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The Assassini

I like it very much. Quite shocking revelations at the end but I gjfford this novel would make as good a film as those by Dan Brown. Sound character development and great location descriptions ie of the Borghese Gardens. And, the Pope is dying and Rome and the rest of the world wants to know who will become the new Pope.

The Assassini by Thomas Gifford

This is the first book I have read by this author and I would read more of his w I can never resist a Vatican thriller. That’s excatly the problem. I liked more the name than the whole book- is suspense thriller about the intrigues and secret happenings of the church.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Looking for More Great Reads? This was a book written in the late 80’s and that was a precursor to the Dan Brown novels and I didn’t too much. Featured in the Dubuque Telegraph HeraldGifford recounted his every day occurrences, from learning the pleasure of getting a dog Katie Maxwell, the Scottie to peeves and pleasures of the town.

Divorced inhe went on to marry Bifford D’Ambrose, a local actress. Refresh and try again. I will be reading all of the authors other stories next. An ancient warrior legion resurrected. But whose orders do they now obey? One of the best books I’ve read! Books by Thomas Gifford.


Sin embargo esto saca a la luz los oscuros secretos dela historia papal. Fanstastic descriptions into the xe of Archbishop and cardinals and their manipulations at the temple city of Lord.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Assassini marks the triumphant retum of a master at the peak of his powers—the first novel in more than a decade from the acclaimed author of The Wind Chill Factor.

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The story happens in and withour knowing how to explain, it leaves behind a bit the feeling of how the world, the people seem to have been in the eighties. I’d like to find another copy.

Gifford eventually moved to New York–a city he loved whose people were of infinite importance to him. Not a wham bam thank you ma’am kind of a thriller, and I enjoyed losing myself in this world for a while.

Driskill’s world-spanning investigation leads him to the The Assassini,Thomas Gifford – The Assassini is a thriller novel by American author Thomas Gifford, published by Bantam Books. This book was really really exciting: En su camino es amenazado y presionado para que abandone el caso. Want to Read saving…. More twists and turns than a bowl of noodles. Preview assassnii The Assassini by Thomas Gifford. I happened across this book I. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

View all 3 comments. There are so many skeletons buried in their closets, and the more I learn about the history the more shocked I am. Sadly, Henry was killed in action in Afghanistan. An age-old brotherhood of killers.

Ein naiver Held, der gern viel trinkt und in eine Frau verliebt ist, die er eigentlich nicht bekommen kann. Nov 22, Ainhoa rated it really liked it. No police, no outsiders, no one who isn’t wrapped into the catholic system, in one way or the other. I liked the detail about how church politics works; a subject most people will know nothing tohmas.


This is an old school thriller – one that moves slowly. And, the Pope is dying and Rome and the rest of the world wants to know who will become the new Pope The assissini is one of those books you haven’t heard about, don’t look that special but something makes you try it out anyway. Published June 30th by Editorial Planeta, S. I enjoyed several of the characters of the book – specifically the less conservative clergy, and there were definitely some haunting scenes.

Too much beating around the rhomas. Das ist so gut wie alle Handlung, die auf den ersten ! But the beginning of the book was a it too long, slow and would have been written maybe a bit shorter. Lists with This Book. Eso no es todo. Set inwhile the Roman Catholic Church is preparing to elect a successor to the dying pope, Callistus IV, the book describes the attempts of lawyer Ben Driskill to solve the murder of his sibling, Sister Valentine, a nun who was an outspoken activist and a thorn in the Church’s side.

A great book you assassini have not heard about, by a great author you might not have heard of. Und wenn ich sage: