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read this series because s a cross between National Treasure Indiana Jones The series is about a character is given the opportunity by fate to be a change for good instead of evil Annya still has issues and is still not sure of who to trust including Gavin Braden who once again appears in the story only to steal the spotlight away from AnnyaI read this series hoping that Annya will finally come to the realization that she can t go running around the world any longer hoping that she won t be recognized as the holder of Joan of Arc s legendary sword How can she She s front and center of Chasing History s Monsters and she gets in trouble each and every time she tries to Toilet Trivia dig up the truth behind missing secretsNext in the series Labyrinth Rogue Angel 34 Thirty third in the Rogue Angel urban fantasy series about a sword wielding archeologist who rights the wrongs This installment starts in Paris and includes Garin BradenMy TakeIt s the usual for Annja Creed violence and mayhem but with an extraose of brutality and viciousness from the major bad guy We Cosas que ya no existen doiscover how Braden has been keeping such excellent track of Annja it s both a blessing and a curseThere s always a bit of tension with Garin as you neve Fantastic I love this womanTerritoriesI Read This Series Because
And Her Conspirators There S Nothing They Can T Achieveher conspirators There s nothing they can t achieve 3 starsYay Garin is back and this time he and Annja are after a long lost Confederate treasure and of course the bad guys are after it as well We get to learn some of the history of the Civil War especially the Biergarten Cookbook days towards the end view spoilerIon t uite understand why Garin World Religions At Your Fingertips didn t have his people with him Getting captured and being used as a hostage against Annja is a bit of a stretch I think hide spoiler My fifth Rogue Angel so glad theyont have to be read in order Got my The Way of the Warrior dad hooked with the tie in to American history This was the first Alex Archer book I read and I liked it though I found the number of people who get killed a bit unnerving There are now than 40 books in this series all featuring Aanya as the protangonist who has inherited the sword of Joan of Arc The sword has some sort of magical or mystical properties because Aanya keeps it in a nether world and simply mentally summons it and it appears in her hand I read somewhere that if you read the series in seuence you gradually learnetails about Aanya s life I haven t DK Biography: Barack Obama done that but now that I have read 4 or 5 of these I can say that not all of them are eually good Alex Archer is a nome plume for a collection of about 5 authors who all write for this series under that pen name You can tell the stylistic Superdate differences between theifferent writers and some I like better than others I am not planning to read all of the books in the series though I might read 1 since I would like to learn how Aanya comes into possession of the swor. War Annja is unraveling a 150 year old mystery and a trail of clues to the treasure but she's not the only one Original. .
OK but only OK This series is "Written By Several Authors Using The Archer "by several authors using the Archer as with Franklin W Dixon and Carolyn Keene This was fairly exciting but it repeated some of the previous books an alligator in stead of a shark but the same action and had a eus ex machina ending Cradle of Solitude is fun light adventure fare It has a great eal in common with pulp adventure and the parallels to fun light adventure fare It has a great Star Wars (DK Readers Level 1) deal in common with pulp adventure and the parallels to Croft are obvious There is an element of fantasy Annja has a magic sword but in this book its importance is limited and everything else about the story is straight up contemporary adventure think National Treasure with a body count I probably enjoy the series without the fantasy element but it s so minor that it The Complete Idiots Guide to Short Meditations didn t ruin the story for me This isn t the sort of book that will ever win critical acclaim but if a light adventure in the vein of Indiana Jones National Treasure Tomb Raider and Doc Savage is what you re looking for you ll find Cradle of Solitude an amusingiversion The one negative is the ending which feels unfinished I won t spoil it but it #s almost as if the editor told the author We need to cut 5000 words off #almost as if the editor told the author We need to cut 5000 words off book Let s chop out the last two chapters and end it with a uick wrap up Otherwise a fun book I stumbled across this book while looking for an ebook to check out from the library and it was billed as sort of Indiana Jones or Laura Croft adventure It sounded fun After reading it I would say it is a National Treasure Extra Light There is only one riddle in the book to solve although the protagonist Strange But True! draws it out by breaking inown into sections and I feel certain Indiana Jones would have solved it in just under an hour especially with the use of the Internet I also found this book to be extremely violent I suppose the Indiana Jones movies are violent too but the Fated for Forever (Kindred of Arkadia, descriptions of the incredibly freuent fights here go on for pages I mostly skipped them Iidn t need a play by play especially as I knew our protagonist would survive I The Complete Idiots Guide to Starting a Food Truck Business (Complete Idiots Guides didn t hate this book it was light easy fast and mindless and occasionally one needs just such book like when flying for example However Iidn t find it mentally stimulating at all so I probably won t read another The Cradle of Solitude is basically a heist novel The body of a Confederate soldier who was involved in smuggling the CSA treasury to safety is found in the catacombs under Paris Anja who is in town gets pulled in to examine the body and ends up an the hunt to find the treasure before a secret organization that was behind the long ead Captain s eath can get to itAll in all I had a lot of fun with this book I just had one minor uibble One assumes that the Captain ied not long after the Civil War although a man pretending to be him ied at the age of 70 One of the clues left by the Captain to lead his friend to the treasure left before he Dr. Frankensteins Human Body Book died says toig up a chest buried in his Allen Carr's Easy Way to Stop Smoking doppleganger s grave with a clue to where that grave would be How he managed to arrange that the chest would be buried in the grave and where the grave would be when presumably the other manied years if not The Complete Idiots Guide to Self-Testing Your IQ decades after him isn t stated As well. It wasumb luck that archaeologist Annja Creed happened to be in Paris when the skeletal remains of a Confederate soldi. .
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#Fun Summer Read Genre Science #summer read Genre Science FantasyRating 35ReviewCradle of Solitude finds our heroine Annya Creed on a lost treasure hunt While in Paris on what seems to be yet another vacation Annya is asked by the local police to consult in an urgent matter The locals it seems have found the skeletal remains of a Confederate States of America CSA Captain by the name of William Parker Parker somehow ended up Screw You Dolores dead in an underground catacomb under the streets of Paris and the police want to know how As the flashback indicates Capt Parker was tasked by President Jefferson Davis in the year 1865 to find a hiding place for the Souths treasure of 700000 so itidn t fall into the North s hands The North by this time had pretty much won the war and was moving uickly to surround Richmond Virginia How Parker ended up in Paris is part of the mystery and conspiracy that leads Annya from France to Georgia to Antietam and Gettysburg Annya is not alone in her Like Wind, Like Wave determination to find the missing treasure There is an infamous organization called Order of the Golden Phoenix lead by Blaine Michaels that willo anything to keep the treasure a secret and ensure that nobody knows what really happened to Captain Parker That means eliminating anyone who comes in contact with it s knowledge and secretsAnnya once again finds herself Songs of Love and War deep in mystery suspense and bloodshed as those she meets along the way fall by the waysideue to Michaels brutality Her one companion in this search just happens to be someone that Annya In Print! doesn t uite trust Garin Braden Garin always seems to find a way to beat Annya to the treasure and this time is noifferent Garin also reveals a secret that Annya has been wondering about for years How in the hell Sweaters Cigarettes does he know where I am all the timeI can t believe I ve read 30 plus books in this series and I m STILL not caught up with the series This book was interesting and fun than previous installments I have been a history buff since a very small age and when it comes to the Civil War I m an addict pure and simple It s not because I liked the war or theevastation it caused It s because it shows that this country has come a very long way since it s founding and we still have problems to Rocket Stocks deal withI like the fact that this particular authoridn t try to sugar coat the war between the states I like the fact that this author also uses historical characters like President Jefferson Davis of the CSA and many of this officers in order to tell the taleI liked the revelation that the Order or Friends of the South was actually planning on betraying the South and making it one of their colonies in order to have easy. Er were iscovered This was no ordinary soldier but the keeper of a treasure that could have affected the outcome of the. ,