by Michael Siemsen


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Matt Turner's psychic ability has granted him a window into the entirety of Earth's intelligent beings--past and present--but this gift has also been his heaviest burden. A talent like Matt's can only be kept secret for so long, and ruthless individuals desiring lost and rare items viewed him only as a prized tool.

Now, there is no more secret. Despite living a reclusive existence--unseen in five years--Matthew Turner is among the most recognized names on the planet, and wealthy collectors aren't alone in seeking the only confirmed, undisputed psychic the world has ever seen. Most people simply want his help tracking down a missing loved one. But it's something else that lures Matt out of hiding, and he knows it will offer more than mere lost treasure or a priceless artifact.

For more than five centuries, Egypt's great Library of Alexandria housed all the collected knowledge of the known world. In the Third century AD, its estimated 700,000 scrolls were forever lost to fire--a loss so great, it has since come to symbolize, worldwide, the destruction of cultural knowledge.

A small length of stone engraved with seemingly random symbols may reveal an alternative ending to the Library's collection, but only in the able hands of Matt Turner. At only 32, he's seen and experienced more of life and death than any person alive, and with this unique talent and perspective, he's now ready to set right the wrongs of both yesterday and today.

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ISBN-13: 9781940757063
Publisher: Fantome Publishing
Publication date: 08/25/2015
Pages: 422
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.06(d)

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Return 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
skehoe More than 1 year ago
Return is by far the best book in the Matt Turner series to date. So if you haven't read The Dig and The Opal yet, get on it. Then you'll be all caught up and ready for this one. It won't disappoint. Matt's back several years after the events of The Opal and he's learned how to control his abilities.  This is a smarter, tougher, and more exciting Matt than we've seen previously and it's great! In his latest adventure, he's searching for the lost library of Alexandria.  Reunited with Joss, he relives the events that led to the demise of the library through the eyes of its protector, Patra, during the 3rd century. While this is an action book, it's also a very well thought out, character driven story with lots of personality as well.  Mr. Siemsen does a great job letting the reader get to know all the players. If you enjoy action, history, and good writing, I highly recommend this book.
Giraffe_mama More than 1 year ago
I too was grabbed right away by Matt Turner and his awesome abilities.  I really enjoy the way Michael Siemsen writes because he creates characters with flaws personality quirks just like regular people. They are not one dimensional and have great back stories.  The series started with The Dig which is an amazing read as well. This third book, Return, takes me right back in the fast paced adventures I've come to love and expect of Matt Turner.
ClevelandBill More than 1 year ago
Mountain Muse has written a full review that's really helpful so I will just add that Return is another great read from Michael Siemsen in the Matt Turner series. Action packed, great characters, mysterious plot, mystical elements - just like The Dig and The Opal this book has it all. So if you're already a fan... enjoy! And if you've just discovered Matt Turner I will highly recommend that you get all 3 books and read them in order.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thank goodness Matt recovered from his embedding!! The follow through and revenge best served cold was rewarding!! You will not regret the time you spend with this book!! I only hope that there will be more in the series. I also very much enjoyed the illustrations. Thank you for this series!!
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Love it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Quite a shift being in control finally but I think it is a logical next step. Will be interested in seeing the next evolution
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love these books. Can't stop till I reach the end
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved the Matt Turner series. Read the first book and i was hooked. Lost a lot of sleep because I just could not stop. I definitely recommend!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The stories get better every book. Loved it.
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