A top nuclear scientist goes mad and takes an innocent family hostage at gunpoint, killing one and causing a massive standoff.
A plume of radiation above New York City leads to a warehouse where, it seems, a powerful nuclear bomb was assembled just hours before.
Sifting through the evidence, authorities determine that the unthinkable is about to happen: in ten days, a major American city will be vaporized by a terrorist attack.
Ten days. And Gideon Crew, tracking the mysterious terrorist cell from the suburbs of New York to the mountains of New Mexico, learns the end may be something worse--far worse--than mere
©2012 Douglas Preston (P)2011 Hachette
I adore stories and love to live in the tales I read!
I like the main character and supporting characters .I am a bit sorry it will not be a nice long series of books filled with the adventure I come to expect with these authors.
This is the second Gideon book that I have listened to. I really enjoy these authors especially the Prendergast series so I tried Gideon. Truthfully I was undecided about Gideon in the first book I was not sure if I really liked him. But in this book Gideon comes alive for me. I felt all his emotions and understood his logic. This is a great story. Enjoy
With twinges of Ian Fleming, Sherlock Holmes, and a whiff of Odd Thomas, this series continues to hold my interest. Some of the plotting felt forced, as seems to be typical of these authors. But the prose is tight, and there's plenty of action.
I love to be scared, does anyone write anything scary anymore? Maybe I have just become numb.
Only if they had read the first book (or listened to in this case).
Yes, unlike a lot of authors out there, the plots and twists that Preston & Child put in were a surprise, and pleasant ones at that
The chainsaw fight
No, I was just entertained all the way through
I just finished this and am downloading the next book while writing this review. Can't wait.
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