Hell's Gate by Bill Schutt

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Read Hell's Gate Online Free - When a Japanese submarine is discovered abandoned deep in the Brazilian wilderness, a smart, adventurous, and tough zoologist must derail a catastrophic plot in Hell’s Gate.

1944. As war rages in Europe and the Pacific, Army Intel makes a shocking discovery: a 300-foot Japanese sub marooned and empty, deep in the Brazilian interior. A team of Army Rangers sent to investigate has already gone missing. Now, the military sends Captain R. J. MacCready, a quick-witted, brilliant scientific jack-of-all-trades to learn why the Japanese are there—and what they’re planning.

Parachuting deep into the heart of Central Brazil, one of the most remote regions on the planet, Mac is unexpectedly reunited with his hometown friend and fellow scientist Bob Thorne. A botanist presumed dead for years, Thorne lives peacefully with Yanni, an indigenous woman who possesses mysterious and invaluable skills. Their wisdom and expertise are nothing short of lifesaving for Mac as he sets out on a trail into the unknown.

Mac makes the arduous trek into an ancient, fog-shrouded valley hidden beneath a 2000-foot plateau, where he learns of a diabolical Axis plot to destroy the United States and its allies. But the enemy isn’t the only danger in this treacherous jungle paradise. Silently creeping from the forest, an even darker force is on the prowl, attacking at night and targeting both man and beast. Mac has to uncover the source of this emerging biological crisis and foil the enemy’s plans . . . but will he be in time to save humanity from itself?

Title : Hell's Gate
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ISBN : 0062412523
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 384 pages


Horace rated it ★★★★★

June 08, 2017

groundbreaking new thoughts and smooth-going plots, sense of humor, what else can i request for? helluva read i can see sherlock, spade and indiana on r j maccready, and yeah, pendergast too many yrs ago, saw a programme saying there were some facilities like unit 731 in some other places in the wo...

Ryan rated it ★★★★★

June 04, 2016

A good Word War II thriller

Peter rated it ★★★★★

June 12, 2016

Bill Schutt's Hell’s Gate (2016) is a very entertaining blend of Raiders of the Lost Ark and Conan Doyle’s The Lost World. It is perhaps the most compelling thriller-horror book I’ve read in quite a while, and for those interested in feeling chills and a bit of vicarious fear it is a treat. It is...

Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede rated it ★★☆☆☆

July 29, 2017

After I discovered that The Himalayan Codex was the sequel to this book could I hardly wait to find time to read the first book. Luckily, my audiobook service had this book so I could start listening to this (yes I had an ARC too, but it's so nice to be able to listen to a book and do other thing...

Kimberly rated it ★★★★☆

March 16, 2016

One of my favorite parts of this book are the very many and unique quotes at the beginning of each chaper. They print a wide variety of such quotes, and loved that sometimes the quote itself would begin the story of the next chapter! My second favorite is all the true history that they captured t...

David rated it ★★★★☆

December 27, 2016

I liked this thriller. The first in a series I would guess. Set in WWII with a an Indiana Jones type hero. I love these jungle mysteries.

Jill rated it ★★★★★

March 18, 2016

When I first started reading this book I wasn't sure I was going to like it. But I have to say by the second chapter I was totally hooked and couldn't hardly put it down. I love how there are so many viewpoints represented and found myself drawn in deeper and deeper. Very well written!!!

Scott rated it ★★★★★

February 29, 2016

Thanks to the publisher and author for making an advanced reader copy available for review. I would place this book in the science fiction historical eco-thriller genre. It takes place during WWII, has a science fiction angle to it, and has a ecological theme. This is a well written novel, with de...

Eric rated it ★★★★★

March 28, 2016

I received this book through the Goodreads Giveaways Program! Once I started reading this book, I simply could not put it down. The story plotlines were captivating, and filled with lots of action, thrill and suspense. The hero reminded me of a different version of Indiana Jones who was a professo...

Tad rated it ★★★★☆

May 31, 2016

Hell’s Gate is a great new historical action (I could add about 20 more adjectives) thriller from Bill Schutt and J. R. Finch. Think Indiana Jones meets Michael Crichton. Set in 1944 as World War II is winding down in Europe, Hell’s Gate features Axis soldiers, rocket scientists, and the jungles...

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