Wishlist Wednesday: The Ways of the World, Robert Goddard

Wishlist Wednesday is a weeklies hosted by Pen to Paper. As I have enough wishes when it comes to books I decided to join this weekly and tell you about them. I am obviously curious about the books on your wishlist too so feel free to leave a message.

The Ways of the World Robert Goddard
1919. The eyes of the world are on Paris, where statesmen, diplomats and politicians have gathered to discuss the fate of half the world’s nations in the aftermath of the cataclysm that was the Great War. A horde of journalists, spies and opportunists have also gathered in the city and the last thing the British diplomatic community needs at such a time is the mysterious death of a senior member of their delegation. So, when Sir Henry Maxted falls from the roof of his mistress’s apartment building in unexplained circumstances, their first instinct is to suppress all suspicious aspects of the event.

But Sir Henry’s son, ex Royal Flying Corps ace James ‘Max’ Maxted, has other ideas. He resolves to find out how and why his father died – even if this means disturbing the impression of harmonious calm which the negotiating teams have worked so hard to maintain. In a city where countries are jostling for position at the crossroads of history and the stakes could hardly be higher, it is difficult to tell who is a friend and who a foe.And Max will soon discover just how much he needs friends, as his search for the truth sucks him into the dark heart of a seemingly impenetrable mystery.

I was again first attracted to the cover. I don't know exactly why but it has a mysterious touch to it that appealed to me. Next it is murder or not and some person investigating it. So yeah there it goes to my I want to read this book shelf!!
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15 May, 2013 delete

Never heard of this book (again :)) but it looks very interesting.

Hope you get it soon!
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15 May, 2013 delete

I like the sound of it -- a mystery combined with world politics and historical fiction! Looks really intriguing. Nice choice!

Lisa
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16 May, 2013 delete

I have not heard of this one before. It sounds good though. I hope you get it soon!
Brittany @ Spare Time Book blog
My WW: http://sparetimebookblog.blogspot.com/2013/05/wishlist-wednesday-47.html

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