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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81  ·  rating details  ·  145 ratings  ·  10 reviews
Praised by writers from Clive Cussler to Sue Grafton, Gayle Lynds has emerged as a leading star of suspense fiction. Her bestselling debut novel "Masquerade" was hailed as "gloriously paranoid, immensely satisfying" "(The Los Angeles Times)." Now Lynds brings the international thriller to an electrifying new level with this bullet-fast tale.While giving a gala performance ...more
Paperback, 514 pages
Published July 1st 2005 by Pocket Books (first published November 1st 1998)
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R J Mckay
A mosaic is a picture created from tiny pieces, and it isn't until all of the pieces are put together, that the picture is revealed. That is what Gayle Lynds did when writing Mosaic. The reader is given small pieces of the puzzle until we finally are able to see the whole picture.

Mosaic tells about Creighton Redmond, a presidential candidate who will stop at nothing to gain the White House. Then there is blind Julia Austrian, a concert pianist, and niece to Creighton, who regains he sight just i
Laurie Stoll
A very well written face paced book. It is easily evident that the author researched well before writing this story.
Sep 11, 2012 Pa rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: those interested in suspense
An exciting tale of a wealthy and very talented pianist who witnesses her mother's murder while suffering from psychological blindness. She eventually teams up with a CIA agent and the two are soon framed by the evil leaders of the blind woman's family. A vicious presidential campaign and a fortune built on art treasures stolen from Russia during WWII are among the interwoven subplots.
Although implausible, the story is well written and highly suspenseful. This is very much a page turner.
Mosaic I got from the library because of a positive recommendation on a blog, not sure which one – I should find out, because I actually found it to be one of the worst titles I’ve read recently. All intrigue and violence and unrealistic events – it just begs to be made into a bad action movie.
Pianis who supposedly has every advantage suddenly goes blind. And no one can for sure figure why. Then as her sight comes back, her mother and best friend is murdered. And from there everything breaks loose into quite a chase.
More plane reading, which is about all it was worth. The plot hook was a little too implausible and obvious, and its development a bit ponderous. It was okay for put-down/pick-up reading, but nothing more serious.
Toni Osborne
This novel has never ending action scenes. The story is complex, puzzling and entertaining. The subplots in my view were brilliantly tied together to make this thriller an exciting page turner.
Gregory Nilsen
Overall an interesting and complex tale of wealth, politics, and conspiracy. At times a little more drawn out than necessary, but very entertaining and engaging.
Read back in January 2002 when Lynds writing hasn't been corrupted by the "Ludlum" collaborations.
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New York Times bestseller Gayle Lynds is the award-winning author of ten international espionage novels. Library Journal calls her “the reigning queen of espionage fiction.” The London Observer says she’s a “kick-ass thriller writer.” Lee Child calls her “today’s best espionage writer.”

Born in Omaha, NE, and raised in Council Bluffs, IA, Gayle graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree i
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