(Payne & Jones – Book 2). A BRUTAL PATTERN The first victim is abducted in Italy then crucified over a thousand miles away. The next day, the same crime is. This is the official website of #1 bestselling thriller author, Chris Kuzneski. Kuzneski elbows his way into the overcrowded field of the papal thriller with his sophomore effort (after ‘s racially charged The Plantation), combining the.

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Tyler Locke 4 An International Thriller. I swear that was the laziest building of suspense I have ever read. This book was so bad, I am embarrassed for the publisher.

The writing is that of an over-excited 14 year old who has just finished reading The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail for the first time. The one real thing that is irritating was the author’s tendency to close chapters or scenes with heavy cris hints as to what will happen next. Other books croes the series. Interpol merely provides a liasion and back up service.

This page is intended to supplement the book. Anyhow, I thought there was an effective balance of action and suspense.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I know-I know,the whole book is surrounded around the religious mystery. This is one of the ghe pitifully written books I’ve ever read.

Book Review: Sign of the Cross by Chris Kuzneski

This book is too good to put down and too interesting to want to finish. Have you ever crlss that experience that occurs when people find out that you’re a reader and so the next time they see yhe, they’re clutching a book in hand that they force upon you while insisting that you read it?


Lists with This Book. Kuzneski kicks off the action with a nasty crucifixion in modern-day Denmark. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

What I disliked the most is the lack of proper research: On a Danish shore, a Vatican priest is found—hanging on a cross. Also, much of the dialogue in this novel is rather or. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

While it is not great literature it is well written for the genre. As the chase begins, more crucified priests are turning up across the globe, and the head of Interpol’s new homicide division, Nick Dial, finds himself edging closer to the heart of a centuries-old coverup.

For non-fiction ot, see The Sign of the Cross book. Cat and mouse games accelerate and alliances shuffle as the overstuffed plot brings its numerous players together, but excessive detail and exposition-heavy dialogue slow the action.

I do realize that Chris Kuzneski is not a “new” author, but is new to me. I was hooked at the first sentence—literally—and from then on, it was one continuous wild ride. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Thank you for your feedback. With dhris hunting for Payne, Jones and their pet archaeologists, and a few murderers running around, who at the Vatican knows and who wants the secret, and do they want it for power or payback?

An early scene vross one of the characters, Nick Dial, surprised to see a woman Interpol agent. Notify me of new posts via email.

Chris Kuneski’s characters Payne and Jones have a well developed sense of humor which makes the story fun to read. JovePenguin UK. English Choose a language for shopping. I really enjoyed this book despite some questionable reviews. Students to whom he apparently never explained the concept of verisimil This book was so bad, I am embarrassed for the publisher. Explore the Home Gift Guide.


Chris Kuzneski – Sign of the Cross

In the example I just mentioned, there are many ways authors could discuss Nick’s surprise at seeing a woman on the job. While this maybe starnge to Americans, it is nothing unusual in Europe – writing as a Brit I would point ou criss our Queen is both Head of State and Head of the Church of England ‘by law established’.

Notify me of new comments via email. The style of narrative is occasionally distracting, with ‘cliffhanger’ type foreboding frequently used at the chapter ends, which were sivn unnece Sign of the Cross is an easy read. Anyone who likes a romp.

Sign of the Cross (Payne & Jones, #2) by Chris Kuzneski

Is this feature helpful? He writes like a dream and his thriller style is nigh on flawless. Great contraversial subject just loved it.

Really, I would give this story 3. The most apalling book I’ve read all year. Extremely bad writing and plot. The style of narrative is occasionally distracting, with ‘cliffhanger’ type foreboding frequently used at the chapter ends, which were completely unnecessary.