Despite receiving this as part of the Transworld Historical Reading Challenge this book is set firmly in modern times beginning with a murder in the Armenian Cathedral in Jerusalem and stretching back to the death of an Egyptoglist in the 1930 in Luxor This an intrigue crime thriller set in one of the most complicated areas of the modern world Jerusalem and Luxor with two detectives from very different cultures and backgrounds working at different elements of the mystery The characters are well WRITTEN AND DIFFERENT ENOUGH TO STAND OUT FROM THE and different enough to stand out from the of modern detectives Ariah Ben Roi is the detective in Jerusalem who struggles against politics in is precinct and city while investigating the murder He is also expecting Minotaur Lust his first child and is trying to find the balance between work andis new family responsibilities To be A Game of Unchance honest I found this element much interesting as Ben Roi works with a new partner andas a good side line in banter that made The Undead: Organ Harvesting, the Ice-Water Test, Beating Heart Cadavers--How Medicine Is Blurring the Line Between Life and Death - Kindle edition by Dick Teresi. Politics Social Sciences Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com. his parts of the story comfortable and amusing The Egyptian detective Yusuf Khalifaas suffered a family tragedy in the recent past and this is palpable in is actions
and decisions throughout the story but does feel a little eavy However the decisions throughout the story but does feel a little The Way of Wizardry (Dragon Warriors RPG heavy However the ends of the investigation dovetail nicely and build up a lot of tension and uestions many of which aren t answered until the end I really liked the way a lot of the discoveries are made through good old fashioned police work investigating connections exploring paperwork and using the brainPaul Sussmanas a great eye of detail and obviously loves this region of the world I feel like I could navigate both Luxor and Jerusalem just using this story as a map and guidebook However on occasion knowing that the exact address of every place feels like too much detail and not overly relevant to the story While a little slow at the beginning the pace picks up considerably towards the end with an exciting and emotional few pages This is an intelligent thriller with a uniue. Detective Arieh Ben Roi of the Jerusalem police is tasked with the investigation into the death of a well known Israeli journalist Rivka Kleinberg who is found brutally murdered in a cathedral in Jerusalem Known for The Bellringers Bedside Companion her fearless exposs Kleinbergad made many igh powered enemies including international corporations the Israeli government and the Russian Mafia Looking for leads Ben Roi begins researching. ,
Own deeply personal and involving stories are played out alongside their joint investigation of the murder of a woman in an Armenian Cathedral in the Old City of Jerusalem They uncover a network of crime and
abuse which as its origins in an ancient Egyptian mystery and includes the world s oldest sinsIwhich as its origins in an ancient Egyptian mystery and includes the world s oldest sinsI recommend all of Paul Sussman s novels but this book is superb There is something extraordinarily poignant in the tales of these two men Khalifa and Ben Roe This is a novel about family and death How terrible that Paul Sussman should Clandestino: In Search of Manu Chao have died in May this year aged just45 just weeks before The Labyrinth s publication It is a marvellous novel but when you close the final page reeling from its revelations there is also great sorrow in knowing that there can be no The full review is now up on For Winter Nights The anti ueer parts were just tiring I don t know if we re expected by the author to sympathise with those ideas of Ben Roi s I would guess not but it s just tiring as a ueer reader I wish Zisky was a prominent character Another fantastic read Won through a Goodreads GiveawayThis is the first novel Iave read by the late Paul Sussman but it will not be the last Although it s saddening that this collection of stories involving Yusuf Khalifa and Arieh Ben Roi I look forward to reading the other two books that preceded this one The story is told in such a atmospheric and descriptive manner that it s Thin Air (Jessica Shaw, hard not to feel like I m in the deserts of Egypt or on the streets of Jerusalem I thoroughly enjoyed the pace of this novel as well The moments of boredom were far and few between The interweaving stories reallyelp keep the story moving forward Initally was confused as to everything ad to do with anything until was confused as to what everything ad to do with anything until layers started to peel off What s most interesting about this novel are the main characters Khalifa and Ben Roi and their differences Khalifa is Muslim and Ben Roi is Jewish The author poked fun at their differences in St in the 1930s This Egyptologist was said to The Vanishing Hours have uncovered a giant labyrinth like gold mine of incredible riches written about in the works of Herodotus But what connection could this gold mineave with Kleinberg's murderWith a plot that moves from Israel to Egypt to Vancouver to Romania The Labyrinth of Osiris is an intelligent gripping novel from an internationally acclaimed master of thriller writin. Setting and a well woven plot and one I would recommend for those wanting to try something a little different I flew through the four pack of Sussman books and now I am sad that there are no These are the books I keep oping Steve Berry will write They are modern day Indiana Jones I love the A riveting
well written adventure story much to enjoy and unlike many other books of a similar vein no compromises Awritten adventure story much to enjoy and unlike many other books of a similar vein no compromises A I would ave liked to take on Totally Regressed (An ABDL Story) holiday with me just to be able to read without the interferences of everyday life Starting in Luxor Egypt in 1931 with a young boy witnessing something distressing and moving uickly to the present day with a murder in the Armenian uarter of the Old City of Jerusalem the investigation fans out in what appears to be unlinked ways Confronting in the descriptions of the seedy side of life and some of the language also not to my tasteowever the story is so convoluted and good that you just The Making of Goldeneye have to know what is going toappen nextA look at corporate greed the politics of middle eastern countries and the animosity that exists between different cultures and religions The personal stories within the story are intertwined with ease
and only add to the depth of the main characters An excellent very well written book I was tornonly add to the depth of the main characters An excellent very well written book I was torn a 4 or 5 star rating Really interesting book Lots of facts
history and current politic through the World Really liked it and makes me sad that it ended anand current politic through the World Really liked it and makes me sad that it ended an bookinteresting and thrilling with lots of Women of the Otherworld Series Collection (Women of the Otherworld, historical and political information plus lovable characters Paul Sussman journalist and archaeologist brings the cities and deserts of Israel and Egypt to life Combining police investigations withistorical puzzles the complex and deeply layered stories are set within the context of the cultural and religious conditions that mark these societies This fourth novel reunites previous characters Arieh Ben Roe a detective in Jerusalem and Yusuf Khalifa of the Luxor Police and their. Which stories Kleinberg was working on before she died and finds a connection to Egypt which confuses Scooby-Doo! and the Farmyard Fright himAt a stumbling block Ben Roi phones upis old friend Yusuf Khalifa of the Luxor Police and asks Vee for Victory him ife will Star Wars helpim investigate the case Khalifa is Border Peel (Marjorie, happy toelp and begins looking into another story that Kleinberg was researching just before er murder the mysterious death of a British Egyptologi.