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By Elizabeth Peters

ISBN-10: 0061136638

ISBN-13: 9780061136634

ISBN-10: 0380731215

ISBN-13: 9780380731213

Vicky Bliss, a mind with a physique like a centerfold, usually has a difficult time getting humans to take her heavily. but if it involves medieval heritage, this blonde good looks is familiar with her stuff---and she's a grasp at fixing mysteries that will flip the artwork global the wrong way up. Vicky gasped on the sight of the beautiful gold pendant her boss at Munich's nationwide Museum held in his hand. The Charlemagne talisman reproduction, in addition to a notice in hieroglyphs, used to be chanced on sewn into the go well with pocket of an unidentified guy chanced on useless in an alley. Vicky vows to discover the grasp craftsman who created it. it is a bold chase that takes her the entire option to Rome and during the dusty vintage facilities and moonlit streets of the main romantic urban on the earth. yet quickly she's trapped in a treacherous online game of intrigue which could fee her life---or her heart... Vicky Bliss, a mind with a physique like a centerfold, usually has a difficult time getting humans to take her seriously.But by way of medieval heritage, this blonde attractiveness understands her stuff---and she's a grasp at fixing mysteries that may flip the paintings international upside down.Vicky gasped on the sight of the beautiful gold pendant her boss at Munich's nationwide Museum held in his hand. The Charlemagne talisman reproduction, besides a notice in hieroglyphs, was once came upon sewn into the swimsuit pocket of an unidentified guy came upon useless in an alley.Vicky vows to discover the grasp craftsman who created it. it is a bold chase that takes her all of the approach to Rome and during the dusty vintage facilities and moonlit streets of the main romantic urban on the planet. yet quickly she's trapped in a treacherous video game of intrigue which may fee her life---or her heart...Vicky Bliss, a mind with a physique like a centerfold, usually has a difficult time getting humans to take her heavily. but if it involves medieval background, this blonde attractiveness is familiar with her stuff---and she's a grasp at fixing mysteries that will flip the artwork international upside down.Vicky gasped on the sight of the beautiful gold pendant her boss at Munich's nationwide Museum held in his hand. The Charlemagne talisman reproduction, besides a notice in hieroglyphs, used to be stumbled on sewn into the swimsuit pocket of an unidentified guy chanced on useless in an alley.Vicky vows to discover the grasp craftsman who created it. it is a bold chase that takes her the entire strategy to Rome and during the dusty vintage facilities and moonlit streets of the main romantic urban on the earth. yet quickly she's trapped in a treacherous video game of intrigue that may fee her life---or her heart...

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It wasn’t very complex, just a dark raincoat, a pair of glasses, and a 31 Elizabeth Peters navy-blue scarf tied closely over my hair. I was wearing sneakers and brown slacks. That was all I needed—that, and a stooped, shuffling walk and a sour look that curved the corners of my mouth down. Nobody bothered me after that. I prowled the streets of Rome for almost three hours. Lights went out as I wandered. Shops closed, windows darkened. When midnight struck from the countless church towers, I was on the Lungotevere Sangello, one of the broad boulevards that follow the winding course of the Tiber.

The boy left. I opened my guidebook and pretended to read. Actually, I was checking the map, and plotting. Shops in southern Italy close between noon and four o’clock and then reopen until seven or eight. The streets are crowded during these lovely evening hours, when the heat of the day is passing and the light lingers. There was still plenty of time for me to visit the Via delle Cinque Lune and number 37 in a subtle and inconspicuous manner. As I walked along, I began to realize that one of the elements in that plan wasn’t going to be as easy as I had anticipated.

Stop it, you fool,” he said in Italian. “But he is a killer,” snarled Bruno. “See, he has attacked me, ripped my shirt—” “Intelligent dog. Good taste—sartorial and otherwise…. Leave the animal alone, cretin. ” The word cretino is a particularly nasty insult in Italian. Bruno’s unshaven jowls darkened and his eyes narrowed; but after a moment he shrugged, lowered the stick, and snapped his fingers. ” The dog followed him, belly down on the floor. It made me sick to watch. The Englishman’s face was quite impassive throughout this exchange—which, naturally, I pretended not to understand—and my initial dislike for him took a great leap forward.

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