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Dead Mens Hearts (Gideon Oliver Mystery, #8) Professor Gideon Oliver, The Skeleton Detective, Investigates Murder Among The Ruins Of Ancient Egypt, In The Eighth Novel In The Critically Acclaimed Series By Edgar Award Winning Author Elkins The Professor Is Soon On The Trail Of Deadly Greed, Long Simmering Resentments, And Cunningly Executed Murder.

10 thoughts on “Dead Mens Hearts (Gideon Oliver Mystery, #8)

  1. says:

    Dead Men s Hearts by Aaron Elkins.Gideon is offered a role in a documentary that will be filmed in Egypt Gideon accepts the offer on the promise that Julie will be going with him The trip begins with a cruise down the Nile A pleasant journey that is until a skeleton is discovered in the Egyptological Institute s garbage That takes the skeleton detective on a cruise that includes murder.This was a first rate mystery from page one Neither John nor Professor Goldstein were in this story and it Dead Men s Hearts by Aaron Elkins.Gideon is offered a role in a documentary that will be filmed in Egypt Gideon accepts the offer on the promise that Julie will be going with him The trip begins with a cruise down the Nile A pleasant journey that is until a skeleton is discovered in the Egyptological Institute s garbage That takes the skeleton detective on a cruise that includes murder.This was a first rate mystery from page one Neither John nor Professor Goldstein were in this story and it was sti...

  2. says:

    I love the Gideon Oliver series Such good story lines

  3. says:

    It is so much fun to read a Gideon Oliver mystery After Gideon agrees to narrate a documentary in Egypt, he and Julie are anticipating movie star treatment via a free luxurious vacation with merely a tiny bit of work amid the wonders of Luxor, the Nile, and the Valley of the Kings But as any reader of these enchanting books knows, the Skeleton Detective is bound to discovert...

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    When asked to narrate a documentary on Ancient Egypt for a university donor, Dr Gideon Oliver declines the request After being strong armed into it, he accepts and packs his bags to head over with his wife Julie tagging along When they arrive, the local American archaeological team is scrambling to deal with the discovered remains of an ancient skeleton from their collection How did it end up in a rubbish pile and what does it all mean While Gideon heads out to begin his filming and narrati When asked to narrate a documentary on Ancient Egypt for a university donor, Dr Gideon Oliver declines the request After being strong armed into it, he accepts and packs his bags to head over with his wife Julie tagging along When they arrive, the local American archaeological team is scrambling to deal with the discovered remains of an ancient skeleton from their collection How did it end up in a rubbish pile and what does it all mean While Gideon heads out to begin his filming and narra...

  5. says:

    In all, probably closer to 3.5 stars Not one of my favorite in the Gideon Oliver series There was just something missing from this story for me I was never drawn into it the way the others have grabbed me.I like Gideon and Julie Phil was OK, but honestly almost all of the rest blurred together They seemed like interchangeable throw away characters This was another story sans John Lau John makes for a better story most of the time He needed to be involved somehow.Also, the ending fight se In all, probably closer to 3.5 stars Not one of my favorite in the Gideon Oliver series There was just something missing from this story for me I was never drawn into it the way the others have grabbed me.I like Gideon and Julie Phil was OK, but honestly almost all of the rest blurred together They seemed like interchangeable throw away characters This was another story sans John Lau John makes for a better story most of the time He needed to be involved somehow.Also, the ending fight seemed hurried and rather unbelievable I loved the setting of the novel, but it wasn t used much in the story either The Nile River is one of the oldest cradles of civilization These are some of the oldest human temples around, but they weren t utilized in the story as well as I hoped Very little of the story took place there, and virtually none of the important stuff in the storyline I was dis...

  6. says:

    A benefactor of Gideon s university wants Gideon to narrate a film on the history of an archaeology foundation in Egypt When Gideon and Julie arrive at the foundation s headquarters in Luxor, a newly discovered skeleton awaits Gideon It appears to be from the foundation s storeroom, though no one can explain why the skeleton was found in a dilapidated shed However, the death of the foundation s leading archaeologist, written off by the police as accidental, has Gideon and Julie looking for cl A benefactor of Gideon s university wants Gideon to narrate a film on the history of an archaeology foundation in Egypt When Gideon and Julie arrive at the foundation s headquarters in Luxor, a newly discovered skeleton awaits Gideon It appears to be from the foundation s storeroom, though no one can explain why the skeleton was found in a dilapidated shed However, the death of the foundation s leading archaeologist, written off by the police as accidental, has Gideon and Julie looking for clues.My reading, in the past, seldom lent itself to reading series in sequence, so I have been backtracking with authors whom I have enjoyed Thus, I picked up Dead Men s Heart without realizing it was set in Egypt u...

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    It had been a while since I read an Arron Elkins and I was not disappointed Gideon Oliver is in Egypt to help make a documentary about a down on its heels museum The pompous, hard drinking curator of the museum is shocked to find a skeleton in an unused shed In his alcoholic stupor, he thinks he sees a statue s head there, but upon return to the scene, the head and the skeleton were gone The skeleton reappears in it s box, safe and sound and the Skeleton Doctor, Gideon Oliver determined the It had been a while since I read an Arron Elkins and I was not disappointed Gideon Oliver is in Egypt to help make a documentary about a down on its heels museum The pompous, hard drinking curator of the museum is shocked to find a skeleton in an unused shed In his alcoholic stupor, he thinks he sees a statue s head there, but upon return to the scene, the head and the skeleton were gone The skeleton reappears in ...

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    This should have been my favorite of the series, seeing as it is set in Egypt which is the dream of many archaeologists, but it didn t keep my interest in the way the others in the series did Interesting story, unusual deaths, and Gideon involved in it all amidst the glamour and mystery that is Egypt It just seemed to drag and the resolution seemed like it was just thrown together at the last minute Maybe I ll read this again when I m feeling bettersometimes not feeling well makes reading This should have been my favorite of the series, seeing as it is set in Egypt which is the dream of many archaeologists, but it didn t keep my interest in the way the others in the series did Interesting story, unusual deaths, and Gideon involved in it all amidst the glamour and mystery that is Egypt It just seemed to drag and the resolution seemed like it was just thrown together at the last minute Maybe I ll read this again when I m feeling bettersometimes n...

  9. says:

    I like the Gideon Oliver series of mysteries They re entertaining and well constructed, and with a main character who s a forensic anthropologist, I even learn a few things In this one, it s Egyptology, as well as some interesting descriptions ...

  10. says:

    As always i learn something or two from Elkins books In this case about anthropology, bone structure, Egypt all in a well tied together mystery At times it rambled and dragged, but otherwise was a very entertaining read

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