The Last Gospel (Jack Howard, book 3) by David Gibbins – book cover, description, publication history. This is how I ended up reading “The Last Gospel”, the third in David Gibbins series . the 3rd book in the Jack Howard series, The Lost Tomb by David Gibbins. The Last Gospel by David Gibbins, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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This is the story of one last Gospel, left behind in the age of the New Testament, in the greatest days of the Roman Empire, and of its extraordinary secret, one that has lain concealed for years. The plot was incredibly linear. Ditto the fun fluff. View all 4 comments. Mass Market Paperbackpages. The Last Gospel is published by Headline and is available at all good bookstores and online.

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This is the 3rd book in the Jack Howard series so this will not be an in-depth review. And, when you take traditi Like the quote on the front says, it is a combination of Indiana Jones and Dan Brown.

The Lost Tomb

Other structures from that time are still standing firm, gibins we might just be in luck”. Petty Witter Pen and Paper. To ask other readers questions about The Lost Tombplease sign up.

I felt he jumped around between ideas in a way that didn’t read smoothly and didn’t make a lot of sense. And were then forced to confront terrifying enemies determined to destroy you to ensure it goes no further? I did enjoy the flashbacks to Claudius’ life. He has led numerous underwater archaeology expeditions around the world, including five seasons excavating ancient Roman shipwrecks off Sicily and a survey of the submerged harbour of ancient Carthage.


A trail of clues leads to a number of underground and underwater burial chambers, including one under the City of London. What enemies there were appeared from nowhere and disappeared back there just as quickly.

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The words of the Gospel are: Unlikely objects were suddenly placed in the way and a late and improbable davud involving a character so minor as to be a virtual nonentity set the next novel up, but added nothing to this one.

With this book, its the laat that brings the story down. David Gibbins has worked in underwater archaeology all his professional life. It’s a fair bit of dialogue to read, story compressed in a very short time considering the diving and travelling involved, thought the time would have strestched out more. See the ancient carving technique, they used gobbins blah to shape the stones so that they fit perfectly together. Description Jack Howard is about to discover a secret. This formula works and the majority of the books are a great deal of fun to read.

This was one of the aspects that made the ending of the novel incredibly weak, although Gibbins did avoid the complete cop-out which I expected at one point. The plot was interesting enough and Gibbins offers plenty of information for curious readers.


This page was last edited on 7 Octoberat The third entry in the series, akin to Cussler’s Dirk Pitt series, sees a team of adventurers embark on another standalone quest, this time of a religious nature. It was like reading a pretend history lecture in places – sooooo much telling and not enough showing. A lot of history is covered, a lot of exposition, but it serves to set the tone of the book.

What if you were the one who discovered this secret? Following the trail of clues Claudius has laid out, their quest takes them from Italy to London, California, and finally Jerusalem. The Best Books of I also liked that the ideas expressed here concerning Christianity are very similar to the beliefs that I have.

This is not always something I can give to a book being a busy mother. Second, there is the concilium that is supposed to be a powerful organization that aims to prevent Jack from making his discovery. Jack Howard is about to discover a secret. Its like the scope of the history became too much for the plot.

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