From a failed drug program in Afghanistan to the lost civilization of Atlantis, Colonel Zack Kelly is pulled into an insidious, wide-ranging scheme to revive the program. With dangerous secrets lurking behind every lead, Zack has to determine how the possibility of space aliens and Mayan artifacts relate to the Afghanistan River Dance program.
Zack isn’t alone in the search, the result being one partner on his staff is shot and lays near death, the other kidnapped to Mexico. Zack must uncover the truth before a mafia boss kills one or both of his partners.
What People Say
“An intriguing blend of military thriller and fringe archeology, Buried Relics begins and ends with a bang. Geopolitical thriller fans, this is your jam (and Colonel Zack Kelly is your man!)” —J.L. Delozier, award-winning author of The Photo Thief
“Buried Relics is an archetypal model for the twenty-first-century thriller. Genre vet Don Helin has struck a perfect balance between societal issues, duplicitous politics, and slam-bang action. His stalwart hero Zach Kelly helps plant his latest in the same hallowed ground as Brad Taylor, Brad Thor, and Mark Greaney. Terrific in all respects.”—Jon Land, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author
“Zack Kelly is back in his wildest adventure yet! Don Helin combines devious plot twists with a deft hand at character development for this awesome new thriller. Highly recommended!” —Jonathan Maberry, NY Times bestselling author of Cave 13 and The Sleepers War
“Fast moving and cunningly wrought. A thrilling tale weaving U.S. national security, a Mafia kingpin, the ancient civilization of Atlantis, and a failed operation in Afghanistan into a taut plot sure to please.” —David McCaleb, national bestselling author of Vestmen’s Gale