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High Stakes

(Knight and Devlin #6)

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Perfect for fans of Daniel Silva and Steve Berry.

An authentic Stradivarius violin turns up in Romania. A Stradivarius is rare enough, but this one is even more special. It is thought to hold the code disclosing the location of a treasure hidden in the fifteenth century. The violin is steeped in haunting mystique: it is believed to have been hidden by Vlad Dracula, whose
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Published October 2nd 2019 by Oceanview Publishing
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Feb 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I received a complementary advance copy from Edelweiss+ in return for an honest review.

This was a fantastic book! I loved that Dobbyn didn't bother describing characters and scenes in detail over the first chapters like a lot of other novels do. I'm not sure if it was because it is part of a series and we know the characters by now, even though you don't have to read the series in order. This book is definitely a standalone edition. Whatever the reason for not bothering to build up the
Sep 14, 2019 rated it liked it
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An exciting story, although improbable in the extreme. I hadn't read any of the rest of the series, so the main character(s) were new to me, but it seems that this could be read as a standalone without any issues. The "hero" of the story is a young lawyer who seems to have connections everywhere in Boston, which didn't seem that likely to me. Having spent a few years in Boston, I enjoyed all the local references. Romania is where the crux of the action happens and I especially enjoyed those ...more
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John F. Dobbyn is an American mystery writer and Professor of Law at the Villanova University School of Law. His Devlin and Knight short story "Trumpeter Swan," published in the February 2004 issue of Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, was a finalist for the Shamus Award for Best Short Story from the Private Eye Writers of America. He lives in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania with his wife Lois.

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