WorldCat Identities

Child, Lincoln

Works: 999 works in 3,933 publications in 9 languages and 146,240 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction  Paranormal fiction  Science fiction  Suspense fiction, American  Detective and mystery stories, American  Fantasy fiction  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PS3566.R3982, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Lincoln Child
Most widely held works by Lincoln Child
Deep Storm : a novel by Lincoln Child( Book )

56 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summoned to a remote oil rig to diagnose a strange medical ailment among the rig workers, ex-Navy physician Peter Crane soon discovers that the condition is linked to the underwater excavation being done at science research station Deep Storm
The wheel of darkness by Douglas J Preston( Book )

46 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking Constance on an international tour to expose her to a world she has never experienced, FBI agent Pendergast visits the Tibetan monastery where he received martial arts training, only to learn that a rare and dangerous artifact has been stolen
Fever dream by Douglas J Preston( Book )

29 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and German and held by 3,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Lieutenant Vincent D'Agosta's assistance, Pendergast embarks on a quest to uncover the mystery of his wife's murder. As he probes more deeply into the riddle--the answer to which is revealed in a night of shocking violence, deep in the Louisiana bayou--he finds himself faced with an even greater question: who was the woman he married?
Gideon's sword by Douglas J Preston( Book )

30 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At age 12, Gideon Crew witnessed the brutal murder of his father. More than 20 years later, Gideon gets his revenge. But then a mysterious witness steps forward to confront Gideon with his crime--and offer him the chance of a lifetime"--Provided by publisher
The third gate : a novel by Lincoln Child( Book )

37 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Jeremy Logan is brought onto famed explorer Porter Stone's archaeological team to investigate a series of harrowing and inexplicable occurrences that are causing people on the expedition to fear a centuries-old curse behind Pharaoh Narmer's elusive "double" crown of the two Egypts. As paranoia and fear run rampant, Logan must delve into the mysteries of ancient Egyptology and near death experience in order to understand what might be plaguing the archaeological site. He is forced to confront whether a vicious ancient curse, buried for millennia along with the unimagined riches of King Narrmer may now actually be coming true
Cold vengeance by Douglas J Preston( Book )

30 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devastated by the discovery that his wife, Helen, was murdered, Special Agent Pendergast must have retribution. But revenge is not simple. As he stalks hi 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. Peeling back the layers of deception, Pendergast realizes that the conspiracy is deeper, goes back generations, and is more monstrous than he could have ever imagined - and everything he's believed, everything he's trusted, everything he's understood ... may be a horrific lie. -- from dust jacket
Terminal freeze : a novel by Lincoln Child( Book )

31 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of scientists undertake an expedition to Alaska's Federal Wilderness Zone to study the effects of global warming. The expedition changes suddenly when the group heads out on a routine foray into a glacial ice cave and makes an astonishing find
Gideon's corpse by Douglas J Preston( Book )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 3,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A top nuclear scientist turns homicidal, taking an innocent family hostage at gunpoint. Gideon Crew is called in to talk the man down, however the standoff ends in an explosion of violence. Then the authorities discover that the scientist's body is intensely radioactive and that he had recently embraced Islamic extremism
Two graves by Douglas J Preston( Book )

33 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special Agent Pendergast assists NYPD Lieutenant D'Agosta in the investigation of a number of killings that ultimately prove to be messages from his wife's kidnappers
The forgotten room : a novel by Lincoln Child( Book )

34 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yale professor Jeremy Logan is an "enigmalogist"--An investigator who specializes in analyzing phenomena that have no obvious explanation. Logan finds himself on the storied coastline of Newport, Rhode Island, where he has been retained by Lux, one of the oldest and most respected think tanks in America
Brimstone by Douglas J Preston( Book )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of a series of bizarre murders in which claw prints are found near each of the victims, agent Pendergast teams up with officer Vincent d'Agosta in an investigation with apparent ties to the supernatural
Blue Labyrinth by Douglas J Preston( Book )

25 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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. But Pendergast learns there is more at work than a ghastly episode of family history: he is soon stalked by a subtle killer bent on vengeance over an ancient transgression. In short order, Pendergast is caught in a wickedly clever plot, which will leave him stricken in mind and body ... and may well end with his death"--
White fire by Douglas J Preston( Book )

20 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special Agent Pendergast arrives at an exclusive Colorado ski resort to rescue his protégée, Corrie Swanson, from serious trouble with the law when he uncovers a mysterious connection between long-dead miners and a fabled, long-lost Sherlock Holmes story--one that might just offer the key to an outbreak of modern day killings involving a deadly arsonist
The book of the dead by Douglas J Preston( Book )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. To quell the PR nightmare of the gem fiasco, the museum decides to reopen the Tomb of Senef. An astounding Egyptian temple, it was a popular museum exhibit until the 1930s, when it was quietly closed. But when the tomb is unsealed in preparation for its gala reopening, the killings and whispers of an ancient curse begin again. And the catastrophic opening itself sets the stage for the final battle between the two brothers: an epic clash from which only one will emerge alive
Cemetery dance by Douglas J Preston( Book )

35 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 2,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After New York Times reporter William Smithback and his wife Nora Kelly, a Museum of Natural History archaeologist, are brutally attacked in their apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Pendergast--the world's most enigmatic FBI Special Agent--returns to New York City to investigate a murderous Obeah cult
The Lost Island : a Gideon Crew novel by Douglas J Preston( Book )

33 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. As he ponders the strange map, Gideon realizes that the treasure it leads to is no ordinary fortune. It is something far more precious: an amazing discovery that could perhaps even save Gideon's life. Together with his new partner, Amy, Gideon follows a trail of cryptic clues to an unknown island in a remote corner of the Caribbean Sea. There, off the hostile and desolate Mosquito Coast, the pair realize the extraordinary treasure they are hunting conceals an even greater shock -- a revelation so profound that it may benefit the entire human race ... if Gideon and Amy can survive
Crimson shore by Douglas J Preston( Book )

28 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 2,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"#1 bestselling authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child return with their next blockbuster Pendergast novel"--
The Obsidian chamber by Douglas J Preston( Book )

27 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Preston and Child return with the next book in their #1 New York Times bestselling series featuring Special Agent Pendergast"--
City of endless night by Douglas J Preston( Book )

26 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 2,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. But neither Pendergast nor D'Agosta are prepared for what lies ahead. A diabolical presence is haunting the greater metropolitan area, and Grace Ozmian was only the first of many victims to be murdered ... and decapitated. As mass hysteria sets in, stoked by an ambitious tabloid reporter, Pendergast and D'Agosta find themselves in the crosshairs of an opponent who has threatened the very lifeblood of the city. It'll take all of Pendergast's skill to unmask this most dangerous foe -- let alone survive to tell the tale
Dance of death by Douglas J Preston( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"FBI Special Agent Pendergast is pitted against his most personal foe: His brother, Diogenes, has planned a horrendous crime and is framing Pendergast for a series of terrible murders."--Provided by the publisher
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Alternative Names

controlled identityPreston, Lincoln

Čailds, Linkolns


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Child, Lincoln B.

Cild, Lincoln 1957-

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Preston & Child

Preston, Douglas

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Tšāyld, Līnkūln 1957-

Линкълн Чайлд

Чайлд, Линкольн

צ'ילד, לינקולן, 1957-

لينكولن تشايلد كاتب أمريكي

차일드, 링컨 1957-

チャイルド, L

チャイルド, リンカーン