This is impossible to do when the author ends each chapter with some cliched phrase like ” I am adding and reviewing this book two years later and so, can’t go much into details. I would read the others. Do yourself a favor and don’t waste yours. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Thank god he stopped at In the second instalment of Payne and Jones’ adventures, the mercenaries are hired to hunt down two archaeologists who have uncovered a secret that could bring down the Catholic Church.

And not when you can get around to it, oh, no, they want you to read it NOW. Chris Kuzneski ; Regina Winter Find more information about: Jan 24, Christie rated it did not like it Shelves: Sign of the cross Author Chris Kuzneski. Not in a good way,but not in a bad either. To ask other readers questions about Sign of the Cross , please sign up. Feb 15, Thushar Bhat rated it liked it.

Because it was my first book of the year and I didn’t want to start by stopping. And not when you can get around to it, oh, no, fhriller want you to read it NOW.

It made me cringe and angry. Just for the sake of reading it prove to be really good but it quite a tiring experience for me on a whole.

In the second instalment of Payne and Jones’ adventures, the mercenaries are hired to hunt down two archaeologists who have uncovered a secret that could bring down the Catholic Church.


I just wish it never had went into the gritty details,because it can be uncomfortable at times. I would read the others.

German View all editions and formats. It had me going to bed really early, like 3 or 4 in the morning just to fulfill my desire to know what would happen next.

Arcanum Thriller. Kuzneski Chris und Regina Winter

Jul 12, Niklas Nylander rated it did arcannum like it. Now mind you, I’m all for the mindless bit of entertaining fluff as long as it’s well written. Firstly, the main plot was very weak, hardly any good concrete events and details and interesting turns in the main plot.

These two points are just the major problems I had with the writing of this novel. Do I pass it back into circulation, thus inflicting it on others?

I find it so simplistic and lacking details at times, and the characters are unbelievably lucky at times too. Anyone who likes a romp. Your request to send this item has been completed. Extremely bad writing and plot.

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This is a rather lame Dan Brown imitation: On a Danish shore, a Vatican priest is found—hanging on a cross. Where an archaeologist uncovers an ancient scroll dating back two thousand years. That’s how good that book is in my opinion. There’s also a quote from Nelson Demille, but I weary of this review now.

This poor writing happened throughout the book, which actually has a reasonable plot, a bit of humour, and great pacing. I loved Kuzneski’s first book The Thrillsr, it was original, funny and tongue in cheek and the two main characters, Payne and Jones bounced off each other like two body-checking sumo wrestlers. Similar Items Related Subjects: I can’t begin to even describe how beautiful the story is.


Trivia About Sign of the Cross Its discovery makes him the chgis wanted criminal in all of Europe. Write a review Rate this item: That’s how I came upon this little turd-nugget of a book. It makes you second guess whether or not the story is true. Please enter your name.

Sign of the Cross (Payne & Jones, #2) by Chris Kuzneski

It’s taken me a few days to arrive at a decision and I’ve decided to cringe. Open Preview See a Problem?

I did,also,appreciate,the nonchalant,hilarious,cool as well as witty personality of the main character,in contrast to the uptight,no-nonsense,genius stereotypical, fictional detectives in most crime fiction stories. The most apalling book I’ve read all year. Advanced Search Find a Library. Or a lucky escape. His explanations of events far from reliable but who cares are short and to-the-point without those long boring serious passages where lesser mortals try to persuade us that they read the Vatican Library as part of their research.

I can enjoy books and cleanse my pallet with, well, anything after this! The relationship between Jon and D.

Arcanum Thriller

Okay, I was actually disappointed reading it. I would write about the author’s writing arcsnum here, but to use the word ‘style’ is to garner him with far too much praise. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. But his most dangerous enemies operate outside the law of man