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Guardians Of The Key (Whilbert Stroop #1)

2.69  ·  Rating Details ·  26 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
The first in a rich and atmospheric new historical crime series, full of action, vivid characters and conspiracy.

Napoleon and his armies are at the gate of the ancient walled city of Lucca, Italy. In one last desperate attempt to preserve their proud heritage, the Lucchese Council despatch a secret message to their compatriots in England. Unknown to them, ruthless conspira
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Published June 5th 2006 by Headline
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Sue Hopkins
Aug 04, 2014 Sue Hopkins rated it did not like it
Really didn't enjoy this story, it was badly written (for me) and didn't hold my interest.
Cora Lein
Oct 10, 2014 Cora Lein rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Ich habe dieses Buch wirklich oft zur Seite gelegt und zwischenzeitlich auch wieder ins Regal geräumt, aber irgendwie wollte ich doch wissen wann es denn mal losgeht mit dem Geheimnis und ob der Schreibstil mal besser wird …

Die Geschichte ist sehr wirr, die Autorin springt sehr in den Zeiten – ja es handelt sich um einen historischen Roman in mehreren Epochen, dennoch erwarte ich eine passende Zeitform – Im Buch selber wurde im Präsens und Präteritum geschrieben, was noch schlimmer war als die s
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LJ
Aug 14, 2007 LJ rated it did not like it
GUARDIANS OF THE KEY (Historical-London/Italy- 1700s) – Poor
Gray, Clio – 1st book
Headline, 2006- Hardcover
***Young Mabel Finchurst is living with her aunt when a man walks into the church on Advent Day and slits his own throat. Thus begins a story of men battling for power and young girl who is part of a legend that is hundreds of years old and traveled from Italy from England.
*** I really wanted to like this book but was so disappointed in it. There were a lot of characters, none of whom I rea
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Aurumora
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Ein Roman, der verwirrt, schöne Charaktäre hat und ein akzeptables Ende hat. Ich stehe diesem Thriller durchaus positiv gegenüber. Auch wenn ich mich manche Sachen gehärgt haben oder ich nicht verstand was mir dieser oder jener abschnitt sagen sollte, war es troßdem durchaus ein spannendes Buch.
Julie
Apr 05, 2008 Julie rated it did not like it
Interesting premise, but there was something anachronistic about the language the characters used and the setting. And the amount of violence was absurd, and completely unnecessary for this book.
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