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Carpathian (Event Group Series #8)

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

FANTASTIC READ-DON'T MISS THIS ONE!

Typical of the Event Group series-fast moving, great background, and favorite characters. This could be one of my favorites. Novel idea on an age old Biblical story. Couldn't wait to find out the end answers but disappointed that the story had to end.

posted by LaScrabbler on September 3, 2013

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I agree with the Anonymous posting of 9/18. A difficult read an

I agree with the Anonymous posting of 9/18. A difficult read and a very disappointing entry into the Event Group Series. The storylines in this book were extremely confusing and I found myself separating the storylines; reading each storyline separately and then trying...
I agree with the Anonymous posting of 9/18. A difficult read and a very disappointing entry into the Event Group Series. The storylines in this book were extremely confusing and I found myself separating the storylines; reading each storyline separately and then trying to piece together each storyline into a complete whole. In this book the author's "voice" was very different from his other books, which leads me to ask who really wrote this book. Hopefully, the next book in the series will be better than this one.

posted by Anonymous on September 25, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 20, 2013

    Highly recommend

    Can't wait for the next in the series.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 26, 2013

    highly recommended

    fast moving. entertaining. an interesting theory on an ancient event.

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  • Posted August 4, 2013

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    Add myths, legends, secret operatives, Gypsies, and a little bit

    Add myths, legends, secret operatives, Gypsies, and a little bit of science, mix well, et voila, you have Carpathian!  A top secret US government agency, known as the Event Group, goes on a search for a previously-unknown wolf species (known as the Golia) that is connected with one of the Lost Tribes of Israel and had direct impact on Biblical and historical events.  Of course, they are not alone in their quest as international forces collide, although each group has a different motive.  What secrets have been hidden in the Carpathian mountains for over 3000 years?

    The book began with a lot of action that promised non-stop thrills.  However, once I got to around page 50 the pace seemed to really slow down for quite a long time as the narrative jumped around all over the place (both geographically as well as in time).  At a certain point I actually wondered if I'd be able to finish the book.  However, once all of the various groups vying for the same prize finally came together in the same time at the same place, the action picked up and was truly non-stop until the end.  Interestingly enough, this is the second new book that I've read in the last couple of months that was set at least in part in a new Dracula's Castle tourist attraction, the other being Stoker's Manuscript. 

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