Sunday, August 11, 2013

Review: Carpathian by David L. Golemon

Alice, a member of the top secret government agency known as the Event Group, has been fascinated with a relic since 1949 that was found in the wall at Jericho. It was the remains of an animal that she has been told cannot be.

Fast forward to present day, and Project Grimm is born as Alice continues to research the animal and the associated events of the Exodus. Things come to a head and she is forced to share her research with the team  before she is quite ready. The evidence shows that it leads to a small town in the Carpathian mountains. Reluctantly it seems, an Event is declared, and they are off. The team will find themselves racing against time and dangers in the land of the legends of vampires and more particularly werewolves.

One of the best lines in the book was: "Major Mica Sorotzkin followed what she believed were the Mossad agents and the archival priest out of the square and into the darkest of hours that would conclude somewhere in the mountains of  Eastern Europe."

Overall this is a good book. It's fast paced. The characters are interesting and well developed. It ends in a heck of a cliffhanger that has nothing to do with the current story other than that the characters involved are the same. The blurb says that readers of Clive Cussler would enjoy the book, and I agree. I give this book 4 stars out of 5.

Carpathian by David L.Golemon is #8 in the Event Group series. It was released July 30, 2013 by Thomas Dunne Books.

Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book in exchange for my unbiased opinion.