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    • Verses for the Dead

    • A Pendergast Novel
    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 953
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 882
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 879

    After an overhaul of leadership at the FBI's New York field office, A. X. L. Pendergast is abruptly forced to accept an unthinkable condition of continued employment: the famously rogue agent must now work with a partner. Pendergast and his new teammate, junior agent Coldmoon, are assigned to Miami Beach, where a rash of killings by a bloodthirsty psychopath are distinguished by a confounding M.O.: cutting out the hearts of his victims and leaving them - along with cryptic handwritten letters - at local gravestones, unconnected save in one bizarre way.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Completely Absorbing Pendergast novel...

    • By shelley on 01-01-19

    Regular price: $30.79

    • 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 8,710
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,768
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6,806

    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. Autopsies indicate that the killer cannot be human. But the museum's directors plan to go ahead with a big bash to celebrate the new exhibition, in spite of the murders. Museum researcher Margo Green must find out who - or what - is doing the killing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Non-Perishable

    • By Snoodely on 05-26-10

    Regular price: $29.99

    • City of Endless Night

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,072
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,732
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,723

    When Grace Ozmian, the beautiful and reckless daughter of a wealthy tech billionaire, first goes missing, the NYPD assumes she has simply sped off on another wild adventure. Until the young woman's body is discovered in an abandoned warehouse in Queens, the head nowhere to be found. Lieutenant CDS Vincent D'Agosta quickly takes the lead. He knows his investigation will attract fierce scrutiny, so D'Agosta is delighted when FBI Special Agent A. X. L. Pendergast shows up at the crime scene assigned to the case.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The allusive Pendergast..,

    • By shelley on 01-18-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Lost City of the Monkey God

    • A True Story
    • By: Douglas Preston
    • Narrated by: Bill Mumy
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,664
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,320
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,319

    Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City or the Lost City of the Monkey God. Indigenous tribes speak of ancestors who fled there to escape the Spanish invaders, and they warn that anyone who enters this sacred city will fall ill and die.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Danger and Discovery in the Jungle

    • By Jim N on 01-08-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • 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 5,278
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,127
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,115

    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. When two grotesquely deformed skeletons are found deep in the mud off the Manhattan shoreline, museum curator Margo Green is called in to aid the investigation.

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

    • By Anastasia on 02-22-09

    Regular price: $27.27

    • The Cabinet of Curiosities

    • A Novel
    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Marosz
    • Length: 17 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,004
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,730
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,728

    In an ancient tunnel underneath New York City a charnel house is discovered. Inside are 36 bodies all murdered and mutilated more than a century ago. While FBI agent Pendergast investigates the old crimes, identical killings start to terrorize the city. The nightmare has begun. Again.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • DrBB

    • By Lois on 01-26-13

    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 3,231
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,456
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,446

    Nora Kelly, a young archaeologist in Santa Fe, receives a letter written 16 years ago, yet mysteriously mailed only recently. In it her father, long believed dead, hints at a fantastic discovery that will make him famous and rich - the lost city of an ancient civilization that suddenly vanished a thousand years ago. Now Nora is leading an expedition into a harsh, remote corner of Utah's canyon country, but what she unearths will be the newest of horrors.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brain Candy

    • By Leesa Morrow on 08-31-10

    Regular price: $22.80

    • The Obsidian Chamber

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,645
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,357
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,352

    After a harrowing otherworldly confrontation on the shores of Exmouth, Massachussetts, Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast is missing, presumed dead. Sick with grief, Pendergast's ward, Constance, retreats to her chambers beneath the family mansion at 891 Riverside Drive - only to be taken captive by a shadowy figure from the past. Proctor, Pendergast's longtime bodyguard, springs to action, chasing Constance's kidnapper through cities, across oceans, and into wastelands unknown....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Looking for a plot

    • By Olive on 11-23-16

    Regular price: $30.79

    • 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 3,653
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,509
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,498

    The New York Museum of Natural History receives their pilfered gem collection back, ground down to dust. 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, who is currently incarcerated in a maximum security prison.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not bad

    • By V.A. on 01-03-08

    Regular price: $19.38

    • 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 2,416
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,187
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,185

    Two brothers. One, top FBI Agent Aloysius Pendergast. The other, Diogenes, a brilliant and twisted criminal. An undying hatred between them. Now, a perfect crime. And the ultimate challenge: Stop me if you can.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Getting to know Pendergast

    • By D. WARD on 11-26-12

    Regular price: $22.80

    • The Pharaoh Key

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: David W. Collins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,413
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,286
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,283

    Gideon Crew - brilliant scientist, master thief, intrepid adventurer - is shocked when his former employer, Eli Glinn, vanishes without a trace, and Glinn's high-tech lab Effective Engineering Solutions shuts down seemingly overnight. Fresh off a diagnosis that gives him only months to live, Crew is contacted by one of his former coworkers at EES, Manuel Garza, who has a bead on one final treasure hinted at in EES's final case, the long-awaited translation of a centuries-old stone tablet of a previously undiscovered civilization: The Phaistos Disc.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I wanted to love it...

    • By Steve Manke on 06-15-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Crimson Shore

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,808
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,796

    A seemingly straightforward private case turns out to be much more complicated - and sinister - than Special Agent A. X. L. Pendergast ever could have anticipated. Pendergast, together with his ward, Constance Greene, travels to the quaint seaside village of Exmouth, Massachusetts, to investigate the theft of a priceless wine collection. But inside the wine cellar, they find something considerably more disturbing: a bricked-up niche that once held a crumbling skeleton.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • They Jumped the Shark!

    • By Nan Holt on 11-15-15

    Regular price: $30.79

    • 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 3,944
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,458
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,446

    For the first time in unabridged audio! A small Kansas town has turned into a killing ground. Is it a serial killer, a man with the need to destroy? Or is it a darker force, a curse upon the land? Amid golden cornfields, FBI Special Agent Pendergast discovers evil in the blood of America's heart.

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

    • By Polly on 11-05-12

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Brimstone: Pendergast, Book 5

    • Booktrack Edition
    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 19 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    A body is found in the attic of a fabulous Long Island estate. There is a claw print scorched into the wall, and the stench of sulfur chokes the air. When FBI Special Agent Pendergast investigates the gruesome crime, he discovers that 30 years ago four men conjured something unspeakable. Has the devil come to claim his due?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Scott Brick - Perfect Performance!

    • By Anonymous User on 08-07-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Blue Labyrinth

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,389
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,988
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,972

    A long-buried family secret resurfaces when one of Aloysius Pendergast's most implacable enemies shows up on his doorstep as a murdered corpse. The mystery has all the hallmarks of the perfect murder, save for an enigmatic clue: a piece of turquoise lodged in the stomach of the deceased. The gem leads Pendergast to an abandoned mine on the shore of California's desolate Salton Sea, which in turn propels him on a journey of discovery deep into his family's sinister past.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Twists and Tuns in the Pendergast Family Tree

    • By GH on 11-13-14

    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 3,422
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,272
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,266

    FBI Agent Pendergast has taken Constance on a whirlwind Grand Tour. They head to Tibet, where Pendergast intensively trained in martial arts and spiritual studies. At a remote monastery, they learn that a rare and dangerous artifact the monks have been guarding for generations has been stolen. Pendergast agrees to take up the search. The trail leads him and Constance to the maiden voyage of the Queen Victoria passenger liner - and to an Atlantic crossing fraught with terror.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Double Whammy

    • By Eva Gannon on 10-04-09

    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 2,768
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,992
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,987

    A centuries-old, cursed pirate's treasure, valued at over $2 billion, lies deep within the treacherous waters off the coast of Maine. Men who have attempted to unearth the fortune have suffered gruesome deaths. Will a high-tech expedition meet the same fate?

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

    • By Allan on 06-13-11

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Brimstone

    • Pendergast, Book 5
    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 19 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,665
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,320
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,305

    Art critic Jeremy Grove is found dead, his face frozen in a mask of terror. His body temperature is grotesquely high; he is discovered in a room barricaded from the inside; the smell of brimstone is everywhere... and the unmistakable imprint of a claw is burned into the wall. As more bodies are discovered - their only connection the bizarre but identical manner of death - the world begins to wonder if the Devil has, in fact, come to collect his due.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I'm new to the Preston Child but I'm hooked

    • By John Morgan on 03-16-15

    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 2,773
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,933
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,928

    Captain Hayward leads the official homocide investigation, while Pendergast, D'Agosta, and Nora undertake a private quest for the truth. Their serpentine journey takes them into a part of Manhattan they never imagined could exist: a secretive and deadly hotbed of Obeah, the West Indian Zombii cult of sorcery and magic. And it is here they find their true peril is just beginning.

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

    • By Samantha on 05-31-09

    Regular price: $22.80

    • 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 3,806
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,427
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,436

    Special Agent Pendergast arrives at an exclusive Colorado ski resort to rescue his protégée, Corrie Swanson, from serious trouble with the law. His sudden appearance coincides with the first attack of a murderous arsonist who - with brutal precision - begins burning down multimillion-dollar mansions with the families locked inside. After springing Corrie from jail, Pendergast learns she made a discovery while examining the bones of several miners who were killed 150 years earlier by a rogue grizzly bear.

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

    • By GH on 11-12-13

    Regular price: $30.79

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