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The Rook - Daniel O'Malley
The Rook
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Myfanwy Thomas awakes in a London park surrounded by dead bodies. With her memory gone, her only hope of survival is to trust the instructions left in her pocket by her former self. She quickly learns that she is a Rook, a high-level operative in a secret agency that protects the world from... show more
Myfanwy Thomas awakes in a London park surrounded by dead bodies. With her memory gone, her only hope of survival is to trust the instructions left in her pocket by her former self. She quickly learns that she is a Rook, a high-level operative in a secret agency that protects the world from supernatural threats. But there is a mole inside the organization - and this person
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Format: Audible Audio
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Edition language: English
Series: The Checquy Files (#1)
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Bookish Blerd
Bookish Blerd rated it
4.0 Review: The Rook
So it only took me a year plus to read this thing. It was a birthday gift from my hubby last year. It was not something on my wishlist; he went off-script and picked this out himself (with help from staff at B&N). It's not something I would have picked for myself; however that's not to say that I...
JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it
4.5 The Rook
Picture an England where folks with paranormal powers are members of a secret government agency to protect the unsuspecting populace from what goes bump in the night. Now picture what happens when there is a mole, a traitor, within the ranks. Our protagonist Myfanwy Thomas opens her eyes standin...
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover rated it
5.0 #TheRook: Don't read this if you're lame and/or boring...
The Rook frustrated me for the first 40 pages or so. I was expecting a serious mystery with a supernatural twist, but this crazy author kept trying to be light every time things were getting heavy. What the heck? Doesn't this guy know how to write a proper serious mystery with a supernatural tw...
Cheri's Book Blog
Cheri's Book Blog rated it
4.0 Fun Read
I had no idea what to expect when I started this book. A friend read it, didn't tell me anything about it, and I didn't read the blurb before I dove in. I didn't even look very closely at the cover, which would have given me some clues. I did later see that someone had compared it to X-Men meets X-F...
Krazykiwi @ Kiwitopia
Krazykiwi @ Kiwitopia rated it
4.0 The Rook (The Checquy Files #1) by Daniel O'Malley
Myfanwy Thomas opens her eyes standing in a park, in the driving rain, surrounded by several bodies, all curiously wearing latex gloves. She has no idea who she is, how she got there, or who they are, and only knows her name because of a letter in her coat pocket. A letter she wrote, to her future s...
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