Inthe crewmembers of the whaleship Essex watched in horror as their boat was struck by a sperm whale and began to flood. Forced into small boats with little food or water, they had three options: After two months at sea, the men ran out of food. Less than half of the crewmembers survived.
Two primary plot lines drive this new adventure: The German saboteurs are eventually dealt with, but the behind-the-lines Sicilian operation led by Canidy is only hastily outlined after a long buildup, which makes it likely that the Sicilian story will appear in a future installment.
It starts with a kidnapping. Boston sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro are grabbed and brought to the side of dying billionaire Trevor Stone. He wants them to find his missing daughter Desire who, grief-stricken over the death of her mother, has disappeared.
Some humor, some violence, some excitement and a pinch of romance. Tora Hamilton has only been on Shetland for a short time when she discovers a body buried within the boundaries of her new property. Evidence points to a ritualistic murder: Tora realizes, however, that the body cannot be as old as the police think, and her suspicions are confirmed; the body is that of a young woman killed just two years ago.
I love the combination of folklore and mystery in this one, it makes for one of my favorite kinds of thrillers. Raymond Donne is a cop turned special education teacher who has left the force after a debilitating injury.
But it is the well drawn characters that really bring this mystery to life, including the Williamsburg, Brooklyn setting, which almost becomes another character in this skillfully written debut. Some science fiction and a large amount of research into an ancient civilization generates a fascinating description of that civilization.
The first book, In Courts of the Sun, was published in The only unfortunate circumstance are the three years between the first book and the new book, and for those that did not have the pleasure of reading book one the allusions made are not sufficient to allow the reader to slide easily into the plot.
Jed DeLanda, a descendent of the Mayans was rescued from poverty in Guatemala in current times and brought up in the United States. Given the advantage of a university education Jed develops into a math prodigy.
He is to look for answers about the prediction of end world by learning more about the game first hand. The group that sent him back to the height of Mayan civilization and than retrieves him learns of his intentions and knows that they must stop him.
The actions and interactions of both Jed and the group he worked for are mixed with a very surprising development not expected by the reader, and lead to an ending which neatly sets up book three of the trilogy. The only major defect in this book was to have waited 3 years for publication.
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