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"The thrillers of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child stand head and shoulders above their rivals" (Publishers Weekly). Preston and Child's Relic and The Cabinet of Curiosities were chosen by readers in a National Public Radio poll as being among the one hundred greatest thrillers ever written, and Relic was made into a number-one box office hit movie.
Books by Lincoln and Douglas:
    • The Lost Island

    • Gideon Crew, Book 3
    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: David W. Collins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,387
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,257
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,254

    Gideon Crew, brilliant scientist, master thief, is living on borrowed time. When his mysterious employer, Eli Glinn, gives him an eyebrow-raising mission, he has no reason to refuse....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Superficial

    • By Eva Gannon on 09-26-14

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Ice Limit

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 16 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,367
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,985
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,979

    The largest known meteorite has been discovered, entombed in the earth for millions of years on a frigid, desolate island off the southern tip of Chile....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful, Well researched, Page Turner

    • By Lyn on 08-10-10

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Dance of Death

    • Pendergast, Book 6
    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 16 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,369
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,142
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,140

    Two brothers. One, top FBI Agent Aloysius Pendergast. The other, Diogenes, a brilliant and twisted criminal....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Getting to know Pendergast

    • By D. WARD on 11-26-12

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Cold Vengeance

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,542
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,947
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,943

    Devastated by the discovery that his wife, Helen, was murdered, Special Agent Pendergast must have retribution. But revenge is not simple....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Powerful Buildup -- Best Pendergast Series Yet!

    • By GH on 11-18-12

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Cemetery Dance

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
    • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,749
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,910
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,905

    William Smithback, a New York Times reporter, and his wife Nora Kelly, a Museum of Natural History archeologist, are brutally attacked in their apartment on the Upper West side of Manhattan....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not for the faint of heart OR animal lovers

    • By Samantha on 05-31-09

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Extraction

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,247
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,118
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,114

    In New Orleans' French Quarter, the Tooth Fairy isn't a benevolent sprite who slips money under your pillow at night....he's a mysterious old recluse who must be appeased with teeth....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Pendergast short story, don't use a credit

    • By Janels on 11-01-12

    Regular price: $4.54

    • White Fire

    • Agent Pendergast, Book 13
    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,784
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,409
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,418

    Special Agent Pendergast arrives at an exclusive Colorado ski resort to rescue his protégée, Corrie Swanson, from serious trouble with the law....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Grand Slam Tale of Terror

    • By GH on 11-12-13

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Wheel of Darkness

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,395
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,245
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,240

    FBI Agent Pendergast has taken Constance on a whirlwind Grand Tour, hoping to give her closure and a sense of the world that she's missed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Double Whammy

    • By Eva Gannon on 10-04-09

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Gideon's Sword

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: John Glover
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,270
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,752
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,749

    At 12, Gideon Crew witnessed his father, a world-class mathematician, accused of treason and gunned down....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • You've got to be kidding me. (Spoiler Alert)

    • By Larry on 02-21-12

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Still Life with Crows

    • A Novel
    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,907
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,429
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,418

    A small Kansas town has turned into a killing ground....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • SCARY, WEIRD, ENGAGING

    • By Polly on 11-05-12

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Two Graves

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
    • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,426
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,044
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,041

    After his wife, Helen, is brazenly abducted before his eyes, Special Agent Pendergast furiously pursues the kidnappers, chasing them across the country and into Mexico.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Whiplash from the emotional rollercaster

    • By GH on 12-13-12

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Riptide

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,745
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,971
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,968

    A centuries-old, cursed pirate's treasure, valued at over $2 billion, lies deep within the treacherous waters off the coast of Maine....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • very cinematic. high tech meets pirate treasure.

    • By Allan on 06-13-11

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Thunderhead

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,163
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,391
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,381

    Nora Kelly, a young archaeologist in Santa Fe, receives a letter written 16 years ago, yet mysteriously mailed only recently....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brain Candy

    • By Leesa Morrow on 08-31-10

    Regular price: $22.80

    • The Book of the Dead

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,622
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,480
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,469

    Diogenes, the psychotic killer who stole them in Dance of Death, is throwing down the gauntlet to both the city and to his brother, FBI Agent Pendergast....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not bad

    • By V.A. on 01-03-08

    Regular price: $19.38

    • Gideon's Corpse

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: David W. Collins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,385
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,215
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,231

    A top nuclear scientist goes mad and takes an innocent family hostage at gunpoint, killing one and causing a massive standoff....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Yawn! Preston & Child can do MUCH BETTER!

    • By G.Monie on 07-24-13

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Relic

    • Pendergast, Book 1
    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8,629
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,691
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6,730

    Just days before a massive exhibition opens at the popular New York Museum of Natural History, visitors are being savagely murdered in the museum's dark hallways and secret rooms....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Non-Perishable

    • By Snoodely on 05-26-10

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Reliquary

    • Pendergast, Book 2
    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5,226
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,078
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,068

    Hidden deep beneath Manhattan lies a warren of tunnels, sewers, and galleries, mostly forgotten by those who walk the streets above. There lies the ultimate secret of the Museum Beast....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Should have made this one into a movie...

    • By Anastasia on 02-22-09

    Regular price: $27.27

    • Mount Dragon

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 15 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,100
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,313
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,328

    Guy Carson, a brilliant scientist, discovers that his employers are tinkering with viruses and human DNA....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Stuff

    • By Willard on 06-07-08

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Brimstone

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,002
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 327
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 327

    Behind the gates of a fabulous Hampton estate, FBI Special Agent Pendergast discovers the carnage of a gruesome crime, a nightmare of seemingly supernatural origin....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't put it down

    • By Jody R. Nathan on 09-10-04

    Regular price: $17.09

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