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When Charlie Rocklin and his company Gold Diggers Exploration set out to recover a 17th century shipwreck, they discover an undocumented Nazi submarine with enigmatic symbols. Ariel Ellis, a femme fatale historian with a mysterious past, proves that the U-boat contains the key to a formula more valuable than any sunken treasure, and more deadly than any weapon that has eve ...more
Hardcover, 266 pages
Published May 1st 2013 by Graybooks LLC (first published April 13th 2013)
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Cheryl
Aug 22, 2013 rated it liked it
Charlie Rocklin owns Gold Diggers Exploration, Inc. Charlie’s company recovers…gold. What you thought I was going to say silver? Charlie has some of the best equipment to recover lost treasures on shipwrecks. He is hoping to be the first nautical archeologist to restore the past. Charlie gets more than he bargained for when he and his crew uncover a 17th century shipwreck. The ship turns out to be an undocumented Nazi submarine.

This book sounded like one that I would really like and is up my al
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Ruth Hill
Jul 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
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Thrillers are a genre that I do not regularly review due to the graphic violence and profanity that are often included. Since the author combined the history and thriller genre, I was certainly willing to give it a try. Thankfully, the profanity was relatively mild, and the violence was never too descriptive. The premise of the story was something about which I was unfamiliar. I did not know that there were those who questioned whether Hitler committed suicide. I had also never heard about any o ...more
Melissa Waldron
Aug 01, 2013 rated it really liked it
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"The Alchemist Agenda" is a well written suspense with interesting characters and a exciting story line. The story was fast paced, yet delivered a complex story in a short period of time. The characters were engaging and I liked how the characters' history was woven into the story.

I will definitely be recommending this book to others.


FTC Notice: I received a copy of this book from the author through Pump Up Your Book Tours for review. I am not being compensated for this review.
Perry Vayo
Jul 07, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a great little thriller that really needs to be a movie. Smart and well-paced, it is a great "beach" read.
Create With Joy
Sep 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
Do you love adventure stories filled with conspiracy theories and international intrigue? If so, you will enjoy The Alchemist Agenda – the debut novel from filmmaker Marty Weiss!

The Alchemist Agenda takes you on a non-stop adventure that begins when deep sea diver Charlie Rocklin – the owner of Gold Diggers Exploration – sets out to recover a 17th century Spanish galleon, filled with gold. What he uncovers beneath the surface of the sea, however, turns out to be far more valuable and dangerous t
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Martin Jay Weiss (aka Marty Weiss) was born and raised in Chicago. He earned a BS in Journalism from the University of Illinois and an MFA in film and TV from New York University. He has written, directed, and produced numerous commercials and films, and has worked throughout North and South America, Eastern and Western Europe, and Southeast Asia. He's garnished several film festival accolades, wo ...more