Edition|Amazon Verified Purchase
Michael Hickland's `The Guardian of Genghis Khan's Tomb' is one of the best, if not the definite best historical fiction title I have seen in a year. Of course, it had me at "Genghis Khan" and "massive amounts of lost treasure." If you're a fan of Clive Cussler or even Dan Brown, then you're in for an awesome treat with Hickland's book.

At the heart of this book is the story about a great conqueror and his legendary treasure. Genghis Khan struck fear in the hearts of his enemies in his lifetime, and he has since continued to inspire awe and fascination even centuries after his death. The rumors about the lost treasure reverberated across the fusty centuries, but the treasure was never found. That is, until paleontologist Kate Barrows and serendipity enter the picture. Looking for dinosaur fossils in Mongolia, Barrows instead stumbles into an artifact that points to the presumably nearby presence of Genghis Khan's treasure. But as it turns out, the governments of Russia and China fiercely covet the treasure for themselves, and the ensuing conflict and race to find the treasure pushes the world to the brink of a large-scale war. Add the fact that Barrows's financial backer, Drew Moss, used to be a Navy SEAL and still has strong connections with the higher echelons of the US government, and he and his men are not going to stand on the sidelines and let others dip their hands in the golden cookie jar.

Written in a heart-racing but delicious pace, Hickland's `The Guardian of Genghis Khan's Tomb' is immensely enjoyable and one that will literally compel you to keep turning the pages.
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