The Ghost Riders of Ordebec (Commissaire Adamsberg, #9)



The Ghost Riders of Ordebec (Commissaire Adamsberg, #9) A 1 French and Italian bestseller from the three time winner of the CWA s International Dagger Award.More than ten million copies of Fred Vargas s Commissaire Adamsberg mysteries have been sold worldwide Now, American readers are getting hooked on the internationally bestselling author s unsettling blend of crime and the supernatural As the chief of police in Paris s seventh arrondissement, Commissaire Adamsberg has no jurisdiction in Ordebec Yet, he cannot ignore a widow s plea Her daughter Lina has seen a vision of the Ghost Riders with four nefarious men According to the thousand year old legend, the vision means that the men will soon die a grisly death When one of them disappears, Adamsberg races to Ordebec, where he becomes entranced by the gorgeous Lina and embroiled in the small Normandy town s ancient feud. New Download The Ghost Riders of Ordebec (Commissaire Adamsberg, #9) [ by ] Fred Vargas [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – bluevapours.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 368 pages
  • The Ghost Riders of Ordebec (Commissaire Adamsberg, #9)
  • Fred Vargas
  • English
  • 05 May 2017
  • 0143123122

10 thoughts on “The Ghost Riders of Ordebec (Commissaire Adamsberg, #9)

  1. Tony says:

    THE GHOST RIDERS OF ORDEBEC 2013 Fred VargasAbout two thirds of the way through this most recent Commissaire Adamsberg mystery, I looked at myself always keep a mirror handy and said This is incredibly boring Although Vargas s characterizations continue to delight, the plot line was gettingandfar fetched Some of the other clues aside from looking at oneself are flipping ahead to see how many pages are left in the current chapter and flipping to the end to see the to THE GHOST RIDERS OF ORDEBEC 2013 Fred VargasAbout two thirds of the way through this most recent Commissaire Adamsberg mystery, I looked at myself always keep a mirror handy and said This is incredibly boring Although Vargas s characterizations continue to delight, the plot line was gettingandfar fetched Some of the other clues aside from looking at oneself are flipping ahead to see how many pages are left in the current cha...

  2. Jim Coughenour says:

    As this latest book from Fred Vargas already has over 100 reviews, I ll only say that it s an excellent addition to the Adamsberg series All the usual elements are there the slight, persistent suggestion of supernatural forces, the likeable members of Adamsberg s team, each with his or her distinguishing quirk, a Gallic playfulness with words and themes, a solicitous love for animals in this story a mistreated pigeon and a hound who loves sugar , and a genuine affection for its curious cast o As this latest book from Fred Vargas already has over 100 reviews, I ll only say that it s an excellent addition to the Adamsberg series All the usual elements are there the slight, persistent suggestion of supernatural forces, the likeable members of Adamsberg s team, each with his or her distinguishing quirk, a Gallic playfulness with words and themes, a solicitous love for animals in this story a mistreated pigeon and a hound who loves sugar , and a genuine affection for its curious cast of characters Vargas s stories are all about atmosphere and the mysteries of human personality, starting with the super intuitive cloud shoveller Commissaire Adamsberg It was a pleasure and a puzzle to read from the first page to the last.By chance I got this book before a recent trip to Montreal, where I picked up the French edition in a bookstore I took the opportunit...

  3. Nancy Oakes says:

    Super book, on the shortlist for this year s International Crime Dagger award as always, my overly wordy self got the better of me, so if you want a longer version of this discussion, you can find it here otherwise, here s the shorter one As our hero Adamsberg is pondering the strange case of a man who killed his wife with breadcrumbs, a woman from Ordebec, a small town in Normandy, comes to him with an even stranger tale, prefaced with the words People are going to die He has to pry the Super book, on the shortlist for this year s International Crime Dagger award as always, my overly wordy self got the better of me, so if you want a longer version of this discussion, you can find it here otherwise, here s the shorter one As our hero Adamsberg is pondering the strange case of a man who killed his wife with breadcrumbs, a woman from Ordebec, a small town in Normandy, comes to him with an even stranger tale, prefaced with the words People are going to die He has to pry the story out of her, but eventually it comes down to the fact that a man in Ordebec had disappeared some three weeks earlier, on the night her daughter Lina saw The Furious Army, known also as the Ghost Riders She saw this army of the dead, of the putrified dead, an army of ...

  4. Stefania T. says:

    13.04.13 h 15.00Finalmente.Stefania.Indovina.L assassino.Son soddisfazioni.La prima fase di lettrice di gialli l ho trascorsa come una tonta a cercare di capire come funzionavano le cose nel quartiere Poi, fattami furba, ho capito che un buon sistema poteva essere quello di sospettare di tutto e tutti E cos indovinare c...

  5. Camille says:

    Pourquoi, dans les romans policiers, quand une victime se r veille apr s un long coma, le premier mot qu elle prononce n est jamais le nom de son agresseur, mais quelque chose qui n a rien voir, et qui est sens nous aider obscur ment deviner qui est le coupable Si la lecture des romans de gare m aura appris une chose, c est bien que si, un jour, je me fais poignarder par un d nomm Jean Claude, ma premi re parole en me r veillant du coma sera bien Jean Claude , et non pas caramel ou a Pourquoi, dans les romans policiers, quand une victime se r veille apr s un long coma, le premier mot qu elle prononce n est jamais le nom de son agresseur, mais quelque chose qui n a rien voir, et qui est sens nous aider obscur ment deviner qui est le coupable Si la lecture des romans de gare m aura appris une chose, c est bien que si, un jour, je me fais poignarder par un d nomm Jean Claude, ma premi re parole en me r veillant du coma sera bien Jean Claude , et non pas caramel ou antipuces et ce, oui, m me si Jean Claude est un chat qui sent le caramel Sinon ensuite c est vraiment la merde pour les enqu teurs et pour les lecteurs du bouquin On trouve jamais le meurtrier, on est oblig s de le d signer au pif Pas vrai, Fred Oui, a me fait un peu de peine de voir Vargas sortir ces grosses ficelles En g n ral, j ai trouv ce...

  6. Ubik 2.0 says:

    il fantasma della ripetitivit eppure ci sarebbero tutti i migliori ingredienti dei romanzi della Vargas con protagonista il Commissario Adamsberg l ambientazione in un villaggio francese in Normandia, nella fattispecie , i caratteri della stralunata truppa parigina di Adamsberg, una vicenda che affonda le radici in un antica leggenda con un sottofondo di soft horror donde il titolo , lo stile un po straniante la Pennac , ecc.Eppure verso la met due terzi del romanzo ho cominciato a il fantasma della ripetitivit eppure ci sarebbero tutti i migliori ingredienti dei romanzi della Vargas con protagonista il Commissario Adamsberg l ambientazione in un villaggio francese in Normandia, nella fattispecie , i caratteri della stralunata truppa parigina di Adamsberg, una vicenda che affonda le radici in un antica leggenda con un sottofondo di soft horror donde il titolo , lo stile un po straniante la Pennac , ecc.Eppure verso la met due terzi del romanzo ho cominciato a provare un po di disinteresse, che non mi ha impedito, beninteso, di arrivare facilmente alla fine, ma mi ha lasciato un retrogusto di insoddisfazione.Mi venuto allora da riflettere che questi polizieschi molto ben radicati nel territorio e nei quali la vicenda gialla chiaramente subordinata all approfondimento dei luoghi e dei caratteri, meglio ancora se un po bislacchi come sono ad ogni effetto Danglard, Retancourt, Veyrenc e tutti gli altri gendarmi di cu...

  7. Tanja Berg says:

    Although this book took an extra ordinary amount of time to get through and had some boring strecthes, the ending was utterly satisfying Detective inspector or whatever the French equivalent is Adamsberg has three cases going in addition to the one at the start of the book There is the case of the tortured dove, the industrial magnate that has been burned to death and an infamous arsonist framed for the murder and the main story, which is the ghostriders of Ordebec The witness of the ghos Although this book took an extra ordinary amount of time to get through and had some boring strecthes, the ending was utterly satisfying Detective inspector or whatever the French equivalent is Adam...

  8. Katie says:

    I have never read any other Commissaire Adamsberg mysteries, though Goodreads tells me that this is the ninth book in the series I also have very, very little familiarity with the mystery genre But I had loads of fun reading this book and I got rather attached to its weird cast of characters At first glance they seem almost too eccentric Adamsberg s crack team is made up of a narcoleptic, an intellectual who spontaneously comments on the situation in rhyming verse, an intellectual who s I have never read any other Commissaire Adamsberg mysteries, though...

  9. Jose says:

    Vargas contin a revisando las viejas leyendas populares europeas Si antes fueron el hombre lobo y los vampiros, ahora le toca el turno al Ej rcito Furioso, la versi n normanda de la gallega Santa Compa a Adamsberg ni niega ni reafirma la creencia popular sino todo lo contrario pero, eso s , termina por descubrir al responsable de los cr menes que investiga se entrecruzan tres y hasta cuatro tramas en la novela todos seres de carne y hueso Muy recomendable, pero ya sabeis que yo soy fan de Vargas contin a revisando las viejas leyendas populares europeas Si antes fueron el hombre lobo y los vampiros, ahora le toca el turno al Ej rcito Furioso, la versi n normanda de la gallega Santa Compa a Adamsberg ni niega ni reafirma la creencia popular sino todo lo contrario pero, eso s , termina por descubrir al responsable de los cr menes que investiga se entrecruzan tres y hasta cuatro tramas en la novela todos seres de carne y hueso Muy recomendable, pero ya sabeis que yo soy fan de Adams...

  10. C Valeri says:

    OK, said Danglard I fell in the shit And I m in it up to my neck It happened to me before you, remember that Yes So you re not the only one The difficult bit isn t falling in, it s cleaning oneself up afterwards Adamsberg Metaphorical shit, by the way Fred Vargas nails another amazingly quirky and absorbing Adamsberg novel with a great translation by Sian Reynolds I love the quirky characters who all have their own little thing or characteristic that they repeat, both the OK, said Danglard I fell in the shit And I m in it up to my neck It happened to me before you, remember that Yes So you re not the only one The difficult bit isn t f...

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