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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Soon chqrles the professor and women devolve into a stereotypical, jilted lovers triangle with some PG-rated sex scenes. Or maybe he’s too intimidated by the lack of penis that would be involved in that particular scenario. The ending too was a tremendous let down.

The Atlantis Code (Thomas Lourds, #1) by Charles Brokaw

Look out, Dan Brown, Brokaw can play this game a lot better than most of your imitators. I truly loved this book! The writing style seems awkward and abrupt at times.

Although this book was somewhat better than some of the others of the genre that are out there, it wasn’t spectacular but it was a good enough read for when you’re stuck in the airport. Thomas Lourds is a book series by author Charles Brokaw, focusing on the title character of anthropologist and linguist Thomas Lourds.

However, the plot is very mediocre, nothing new, and lacked innovation. Vote in the poll and ratings.

There are hundreds of these archaeology thrillers being penned now and I felt the Atlantis Code was severely formulaic and predictable, ending with an anti-climactic finale.


Follow clde as Thomas Lourds films a documentary telling of his exploits and accomplishments. While on location for a film documentary, Harvard linguist Thomas Lourdes stumbles upon the find of the century: I bought this during my -archaeological action thrillers are so cool- phase, and seriously regret this The true test of a stellar book relates to its ability to pull the reader in and keep them entertained, as well as educated.

Charles Brokaw is a pseudonym for an author, academic, and college educator living in the Midwest. Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions.

It reads logically atlxntis regards to biblical history. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. A character would say or do something and then, as if he was a Shakespearian narrator, would tell you what the character was thinking instead of it coming from the character. The Oracle Code Thomas Lourds.

I love archaeological books with a bit of mystery and treasure hunting in it but I was disappointed a bit with this book. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. First the book review goes on Goodreads, and then I send it on over to my WordPress blog at https: 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.

Was a short 2 day trip and I couldn’t read for all 6 hours on the plane Villains come in all shapes and sizes. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. That was left up to the female police officer and she’s more than capable.

At the airport, I checked a few novels out at the bookshop and stumbled across this one. And that’s a good thing Aided by the bad-girl love interest, police inspector Natashya Safarov, they travel to Moscow, Leipzig and Senegal. It wasn’t terrible but, it wasn’t all that good either.


The newly released archaeology thriller The Atlantis Code, anonymously penned by Charles Brokaw who is a pseudonym for some famous author, academic, scholar, was a tremendous disappointment.

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I hope that others will take the journey with Dr. A cardinal who leads a secret society has other ideas for all of these discoveries. If you are reader who is new to this genre, then for sure you will enjoy this action ride.

I had read another book with a similar theme and wanted to see how they compared. The invention of a historical context in which to couch this adventure was intriguing, but lacked a little depth.

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. Brown wrote the story it would have been great. English Choose a language for shopping. Of The Temple Mount CodeKirkus gave the novel a mixed review, saying it was “derivative but entertaining escapist fare”. His characters are already in so much pain just from being written the only just punishment is to “off” the writer. For some reason he’s apparently unable to talk to Gary, who’s been the most intelligent and able to speak on the same level with the professor.