Publish date: November 12th 2013
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Pendergast (#13)
I am an unabashed fan of the Preston/Child Aloysius Pendergast novels, and this one just reinforced it for me.The book begins at a dinner, where Oscar Wilde is telling a story to Arthur Conan Doyle ... a story that later proves crucial to the modern-day solving of a series of arson murders in the Co...
Unfortunately, Pendergast series is becoming more and more awful. Though this is a better effort than previous novel with Nazis, it's still too predictable, with characters doing things that couldn't be justified with any motive whatsoever. Only bright moment is (true) anecdote about Conan Doyle and...
I hate to admit it but I really disliked the heroine of this book. I wanted more Pendergast.
I think I have to start by saying that I’m a huge fan of Preston & Child’s writing. It’s no surprise that I enjoyed White Fire, as much as I did, because of that. I had some books in the Pendergast series to read first, in order to be able to read this one (though they stand alone in ways, I enjoy t...
I received a complimentary copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Preston & Child do such an amazing job of drawing the reader into the story and keeping you guessing until the very end.The only reason I knocked half a star off was Corrie. Wow is she annoying, even for...