Dr Ava Curzon is Lara Croft meets Evelyn Salt – the first real challenger to Dan Brown’s Robert Langdon.
“Rollercoaster crypto-thriller … a ride that thrills and educates … move over Lara Croft!” (Daily Express – Five Star – Pick of the Week)
When former MI6 agent turned archaeologist Dr Ava Curzon is engaged by American intelligence to track down an African militia claiming to hold the Ark of the Covenant, she is plunged into a world where nothing is what it seems.
Her breakneck descent into the shadowy realm of dark biblical magic hurls her across continents and into the opaque worlds of the Knights Templar, freemasons, occultists, and extremist neo-Nazis, pushing her mentally and physically to the limits.
As the plot twists and turns across the centuries, she requires all her skills to solve a trail of ancient clues leading her inexorably towards a terrifying ritual. Taking centre stage, she faces the ultimate battle against an age-old evil she must stop at all costs.
Thriller – occult – bible – code – Templar – freemasonry – nazi – archaeology – ark of the covenant
If Music Be the Food of Love [Kindle Edition]
“It is happening. She can feel it. Every day she inches closer toward the inevitable feeling, like a raindrop falling into an abyss of water, lost forever. She is her mother’s daughter, at least in this way, and it looms like a dark cloud. Waiting. Down in the fabric of her bones and gene deep…”
Relive the passion and romance of Mae, Jean, and Ellie–three ailing women whose lives were forever altered through the powerful presence of music, opening gateways to true love. Amidst their current illness, the women are separately visited by a man of alleged paramount significance. Who is this man? Is he the key to helping these women or can music unlock the answers in time to save them all?
“A travel through generations interconnected by the love of music and a story that defines the true meaning of love at first sight. Ms. Elam Dauw gives us an intelligent male character who goes above the call of duty for love. This is a story that charms audiences and proves that true love is worth fighting and waiting for!”
“This novel struck multiple chords with me, being at once sadly poignant and beautifully romantic. Ms. Elam Dauw’s excellent narrative paints a vivid and endearing portrait of each one of her characters. I wanted to be in love and be loved in exactly the same way as Ellie (in Part 3). This is a very moving novel.”
–Wendy M. Hershey
Ilbei Spadebreaker and the Harpy’s Wild (The Galactic Mage Series) [Kindle Edition]
Ergo the Skewer and his band of bandits plague the mining community of Three Tents. The locals, trying to scratch bare livings from a stingy mountainside, can’t endure much more. They’ve tried to fight back, but they are not warriors, and the Skewer is brutal and cruel. What was once a proud, if humble, way of life has now become one of desperation and fear. Many have fled. Only the stubborn remain.
Making matters worse, the harpies have returned. Some have been spotted in the skies. People are missing, and a woman is dead. It’s one problem too many. Realizing they cannot save Three Tents on their own, the proud miners send for help, appealing to the army garrisoned in Hast. The army sends Sergeant Ilbei Spadebreaker.
With wit, pickaxe and a bit of brute force, the pot-bellied old veteran begins his work. He soon unearths layers of subterfuge far deeper than anything that can be dug up in a mine. What begins as a hunt for a band of brigands becomes a journey into the cavernous underworld of counterfeiting, corruption and conspiracy.
Ilbei Spadebreaker and the Harpy’s Wild is a stand-alone prequel to the bestselling Galactic Mage series. Whether you are familiar with planet Prosperion or heading there for the first time, the down-home, medieval style of fan-favorite Ilbei Spadebreaker will warm your heart and tickle your funny bone.