Altar of Bones by Philip Carter audiobook

Altar of Bones

By Philip Carter
Read by Jim Frangione

17.08 Hours 03/08/2011 Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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“They didn’t have to kill him … He never drank from the altar of bones.” These cryptic dying words from a murdered homeless woman in present-day San Francisco unlock a decades-buried secret that changed history. Now a pair of ruthless assassins is sent to cut the few living loose ends, and a young, resourceful woman on the run encounters a determined man with his own connected past and vengeful agenda. Forced to partner for survival and answers, a fast-paced and deadly game of cat and mouse ensues, taking them across the globe, from the winding streets of Paris to the faded palaces of Budapest to the frozen lakes of Mongolia—where destiny, passion, and further betrayal await them. The Altar of Bones has it all: the Russian mob, KGB spies, presidential assassination, a doomed Hollywood legend, deathbed confessions, corrosive power, shattered families, guardians of an ancient religious icon housing a secret others will kill to possess, the dark promise of immortality—and it delivers on its ambitious premise to leave you stunned and breathless at the end.

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Summary

Summary

“They didn’t have to kill him … He never drank from the altar of bones.”

These cryptic dying words from a murdered homeless woman in present-day San Francisco unlock a decades-buried secret that changed history. Now a pair of ruthless assassins is sent to cut the few living loose ends, and a young, resourceful woman on the run encounters a determined man with his own connected past and vengeful agenda. Forced to partner for survival and answers, a fast-paced and deadly game of cat and mouse ensues, taking them across the globe, from the winding streets of Paris to the faded palaces of Budapest to the frozen lakes of Mongolia—where destiny, passion, and further betrayal await them.

The Altar of Bones has it all: the Russian mob, KGB spies, presidential assassination, a doomed Hollywood legend, deathbed confessions, corrosive power, shattered families, guardians of an ancient religious icon housing a secret others will kill to possess, the dark promise of immortality—and it delivers on its ambitious premise to leave you stunned and breathless at the end.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Dan Brown meets Robert Ludlum…gripping, incredibly fast-paced.”  Greg Iles, New York Times bestselling author
Altar of Bones is one of the most stunning novels I’ve ever read. From superbly etched characters to a plot rich with twists and heart-stopping action…an incredible reading experience you can’t miss.”  Catherine Coulter, New York Times bestselling author
“Offers such delirious plot twists and energetic action sequences that it is hard to resist…Should appeal to fans of Dan Brown, the late Robert Ludlum, and conspiracy fiction in general.”  Library Journal
“Comparisons to Steve Berry, Dan Brown, and James Rollins are inevitable and not unmerited. But Carter’s Altar is anything but derivative. A corkscrewing, looping roller coaster of a reading experience, it definitely belongs in the hands of thriller fans who crave speed.”  Booklist

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 17.08
Audience: Adult
Language: English