Black Order by James Rollins

448 pages first pub 2006 (editions)

fiction mystery thriller adventurous mysterious fast-paced

Description

A sinister fire in a Copenhagen bookstore ignites a relentless hunt across four continents. Arson and murder reveal an insidious plot to steal a Bible that once belonged to Charles Darwin, the father of evolutionary theory. And Commander Gray Pier...

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Community Reviews Summary of 970 reviews

Moods

adventurous 86%
mysterious 86%
tense 45%
dark 31%
challenging 22%
informative 13%
hopeful 9%
sad 9%
emotional 4%
inspiring 4%
lighthearted 4%
reflective 4%

Pace

fast 82%
medium 13%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 68% | A mix: 31%

Strong character development?

No: 44% | It's complicated: 33% | Yes: 22%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 38% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 66% | No: 27% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 50% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.96

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