The Last Ancient

The Last Ancient

by Eliot Baker

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BN ID: 2940045574945
Publisher: Champagne Books
Publication date: 01/05/2014
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 458 KB

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The Last Ancient 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
eternalised More than 1 year ago
I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed The Last Ancient. The book opens up with reporter Simon Stephenson investigating some bizarre crimes in the Nantucket area. Strange, ancient coines are left on each crime scene, and the search leads him on a journey through mythology, numismatics, the occult, and alchemy. Mystery and the supernatural blend and mix in this well-written novel. Simon is an intriguing protagonist, and he’s easy to relate to as well. His struggles, especially when he discovered more about his own family’s heritage, felt very real. The plot is what was most engaging about this book though, and it kept me at the edge of my seat from start to end. A creative, suspenseful novel that combines several genres masterfully, and provides an unique reading experience. I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
Sheri-A-Wilkinson More than 1 year ago
Reporter Simon Stephenson is sent on a mission to solve crimes around Nantucket. Not only are the crimes bizarre, but ancient coins are found around each crime scene. Simon is not quite prepared as he sets out to solve this mystery. He comes in contact with some mythological beings, the occult and much, much more. It is a battle he must fight to find the truth. An adventure filled with surprises, secrets, mystery, action and creatures to fight off, some human and others well.... not human! I liked Simon, he was an average guy with a past that haunts him, and secrets he must face. I liked the originality of the story, there were enough surprises and secrets revealed to keep me up late at night. I feel those who like adventure/mystery/mythology/fantasy will enjoy this read.