"A fascinating thriller filled with danger, dilemmas and dark secrets!"
Reviewed by Audrey Lawrence
Posted April 10, 2015
Suspense | Thriller Arcane
Chief Inspector Dal Damek of the Czech Republic Police is
intrigued. Two strangers, both supposedly on vacation,
to Czechoslovakia and arrive in his office within a
time of each other to ask about the death of an old nun
died of natural consequences. What is going on? There
to be a link.
As a young journalist, Dana Pierson had been in Prague
before -- 20 years ago. When the political activism was
running strong and just before the fall of the Berlin
She had dragged her beautiful cousin Caroline along, then
Dana left abruptly and Caroline stayed. Now, she is
returning to see her, but circumstances work to keep them
Meanwhile, Father Giovanni Borelli of the Vatican has been
called to Prague by his old and trusted childhood friend
Giuseppe Ruffino (Beppe), now the prior of Our Lady
Victorious Church. Much as Giovanni enjoys his work as an
investigator, he also enjoys expensive wine, excellent
and looking his best in public. Still, why would Beppe
him about the death of a nun who was over 90 years of age?
LOST AND FOUND IN PRAGUE is the latest novel from Kelly
Jones, author of The Woman Who Heard Color and other
Right from the opening sentence, I was pulled into the
and fully captivated by how wonderfully Kelly sets the
and slowly introduces her intriguing characters. This
lively thriller has three main characters and the story
swirls around between their pasts and how that influences
their current and future lives.
Kelly has a wonderful talent as a storyteller as she
interweaves events from the times of the Velvet Revolution
to the mysterious death and events in present day Prague.
also appreciate how she is able to introducing interesting
facts and history, art and miracles into the story as the
natural unfolding of conversations and events.
LOST AND FOUND IN PRAGUE is an action packed,
interesting story that is sure to be a hit with mystery
as well as those who enjoy a bit of conspiracy in their
As the three main characters, Dal, Dana and Giovanni each
try to stumble to some understanding of the mystery, you
feel as they do -- who can you trust? Filled with small
clues, moral dilemmas, and talk of murder and miracles,
Kelly keeps the roller coaster momentum going and will
you wanting to turn the pages to find out what is going to
To tell more about LOST AND FOUND IN PRAGUE would only
reveal carefully guarded secrets from the past. Only be
reading it, can you find out more! Enjoy the thrill and
excitement of this dangerous adventure! So, go get LOST
FOUND IN PRAGUE!
Kelly Jones, the author of The Woman Who Heard Color
transports readers to a dreary Good Friday in Prague,
where a mysterious death sets off a tangled chain of
events that inexorably draws three strangers together—and
forever changes their lives…
Just after the fall of the Berlin Wall, aspiring
journalist Dana Pierson joined the hordes of young people
traveling to Eastern Europe to be a part of history.
There, she and her best friend were swept up in the
excitement of the revolution. Twenty years later, Dana
returns to the city of her youthful rebellion to reconnect
with her old confidant, who never left the city. But the
visit that was reserved for healing intimacies and giddy
reminiscences is marred by a strange death in one of
Prague’s most famous churches—and an even more peculiar
mystery surrounding it…
In a city where the past is never far from the present,
Dana must work with a conflicted Italian priest and a
world-weary Czech investigator to unlock dark secrets
hidden in Prague’s twisted streets. But the key to solving
the puzzle may lie in memories of Dana’s long-ago visit,
even as she is forced to face the reality of a more recent
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