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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 175
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 165

    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

    • 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 2,608
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,394
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,388

    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 2,043
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,547
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,543

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gideon simply doesn't rise to his potential

    • By Cary on 09-25-11

    Regular price: $22.80

    • 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 8,151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,248
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6,286

    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

    • 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 1,610
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,473
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,470

    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

    • 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 4,943
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,830
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,823

    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 2,684
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,429
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,428

    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

    • 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 3,428
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,160
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,154

    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 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 1,265
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,144
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,141

    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

    • 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 1,264
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,102
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,118

    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

    • 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 2,199
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,980
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,978

    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

    • 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 3,965
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,644
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,634

    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

    • Cold Vengeance

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,415
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,833
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,829

    Devastated by the discovery that his wife, Helen, was murdered, Special Agent Pendergast must have retribution. But revenge is not simple. As he stalks his wife's betrayers-a chase that takes him from the wild moors of Scotland to the bustling streets of New York City and the darkest bayous of Louisiana - he is also forced to dig further into Helen's past. And he is stunned to learn that Helen may have been a collaborator in her own murder.

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

    • By GH on 11-18-12

    Regular price: $22.80

    • 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 3,457
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,324
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,312

    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

    • 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 4,211
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,830
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,814

    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

    • Thunderhead

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,491
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,761
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,750

    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

    • Still Life with Crows

    • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    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 heartland. No one is safe. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Still Life With Crows, with music and sound effects.

    • By Jesse on 05-16-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • 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 3,457
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,107

    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

    • 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 3,675
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,306
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,316

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Corrie Swanson is the WORST character EVER

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-24-15

    Regular price: $30.79

    • 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 4,094
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,730
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,724

    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

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