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Digger's Bones Paperback – October 31, 2010
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Digger and Profession Rothschild was killed because of the mystery that they have uncovered and Angie wants to know why. Together with her friend and mentor, Angie follows every clue that Digger left her before dying in front of her. In the middle of the adventure, Angie is being chased by a gunman who wants to acquire what Angie has discovered but later on the people involve that not only one person wants them dead but rather two! What Digger and Professor Rothschild uncovered was a matter of life and death and nothing will stop Angie from finding it out. In addition to Angie's burden, they later realize that someone is leaking information that's why her killer is always there to find her.
Digger's Bones was a thrilling adventure and great read. It was not as I was expecting it to end but some parts are predictable but that doesn't outweigh the fact that the book is a great read. The story was well research and represented that it almost seem as if the story was true. The characters were like-able combined with a plot which is awesome, Digger's Bones is part of my favorite read for this year. I really loved Angie's character who is trust worthy and can be dependable. The supporting characters were awesome and compliments the main character. The ending was not a disappointment and the epilogue added the cherry on top.
While Angie Cooper is finishing her fluff piece for the paper, her new job, she receives a call unexpectedly from Digger. He is frantic and it is important that they meet.
As they sit across from each other, Angie notices that Digger is not himself, he continues to glance around frantically as he tells her that not only has one of her other colleagues, Professor Rothchild, been murdered, but he has what is the find of a life time. He will need her help. As he is talking, a well-dressed man in a business suit sits next to Digger at the table. The man, after asking him what he has told Angie so far, pulls out a gun and shoots Digger in the head.
Initially paralyzed with fear, Angie breaks away, running for her life, horrified at what she has just witnessed. The information that Digger has shared sounds unreal, and makes no sense. The Bones that he and Professor Rothchild have uncovered hold the clues to the murders of these two men. Angie makes a decision to follow up on Diggers clues and solve the mystery of the murder as well as the mystery of the bones.
Little does she know that the decision she has made will lead her into a past that will shake the very foundation of the religious world, as we know it. The information will lead her into a world of fear and death, betrayal and disbelief, but it will also heal a part of her that she thought bruised beyond all hope.Read more ›
Paul Mansfield Keefe has written a thrilling book that takes you on a ride worthy of the big screen. Angie is a very likable and interesting character, and you find yourself rooting for her again and again. There are several unexpected twists and turns, and you're barely given time to catch your breath before Angie is off and running again. I wanted to keep reading to discover what happened next. Some of the secrets uncovered were surprising, and the last few pages of the book are satisfying to the reader who has followed the story the whole way through.
With all the excitement that builds up in the first half of the story, the last 60 pages or so involve some very confusing jumps. It seems as though the author wanted to finish the story, and compacted what may have been meant for more pages into fewer. There was one scene with Reilly (spelled Riley at one point) and Angie that seemed to repeat itself a few pages later in a different location, almost as if it had never happened in the first place. There was nothing in between to show a passage of time, so you are left with a generalized feeling of déjà vu.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Paul Mansfield Keefe has created a very strong protagonist in Angie Cooper. The story is a nice little twist on the Da Vinci Code style plot, and as much as the Marty Stu... Read morePublished on February 3, 2012 by MahnaMahna
Angie Cooper is down on herself for a mistake that cost her a bright future in the archaeological world. Read morePublished on July 5, 2011 by DJ Weaver
This book is full of likeable protagonists, despicable villains, and an interesting back story. I agree with prior reviews that fans of the Da Vinci Code will appreciate Digger's... Read morePublished on July 4, 2011 by Lindsay
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Angela Cooper's always dreamed about becoming a renowned archeologist. She fells like she owns it to her father--and to herself. Read more
Great Mystery, I loved the complexity, and archaeology. Paul has certainly done some fabulous research and, became the architect of a fascinating story!
Some archeological finds can have an enormous impact on the world. Is there ever a time when those finds should be kept from the public? Angie Cooper is faced with this dilemma. Read morePublished on April 19, 2011 by Darcia Helle
For me, a good book must grab my attention early and maintain that level throughout. Digger's Bones by Paul Mansfield Keefe does just that plus it is very well written and very... Read morePublished on March 7, 2011 by Loon
A very impressive debut novel. Digger's Bones is a thriller with substance. Angie Cooper is a failed archaeologist; having wanted nothing more than to pursue her lifelong dream... Read morePublished on January 26, 2011 by Maria Savva
If you loved The DaVinci Code you will want to read this amazing first novel by author Paul Keefe. Main character Angie Cooper, archeologist/detective extraordinaire, is one tough,... Read morePublished on January 7, 2011 by Teacher Reader