"Madison not only fails to garner any reader sympathy, she comes off like a man in drag, stuck in a plot hindered by details that seem added as page filler, but the novel picks up once she flees the country for Europe—though the reader may not hang on long enough to pass through customs."
Podrug (The Devil to Play
, 2006, etc.) pens another tale for the estate of long-deceased writer Harold Robbins, of The Carpetbaggers
fame, and explores the dirty underbelly of antiquities procurement.
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