Wednesday, September 10, 2008



Just to let you know my book, Lost Tomb of the Knights Templar, is now available to purchase from this website: or my main research website:

100 years ago a French priest embedded clues in his church leading to a secret location.

Those clues have been solved.

That location has been found.

The SECRET is revealed!

678 pages with 331 images to illustrate every important step of my quest

The book is approximately 8" x 5" and Expected UK price is £15.95

Some of the topics covered include:

How I first came to hear of the Rennes-le-Chateau Mystery and my first and subsequent visits to the village and the surrounding area.

How Sauniere's church clues were solved and how they led to my discoveries.

Full details and images of the 'Sauniere messages' are finally disclosed, including exactly how and where they were discovered and the information they contain.

Full details of the Tomb discovery, the objects inside and how Sauniere's church was used to find it. Including what took place when the tomb was filmed and how the hair sample was taken.

Information about a second tomb at Pontils.

'Sauniere's Confession' - what part if any did he play in the brutal murder of the Abbé Antoine Gelis, the motive and how it might have been carried out. Including the report of an investigation into the murder by a modern day murder Detective Inspector, Colin Taylor, Metropolitan Police (ret) Also an English translation of some of the French police reports and autopsy translation.

Full reports on all the tests and examinations by experts on all of the discoveries.

Read about my exploits above and below ground as the clues and the information on the 'Sauniere messages' were acted upon.

Mary Magdalene investigated - Saint or Sinner? What role did Mary play in the life of Jesus before and after the crucifixion? Is there any evidence to the legends that Mary Magdalene came to France and how far back into history can this story be traced?

The meetings with the DRAC to report the Tomb, our subsequent visit to the site and our discussions about the planned future excavation of the tomb.

Lois Gibson, a respected forensic artist who is recorded in The Guinness Book of World Records as "The World's Most Successful Forensic Artist," agreed to do a face reconstruction sketch from photographs of the Tomb's occupant, you can see the result for yourself in the book.

To learn more about my Research and Discoveries visit:

Beginnings by Ben Hammott Available 2010 - Sample Chapters Posted Shortly on my website.

AMAZON ADVENTURE by Ben Hammott - Read Sample Chapters

Coming in 2010 the new novel that continues Fawcett's quest to find his Lost City of Z

The date is 1925

The location is the Amazon Jungle.

Colonel Percy Fawcett, his son Jack and close friend Raleigh Rimmell, are looking for a lost City rumoured to be hidden in the unexplored regions of the cannibal inhabited jungle.

Dead Horse Camp is situated at the boundary of unexplored territory. Ahead lay the unknown, danger, and perhaps a Lost Civilisation.

The three explorers enter the jungle never to be seen or heard from again. Until now!

Present day - New information that reveals what befell the Fawcett expedition reaches the civilised world. A team is put together to travel to the Amazon jungle. Their task is to unravel the mystery and find the Lost City of Z.

But the journey to the Lost City is just the beginning. Inside lurks danger and a secret those guarding it will kill to protect. Survival will not be easy, escape impossible.

Fawcett's adventure continues in AMAZON ADVENTURE Journey to Colonel Fawcett's Lost City

Ben Hammott