FOR PAULA, ACCOMPANYING her merchant father on a trading voyage to Istanbul is a dream come true. They have come to this city of trade on a special mission to purchase a most rare artifact—a gift from the ancient goddess, Cybele, to her followers. It’s the only remnant of a lost, pagan cult.But... show more
FOR PAULA, ACCOMPANYING her merchant father on a trading voyage to Istanbul is a dream come true. They have come to this city of trade on a special mission to purchase a most rare artifact—a gift from the ancient goddess, Cybele, to her followers. It’s the only remnant of a lost, pagan cult.But no sooner have they arrived when it becomes clear they may be playing at a dangerous game. A colleague and friend of Paula’s father is found murdered. There are rumors of Cybele’s cult reviving within the very walls of Istanbul. And most telling of all, signs have begun to appear to Paula, urging her to unlock Cybele’s secret.Meanwhile, Paula doesn’t know who she can trust in Istanbul, and finds herself drawn to two very different men. As time begins to run out, Paula realizes they may all be tied up in the destiny of Cybele’s Gift, and she must solve the puzzle before unknown but deadly enemies catch up to her. . . .
Publish date: September 9th 2008
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
Series: Wildwood (#2)
Cybele's Secret is the second book in the Wildwood series, I enjoyed this one much more than the first, [book:Wildwood Dancing|13929]. It is set mostly in Istanbul, and this exotic setting and magical world really went well together and created an amazing backdrop for this fantasy story. Thankfully ...
I was so close to giving this book 1 star because I started to dislike it so much towards the end. But no, I reserve one star for books that have horrid sentence structure, improper grammar, and just poor story-crafting skills. This book has no issues in terms of those three things.However, I did no...
I must confess that i loved this book even more than the 1st one...i tought it was just exciting to see a city like Instambul through Paula's eyes. Once again Juliet writes such a rich stories, full of amazing characters. I was left hoping that Juliet will write another one, this time with Stella's ...
Loved this, even more than Wildwood Dancing.
Comecei a ler este livro ainda com o "Danças da Floresta" no meu coração e cheia de expectativas, que claramente foram preenchidas!Uma vez mais fiquei com a clara impressão que este livro foi escrito com os olhos postos em público mais jovem e que ainda não teve muito contacto com os trabalhos anter...