Shadow Ritual by Eric Giacometti

Shadow Ritual

byEric Giacometti, Jacques Ravenne, Anne Trager

Kobo ebook | March 25, 2015

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An electrifying thriller about the rise of extremism. Two ritual murders—one in Rome and one in Jerusalem—rekindles an ancient rivalry between modern-day secret societies for knowledge lost at the fall of the Third Reich. Detective Antoine Marcas unwillingly teams up with the strong-willed Jade Zewinski to chase Neo-Nazi assassins across Europe. They must unravel an arcane mystery, sparked by information from newly revealed KGB files. Inspired from the true story of mysterious Freemason files thought to hold a terrible secret, stolen by the SS in 1940, recovered by the Red Army in 1945 and returned half a century later. First in a hugely successful series that has sold over 1.5 million copies in France and is translated into seventeen languages.

Title:Shadow RitualFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 25, 2015Publisher:Le French BookLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1939474299

ISBN - 13:9781939474292

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from a must read What an intellectual and imaginative thrill ride. This novel is steeped in history and culture. The chapters jump back and forth between characters and nations in seemingly unrelated, but nonetheless interesting stories. When they begin to intertwine the novel goes from a good story to an unforgettable one. These authors don’t employ a particularly in-depth form of character development outside of the plot of the story proper. What is there serves to forward the storyline rather than to make the characters more palpable to readers. It is a unique and risky approach that works well in this case. More than once I found myself talking to the characters, trying to point them in the right direction. This story was so fascinating to read. I couldn’t picture anyone better to carry this story forward. The mix of past and present, history and reality, all wrapped up in a conspiracy theory is impossible to fight. It’s hands down better than Dan Brown. Please note that I received a complimentary copy of this work in exchange for an honest review.
Date published: 2015-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from a must read What an intellectual and imaginative thrill ride. This novel is steeped in history and culture. The chapters jump back and forth between characters and nations in seemingly unrelated, but nonetheless interesting stories. When they begin to intertwine the novel goes from a good story to an unforgettable one. These authors don’t employ a particularly in-depth form of character development outside of the plot of the story proper. What is there serves to forward the storyline rather than to make the characters more palpable to readers. It is a unique and risky approach that works well in this case. More than once I found myself talking to the characters, trying to point them in the right direction. This story was so fascinating to read. I couldn’t picture anyone better to carry this story forward. The mix of past and present, history and reality, all wrapped up in a conspiracy theory is impossible to fight. It’s hands down better than Dan Brown. Please note that I received a complimentary copy of this work in exchange for an honest review.
Date published: 2015-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Great Read Freemasons, Templers, Nazis and a mysterious organization called Thule all play a role in this intense thriller. A police investigator who is an expert on the Freemasons and an embassy security chief who hates the Freemasons make a highly unlikely pair when they are assigned to investigate a ritual murder at the French Embassy in Rome. The story is compelling, and is fleshed out with a variety of very different and interesting characters. The interactions between the characters make for truly great reading.
Date published: 2015-04-02