The Lost Symphony: A Jack Rogan Mystery by Gabriel Farago
Jack Rogan doesn’t look for mysteries, they find him! The Lost Symphony is a mystery involving an unknown musical masterpiece, the death of a Tsarina, and a missing holy icon. Besieged by those with nefarious intentions, betrayal, and greed Jack travels deep into Russia to discover the truth behind this mystery.
This is a stand-alone novel but reading the previous ones gives the reader insight into Jack Rogan and what motivates him to solve mysteries. I have read each Jack Rogan novel and this one is the best of the six! Gabriel Farago improves with each novel on the intensity of the plot and intricate weaving of the mystery with historical facts. Rich in detail and vivid imagery, one becomes lost in the novel from beginning to end.
Each character is well developed and for those that return time and again, we witness their growth and value to the storyline. The main character, Jack Rogan, is down to earth and personable. This is one of those rare created characters that I would love to meet. The dialog between characters is genuine and meticulous. Each storyline within the book moves forward at a steady pace.
The amount of research that went into this book is staggering. Farago is extremely gifted at blending historical fact with fiction in a captivating manner. Reading his books is a pleasure and an experience of intense excitement. One cannot help but become immersed in the storyline. This book is not just a thriller, but an action-packed adventure!
The Lost Symphony and author Gabriel Farago are the crème de la crème.
This is one of those don’t miss books! A definite 7 Star book!
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