The Wheel of Darkness

The Wheel of Darkness

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"Pendergast has taken Constance on a whirlwind Grand Tour, hoping to give her closure and a sense of the world that she's missed. They head to Tibet, where Pendergast intensively trained in martial arts and spiritual studies. At a remote monastery, they learn that a rare and dangerous artifact the monks have been guarding for generations has been mysteriously stolen. Pendergast agrees to take up the search. The trail leads him and Constance to the maiden voyage of the Queen Victoria, the world's largest and most luxurious passenger liner--and to an Atlantic crossing fraught with terror."--Publisher.
Publisher: New York : Warner Books, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780752891484
Branch Call Number: FICTION PRE
Characteristics: 388 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Child, Lincoln


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Oct 31, 2013

I was a little upset that I didn't like the book as much as most of the others by these authors until I realized that I had put expectations of perfection on them. This book is okay, entertaining, but definitely not one of their best

teacupfaerie Mar 01, 2011

Constance totally rocks. Who knew she would turn out so badly?

Jun 17, 2008

I have rarely if ever read a thriller that was so complete s the Pendergast series is. Pendergast is the classic Sherlock Holmes guy, who prepares ahead and has all the answers, no matter what situation. In this book, he gets spiritually damaged, and he understands that he“…will never be whole.” This is the first book that I have read in the series, and it immediately drove me to read the rest. It was that good.


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notTom Dec 16, 2010

In a remote Himalayan monastery, an ancient Doomsday instrument vanishing from its inner sanctum leads to a murder investigation amidst the maiden trans-Atlantic voyage of the greatest ocean liner ever built. Agent Prendergast and Constance Green must uncover the mystery behind the bizarre killings of the passengers and the crew in order to retrieve an object that will be sure to destroy every civilization on Earth.

Though it is the new installment of the Agent Prendergast series, this novel can be read on its own due to its galloping plot and freshly-minted cast of characters (if it was a cereal, it would have a sunburst shape around the words "Now with All-New Characters!")

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