Trojan Gold : Vicky Bliss

  • by Elizabeth Peters
  • Narrated by Barbara Rosenblat
  • Series: Vicky Bliss
  • 10 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Adventure and romance enter Vicky Bliss' life in the form of a black-and-white photograph of a woman covered from head to toe in gold jewels. This "Trojan Gold" has an intriguing history, but it is the envelope that piques Vicky's curiosity. It is a grimy brown, with no return address, and it appears to have been soaked in blood.


What the Critics Say

"A thriller from start to finish." (St. Louis Post Dispatch)
"Wit, charm, and romance in equal measures." (San Diego Union)


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Customer Reviews

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Couldn't Stop Listening

The setting is a German museum, where our sleuth gets a photo of an ancient treasure in the mail. The envelope is tinged with blood and on closer inspection, the treasure in shown being worn by a contemporary woman....and our sleuth is off to a ski chalet in the mountains of Germany chasing clues. Followed by a known jewel thief and an unknown treasure hunter, Vicky tries to track down the ancient gold of Troy. She also has to worry about keeping her boss, a funny litte Santa of a man who fancies he is Sherlock Holmes, and herself safe. Amongst all this treasure hunting, we are treated to a wonderful description of Christmas in a small German town, and a variety of characters that are fun to meet. As usual, Barbara Rosenblatt is an awesome reader.
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- SnideSide

Trojan Gold

Elizabeth Peters' Amelia Peabody series is my favorite; however, the Vicky Bliss series is very good also. I especially liked Tojan Gold because it best features Vicky's boss, Herr Professor Schmidt, a truly hilarious character that needs to be featured more often.
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- William White

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-18-2004
  • Publisher: Recorded Books