Altar of Bones

Altar of Bones

Book - 2011
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When the dying words of a homeless woman spark a ruthless assassination plot, a resourceful woman on the run and a vengeance-driven man forge a reluctant partnership in an international cat-and-mouse race to survive and find answers.
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2011.
Edition: 1st Gallery Books hardcover ed.
ISBN: 9781439199084
Characteristics: 455 p. : map ; 24 cm.


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Dec 19, 2015

A fantastic read for those looking for suspense, action, and history. It kept me turning the pages in anticipation.

Jul 28, 2014

Really liked the book and the story line held true throughout. Couldn't stop reading after I hit the 100 page mark. I agree it would make an awesome movie!!

Nov 20, 2012

One of the best books I've read in a while - non-stop action - who is Philip Carter??? Can't find out when in 2012 his next book is coming out - or the title.

Robert J. Webster
Mar 30, 2012

Great story, could be made into a movie, very bourne'ish.
lots of twists but not confusing. good read!

Mar 12, 2012

Altar of Bones --- by Philip Carter. Somewhere in the coldest of Siberia, hidden in a cave behind a waterfall there is a secret altar of bones that hides the passage tio a pool of a most unusual potion: one reputed to be the potion of perpetual youth. Unbeknownst to her, Zoe is a keeper of this fountain. The only problem is, she’s never been to this fountain and must go on a quest to find it. The book keeps you guessing. What’s next? There’s lots of action --- some a little far-fetched. If you like action; exotic locales; novels that include assassinated presidents and Marilyn Monroe then this book’s the ticket.

Jan 18, 2012

Claimed to be a mix of Robert Ludlum and Dan Brown, and definitely did not fail to impress! A wonderfully written story, that's for damn sure! Apparently, Philip Carter is a pseudonym but I wish he would do more with this series or style!!


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