Will Adams - Author

About the Author

Will Adams has tried his hand at a multitude of careers over the years. Most recently, he worked for a London-based firm of communications consultants before giving it up to pursue his life-long dream of writing fiction. His first novel, The Alexander Cipher, has been published in sixteen languages, and has been followed by three more books in the Daniel Knox series, The Exodus Quest, The Lost Labyrinth and The Eden Legacy. He writes full-time and lives in Suffolk.

Featured books by Will Adams

City of the Lost

City of the Lost

Author: Will Adams Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/01/2014

Working with beautiful Dutch historian Karin Visser, who was also staying at the hotel, Iain 's investigative trail leads to Turkey's past - to the invasion of Northern Cyprus in 1974, and further back in time to the Trojan War. As the connections become clear, Iain and Karin begin to realize that this was no random terrorist attack, but something bigger and far more dangerous. And as the hunters become the hunted, Iain and Karin must dig deeper to reveal a terrifying conspiracy before they are silenced for good...

Other books by Will Adams

A-Z of Stratford-upon-Avon Places-People-History

A-Z of Stratford-upon-Avon Places-People-History

Author: Will Adams Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/11/2018

Famous as the birthplace of William Shakespeare, the Warwickshire market town of Stratford-upon-Avon has attracted visitors to its streets lined with ancient buildings for centuries. Its status as a market town in the mediaeval period is in evidence in the 15th-century stone-built Clopton Bridge over the River Avon and the Holy Trinity church as is the wealth of the later Elizabethan and Georgian buildings. Today visitors come to see Shakespeare's birthplace and the buildings associated with him, attend the Royal Shakespeare Theatre or the other theatres in the town, or just explore the historical streets. In A-Z of Stratford-upon-Avon author Will Adams reveals the history behind Stratford-upon-Avon, its streets and buildings and the people connected with the town. Alongside the famous historical connections, he includes some unusual characters, tucked away places and unique events that are less well-known. This fascinating A-Z tour of Stratford-upon-Avon's history is fully illustrated with photography and will appeal to all those with an interest in this historical Warwickshire town.

Spiral Mirror

Spiral Mirror

Author: Will Adams Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/06/2018

50 Gems of Northamptonshire The History & Heritage of the Most Iconic Places

50 Gems of Northamptonshire The History & Heritage of the Most Iconic Places

Author: Will Adams Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/11/2017

Lying in the heart of England, Northamptonshire is a county filled with historical places of interest, fascinating towns, and villages set in a beautiful landscape. In 50 Gems of Northamptonshire local author and historian Will Adams explores fifty unmissable gems that make this county special. Northamptonshire has remarkable examples of Saxon churches, such as at Earls Barton; glorious country houses, such as Castle Ashby; and fascinating historical connections, not least at the ancestral home of George Washington at Sulgrave Manor. Natural delights such as Pitsford Reservoir, battlefield sites, and the legacy of canals and railways all feature in this journey through one of the most enchanting areas of the country.

50 Gems of Northamptonshire

50 Gems of Northamptonshire

Author: Will Adams Format: eBook Release Date: 15/11/2017

Lying in the heart of England, Northamptonshire is a county filled with historical places of interest, fascinating towns, and villages set in a beautiful landscape. In 50 Gems of Northamptonshire local author and historian Will Adams explores fifty unmissable gems that make this county special. Northamptonshire has remarkable examples of Saxon churches, such as at Earls Barton; glorious country houses, such as Castle Ashby; and fascinating historical connections, not least at the ancestral home of George Washington at Sulgrave Manor. Natural delights such as Pitsford Reservoir, battlefield sites, and the legacy of canals and railways all feature in this journey through one of the most enchanting areas of the country.

Locomotives We Have Lost

Locomotives We Have Lost

Author: Will Adams Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2015

City of the Lost

City of the Lost

Author: Will Adams Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/01/2014

A high-stakes thriller which weaves Turkey's war-torn past with action, adventure and conspiracy. A TERRIFYING ATTACK Southern Turkey. Business intelligence operative Iain Black, having survived the hotel bombing that killed his friend and partner, vows to find out who was responsible - then make them pay. A PAST THAT WON'T STAY BURIED Historian Karin Visser, who also lost friends in the blast, teams up with Iain to uncover secrets hidden deep within the region's past, from the bloody division of Cyprus all the way back to the Trojan War. AN EXPLOSIVE SECRET Piecing the puzzle together, Iain and Karin discover the shocking conspiracy behind the blast. But now they're running out of time to reveal it - before they're silenced for good.

City of the Lost

City of the Lost

Author: Will Adams Format: eBook Release Date: 30/01/2014

A high-stakes thriller which weaves Turkey's war-torn past with action, adventure and conspiracy.British business intelligence operative Iain Black is caught up in the car-bombing of a hotel in Southern Turkey while investigating a murky Lebanese banker. His partner, Mustafa, is killed in the blast, and Iain vows to find out who is responsible.Working with beautiful Dutch historian Aletta Neuhuis, who was also affected in the bombing, Iain `s investigative trail leads to Turkey's past - to the invasion of Northern Cyprus in 1974, and further back in time to the Trojan War.As the connections become clear, Iain and Aletta begin to realize that this was no random terrorist attack, but something bigger and far more dangerous. And as the hunters become the hunted, Iain and Aletta must dig deeper to reveal a terrifying conspiracy before they are silenced for good...

City of the Lost

City of the Lost

Author: Will Adams Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/01/2014

Working with beautiful Dutch historian Karin Visser, who was also staying at the hotel, Iain 's investigative trail leads to Turkey's past - to the invasion of Northern Cyprus in 1974, and further back in time to the Trojan War. As the connections become clear, Iain and Karin begin to realize that this was no random terrorist attack, but something bigger and far more dangerous. And as the hunters become the hunted, Iain and Karin must dig deeper to reveal a terrifying conspiracy before they are silenced for good...

Newton's Fire

Newton's Fire

Author: Will Adams Format: eBook Release Date: 06/12/2012

A breathtaking thriller which weaves history and religion with action, adventure and apocalypse...Luke Hayward is adrift. Blacklisted out of academia, he is in no position to refuse when a client asks for his expert help in recovering some lost Isaac Newton papers.But a chance discovery in a dusty attic plunges Luke into a race to uncover the truth behind some seemingly random scribblings - a race which pits Luke against a fundamentalist madman with dangerously powerful friends.Luke discovers connections between Oxford, London and the Old City of Jerusalem in a breathless chase to uncover a secret hidden in the eccentric ramblings of a mathematical genius; a secret that, in the wrong hands, could be used to spark the holy war to end all holy wars...

Newton's Fire

Newton's Fire

Author: Will Adams Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/11/2012

A breathtaking thriller which weaves history and religion with action, adventure and apocalypse... Luke Hayward is adrift. Blacklisted out of academia, he is in no position to refuse when a client asks for his expert help in recovering some lost Isaac Newton papers. But a chance discovery in a dusty attic plunges Luke into a race to uncover the truth behind some seemingly random scribblings - a race which pits Luke against a fundamentalist madman with dangerously powerful friends. Luke discovers connections between Oxford, London and the Old City of Jerusalem in a breathless chase to uncover a secret hidden in the eccentric ramblings of a mathematical genius; a secret that, in the wrong hands, could be used to spark the holy war to end all holy wars...

Die Drachenflotte

Die Drachenflotte

Author: Will Adams Format: eBook Release Date: 02/07/2012

Ein Paradies im Ozean. Ein Schatz von unfassbarem Wert. Ein Geheimnis, das Vergangenheit und Zukunft andert. Vor der Kste Madagaskars taucht Unterwasser-Archologe Daniel Knox nach einem Schatz. Das Schiff soll zur sagenumwobenen Flotte von Admiral Zheng He gehrt haben. An Bord: unfassbare Reichtmer. Tatschlich findet die Crew Mnzen und chinesisches Porzellan. Doch kurz darauf erhlt Knox eine besorgniserregende Nachricht: Emilia Kirkpatrick, seine engste Vertraute, ist im nahegelegenen Naturschutzgebiet Eden verschwunden. Auch von ihrem Vater fehlt jede Spur. Eine Entfhrung? Geheimsam mit Emilias Schwester begibt sich Knox auf die Suche. Beinahe zu spt erkennen sie, dass Eden mit seinen paradiesischen Korallenriffen und traumhaften Landschaften zahlreiche Gefahren birgt. Und ein wahrhaft tdliches Geheimnis ...

The Eden Legacy

The Eden Legacy

Author: Will Adams Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/10/2010

Fact collides with fiction in Will Adams's fourth pulse-pounding adventure featuring archaeologist Daniel Knox. Welcome to Eden. Population: Zero. After she finds out her estranged father and sister are missing from their coastal nature reserve in Madagascar, TV zoologist Rebecca Kirkpatrick is on the first flight home. Underwater archaeologist Daniel Knox is searching for a sunken Chinese treasure ship when he hears of the disappearances and ventures to The Eden Reserve to investigate. Still with a vendetta to settle, Georgian gangster dynasty the Nergadzes send a hitman to hunt down Knox and avenge them. As Knox chases answers he realizes that the idyllic coral reef of Eden hides an ugly truth - someone is willing to kill and exploit people for a secret that will rewrite the history of the New World...

Exodus Quest

Exodus Quest

Author: Will Adams Format: eBook Release Date: 29/04/2010

Facts collide with fiction in the pulse-pounding sequel to the highly praised The Alexander Cipher, featuring archaeologist Daniel Knox.THE EXODUS QUESTOn the trail of the lost Dead Sea Scrolls, archaeologist Daniel Knox stumbles upon a theft in progress at an ancient temple near Alexandria. Then a senior Egyptian archaeologist is violently killed, and the finger of suspicion points at Knox himself. To add to his mounting worries, his partner Gaille Bonnard is kidnapped while showing a television crew around the ruins of Amarna. She manages to smuggle out a message, pleading with Knox to rescue her, but he's locked in a police cell on suspicion of murder hundreds of miles away. His only hope of clearing his name and saving Gaille is to crack one of the greatest unsolved mysteries of the ancient world...before it's too late.

Das Gottesgrab

Das Gottesgrab

Author: Will Adams Format: eBook Release Date: 11/12/2009

Das Grab eines Gottes. Ein unermesslicher Schatz. Ein Geheimnis, das die Welt erschttern knnte. Seit Jahren verfolgt der junge Archologe Daniel Knox nur ein Ziel: Er will die sagenumwobene letzte Ruhesttte Alexanders des Groen finden. Da wird mitten in Alexandria eine rtselhafte Gruft freigelegt. Handelt es sich bei den zweiunddreiig toten Kriegern um die Elitetruppe des Welteroberers? Weisen sie den Weg zu seinem Grab und damit zum prchtigsten Schatz der antiken Welt?Gemeinsam mit der franzsischen Skryptologin Gaille begibt sich Knox auf eine gefhrliche Spurensuche. Denn der Fundort lockt nicht nur skrupellose Wissenschaftler und geldgierige Plnderer: Das Grab birgt auch ein Geheimnis, das einen Vlkerkrieg auslsen knnte, wenn es in die falschen Hnde gert. Und so wird Knox schon bald von alten und neuen Widersachern gejagt, die nicht nur nach dem Schatz, sondern auch nach seinem Leben trachten

The Lost Labyrinth

The Lost Labyrinth

Author: Will Adams Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/10/2009

Fact collides with fiction in Will Adams third pulse-pounding adventure featuring the enigmatic Daniel Knox. Twenty years after vanishing without a trace, French archaeologist Roland Petitier makes a dramatic reappearance at a major Athens conference, promising an astonishing find - the legendary Golden Fleece. But before he can give his talk, he's found dead in a hotel room; and an out-of-control policeman puts Petitier's onetime protege Augustin Pascal into intensive care, then later accuses him of Petitier's murder. Only Augustin's two closest friends, Daniel Knox and Gaille Bonnard can prove his innocence. However, rumours of the fleece's rediscovery have spread, and. ambitious Georgian oligarch Nergadze is determined to get it first. He sends his psychopathic grandson Mikhail to Athens with orders to bring it back. Mikhail quickly becomes convinced that Dan Knox has it, and slowly moves in for the kill...

Alexander Cipher

Alexander Cipher

Author: Will Adams Format: eBook Release Date: 18/03/2009

Workers in Alexandria are excavating for a new building when they discover the ruins of an old tomb, and all work crashes to a halt. According to federal law in Egypt, all discoveries must be properly catalogued by archeologists and this tomb has unusual relics and representations, apparently contemporary with Alexander the Great. Daniel Knox's first love is history and archeology, specifically on Alexander the Great. When he pisses off a local mobster on the coast of Egypt, he heads to Alexandria to an archaeology colleague's apartment to hide out for a while. He learns his friend is getting to participate on the dig for this newly discovered tomb. Sneaking in with his friend, Daniel sees signs that the find is far bigger than anyone realizes and might hold clues to finally unravelling one of the world's greatest mysteries: Where is Alexander the Great buried? In his lifetime, Alexander was beloved as a god, and across the Mediterranean, everyone wanted to be close to him. Upon his death, there was a mad scrabbling among his former allies to secure his empire for themselves. Even now, nearly 2500 years later, Alexander is still being fought over. With the discovery of this tomb and the revelation of its relics, the race is on to find Alexander. Rival archeologists, Egyptian officials, and Macedonian nationalists all scurry and scramble, attacking each other along the way as they hunt for a glorious prize--the body of Alexander the Great.

The Exodus Quest

The Exodus Quest

Author: Will Adams Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/11/2008

Fact collides with fiction in Will Adams second pulse-pounding adventure featuring the enigmatic Daniel Knox - hero of The Alexander Cipher Fact collides with fiction in Will Adams second pulse-pounding adventure featuring the enigmatic Daniel Knox. On the trail of a Dead Sea Scroll, Knox stumbles across an ancient temple being surreptitiously excavated by evangelical Christians outside Alexandria. A chase ends in tragedy with the death of Alexandria's senior archaeologist, and Knox the chief suspect. Meanwhile, Knox's partner Gaille Bonnard is baby-sitting a television crew around the ancient city of Amarna, home of the multiple mysteries of Pharaoh Akhenaten. Kidnapped by rogue soldiers, her time fast running out, she sends Knox a message hidden in a hostage video, pleading with him to come to her rescue. But Knox has problems of his own, under arrest on suspicion of murder, locked in a police cell half a country away. And the only way for him to find and save her is to crack one of the great unsolved mysteries of the ancient world.

The Alexander Cipher

The Alexander Cipher

Author: Will Adams Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/11/2007

Non stop adventure and death defying chases in Will Adam's outstanding debut novel. It's 318 BC in the deserts of Libya, and Alexander the Great is buried as only a God should be, placed in a golden Sarcophagus in a catacomb of chambers, each packed with diamonds, rubies and gold. This was how he should have remained, but time waits for no-one. 2007 and underwater archaeologist Daniel Knox has been on the trail of Alexander's Gold ever since he can remember. When a tomb is uncovered on the construction site of a new hotel, Daniel believes he has found the clue to what he has been working towards for years. But the discovery has alerted two of the most dangerous men in the world, and Daniel is now a marked man.

Central London Westminster and the West End

Central London Westminster and the West End

Author: Will Adams, Tricia Adams Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/04/2003

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