El descubrimiento de un grupo de asesinos al servicio del Vaticano durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial – que se dedicaban a matar y traficar con obras de arte . It is In the Vatican, priestly vultures gather around the dying Pope, whispering the names of possible successors. In a forgotten. Buy ASSASSINI – GIFFORD, THOMAS by Thomas Gifford, Ulrich Pleitgen El descubrimiento de un grupo de asesinos al servicio del Vaticano durante la.

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The Assassini by Thomas Gifford

I first read it onand just finished re-reading it. Wh More of a 3. Trivia About The Assassini. Why was she killed? But the beginning of the book was a it too gifdord, slow and would have been written maybe a bit shorter.

A document exists telling who the assissini are, but luckily for the church it is hidden and the church can keep its secrets inside. The church is in the middle of everything, but is full of secrets So much people and names. Want to Read saving…. Jan 21, Elizabeth A rated it really liked it Shelves: Quite shocking revelations at the end but I think this novel would make as good a film as those by Dan Brown.


Ben Driskill, once a Jesuit seminarian now a lawyer, distraught over the murder of his sister, Sister Val, struggles with his heartbreak and anger; his frustration with the Church of his birth; with his father, the almighty Hugh Driskill, who apparently considers him a failure; even with his closest friends, including the woman he has known since long before she became Sister Pat.

Trivia About The Assassini. Once again, I wish there was a 3. Books by Thomas Gifford. More twists and turns than a bowl of noodles. The characters are well developed and the many subplots do not overshadow the primary theme. When her brother, lawyer Ben Driskill, realizes the Church will never investigate her death, he sets out to find the murderer himself–and uncovers an explosive secret.

Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Featured in the Dubuque Telegraph HeraldGifford recounted his every day occurrences, from learning the pleasure of getting a dog Katie Maxwell, the Scottie to peeves and pleasures of the town. The character is not well enough written. Diagnosed with terminal cancer in February,Gifford spent his thimas months reading, watching old movies, and chatting with friends and family.

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This is the first book I have read by this author and I would read more of his w I can never resist a Vatican thriller. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Until sister Valentine gets murdered in the chapel of her powerful family. I will be reading all of the authors other stories next. Jul 28, C.


The Assassini

Horstmann aparece desde las sombras, hace su cometido y al primer parpadeo desaparece. An age-old brotherhood of killers. Even though sasassini is a good book, sometimes it was slow and boring.

The story happens in assasssini withour knowing how to explain, it leaves behind a bit the feeling of how the world, the people seem to have been in the eighties. Somewhat cold reading until about page then it catches on fire.

I happened across this book I. I liked the detail about how church politics works; a subject most people will know nothing about.

One of the best books I’ve read! Divorced inhe went on to marry Camill Thomas Eugene Gifford was a best-selling American author of thriller novels. Oct 17, Jeane rated it really liked it Shelves: I read it some years ago but I can still remember how exciting it was Great book Well written story. Sister Valentine was an outspoken activist, a thorn in t Axsassini is When I say that all I want to do is curl up on my favourite sofa with a ‘good old’ murder mystery- This is what I mean.