The Amber Room
Forged of the exquisite gem, the Amber Room is one of the greatest treasures ever made by man–and the subject of one of history’s most intriguing mysteries. German troops invading the Soviet Union seized the Room in 1941. When the Allies bombed, the Room was hidden, and it has never been seen... show more
Forged of the exquisite gem, the Amber Room is one of the greatest treasures ever made by man–and the subject of one of history’s most intriguing mysteries. German troops invading the Soviet Union seized the Room in 1941. When the Allies bombed, the Room was hidden, and it has never been seen since. But now, the hunt has begun once more.Atlanta judge Rachel Cutler loves her job and her kids, and remains civil to her ex-husband, Paul. But everything changes when her father dies under mysterious circumstances, leaving behind clues to a secret about something called the Amber Room. Desperate for the truth, Rachel takes off for Germany with Paul close behind. Before long, they’re in over their heads. Locked into a treacherous game with professional killers, Rachel and Paul find themselves on a collision course with the forces of greed, power, and history itself.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 30th 2007
Publisher: The Random House
Pages no: 390
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
It was a good story that held my interest, but nothing really to write home about. I had some issues with the alleged "facts" but otherwise it was good for what I wanted -- a book to hold my interest on a long drive.
I enjoyed this book. It wasn’t a “stay up all night because you can’t stop reading it” book, but I did have fun reading it and it did go by pretty quickly. I didn’t know anything about the historical Amber Room until I started reading this, either. Maybe that’s why I only “liked” it instead of “real...
The Amber Room was a very well researched and written book. The character development showed that Steve Berry had taken a lot of time to analyze the history, drive and characteristics of each and every character. The Amber Room wasn't filled with unnecessary details that cloud the story - everything...
The best thing about this version of the book (Audio CD) was that the narrator, Steve Brick, did a pretty good job of reading it. The book was slow and not that gripping. The only reason I finished it was that I had to drive a long way to a hockey game and listened to it while driving.