There are a number of great archaeological mystery books out there to read these days with many talented authors. Here are 5 interesting mystery books to read that have been released recently or are being released later this year in 2018.

Origin by Dan Brown

This novel was released in October 2017 as the next Robert Langdon thriller mystery. Edmond Kirsch is an inventor and computer scientist who has an important discovery to reveal to the world about our origins, but before he had revealed the discovery he is murdered. Robert Langdon and Ambra Vidal, a museum director, go on an adventure of discovery to find out what Edmond Kirsch was going to reveal. A great read for anyone who likes suspenseful mysteries.

King Solomon’s Curse and The Spear of Atlantis by Andy McDermott

King Solomon’s Curse was released in September 2017 and was the 13th Nina Wilde and Eddie Chase book in the series. The duo are off to find a power that was hidden by King Solomon in a mysterious city in Africa. The book is full of mystery and suspense and a great read.

The Spear of Atlantis is due for publication and release later in 2018 and is said to be just as interesting and suspenseful. The duo are going in search of a weapon from Atlantis and this book presents all the hallmarks of Andy McDermott’s previous publications.

The Painted Queen by Elizabeth Peters and Joan Hees

The painted Queen was published in July 2017 and was finished by Joan Hees. The book like the Amelia Peabody series is set in Egypt where Amelia and her Husband are in searching for a stolen bust of Queen Nefertiti. The book is a great read for those who love historical crime mysteries.

The Bishop’s Pawn by Steve Berry

Steve Berry has written many mystery books and his Cotton Malone series provides readers with both intrigue and a suspenseful story line. His latest book The Bishop’s Pawn is to be released in March 2018. Cotton Malone is investigating another mystery – the synopsis is available here

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