The Taint of Midas
Publish date: May 4th 2009
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: The Greek Detective (#2)
I didn't really connect with the characters in the book or the story. Don't let that put you off, as I'm sure it was down to me just not getting into it.
Ohhh... I didn't realize, reading the first in this series (Messenger of Athens) that this is a 'Seven Deadly Sins' series. The previous book focused on 'Lust' - this one is 'Greed.'Greed, as it so often does, comes in the form of a rapacious developer, who will stop at nothing to acquire a prime sp...
I've started out reading these in the wrong order and while each story does stand alone, it would be better to read them in order to see the development of the detective, Hermes Diaktoros, who is an interesting character. I'm still waiting to find out what they deal is with his white shoes though! ...