The List Of 7

The List Of 7

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by Mark Frost
     
 

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Dark Brotherhood

As the city of London slumbers, there are those in its midst who conspire to rule the world through the darkest and most nefarious means. These seven, seated in positions of extraordinary power and influence, marshal forces from the far side to aid them in their fiendish endeavor.

Force of One

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Dark Brotherhood

As the city of London slumbers, there are those in its midst who conspire to rule the world through the darkest and most nefarious means. These seven, seated in positions of extraordinary power and influence, marshal forces from the far side to aid them in their fiendish endeavor.

Force of One

In the aftermath of a bloody séance and a terrifying supernatural contact, a courageous young doctor finds himself drawn into a malevolent conspiracy beyond human comprehension.

All or Nothing

The future is not safe, as a thousand-year reign of pure evil is about to begin, unless a small group of stalwart champions can unravel the unspeakable mysteries behind a crime far more terrible than murder.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062127341
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
10/25/2011
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HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
144,531
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Mark Frost was the co-creator and executive producer of the cult classic television series, "Twin Peaks", and is the author of several books including the bestseller, "The Greatest Game Ever Played". He attended school in Pittsburgh, where he studied acting, directing, and playwriting before leaving to begin his impressive career in television, film, and literature. He received a Writer’s Guild Award and an Emmy nomination for his work as executive story editor on the acclaimed television series Hill Street Blues. He lives in Los Angeles and upstate New York.

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The List of 7: Arthur Conan Doyle Series, Book 1 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 24 reviews.
songcatchers More than 1 year ago
The List of 7 is positively one of the most fun adventures I've ever read! I've just finished reading it for the second time. The plot is full of mystery and suspense as Arthur Conan Doyle and his few newly acquired friends try to stop the underground takeover of the world by a group of seven people. I know the plot sounds kind of typical but the characters are what bring so much fun to the story. The main characters are fantastic and supported by a cast of walking mummies, flying gargoyles and other nightmarish creatures to keep Dr. Doyle and friends on their toes. The ending doesn't bring a lot of closure and that's okay because this book has a sequel, The Six Messiahs. You don't want to miss this thrilling tale full of compelling characters.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was one of those books that you can't wait to finish because it has grabbed your attention but you also hate to finish because then this wonderful ride into our imaginations will be over. The story was exciting but what really sold the book for me was his character development. Holmes, Sparks, Larry and Barry were clearly and concisely drawn but also each layered like an onion. As Homes did, I really began to question the true character of Jack Sparks and finding that device in a general fiction book was a delight! I hoped at the end that Jack Sparks would survive and show up in more books but it does not seem like that will happen. I am trying to find his other book and will now look for the Bowman book. This guy is great! Of course, Twins Peaks were a great recommendation.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It sounds like a good book just depending on the overview.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
been trying really hard to like this book but am finding it tedious at best. the doctor seems a gullible schmuck being led around by his nose and the sherlock character is unlikeable. been reading a few pages here and there for months and have barely finished 175 pages. not a winner for me.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really enjoyed the twists and turns in the book. I liked the characters.
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Very good read,I went through the book in several days. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in disguise!
zealousreader More than 1 year ago
lots of actions fast paced and riveting
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I cannot add anything that the other reviewers have not touched on. This is a great book with wonderful characters. The bizzareness of the story will leave one breathless. Read it. Reread it (which is just what I am about to do). Pass it to your friends. ENJOY!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Well, there's only one thing to say. As I scrolled around the site there's only one title I can think of that gets 5 stars, and that's the List of 7. I read it 5 years ago, and can still remember every line. Mark Frost set a milestone for every writer that wants to be successful.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Once you start, you can't put it down. The graphic detail, suspense, and action literally pull one through the pages. I've read about 150 mysteries, and this has to be in my top 10.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this was one of the best books i have read. spellbinding, jaw dropping, exciting, engrossing. the 6 messiahs is just as inspired. i wish mark frost would write more.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I completely agree with the other reviewers, as opposed to some of the unnecessarily stuffy critical analyses that have been offered. This book is definitely one of my top-ten favorites ever; somehow Mark Frost, in creating Jack Sparks, has managed to create a character based on Sherlock Holmes who is even more appealing than Holmes, which I would not have thought possible. Although some of the language and terminology may not be perfectly accurate, it's far more important to me, as a reader, to be entertained in a manner that not only allows but inspires my willing suspension of disbelief, which this book was certainly more than authentic enough to do! But does anyone out there know what happened to the Universal movie that was planned? I'd be first in line and would love to know the scoop!
Guest More than 1 year ago
The story is very interesting and keeps the reader involved and on edge, except the ending was too abrupt and not what I expected. It is still a good read throughout, but don't have too high hopes for closure.