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Rob MacGregor began as a reporter with great interests in archaeology. He started writing Indiana Jones novels in 1989 with the script adaptation of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. He is best remembered as the author who has let Indiana Jones marry with redhead Deirdre Campbell (see Dance of the Giants & Seven Veils). Rob MacGregor's novels have been translated to French, German, Polish and Dutch.

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Indiana Jones and the Peril at Delphi
Publisher: Bantam Books
Published: February 1991
Cover: Drew Struzan
German cover

For sixteen centuries the Order of Pythia has awaited the reappearance of the ancient oracle of sacred knowledge of Delphi. An earthquake, rending the earth beneath the ruins, has now heralded her return. Dorian Belecamus, a beautiful and bewitching archaeology professor, sees an opportunity to do more than dig into the past.
This is her chance to seize control of her country's futureby becoming the Oracle of Delphi! And she's found just the man to help her consummate her scheme. He's brash, he's reckless, and he's fallen under her spell. His name is Indiana Jones.
The adventure spans the globe from Chicago to Paris to Greece where, bullwhip in hand, Indy descends into the bottomless pit of the serpent god and finds a sacred stone that holds the key to the oracle's prophecies. But Dorian has designed on even more sinister fate for young Indy: She means to make him her lover, her priest, her pawn in a plot to kill the king. Will Indy find the source of Pythia's powers or find himself sacrificed at Dorian's altar, a victim of her deadly ambition and desire?
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Indiana Jones and the Dance of the Giants
Publisher: Bantam Books
Published: June 1991
Cover: Drew Struzan
German cover

Indiana Jones has landed his first teaching post, in the archaeology department at London University. His brightest and prettiest student is a twenty-year-old Scottish girl, Deirdre Campbell, who claims she's uncovered a golden scroll, proof of the true existence of Merlin, sorcerer of myth and legend. Indy's intrigued by the thesis... and by Deirdre. So, too, is Parliament member Adrian Powell. He's seeking to resurrect the ancient order of the Druids, whose secrets of power could pave his way to world conquest. But first he needs the scroll and he's willing to kill to get it.
Where there's magic, mystery, and murder, Indiana Jones goes to the head of the class. Dropping his books and picking up his bullwhip, Indy joins Deirdre on an action-packed chase across Britain, from the peril-filled caves of Scotland to the savage dance of the giants at Stonehenge where Merlin's secret will finally be revealed. But not before Indy gets a lesson in love from Deirdre and a lesson in hate from a maniac who means to rule mankind.

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Indiana Jones and the Seven Veils
Publisher: Bantam Books
Published: December 1991
Cover: Drew Struzan
German cover

Having barely survived a hair-raising archaeological dig in Tikal, Guatemala, Indiana Jones has returned to New York just in time to get caught up in a controversy. The mysterious writings of Colonel Percy Fawcett, a missing British explorer, have turned up, and what they describe could revolutionize history and make or break several scientific reputations. For Percy paints a tantalizing picture of a lost city in the Brazilian jungle and a mythical redheaded race who may be the descendants of ancient Celtic Druids....
No one loves mystery or adventure more than Indiana Jones. So with his trusty bullwhip in hand and the lovely Deirdre Campbell firmly in tow, he sets out for the wilds of the Amazon. But Indy has more enemies than he knows, including a bunch of hard-nosed thugs and a cannibalistic Indian tribe who are out to make him instant history. And if he survives what they throw his way, there's still the fabled city itself where the inhabitants practice the magic of the "seven veils" and no one leaves alive!
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Indiana Jones and the Genesis Deluge
Publisher: Bantam Books
Published: February 1992
Cover: Drew Struzan
German cover

London, 1927. Since losing his beloved Deirdre in the Amazon a year ago, Indiana Jones has settled down with his Ph.D. and taught Celtic archaeology, thinking he left adventure behind. Yet Indy is rather tempted when a wild-eyed Russian doctor, Vladimir Zobolotsky, tries to recruit him for an expedition to search for Noah's Ark... and then finally takes up the dangerous quest after meeting Vladimir's alluring daughter, Katrina.
They set out for Istanbul and then Mount Ararat, fabled location of Noah's Ark, when trouble erupts. Kremlin agents, Sicilian "enforcers," and Turkish bandits all attempt to bar Vladimir, Katrina, and Indiana Jones from the archaeological find of the century and a certain 950-year-old boat-builder...
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Indiana Jones and the Unicorn's Legacy
Publisher: Bantam Books
Published: September 1992
Cover: Drew Struzan
German cover

Lost in the labyrinth of a Paleolithic cavern complex, Indy Jones encounters references to a mythological beast that may have existed twenty thousand years ago... and five years later Dr. Jones confronts the legend again, and the woman who is hoping to find the fabled unicorn's horn. But so is someone else from Indy's past, a man who will stop at nothing to obtain the ancient relic. Some say the unicorn's horn came from an animal made extinct by the Great Flood. Others say the horn is an effective antidote to poison and a mystical relic. Indy discovers that the horn's power is less than benevolent, and the same could be said about the intentions of a certain beautiful art historian.
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Indiana Jones and the Interior World
Publisher: Bantam Books
Published: December 1992
Cover: Drew Struzan
German cover

A strange mystery connects the whispering moai statues of Easter Island to the eerie ghost ship of Chiloé Island, leading Indiana Jones on a dangerous quest into a hidden interior world. Earlier Indy accidentally caused an imbalance between the two worlds when he disposed of a fabled but dangerous relic. Now, the leader of an unstoppable army uses this artifact to enter our world and form a deadly alliance with an even darker force...
For centuries man has told tales of a hollow earth, or an underworld, populated by a mysterious race and strange characters. Sometimes describing an underworld of death, sometimes another dimension, these stories tell of mermaids, ghost ships... and a cosmic balance that must be restored lest the powers within march to conquer the outside world and only Indiana Jones holds the key.

Martin Caidin was used to writing books about flying when he wrote two Indiana Jones novels and couldn't resist adding his flying obsession in the Indy novels. He also wrote the novel Cyborg that became The Six Million Dollar Man TV series. Caidin uses the same female sidekick Gale Parker (another redhead) in both his Indiana Jones novels. Caidin's novels have both been translated to German, Polish and Dutch.

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Indiana Jones and the Sky Pirates
Publisher: Bantam Books
Published: December 1993
Cover: Drew Struzan
German cover

In London, Indy Jones is called to an emergency meeting. Mysterious sky craft have been ravaging the shipping lanes, making off with a fortune in diamonds, bonds, and raw materials. Unable to detect how the craft are powered, experts come up with a frightening hypothesis involving the use of psycho kinetic levitation. To get to the truth, Indy must search through a labyrinth of archaeological information reaching back four thousand years. But as he and his team move from Africa to Tibet to the American Southwest, they discover something even more astounding. A clandestine organization is fast becoming an evil, world-dominating power and the only way to stop it is in a high-tech, no-holds-barred battle on land and in the air!

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Indiana Jones and the White Witch
Publisher: Bantam Books
Published: April 1994
Cover: Drew Struzan
German cover

England, 1930. It begins when a gang of hooded thugs breaks into the secluded home of a modern-day witch deep in the mysterious New Forest. Stolen is a map that will lead Indiana Jones and fiery fellow archaeologist Gale Parker to an incredible discovery. Somewhere in the world is hidden an enormous hoard of gold, including ancient coins from the time of Christ... coins meant to spread Christianity. With the aid of a young mistress of Wicca, the age-old religion of white witchcraft, Indy and Gale risk their lives on a round-the-world quest for the long-lost treasure. Racing them to find it is a cunning and ruthless criminal mastermind who has set his sights on world domination. But Indy and Gale have formidable weapons: the powers of Wicca, the sword of the legendary Merlin, and Indy's own adventurous brand of magic.

When Raiders of the Lost Ark first came out, Max McCoy said that he was absolutely taken with it and hoped he would one day get the chance to write his own Indy adventures. His great stories, exciting action scenes and a lot of great references to the Indiana Jones films makes Max McCoy our favorite! McCoy's novels have been translated to German, Polish, Dutch and Japanese.

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Indiana Jones and the Philosopher's Stone
Publisher: Bantam Books
Published: May 1995
Cover: Drew Struzan
German cover

For centuries the lust for wealth and immortality has driven men mad. Now Indiana Jones is called to London to recover an ancient alchemist's manuscript rumored to contain the formula both for turning lead into gold and granting its owner eternal life. Certain that a missing British alchemist and an insane Renaissance scholar are involved in the theft, Indy - along with the alchemist's beautiful sister - travels to Rome, and straight into the hands of Mussolini's fascists.
The mad scholar Sarducci has stolen the Voynich Manuscript, all right. But that's only half the story. The manuscript is really a map, leading into the desert and the most ancient and magnificent crypt in the world, where Indiana Jones will either witness an astounding miracle of alchemy or become the tomb's next inhabitant.

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Indiana Jones and the Dinosaur Eggs
Publisher: Bantam Books
Published: March 1996
Cover: Drew Struzan
German cover

Fresh from a ride on a Nazi submarine, Indiana Jones is persuaded by a beautiful missionary to search for her missing father in Mongolia. Professor Angus Starbuck has discovered a dinosaur bone in the Gobi Desert. But unlike other such discoveries, this bone isn't ancient!
As Indy crosses from China through a treacherous mountain pass to Outer Mongolia, he runs afoul of the region's fiercest warlords. Meanwhile the world's last innocent people, dwelling in a Stone Age paradise, are poised on the brink of destruction. Suddenly Indiana Jones is dueling wild dogs and bloodthirsty killers in a desperate effort to save the most historic discovery of the twentieth century: the last living triceratops!

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Indiana Jones and the Hollow Earth
Publisher: Bantam Books
Published: March 1997
Cover: Drew Struzan
German cover

A violent storm, a dying Arctic explorer, and a curious wooden box make Indy the target of fanatical Nazi agents. Inside the box are a slice of Icelandic stone with mythological powers and a journal hinting at the existence of an underground civilization near the top of the world. Indy and Ulla Tornaes,a beautiful Danish scientist, set out into the Arctic wastes, racing against Nazi explorers, to search for the lost city. Their quest will lead them to a massive cavern beneath the snow, portal to the legendary Ultima Thule the key to Hitler's mad plan for world domination.

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Indiana Jones and the Secret of the Sphinx
Publisher: Bantam Books
Published: February 1999
Cover: Drew Struzan
German cover

It is the most coveted of all ancient artifacts. In it is written the history and the fate of every human being. And he who owns it writes his own destiny. Now Indiana Jones follows a trail of danger, magic, and archaeological mystery through the war-torn Orient, from Rangoon to the Egyptian desert, searching for the secret underground hiding place of the all-powerful Omega Book. But with a beautiful woman seeking her missing magician husband, and a vengeance-crazed Japanese spymaster hot on his heels, Indy is running out of time. If the Omega Book falls into the wrong hands, not only his own fate but the fate of the world will be at the mercy of a madman bent on writing humanity's final chapter!

Popular German author Wolfgang Hohlbein wrote eight Indiana Jones novels in the early 1990s. The stories of his Indy novels are all set after the three films but have nothing in common with the films, besides the main character Indiana Jones of course. Wolfgang Hohlbein's Indiana Jones novels are only available in German and Dutch. Nobody knows if his novels will ever get translated to English. Oliviero Berni, the artist who has drawn the covers of Hohlbein's novels, also drew additional covers for the German translations of the English adult novel series.

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Indiana Jones and the Feathered Snake
(Indiana Jones und die Gefiederte Schlange)
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
Published: 1990
Cover: Oliviero Berni

At the feet of the Andes Mountains Indiana Jones is searching for any trace of his friend, an American geologist. After an exciting search he finds the deathly ill man in the small village of a primitive Indian tribe. As the man lays dying he gives Indy a strange amulet shaped like a feathered snake. The Amulet was once the propriety of a Mayan High Priest and is said to grant its Wearer magical powers. Unfortunately the only thing the amulet brings Indy is trouble as he is targeted by a hostile tribe who wants the amulet back in their possession.

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Indiana Jones and the Ship of the Gods
(Indiana Jones und das Schiff der Götter)
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
Published: 1990
Cover: Oliviero Berni

1939 Off the coast of Greenland - An American expedition ship discovers an enormous iceberg, and on it is the insane scientist, Dr. Van Hesling. Hesling is obsessed with finding the ancient ship of the Gods that he believes to be hidden within the iceberg. Months later an international research team led by Indiana Jones approaches, in a gigantic Zeppelin, the iceberg ready to attempt to learn its secrets. Can Indy unravel the mystery of the iceberg before it's too late?

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Indiana Jones and Genghis Khan's Sword
(Indiana Jones und das Schwert des Dschingis Kahn)
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
Published: 1991
Cover: Oliviero Berni

At a cocktail party in the Russian embassy in Washington, Indiana Jones is approached by the beautiful Tamara Jaglova, of the Russian government. Indy soon finds himself traveling toward outer Mongolia, on a quest to find the sword that-according to legend-can restore the ancient kingdom. Many interested parties are fighting for possession of the sword and only Indy can save the continent from the disastrous consequences.

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Indiana Jones and the Lost People
(Indiana Jones und das Verschwundene Volk)
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
Published: 1991
Cover: Oliviero Berni

Indy is working with professor Petryk, who made an invention which can proof the age of a article. Why is this invention so important that Indy is now in greater danger? Indy must avoid the gangsters of Chicago's underworld and prepare for an exciting new adventure.. an adventure to preserve an ancient culture at all costs.

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Indiana Jones and the Gold of El Dorado
(Indiana Jones und das Gold von El Dorado)
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
Published: 1991
Cover: Oliviero Berni

Professor Korda, friend and colleague of Indiana Jones, gets in one of his expeditions stuck with his plain in a huge storm above the rainforests of Bolivia. Just before making an emergency landing, he does a sensational discovery: a meteorite crater covered with pure gold! To find the true proportions of his discovery, he calls the help of archeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones. Indy discovers that Korda found the legendary gold treasure of El Dorado. But it is also known that there is a curse on this gold...

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Indiana Jones and the Secret of Easter Island
(Indiana Jones und das Geheimnis der Osterinseln)
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
Published: 1992
Cover: Oliviero Berni

World War has erupted and the German navy is setting up U-boat bases in the South seas. An American agent obtains a sketchy map to the bases. When the map reaches Washington, Indiana Jones is called in to find the missing agent. He begins his search on the island of Pau-Pau. What first looks like a tropical paradise becomes a flower covered hell and Indy's assignment looks to be a suicide mission...

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Indiana Jones and the Labyrinth of Horus
(Indiana Jones und das Labyrinth des Horus)
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
Published: 1993
Cover: Oliviero Berni

Indiana Jones receives a telegram from Professor Basil Smith ,a friend who saved his life many years ago. Indy sees the opportunity to repay an old debt and heads to Turkey to meet Smith only to discover the Professor has vanished. Indy follows the clues to Egypt .There among the pyramids he discovers an ancient evil that has waited centuries to be free...

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Indiana Jones and the Legacy of Avalon
(Indiana Jones und das Erbe von Avalon)
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
Published: 1993
Cover: Oliviero Berni

1940- A Submarine is rammed by an ancient ship off the coast of England. Meanwhile in Liverpool a man is arrested who speaks a strange unknown language, and in Belgium a group of Germans are working on reconstructing a mid-century castle. Is there a connection between these strange events? Indiana Jones has his hands full as he finds himself caught between Nazi spies and a Belgian rebellion. If he is to survive he must find the connection in these bizarre events-the legendary sword Excalibur.

The Untold Adventures series is a set of young adult novels published jointly by Scholastic in the United States, and Harper Collins in the United Kingdom. Ryder Windham is an author and editor who has made several contributions to the Indiana Jones franchise including the 2008 junior adaptations of Raiders of the Lost Ark and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. J. W. Rinzler is executive editor at Lucasfilm Ltd. and author. He wrote The Complete Making of Indiana Jones with Laurent Bouzereau and the Indy Vault section of Star Wars Insider.

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Indiana Jones and the Pyramid of the Sorcerer
Author: Ryder Windham
Published: May 1, 2009
Cover: Greg Knight

Indiana Jones' luck has finally run out. In 1941, he's stuck in a jail in Puerto Bolivar, Ecuador. When the U.S. Army comes knocking with a official release, Indy knows they'll want something big from him in exchange — like cracking the mystery of the fabled Hall of Records — a treasure trove that, legend says, allows you to read the future. On this adventure, Indy will not only have to outsmart and outmaneuver his enemies, he'll also have to figure out who his enemies are — because spies and traitors are gunning for him at every turn!

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Indiana Jones and the Mystery of Mount Sinai
Author: J. W. Rinzler
Published: May 1, 2009
Cover: Greg Knight

After finding a long-lost inscription in a Mayan pyramid, Indiana Jones is hot on the trail of the world's most dangerous weapon — something so important it could decide the fate of World War II. Not surprisingly, a horde of Nazis are after the very same thing! The chase will take Indy from the Yucatán jungles to Rome, Italy; all the way to Egypt, where the heart of the mystery lies. But to discover the fantastic secret, Indy will have to survive battles with one of the most lethal enemies he's ever met!

Steve Perry is an American television writer and science fiction author. He has written books for the Star Wars, Alien and Conan franchises, as well as all of the Tom Clancy's Net Force series. However, he is perhaps best known for the Matador series. He is a practitioner of the martial art Silat, which inspired him to create the fictional martial arts Sumito and Teräs Käsi, both of which are essentially fictionalized versions of Silat. Perry is the father of science fiction author S. D. Perry.

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Indiana Jones and the Army of the Dead
Publisher: Del Rey
Published: September 29, 2009

There's no rest for the weary treasure hunter, but that's how Indiana Jones likes it. Fresh from spying for the Allies in the thick of World War II Germany, the globe-trotting archaeologist doesn't need much persuading to join his cohort "Mac" McHale in searching for one of the most coveted of artifacts: the fabled black pearl known as the Heart of Darkness. But the partners in adventure are not alone on their foray into the mysterious jungles of Haiti. German and Japanese agents are in hot pursuit, determined to possess the ebony artifact -- and its secrets -- for their own sinister purposes. And shadowing them all is an infamous voodoo priest, with powers of both diabolical science and black magic at his command.
On a treacherous odyssey across the Island of the Dead, where the legend of zombi looms large, spiders, snakes, and booby-traps will prove the least of Indy's challenges. And capturing the prize will be child's play compared with confronting an enemy unlike any other, whose numbers are legion and nearly impossible to kill -- because they're already dead...

 

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