The new book by Ben Hammott (Fiction)
BEGINNINGS - Book 1 of the TOMB, the TEMPLE, the TREASURE
Ben weaves his research and discoveries into an exciting archaeological thriller spanning more than 2000 years. Beginning with the construction of Solomon's Temple, the Fall of Jerusalem, the creation of the Copper Scrolls and the forming of the Knights Templar and their mysterious tunnelling under the Temple Mount. The story then takes us into the trap-riddled catacombs beneath Rosslyn Chapel, on to Rennes-le-Chateau, into the Tomb and beyond.
In the catacombs beneath Rosslyn Chapel, one man finds a secret they have spent centuries searching for.They are coming to claim it.
Rosslyn Chapel book cover image reproduced with acknowledgement to Peter Stubbs - www.edinphoto.org.uk
BEGINNINGS is the first book of the Tomb, the Temple, the Treasure and thus continues in book 2 - The Priest's Secret, which will be avalible shortly. Read reviews on Amazon UK
Click HERE to read preview chapters of BEGINNINGS and excerpts from the PRIEST'S SECRET
Back Cover Text:
A hunt for a treasure becomes a Quest for the truth
960BC Solomon’s Temple is completed.
70AD Fall of Jerusalem and the Temple Treasure is Lost
1119AD The Knights Templar tunnel under the Temple Mount. Nine years later they find what they have been searching for and return to France. They become the richest and most powerful order the world has known.
1446 Sir William St Clair builds Rosslyn Chapel.
1891 Berenger Sauniere, a penniless priest of the small French village of Rennes-le-Château, discovers a parchment hidden in his church - it turns him into a man of great wealth.
1952 The Copper Scroll is discovered in a cave in Qumran. It is a Treasure map believed to have been written around the time Jerusalem fell.
All are connected Part of a Secret buried for centuries.
A secret many have been searching for without success.
Ancient Families, Secret Orders, innocents wronged. All have suffered. All seek revenge. The Secret will give it to them. They just have to find something that went missing over 2000 years ago.
Present day Ben Hammott enters the hidden catacombs beneath Rosslyn Chapel. He discovers a secret hidden for centuries. They are coming to claim it.
by Ben Hammott
In 2010 voted best English book written about Rennes-le-Chateau
100 years ago a French priest embedded clues in his church leading to a secret location.
Some of those clues have been solved - Has that location been found? - Has the SECRET been revealed!
BEGINNINGS by Ben Hammott
£9.95 + P&P
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Book size is approx 11 x 18 cm
(41/4 x 7 inches)
(Subject to change in final formating)