The Manila Deception (James Acton Thrillers, #26)

The Manila Deception (James Acton Thrillers, #26)

by J. Robert Kennedy

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Near the end of World War II, a massive amount of looted gold and other priceless items was transported by the Japanese from Singapore to the Philippines and into the hands of General Tomoyuki Yamashita, the Military Governor.

It was never seen again.

And today, a young man runs into trouble with the Yakuza, a ruthless Japanese crime syndicate, and turns to his great-grandfather for help. Too poor to save him, he gives him the only thing of value he has.

The truth of what happened during the Japanese retreat in the face of General MacArthur's onslaught.

But what the elderly man doesn't know is there was one other person who knew the secret as well, the horrifying truth revealed on his deathbed to an archaeologist who has been seeking the lost treasure ever since.

A friend of Archaeology Professor James Acton.

And thanks to recently declassified satellite imagery, Acton might have found the final clue that leads them to the missing treasure.

Mayhem ensues.

Award winning and USA Today bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy once again mixes history with today's headlines in The Manila Deception, an action-packed international thriller sure to leave you burning through the pages late into the night. If you enjoy fast-paced adventures in the style of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, and James Rollins, then you'll love this thrilling tale of archaeological intrigue.

Get your copy of The Manila Deception today, and discover the horrifying price paid to hide the missing Japanese gold, and the terrors yet to be unleashed as the innocent and the corrupt collide...

About the James Acton Thrillers:

★★★★★ "James Acton: A little bit of Jack Bauer and Indiana Jones!"

Though this book is part of the James Acton Thrillers series, it is written as a standalone novel and can be enjoyed without having read any other installments.

★★★★★ "Non-stop action that is impossible to put down."

The James Acton Thrillers series and its spin-offs, the Special Agent Dylan Kane Thrillers and the Delta Force Unleashed Thrillers, have sold over one million copies. If you love non-stop action and intrigue with a healthy dose of humor, try James Acton today!

★★★★★ "A great blend of history and current headlines."

Product Details

BN ID: 2940163059034
Publisher: J. Robert Kennedy
Publication date: 11/23/2019
Series: James Acton Series , #26
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 303,570
File size: 915 KB

About the Author

With over one million books sold, award winning and USA Today bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy has been ranked by Amazon as the #1 Bestselling Action Adventure novelist based upon combined sales. He is a full-time writer and the author of over forty international bestsellers including the smash hit James Acton Thrillers. He’s married, has an adult daughter, and is likely hard at work on his next book.

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The Manila Deception (James Acton Thrillers, #26) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Judith Stone 4 months ago
Excellent reading would highly recommend fast pacing and A good reading how are you recommending it
dwgizmo 6 months ago
Loved it. Excellent story line. Characters are always well developed and believeable. Can't wait for more.
Anonymous 6 months ago
Kept me reading and reading. It was great how the whole gang was once again part of the book. A book this good makes me thankful that Mom took us to the library as children.
Anonymous 7 months ago
Another James and Laura excellent adventure. They travel to the Phillipines to discover Yamashiro’s gold, looted from Asia by the Japanese during WWII. They do their usual and attract the attention of the bad guys (there are several groups vying for the title) and end up kidnapped. Delta then makes their appearance. There are lots of fun J Robert Kennedy plot twists and cameo appearances of all your favorite James Acton characters. A rollicking good time. I highly recommend, another winner!