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The Apothecary's House
by Adrian Mathews | Mystery & Thrillers
Registered by Anne-Elliott of Southampton, Hampshire United Kingdom on 8/6/2009
Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

status (set by thuglas): to be read

2 journalers for this copy...

Journal Entry 1 by Anne-Elliott from Southampton, Hampshire United Kingdom on Thursday, August 06, 2009

7 out of 10

Just discovered this author & enjoyed this novel very much. Will look out for more from this author!

Amazon Synopsis:
When an old woman storms into the Rijks Museum demanding the return of her painting, archivist Ruth Braams cannot quell her curiosity. Ruth delves into the history of the piece of looted Nazi art, and discovers an enigmatic picture with a disturbing wartime provenance. It also appears that the elderly Lydia is not the only claimant and, against strict bureau regulations, Ruth endeavours to help strengthen her case. Days later, Ruth begins to receive sinister anonymous threats, warning her to stay away from Lydia, and the painting. As the threats escalate, Ruth realises that there must be far more to the painting's popularity, and she enters into a series of increasingly lethal adventures as she investigates the its secret symbolism ...A brilliant evocation of Amsterdam that combines fascinating historical detail with a cast of sharply realised characters - a fast-paced, finely crafted, 

Journal Entry 2 by Anne-Elliott at Yarmouth to Brighstone trail in Yarmouth, Isle Of Wight United Kingdom on Thursday, August 06, 2009

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Released 8 yrs ago (8/14/2009 UTC) at Yarmouth to Brighstone trail in Yarmouth, Isle Of Wight United Kingdom


Actually released 26th December 2009 in Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley Abbey, Southampton UK.


Journal Entry 3 by thuglas from Bournemouth, Dorset United Kingdom on Saturday, December 26, 2009

This book has not been rated.

They say that books find there readers not the other way round.....there i was minding my own buisness having a nice walk on boxing day with my family and i find this book by a park bench,there was a big black crow sitting on top of it thats what drew my attention to it,so i picked it up and was intriged to find that someone had left it for a stranger to find and i just thought what a lovely idea... ive got no idea weather i will enjoy it or not but i am sure my life will be all the richer for it.....thank you God bless 

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