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Preston, Douglas J.

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Fever dream by Douglas J Preston( Book )

39 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,534 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?
The wheel of darkness by Douglas J Preston( Book )

47 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,525 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
The book of the dead by Douglas J Preston( Book )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,430 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
Gideon's sword by Douglas J Preston( Book )

32 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,371 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 on his crime-- and offer him the chance of a lifetime"--Publisher
Cold vengeance by Douglas J Preston( Book )

39 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,225 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 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. 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
Gideon's corpse by Douglas J Preston( Book )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 3,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A top nuclear scientist turns homicidal, taking an innocent family hostage at gunpoint. Gideon Crew, a colleague of the scientist at Los Alamos, is called in to talk the man down. But the standoff ends in an explosion of violence. When the authorities discover the scientist's body is intensely radioactive, and that he had recently embraced Islamic extremism, all hell breaks loose
Blasphemy by Douglas J Preston( Book )

44 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Built by Nobel laureate Gregory North Hazelius, Isabella, the world's largest supercollider, has been constructed with the intent of unlocking the secrets of creation, but when twelve scientists are sent to turn it on, they stumble upon a secret that must be hidden at all costs
Two graves by Douglas J Preston( Book )

35 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,044 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
Brimstone by Douglas J Preston( Book )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,044 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 )

30 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,007 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 )

21 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 Lost Island : a Gideon Crew novel by Douglas J Preston( Book )

29 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,900 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
Cemetery dance by Douglas J Preston( Book )

36 editions published between 2009 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,894 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
Impact by Douglas J Preston( Book )

27 editions published between 210 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a brilliant meteor lights up the Maine coast, and NASA images reveal an unnatural feature hidden in the depths of a crater on Mars, it's just the start of the adventure for a former CIA operative, technicians, and many others
The Obsidian chamber by Douglas J Preston( Book )

28 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,817 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 )

30 editions published between 2017 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 2,815 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. Liertenant CDS Vincent D'Agosta quickly takes the lead. He knows his investigation will attract fierce scrutiny, so D'Agosta is delight when FBI Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast shows up at the crime scene assigned to the case. "IO feel rather like Brer Rabbit being trown into the briar patch," Pendergast tells D'Agosta, "because I have found you here, in charge. Just like when we first met, back at the Museum of Natural History." But neither Pendergast nor D'Agosta are prepared for what lies ahead. A diabolical presence is haunting the greater metorpolitan area, and Grace Ozmian was only the first of many victims to be murdered ... and decapitated. Worse still, there's something unique to the city itself that has attracted the evil eye of the killer. As mass hysteria sets in, 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 Pendergasts's skill to unmask this most dangerous foe - let alone survive to tell the tale.--Provided by Publisher
The monster of Florence by Douglas J Preston( Book )

43 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New York Times bestselling author Douglas Preston teams up with Italian investigative journalist Mario Spezi to present a gripping account of crime and punishment in the lush hills surrounding Florence, Italy. The Monster of Florence is a remarkable and harrowing story involving murder, mutilation, and suicide--and at the center of it, Preston and Spezi are caught in a bizarre prosecutorial vendetta"--Publisher description
Crimson shore by Douglas J Preston( Book )

31 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 2,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"#1 bestselling authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child return with their next blockbuster Pendergast novel"--
Dance of death by Douglas J Preston( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2,662 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
Tyrannosaur Canyon by Douglas J Preston( Book )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a post-apocalypse tale, a long-missing moon rock, a killing in a New Mexico canyon, a murderously ambitious scientist, and other factors contribute to the world's greatest scientific discovery
 
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Preston.

Preston & Child

Preston 1956-

Preston, D. 1956-

Preston Douglas

Preston, Douglas 1956-

Preston, Douglas J.

Preston, Douglas J. 1956-

Preston, Lincoln

Prestons, Duglass

Дъглас Престън

Престон Дуглас

פרסטון, דגלס

داگلاس پرستون نویسنده آمریکایی

دوجلاس برستون

دوغلاس برستون مؤلف أمريكي

프레스턴, 더글러스 1956-

프레스턴, 더글러스 J. 1956-

프레스톤, 더글라스 1956-

ダグラス・プレストン

プレストン, ダグラス

プレストン, ダグラス・J

道格拉斯·普雷斯顿

道格拉斯・派斯頓

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