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    • The Pharaoh Key

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: David W. Collins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 741
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 688
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 692

    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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Don’t waste a credit!

    • By Patricia on 06-14-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Relic

    • Pendergast, Book 1
    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8,230
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,319
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6,358

    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: $19.99

    • City of Endless Night

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,745
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,525
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,519

    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

    • Gideon's Sword

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: John Glover
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,117
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,613
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,609

    At 12, Gideon Crew witnessed his father, a world-class mathematician, accused of treason and gunned down. At 24, summoned to his dying mother's bedside, Gideon learned the truth: His father was framed and deliberately slaughtered. With her last breath, she begged her son to avenge him. Now, with a new purpose in his life, Gideon crafts a one-time mission of vengeance, aimed at the perpetrator of his father's destruction. His plan is meticulous, spectacular, and successful.But from the shadows, someone is watching. A very powerful someone, who is impressed by Gideon's special skills.

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

    • By Larry on 02-21-12

    Regular price: $22.80

    • 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 3,224
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,919
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,918

    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 4,977
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,858
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,851

    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

    • 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 1,297
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,133
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,149

    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.

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

    • By G.Monie on 07-24-13

    Regular price: $22.80

    • 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 1,299
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,173
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,170

    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. Gideon's task: steal a page from the priceless Book of Kells, now on display in New York City and protected by unbreakable security. Accomplishing the impossible, Gideon steals the parchment - only to learn that hidden beneath the gorgeously illuminated image is a treasure map dating back to the time of the ancient Greeks.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Superficial

    • By Eva Gannon on 09-26-14

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Beyond the Ice Limit

    • A Gideon Crew Novel
    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: David W. Collins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,641
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,502
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,499

    Five years ago, the mysterious and inscrutable head of Effective Engineering Solutions, Eli Glinn, led a mission to recover a gigantic meteorite - the largest ever discovered - from a remote island off the coast of South America. The mission ended in disaster when their ship, the Rolvaag, foundered in a vicious storm in the Antarctic waters and broke apart, sinking - along with its unique cargo - to the ocean floor. One hundred and eight crew members perished, and Eli Glinn was left paralyzed.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not quite what I expected...

    • By Riconquer on 05-19-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • 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 2,720
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,462
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,461

    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

    • 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 2,225
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,005
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,004

    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 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 3,464
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,192
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,186

    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 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,478
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,344
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,332

    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

    • 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 3,988
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,666
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,655

    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

    • 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 3,492
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,157
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,140

    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

    • The Monster of Florence

    • By: Douglas Preston, Mario Spezi
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 796
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 397
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 399

    In 2000, Douglas Preston and his family moved to Florence, Italy, fulfilling a long-held dream. They put their children in Italian schools and settled into a 14th century farmhouse in the green hills of Florence, where they devoted themselves to living la dolce vita while Preston wrote his best-selling suspense novels. All that changed when he discovered that the lovely olive grove in front of their house had been the scene of a double-murder.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable true-crime novel

    • By SFort on 07-04-08

    Regular price: $11.39

    • Thunderhead

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,528
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,796
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,785

    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
    • Oh my god

    • By Bob Jenkins on 10-19-10

    Regular price: $22.80

    • 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 4,113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,748
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,742

    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. At four thousand tons, this treasure seems impossible to move. New York billionaire Palmer Lloyd is determined to have this incredible find for his new museum. Stocking a cargo ship with the finest scientists and engineers, he builds a flawless expedition. But from the first approach to the meteorite, people begin to die....

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

    • By Lyn on 08-10-10

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Cemetery Dance

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
    • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,653
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,819
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,815

    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

    • 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 3,324
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,954
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,952

    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. But then, things go terribly, tragically wrong; the kidnappers escape; and a shattered Pendergast retreats to his New York apartment and shuts out the world. But when a string of bizarre murders erupts across several Manhattan hotels, NYPD Lieutenant D'Agosta asks his friend Pendergast for help.

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

    • By GH on 12-13-12

    Regular price: $22.80

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