Book about a man’s search for “nine pieces of Odin”, the world’s oldest treasure, tops Amazon’s best-seller list

The kindle version of a book, written by David Leadbeater, who works for James Burrell builders’ merchants at Clifton Moor, is enjoying great success.

The book which released in November last year, features Matt Drake, a retired SAS officer, who tries to “unravel a mystery older than time” in his search for the “nine pieces of Odin”, the world’s oldest treasure.

The book is claimed to be a “grand adventure filled with high excitement and explosive action”. Mr Leadbeater is writing his next two Matt Drake thrillers, set back-to-back. The first will be out in a few weeks.

About the Book and Reviews:

The Bones Of Odin ((Matt Drake 1))

by: David Leadbeater

published: 2011-11-19


sales rank: 35453

UK #1 BestSeller in Thriller and Action/Adventure.


“Original! Fascinating! Breathtaking. . .Leadbeater really adds to the genre!”

JOHN PAUL DAVIS, author of The Templar Agenda, a top 3 UK thriller, #1 Religious Fiction and top 20 UK Paid chart.

This is the first Matt Drake thriller! The second will be available in May 2012!

Did ancient Gods like Odin and Zeus and Thor once really exist?

The time has come for a grand adventure filled with high excitement and explosive action.

Matt Drake, a retired SAS officer, must unravel a mystery older than time in his search for the Nine Pieces of Odin. Though scattered aeons ago, it is believed that once the Pieces are reunited they will show the way to the Tomb of the Gods- the greatest archaeological find of all time.

From a rocket attack on the Louvre to a battle in a Swedish cavern, from a daring helicopter raid on New York’s National History Museum to an assault on a gangsters mansion in Hawaii, Matt Drake must find the world’s oldest treasure in one of the wildest places on earth, searching for the very bones of the Gods with the spoils of victory being the entire world.

Length of book – 72,000 words

Twitter: @dleadbeater2011

Reader reviews:

“can’t wait for another Matt Drake adventure!!”

“Bond meets The Da Vinci code but with higher stakes!”

“if you like Andy Mcdermott or Matthew Reilly, get this book.”

“Another gem of a novel from this inventive writer.”

“this book is so full of life!”