"I thoroughly enjoyed both Books of Ben Hammott's Amazonian adventure. With lots of great characters, action aplenty and a gripping storyline there was truly nothing to dislike. The search for El Dorado, based on the discovery of a long lost document, washed ashore on the beach at Great Yarmouth, leads an assorted team of unlikely explorers into the Brazilian jungle and to dangers far beyond their wildest nightmares. Well worth 5 stars and I would recommend this engrossing tale to any lovers of a good old-fashioned adventure yarn."
"Excellent balance of fact and fiction. This book takes two descendants of Fawcett's lost expedition, throws in a couple of new clues, and sends them off on an adventure to retrace the steps of their ancestors. The book ends on a cliffhanger and the second book picks up just about where it left off. Hammott really grabs the reader and takes him on a daring jaunt through the peril infested Amazon rain forest."
“What an incredibly fantastic story!
History and the present intertwine in this ripping yarn of adventure and adversity deep in the Amazon jungle. Ben Hammott has crafted an ingenious tale full of great characters, all of whom are likable but not necessarily always good people.
The story hooks readers with the mysteries of the past and legends of treasure, and then connects to them through the descendants of the original adventurers.
From that point on, this pair of books takes the reader on a journey through rough terrain, down treacherous rivers, and territory inhabited by previously unknown tribes.”
"Thoroughly enjoyed both books in this series. The Lost City books contain all the elements that I look for in a good adventure yarn. From a base point of factual events concerning the disappearance of explorer/adventurer Col. Percy Fawcett, Mr. Hammott launches into a nonstop tale of an Amazonian search for a lost city. Included are an enjoyable cast of unlikely modern day heroes following clues found in a bottle washed ashore 80 years after being thrown into the water by a dying member of Fawcetts' expedition. Lost cities, treacherous villains, Nazis, beautiful Amazon warriors and an alien spaceship inside a pyramid- and that's just part of the story."
"I came across these Ben Hammott books and couldn't stop reading them. These have to be the best books I have read in years. They have just about everything, history, lost civilizations, Indiana Jones action, murder, good guys & bad guys, Nazis, aliens, monsters, a UFO & the adventure to find a lost city in the Amazon & discover a cave full of Mayan & Inca gold. It's well put together with a great cast of unlikely characters and best of all it's highly believable. It was money well spent. I can't wait to see the movie version. If you like action, mystery and adventure you can't go wrong with this two book set."
"Great story telling at its best, villains,monsters, beautiful gals, nazis and even a Flying Saucer what more could you ask for."