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Preston, Douglas J.

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Most widely held works by Douglas J Preston
The wheel of darkness by Douglas J Preston( Book )

44 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,487 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
Gideon's sword by Douglas J Preston( Book )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 3,374 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"--Provided by publisher
The book of the dead by Douglas J Preston( Book )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,356 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
Blasphemy by Douglas J Preston( Book )

44 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A CIA operative is sent to a remote Arizona mountain with a group of scientists to turn on the world's biggest supercollider. His mission: to discover a secret that will either destroy the world ... or save it
Cemetery dance by Douglas J Preston( Book )

52 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,321 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
Fever dream by Douglas J Preston( Book )

52 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,306 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?
Cold vengeance by Douglas J Preston( Book )

39 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A bonding trip for Pendergast and his brother-in-law, Judson Esterhazy, turns violent. Before abandoning a mortally-wounded Pendergast, Esterhazy announces his sister, Pendergast's long-dead wife Helen, is alive"--Provided by publisher
Dance of death by Douglas J Preston( Book )

44 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 3,206 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
Impact by Douglas J Preston( Book )

32 editions published between 210 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,122 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
Gideon's corpse by Douglas J Preston( Book )

24 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 3,050 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
Brimstone by Douglas J Preston( Book )

48 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,916 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
Two graves by Douglas J Preston( Book )

27 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,884 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
Tyrannosaur Canyon by Douglas J Preston( Book )

37 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,867 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
The monster of Florence by Douglas J Preston( Book )

45 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,795 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
The codex by Douglas J Preston( Book )

61 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Greetings from the dead," declares Maxwell Broadbent on the videotape he left behind after his mysterious disappearance. A notorious treasure hunter and tomb robber, Broadbent accumulated over a half a billion dollars' worth of priceless art, gems, and artifacts before vanishing--along with his entire collection--from his mansion in New Mexico.At first, robbery is suspected, but the truth proves far stranger: As a final challenge to his three sons, Broadbent has buried himself and his treasure somewhere in the world, hidden away like an ancient Egyptian pharaoh. If the sons wish to claim their fabulous inheritance, they must find their father's carefully concealed tomb.The race is on, but the three brothers are not the only ones competing for the treasure. This secret is so astounding it cannot be kept quiet for long. With half a billion dollars at stake, as well as an ancient Mayan codex that may hold a cure for cancer and other deadly diseases, others soon join the hunt--and some of them will stop at nothing to claim the grave goods.The bestselling coauthor of such page-turning thrillers as Relic
Still life with crows by Douglas J Preston( Book )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the farm community of Medicine Creek, Kansas, is terrorized by a series of disturbing murders, FBI agent Pendergast discovers a link between a moonshine operation and an unsolved killing from more than 150 years earlier
Relic by Douglas J Preston( Book )

66 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York, there has been a rash of murders in the Museum of Natural History and the perpetrator turns out to be a monstrous reptile from South America. The beast strikes at a gala opening, and an FBI agent and a woman scientist race to capture it before it eats everyone in sight
The Lost Island : a Gideon Crew novel by Douglas J Preston( Book )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 2,475 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
The cabinet of curiosities by Douglas J Preston( Book )

37 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 2,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When New York City construction workers uncover the remains of thirty-six people murdered and dismembered over 130 years ago, archaeologist Nora Kelly and Special Agent Pedergast set out to investigate the killings
Riptide by Douglas J Preston( Book )

49 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempt to recover a pirate treasure from a booby-trapped hiding place, a water pit in Maine. Many have died attempting to enter it, including Martin Hatch's father and brother. Now Martin himself tries, using the latest in computer technology
 
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The wheel of darkness
Alternative Names

controlled identityPreston, Lincoln

Douglas Preston Amerikaans schrijver

Douglas Preston amerikansk författare

Douglas Preston amerikansk skribent

Douglas Preston écrivain américain

Douglas Preston scrittore statunitense

Douglas Preston US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

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

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

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Gideon's swordThe book of the deadBlasphemyCemetery danceFever dreamCold vengeanceDance of deathImpact