Valley of Death

Valley of Death

Scott Mariani

Thriller / Fiction / Mystery

The Top Ten Sunday Times bestseller returns with a gripping new Ben Hope thriller. This time it's personal... People going missing in the remote wilds of India is not unusual. But when the son of a wealthy Delhi businessman is kidnapped just weeks after his brother fell victim to an alleged bandit attack in the mountains of Haryana, it raises eyebrows. With the local police doing close to nothing, there's only one man for the job: ex-SAS major Ben Hope. But for Ben, this is no ordinary rescue case. Because this plea for help is coming from a special person from his past, who now has nobody else to turn to. Ben's mission will take him into the heart of the arid Indian wilderness, pitting him against ruthless gangs and desperate men. But Ben is determined to save the day. Whatever it takes. The master bestseller returns, with the most hotly anticipated thriller of 2019. 'If you've got a pulse, you'll love Scott Mariani; if you haven't, then maybe you crossed Ben Hope.' SIMON TOYNE
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House of War

House of War

Scott Mariani

Thriller / Fiction / Mystery

The Number One bestseller returns with a gripping new Ben Hope thriller. A DEADLY TERROR PLOT. A RACE AGAINST THE CLOCK. WILL EVIL PREVAIL? Following a chance encounter with a terrified young woman in the streets of Paris, former SAS soldier Ben Hope finds himself hurled into a violent new mission involving murder, international terrorism and stolen historic artifacts. A mission made even more perilous by the reappearance of an old enemy from Ben's military past. A man he knew and fought years ago. A man he thought was dead. Teaming up with the enigmatic ex-Delta Force warrior Tyler Roth, Ben travels from the seedy underworld of Paris to the islands of the Caribbean in his quest to piece together the puzzle. As the death toll quickly mounts, he unmasks a vicious terror plot that could bring about the slaughter of millions of innocent people. Mass destruction seems just a hair's breadth away ... and only Ben Hope can prevent the unthinkable. A must-read for fans of Dan Brown, Lee...
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The Pretender's Gold

The Pretender's Gold

Scott Mariani

Thriller / Fiction / Mystery

Pre-order now: the 21st Ben Hope thriller, from the Number One bestseller. When things get rough, we should all have a friend like Ben Hope... Retired army sergeant Boonzie McCulloch travels to the wintry Highlands of Scotland to help a relative in danger, but is soon deeper in it himself than he'd bargained for. Ruthless, controlling thugs are running amok across the region and will kill anybody to get their hands on a historic hoard of lost gold treasure. But the villains haven't reckoned on what's coming their way. Because when you mess with an old comrade of ex-SAS major Ben Hope, you're bringing a whole world of trouble down on yourself. Once he gets started he won't stop until he gets the job done. With Hope on the war path, the snowy Highland wilderness is about to warm up considerably... A must-read for fans of Dan Brown, Lee Child and Mark Dawson. Join the millions of readers who can't get enough of Ben Hope's adventures... Whilst the Ben Hope thrillers can be read in any...
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Sacred Sword (Ben Hope 7)

Sacred Sword (Ben Hope 7)

Scott Mariani

Thriller / Fiction / Mystery

FEATURING AN EXCLUSIVE EXTRACT OF SCOTT MARIANI'S NEW NOVEL, THE ARMADA LEGACY In the seventh bestselling Ben Hope conspiracy thriller, the action shoots back in time to the days of Jesus Christ -- and a buried secret that has staggering implications for the world as we know it! Returning to the UK to try to sort out his stormy personal life, Ben runs into two old friends. Simeon and Michaela were once his fellow students at Oxford -- now they are The Reverend and Mrs Arundel. Ben senses that Simeon is deeply troubled and frightened, but before the truth can emerge about his secretive research project concerning a mysterious, ancient 'sacred sword', both he and Michaela are killed out in a devastating road crash. Convinced that his friends' deaths were no accident, Ben is propelled on a global quest from the UK to France, the Holy Land and America to unlock the enigma of the sacred sword. At every step, he is pursued by ruthless agents of the sinister organisation that will stop at nothing to acquire it. In the course of his investigations, Ben will discover an incredible secret, not just about the history of Christianity but about his own past ...ReviewPraise for Scott Mariani: 'Deadly conspiracies, bone-crunching action and a tormented hero with a heart ...Scott Mariani packs a real punch.' Andy McDermott, bestselling author of Empire of Gold 'James Bond meets Jason Bourne meets The Da Vinci Code.' J. L. Carrell, bestselling author of The Shakespeare Secret 'Full of authentic detail and heart-stopping action -- a real thrill ride.' Ed Macy, author of the bestselling Apache ReviewPraise for Scott Mariani: 'Deadly conspiracies, bone-crunching action and a tormented hero with a heart ...Scott Mariani packs a real punch.' Andy McDermott, bestselling author of Empire of Gold 'James Bond meets Jason Bourne meets The Da Vinci Code.' J. L. Carrell, bestselling author of The Shakespeare Secret 'Full of authentic detail and heart-stopping action -- a real thrill ride.' Ed Macy, author of the bestselling Apache
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Sacred Sword

Sacred Sword

Scott Mariani

Thriller / Fiction / Mystery

FEATURING AN EXCLUSIVE EXTRACT OF SCOTT MARIANI'S NEW NOVEL, THE ARMADA LEGACY In the seventh bestselling Ben Hope conspiracy thriller, the action shoots back in time to the days of Jesus Christ -- and a buried secret that has staggering implications for the world as we know it! Returning to the UK to try to sort out his stormy personal life, Ben runs into two old friends. Simeon and Michaela were once his fellow students at Oxford -- now they are The Reverend and Mrs Arundel. Ben senses that Simeon is deeply troubled and frightened, but before the truth can emerge about his secretive research project concerning a mysterious, ancient 'sacred sword', both he and Michaela are killed out in a devastating road crash. Convinced that his friends' deaths were no accident, Ben is propelled on a global quest from the UK to France, the Holy Land and America to unlock the enigma of the sacred sword. At every step, he is pursued by ruthless agents of the sinister organisation that will stop at nothing to acquire it. In the course of his investigations, Ben will discover an incredible secret, not just about the history of Christianity but about his own past ...ReviewPraise for Scott Mariani: 'Deadly conspiracies, bone-crunching action and a tormented hero with a heart ...Scott Mariani packs a real punch.' Andy McDermott, bestselling author of Empire of Gold 'James Bond meets Jason Bourne meets The Da Vinci Code.' J. L. Carrell, bestselling author of The Shakespeare Secret 'Full of authentic detail and heart-stopping action -- a real thrill ride.' Ed Macy, author of the bestselling Apache ReviewPraise for Scott Mariani: 'Deadly conspiracies, bone-crunching action and a tormented hero with a heart ...Scott Mariani packs a real punch.' Andy McDermott, bestselling author of Empire of Gold 'James Bond meets Jason Bourne meets The Da Vinci Code.' J. L. Carrell, bestselling author of The Shakespeare Secret 'Full of authentic detail and heart-stopping action -- a real thrill ride.' Ed Macy, author of the bestselling Apache
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The Babylon Idol

The Babylon Idol

Scott Mariani

Thriller / Fiction / Mystery

THE HUNT IS ON When a sniper leaves Ben Hope’s friend fighting for his life, the former SAS major declares war on the men responsible. But what begins as a straightforward revenge mission gets complicated when a mysterious letter reveals Ben to be the real target. And his isn’t the only name on a crazed killer’s list. Professor Anna Manzini has no idea she’s in grave danger from a man she’d thought dead. She’s on the cusp of a major discovery: the location of the lost Babylon idol, a golden statue of immeasurable value. But when word of Anna’s work reaches her enemies, it sets off a cat-and-mouse chase that will lead Ben and Anna halfway across Europe and into the heart of war-torn Syria. To reach the precious idol first, Ben must keep one step ahead of a powerful maniac. If he fails, it won’t just be Ben and Anna’s lives in danger, but the world.
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The Alchemist's Secret

The Alchemist's Secret

Scott Mariani

Thriller / Fiction / Mystery

Where there’s Hope there’s trouble… THE ALCHEMIST’S SECRET introduces hero Ben Hope, a former elite SAS soldier tortured by a tragedy from his past, who now devotes his life to rescuing kidnapped children. But when Ben is recruited to locate an ancient manuscript which could save a dying child, he embarks on the deadliest quest of his life. The document is alleged to contain the formula for the elixir of life, discovered by the brilliant alchemist Fulcanelli decades before. But it soon becomes apparent that others are hunting this most precious of treasures – for far more evil ends. It seems that everyone – from the Nazis of the past to the shadowy modern organisation known as Gladius Domini – wants to uncover the secrets of immortality. Teaming up with attractive American scientist Dr Roberta Ryder, Ben is led on a wild and dangerous trail from Paris to the ancient Cathar strongholds of the Languedoc, where an astonishing secret has lain hidden for centuries…
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Star of Africa

Star of Africa

Scott Mariani

Thriller / Fiction / Mystery

THE FIRST PART OF A SENSATIONAL NEW TWO-BOOK SEQUENCE THAT WILL BE THE BIGGEST AND MOST EPIC BEN HOPE ADVENTURE YET! TO POSSESS IT HE WILL PAY IN BLOOD Where ex-SAS major Ben Hope goes, trouble always follows… Ben Hope is trained to identify danger. So when he finds out that someone very important to him is working on a US container ship in the treacherous seas off the East African coast, he fears the worst. Within days the ship is hijacked by pirates. Taking matters into his own hands, Ben embarks upon the most daring rescue mission of his career … because this is no ordinary hostage situation. There is something on board the ship that’s more precious than life itself – and a bloodthirsty tyrant will kill to possess it. As events spiral out of control, Ben Hope’s skill and resourcefulness will be tested like never before. Ben would die to protect those close to him, but in a hostile environment, against ruthless warriors, even the ultimate sacrifice might not be enough… BEN HOPE is one of the most celebrated action adventure heroes in British fiction and Scott Mariani is the author of numerous bestsellers. Join the ever-growing legion of readers who get breathless with anticipation when the countdown to the new Ben Hope thriller begins … **Review ‘Slick, serpentine and very, very entertaining . . . If you’ve got a pulse, you’ll love Scott Mariani; if you haven’t, then maybe you crossed Ben Hope.’ SIMON TOYNE ‘Scott Mariani is an awesome writer.’ CHRIS KUZNESKI ‘Deadly conspiracies, bone-crunching action and a tormented hero with a heart . . . Scott Mariani packs a real punch.’ ANDY McDERMOTT ‘A romp of a read, each page like a tasty treat. Enjoy.’ STEVE BERRY About the Author Scott Mariani is the author of the worldwide-acclaimed action / adventure series featuring maverick ex-SAS hero Ben Hope. Scott’s books have topped the bestseller charts in his native Britain, with The Alchemist’s Secret, the first Ben Hope novel, having held the #1 Kindle position for a record-breaking six straight weeks. The Ben Hope series is translated into over twenty languages worldwide. Scott was born in Scotland, studied in Oxford and now lives and writes in rural west Wales.
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The Devil's Kingdom

The Devil's Kingdom

Scott Mariani

Thriller / Fiction / Mystery

HAS BEN HOPE FINALLY MET HIS MATCH? The master bestseller returns with the explosive follow up to STAR OF AFRICA. The second in a two-part series. The adventure began in Star of Africa, now ex-SAS major Ben Hope is in the most desperate situation of his life... Held hostage by a despicable tyrant in the heart of Africa, it's not looking good for Ben Hope. General Khosa's lust for blood is matched only by his lust for power – and he wants to use Ben's superior military skills to turn his rabble of inexperienced boys into an army of lethal soldiers. If Ben refuses, Khosa will kill the person he loves most. If he cooperates, he'll bring more death and devastation to the world's most violent, war-torn nation. Either way, Ben will have blood on his hands – unless he can defeat Khosa. It seems an impossible task. But for Ben Hope, anything is possible...
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