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The Atlantis Prophecy

(Conrad Yeats Adventure #2)

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An ancient organization more powerful than the federal government has targeted Washington. They'll stop at nothing to destroy the republic and raise an empire.

The adventure begins with a mysterious military burial at Arlington National Cemetery and a shocking legacy that has explosive implications for America's existence. Archaeologist Conrad Yeats discovers in his
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Mass Market Paperback, 367 pages
Published May 2008 by Pocket Star (first published January 10th 2008)
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Mia Boloz
Oct 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
I loved this book! It was so intricate and I became engulfed in the plot almost immediately. However, this is the second book in a series but I did not read the first book and I still completely understood the storyline. I loved the action and how conflicted I felt as the reader being scared of Conrad but also rooting for him at the same time. I loved how narrowly he escaped from the police but how he always seemed to get out of it and make a quick getaway. I found it so interesting how easy it ...more
Ian
Aug 01, 2011 rated it liked it
This is one of many books that have sprung up since the success of Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code." I think in this case the author has also read "Angels and Demons" by the same author. He has then taken themes from both books to "create" his own. Thus we have good looking male scholar/adventurer, expert at cracking codes, running around a capital city (in this case Washington D.C rather than Paris or Rome) with an equally good looking and equally intelligent female helper, searching for an ...more
Darren Vincent
Apr 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018
Great read, beginning to end.

Whereas I gave the previous book in this trilogy 4 stars with caveats, this one has fully earned all four stars. This book was far more entertaining than its predecessor by leaps and bounds. The writing was better, the pacing was WAY better and the overall story was even more so.

That being said, it is not perfect. As you read this book, each page is packed with information and intrigue but if you look back on it after you finish it, you realize just how over the top
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Henri Moreaux
Following on from Raising Atlantis, The Atlantis Prophecy sees Conrad Yeats racing around Washington DC following up leads from the past in an attempt to derail a conspiracy dating back to the formation of the United States and George Washington himself. In a way it reminds me of the Nicholas Cage movie National Treasure, it has a similar level of action and adventure with a similar romp through famous Washington monuments.

In terms of the book itself, the author has certainly refined his
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Norma Jean
May 15, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: mystery
I personally wasn't impressed with the first book I've read by this author. Between Dan Brown and others writing on this type of topic, Mr. Greanias' work was windy with plot twists without preamble--they just all of a sudden happened without smooth transitions. The hero and heroine were stunning, of course, and they managed to just be beyond the bad guys' grasp several times. There was a secret treasure that several were looking for at the same time, which was basically the plot. Greanias IS ...more
Hazel Rainfall
Nov 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
As usual, Thomas Greanias has succeeded in writing another page turning adventure thriller novel. This installment of the series keeps the reader on the edge of their seat the entire time they are reading. If you love a touch of sci-fi-based-history, barely there (almost non-existent) romance, and lots of action, then this book is for you!
I would suggest this book to anyone above the age of 16.
Kathy Lies
Aug 12, 2019 rated it it was ok
When I chose this to read, I didn’t realize that it was the second in a series. It kept referring back to things that happened in the first book, but without enough explanation to understand it. The relationship between the main characters is frustrating and not very believable. The book ended with a “get ready for the next book” feeling. I didn’t like it enough to pick up the first one, let alone the last.
Amy Webster-Bo
Apr 05, 2018 rated it liked it
was an ok second book, still was not fond of the characters, wish they were a little more interesting
Aja Allsop
Jul 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
Read most of this on holiday,i have about a little way to go and up to know it's been a superb read.
julie mills
Nov 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sequel

Normally sequels are never as good as the first but this kept me turning the pages even when I knew I should put the book down and go to bed.
Amy Phelps
Apr 18, 2018 rated it liked it
It was ok. I think I expected more out of it. It is the second book in a series and it may have made more sense if I had read the first book. I don’t think I will read anymore of them though
Rob1109
Nov 01, 2014 rated it it was ok
Let me first off begin by saying I'm not a huge fan of these types of books so keep that in mind when reading my review. I loved 'The DaVinci Code,' but I recently finished a book of the same genre by Steve Berry. I will say I enjoyed Thomas Greanias much more than Steve Berry. However, it just didn't do it for me.

POSITIVES:

1) This book was an easy read, very fast moving.
2) I did enjoy Mr. Greanias' writing style.
3) I did learn some interesting facts about Washington DC and gaining knowledge is
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Rai
Oct 10, 2008 rated it it was amazing
A fascinating adventure to discover an ancient prophecy involving America's past...

I read & thoroughly enjoyed the prequel to this novel, Raising Atlantis. Thomas Greanias' story & characters had me hooked. I am a huge fan of ancient mysteries, so much so that I also write them. The Atlantis Prophecy delivers for anyone who enjoys stories where modern-day characters struggle against nearly insurmountable odds to uncover ancient secrets hidden in, and woven amongst, well-known places and
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Brett Thomasson
May 06, 2015 rated it did not like it
The Roman Catholic church, Freemasonry, the Founding Fathers and the ancient lost continent of Atlantis are settings and groups frequently used as key elements in modern thrillers. Apparently, author Thomas Greanias figured why not throw them all into the mix in his first novel, 2005's Raising Atlantis.

Archaeologist Conrad Yeats and Australian linguist (and nun) Serena Serghetti explored evidence of the lost continent found in the inhospitable Antarctic. The sequel, The Atlantis Prophecy, picks
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Jaime K
Jul 07, 2013 rated it it was ok
While I didn't win this in a Goodreads giveaway, Greanias sent a signed ARC copy by mistake after I won another one of his novels. It sounded interesting, so I took the first out of the library and it was great.

This one was good but it wasn't as good. There was more confusion and it felt a lot more like I was reading a mimic of Dan Brown. It probably doesn't help I read one of Brown's books before this.

In this second Conrad Yeats novel, it's 4 years after the Atlantis discovery in Antarctica
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Theresa
Jul 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
Starts with an interesting story about the death of George Washington.

Then there’s a lot of running around Washington DC as Yeats (or Stargazer) uses astronomical alignments, signs and coordinates left by his father along with clues left by the Masons to find Washington’s celestial globe that supposedly conceals dangerous information about America’s history. Meanwhile a secret centuries-old organization, the Alignment, is trying to stop him from completing their plan to quietly take over
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Tony
Feb 03, 2011 rated it really liked it
Thomas Greanias- The Atlantis Prophecy (Pocket Star Books 2008) 4.25 Stars

Conrad Yeats has just seen his adopted father’s burial stone and realizes that there is a hidden code on the tombstone. When America was founded there was built in a warning that could lead to America’s doom. He must work with Serena Serghetti to go through hidden tunnels beneath Washington DC in the hopes of saving America.

I enjoyed how this book picked where the last one left off and dives us immediately into a desperate
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Sean Ellis
Jun 21, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Raising Atlantis from the antarctic ice was just a warm-up. In The Atlantis Prophecy, Thomas Greanias delivers the end-all be-all of secret society conspiracy thrillers. What's the connection between the United States Capitol and ancient Atlantis? You'll have to read it to believe, but once you have...you probably will.

The Atlantis Prophecy (TAP) gives us plenty of historical Church v. Masons mystery, but doesn't give short shrift to the action. But where this story really succeeds is in its
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Tracy
Aug 02, 2011 rated it it was ok
So far I am not thinking too much of this series. A bit of excitement with a lot of potential, however I am feeling let down. The author is all over the place with theories and whatever is convenient to pull the story along at the time. Conrad Yeats who is disgraced as a professional always manages to know someone or have a skill that will pull out every life threatening situation he's in, which is ever other chapter. Then there's Nun Serena who can fly a chopper, kick some butt, knows ...more
Edward H. Busse, III
Apr 07, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: read-owned
NO SPOILERS!! I really liked the first book in this series - Raising Atlantis - so I was psyched about this one. This was a good read - no question about it - but some of the action seemed a bit contrived...it might've been a little too easy for the characters to get in/out of troubled spots more than a few times. I loved the DC references as we live in that area and Mr. Greanias did a nice job of weaving in the geographic references. He also did a nice job of writing in some of the more famous ...more
Cathy
Oct 27, 2011 rated it really liked it
Astro-archaeologist Conrad Yeats is back, with his nun friend known as Mother Earth, to save the United States of America. July 4, 2008 may see the end of the republic unless Yeats can stop an evil group known as the Alignment.
General, then President George Washington had his own problems with the Alignment. He left clues for the future "Stargazer" to discover and interpret.
Is Yeats the Stargazer that was predicted?
This was a better story than the first in the series, Raising Atlantis, if only
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Marc
Jan 07, 2010 rated it it was ok
The Atlantis Prophecy is a fun, fast read. That's the only good part.

The things that happen to the characters are ridiculous yet that works perfectly to the LOL dialogue. There was a lot of the one liner, cliched, speaking here. If that wasn't bad enough they said the other person's name every paragraph.

The reason the book was a fast read was because there was very little description. It told me everything.

I think the book or books since this is a series, has very interesting ideas. It just
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Anne
Apr 12, 2010 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: teens to adult
This is the second in a three book apocalyptic series by this author. The first one started a search for Atlantis in Antarctica. This book, which takes place in the United States and other places is far more interesting than the first one. It broadens the conspiracy by a group that is planning to take over the Us and make it into a socialist country. Excellent timely story in light of what has been happening in reality in our country these past two years. It ends with a knowledge that there is ...more
K.
First of all, the title is deceptive. The book honestly has nothing to do with Atlantis, apart from the fact that the previous book in the series took place there and someone apparently wanted to make it blatantly obvious that it was a sequel.

I didn't mind the adventure-y, "George Washington hid stuff all over DC and now we have to find it" aspect of the story. But the overall plot was far too contrived to be enjoyable. Plus, the fact that the main character's love interest was a nun just
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Ajitabh Pandey
It is a fast moving book. When I read this, I had no clue that it is second in the Conrad Yeats Adventure series. However, it has not much of a link with the first one, except that the first adventure is mentioned at few places in this book.

The adventure in this book is written about George Washington and Masonic background and some map which they left to be found in future.

I remember reading another book on similar background, so some of the historical stuff was not new for me.

Overall the fast
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Victoria
Dec 23, 2009 rated it really liked it
This one was exciting, though not as much so as the first book. Disappointingly, there were not many answers to the questions left hanging at the end of Raising Atlantis. Of course, new questions were added and I must admit, the the third book looks a little slim to have so many answers! I am looking forward to reading it though. Mostly, this book reminded me of the National Treasure movies. All in all, this was an entertaining, though not enlightening, sequel.
Ferdenand Cortez
May 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This book is if National Treasure had a baby and it was a book, this would be that book. This book is filled with mysterie and wonder. It kept me involved and It kept making me wonder how the adventure was going to end. If you are into mysterie and adventure I suggest that you read this book. From the very beginning, to the end, The Atlantis Prophecy has mysterie and adventure at every corner. This book paints a vivid picture in your head and the adventure it takes you on is captivating. This ...more
Mojca
Jul 27, 2008 rated it did not like it
I'm a big fan of history-based thrillers and I bought this book in the airport in Cancun simply because I liked the blurb. It appeared just the right mix of history and adventure with a pinch of romance thrown in.

I never fall asleep with a book in my hands, but this one worked like magic. The intricate twists and turns of the plot, enemies turning into friends and vice-versa lulled me into the embrace of Morpheus when they should've kept me at the edge of my seat.

The blurb promises a bang that
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Fredrick Danysh
Apr 13, 2013 rated it really liked it
Like Dan Brown in the Da Vinci Code, the author makes up myth about the Knights Templar and casts them as evil. He does the same for the Freemasons implying that these two groups had plans for world dominance. With the help of a nun named Serena, aka Mother Earth, archeologist Conrad Yeats becomes involved in trying to track down spheres containing clues about a secret treaty signed by George Washington and stop a worldwide bird fle epidemic while the evil Alliance tries to kill him. Not a bad ...more
وسام عبده
Intelligent plot and weak structure. This is the Atlantis prophecy. Another novel about the masons and how they plot the history of USA. The main event which is happened in the American Revolution Era is ambiguous enough to make all the novel ambiguous too. What happened between Washington and the traitors? Nobody knows... What is the role of Vatican exactly and why does church interest in this plot?? Nobody knows..
I cannot ignore the similarities between this novel and National Treasure movie.
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No. 1 Amazon, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of seven international thrillers, including Raising Atlantis, The Atlantis Prophecy, The Atlantis Revelation, The Promised War, The 34th Degree, The War Cloud and The Chiron Confession.

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Conrad Yeats Adventure (3 books)
  • Raising Atlantis (Conrad Yeats Adventure #1)
  • The Atlantis Revelation (Conrad Yeats Adventure, #3)