The Sword

The Sword

Alex Lukeman

Mystery & Thrillers / Health, Mind & Body / Fantasy,sword and Sorcery

No longer under the protection of the president, the Project has gone private as an exclusive consulting service available to select clients. A powerful Japanese industrialist hires Elizabeth Harker and the Project team to find a famous sword lost in the aftermath of WWII. It looks like a straightforward assignment. Then people start dying, and Harker's team is caught up in a web of murder and deception that began in feudal Japan and the days of the samurai. Why is the sword important enough to kill for? What secret does it hold? Forced to defend themselves against a fanatical enemy, Nick and Selena follow a trail of blood to Japan. There they find themselves in a mythic confrontation that can only end in one way – death. The Sword will keep you reading into the night.
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The Black Templar

The Black Templar

Alex Lukeman

Mystery & Thrillers / Health, Mind & Body / Fantasy,sword and Sorcery

The Project is in transition, their future in doubt. Selena Connor is no longer part of the active field unit, and she misses the action and excitement. When she's approached to translate a thirteenth century Templar document written in code, she jumps at the chance. The document reveals a clue to the location of the legendary Templar treasure, lost for seven hundred years.Nick and Selena follow the clue to Portugal, thinking they'll get a little vacation time while they search for something to tell them what happened to the treasure. But the vacation turns into a nightmare and launches the Project team on a deadly race against time. There's something hidden with the gold. If the Project can't prevent it from falling into the hands of the Black Templars, a terrible darkness will descend upon the world.Can they succeed against the odds?
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The Cup

The Cup

Alex Lukeman

Mystery & Thrillers / Health, Mind & Body / Fantasy,sword and Sorcery

The brutal death of a Swedish spy sends Nick Carter, Selena Connor and the Project team to Stockholm, where they find themselves pitted against a terrorist network hiding among the refugees flooding into the country. A fourth century artifact looted from the Middle East plunges the team into a search for the most elusive relic of Christendom: the Holy Grail. A prophecy warns that if the Grail falls into the wrong hands, it will bring about the End of Days. It's not just the project that's looking for the Grail: the murderous fanatics of ISIS are determined to find it. They'll stop at nothing to retrieve it. The Day of Judgment draws near and nuclear Armageddon threatens America. Time is running out. Finding the Grail is the only thing that can prevent disaster. Kings, emperors and thieves have searched for the cup for more than a thousand years, to no avail. All have failed. Will the Project succeed before it's too late? You won't want to put this book down. **
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The Russian Deception

The Russian Deception

Alex Lukeman

Mystery & Thrillers / Health, Mind & Body / Fantasy,sword and Sorcery

A coup in the Kremlin brings hardliners to power, men determined to take back territories lost with the fall of the Soviet Union. Billions of euros pour into Moscow from an unknown source, fueling a secret military buildup. Director Elizabeth Harker sends the Project team to the Balkans, where the Russian-backed president of Macedonia is suppressing a popular movement threatening to become a revolution. It looks like Moscow is meddling once again in Central Europe. But the reality is not what it appears to be. Nick, Selena and the team are caught up in a devious plot that takes the world to the brink of nuclear war. Who is funding Moscow's militaristic adventures and why? Can the team find a way to stop a confrontation between Russia and the United States before it starts? The stakes for Nick, Selena, Elizabeth Harker and the world have never been higher. If they fail, civilization will be destroyed. Failure is not an option... **
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The Eye of Shiva

The Eye of Shiva

Alex Lukeman

Mystery & Thrillers / Health, Mind & Body / Fantasy,sword and Sorcery

On a mission to the Philippines Nick Carter of the Project finds ancient gold coins in a terrorist stronghold. The terrorists have been using the gold to buy weapons. Where did the coins come from? The discovery sets the Project team on a collision course with a ruthless terrorist who dreams of an Islamic Caliphate in India and a dying spy from India's CIA seeking revenge for the murder of his wife and son. All the while, a secret global conspiracy is manipulating events from behind the scenes. The conspirators want to provoke war between Pakistan and India and launch a nuclear missile at China. Clues hint that the gold coins are part of a legendary treasure looted from India in the 18th century by a Persian King. Among the stolen artifacts is a mystical jewel known as the Eye of Shiva. One man is obsessed with finding it and fulfilling a prophecy predicting the destruction of India's enemies. Nick and his lover Selena struggle with their doubts about each other even as they risk their lives against murderous enemies. As the war drums grow louder and tensions rise on the sub-continent, Nick and Selena are caught in a race against time to stop a nuclear war that will devastate China, Pakistan and India. The Eye of Shiva is a fast moving story of love, revenge and intrigue, guaranteed to keep you turning pages. About the AuthorAlex Lukeman writes action/adventure thrillers featuring a covert intelligence unit called the PROJECT and is the author of the award-winning Amazon best seller, The Tesla Secret. Alex is a former Marine and psychotherapist and uses his experience of the military and human nature to inform his work. He likes riding old, fast motorcycles and playing guitar, usually not at the same time. You can email him at [email protected] He loves hearing from readers and promises he will get back to you. 
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The Atlantis Stone

The Atlantis Stone

Alex Lukeman

Mystery & Thrillers / Health, Mind & Body / Fantasy,sword and Sorcery

A photograph forgotten for a hundred years holds the key to finding the legendary lost civilization of Atlantis and an ancient artifact of mysterious power. When a letter with the photograph and a faded map of Egypt shows up in the mail, the Project is launched into a search that takes them from the depths of the Atlantic to the sands of Egypt and places unseen for thousands of years. Elizabeth Harker's Project team is caught up in a power struggle between two of Russia's vast intelligence services. As the trail to Atlantis emerges from the mists of the past, the team is stalked by agents of a man who will stop at nothing to gain another rung on the ladder of his ambition. Whoever succeeds will gain knowledge to benefit the world or destroy it. The stakes don't get any higher... Can the Project keep the secrets of Atlantis out of the wrong hands? **
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Phoenix

Phoenix

Alex Lukeman

Mystery & Thrillers / Health, Mind & Body / Fantasy,sword and Sorcery

The president of the U.S. orders Director Elizabeth Harker of the Project to investigate the collision at sea of a U.S. Navy missile destroyer with a Chinese freighter. It may have been sabotage, and the president wants her to get to the bottom of it. But the assignment is not what it seems. Harker has an enemy in the White House who wants her to fail. The Project's continued existence is on the line.In the cold reaches of the far north, a hidden supercomputer with malicious artificial intelligence is being used by a secret organization to drive the world to war. Disruptive attacks across the world begin to create deep suspicions between China, Russia, and America. Preparations for war escalate. As the war drums begin to beat, the Project team discovers a digital trail that could lead to whoever is trying to touch off a nuclear confrontation.That makes the team a serious threat. They're getting too close to the truth, and the man behind the attacks decides...
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The Solomon Scroll

The Solomon Scroll

Alex Lukeman

Mystery & Thrillers / Health, Mind & Body / Fantasy,sword and Sorcery

The contents of a two thousand year old scroll set in motion a deadly quest for the tomb of Solomon and the long lost treasure of the Second Jewish Temple. The Project team is up against a madman who believes he is the last high priest of an ancient and cruel god. He seeks the Seal of Solomon and the mystical powers he's sure it will bring him. He'll stop at nothing to get what he wants, including murder and treachery. From the streets of Beirut to the barrens of Saudi Arabia and the wild canyons of Ethiopia, the Project team follows an ancient trail of clues in search of Solomon's bones and the sacred heritage of a nation.   
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Solomon's Gold

Solomon's Gold

Alex Lukeman

Mystery & Thrillers / Health, Mind & Body / Fantasy,sword and Sorcery

An ancient scroll written in code is discovered in a New York museum. Selena Connor is called in to translate the writing. She's a world-class linquist, a member of the secretive, covert operaions team know as the Project.The scroll reveals clues to the location of treasure collected by King Solomon to build and maintain the First Jewish Temple. Hidden somewhere in the desert lands of Israel is a vasy hoard of gold, the heritage of a nation.Director Harker of the Project sends the team out to see if they can discover where the treasure is hidden. Selena is determined to quit the dangers of the field, but this looks like a pleasant change from the usual mission. It's just a simple arceological expedition, after all. But nothing that involves the Project is ever simple.Betrayal, murder and vicious enemies stalk the expedition, as Selena and her teamamtes follow the clues revealed by the scroll. Meanwhile, back in New York where it all began, a...
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The Last Option

The Last Option

Alex Lukeman

Mystery & Thrillers / Health, Mind & Body / Fantasy,sword and Sorcery

A cabal of ruthless men set in motion a plot to ignite nuclear war, certain they will survive the resulting holocaust and rule what is left after the missiles stop flying.Director Elizabeth Harker's aging Project team is called into action once again, but the odds are stacked high against them. A hostile president means to shut them down. Someone keeps trying to kill them. Nick and Selena's unborn children are in the line of fire. Even Selena's Russian half-sister is caught up in the deadly game, with consequences she'd never expected.The doomsday clock is ticking. If the Project team doesn't stop the plot in time, the world will pay the price.
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The Nostradamus File

The Nostradamus File

Alex Lukeman

Mystery & Thrillers / Health, Mind & Body / Fantasy,sword and Sorcery

Book Six in the PROJECT SeriesThe murder of a Paris bookseller who discovers a lost manuscript of prophecies by Nostradamus sends Nick Carter, Selena Connor and the Project on a global hunt for the fabled Ark of the Covenant. The prophecies lead them to the Holy Land and deep into the secrets of the ancient Order of the Knights Templar. The Ark is part of a plan to trigger war and a new Crusade in the Middle East. The men behind the plot have no problem killing anyone who gets in the way, including Nick and Selena. While people are doing their best to kill him and he's trying to stay alive, Nick is struggling with his PTSD. He'll lose Selena if he doesn't find a way to handle it. But how can he find time to sort out his personal life when he's caught up in one of the most dangerous missions of his career?
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