fiction historical mystery thriller adventurous challenging mysterious slow-paced

598 pages | first published 1988

Description

Computer expert Cat Velis is heading for a job to Algeria. Before she goes, a mysterious fortune teller warns her of danger, and an antique dealer asks her to search for pieces to a valuable chess set that has been missing for years...In the South...
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Community Reviews

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Moods

adventurous 100%
mysterious 100%
tense 40%
challenging 20%

Pace

slow 40%
medium 40%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 100%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | N/A: 25% | No: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 75% | Yes: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | N/A: 25% | Yes: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 50% | Yes: 50%

Average rating

3.69