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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 Preston( Book )

44 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An FBI agent encounters a sealed ancient Tibetan box while on a luxury ocean liner's maiden voyage
Fever dream by Douglas J Preston( Book )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and German and held by 3,538 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 book of the dead by Douglas J Preston( Book )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,518 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 Preston( Book )

30 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,500 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
Cemetery dance by Douglas J Preston( Book )

29 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,352 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
Cold vengeance by Douglas J Preston( Book )

37 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,343 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
White fire by Douglas J Preston( Book )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 3,207 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
Blasphemy by Douglas J Preston( Book )

44 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,201 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
Two graves by Douglas Preston( Book )

35 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,110 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 3,090 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
Gideon's corpse by Douglas J Preston( Book )

27 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 3,086 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
Impact by Douglas J Preston( Book )

26 editions published between 210 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,952 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 monster of Florence by Douglas J Preston( Book )

45 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,905 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 Lost Island : a Gideon Crew novel by Douglas J Preston( Book )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,876 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 they ponder the strange map, they realize 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
Still life with crows by Douglas J Preston( Book )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,827 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
Dance of death by Douglas J Preston( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2,753 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
The Obsidian chamber by Douglas J Preston( Book )

27 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

28 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,715 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
Crimson shore by Douglas J Preston( Book )

24 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"#1 bestselling authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child return with their next blockbuster Pendergast novel"
City of endless night by Douglas J Preston( Book )

31 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 2,656 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityPreston, Lincoln

Douglas Preston

Douglas Preston Amerikaans schrijver

Douglas Preston amerikansk författare

Douglas Preston amerikansk skribent

Douglas Preston écrivain américain

Douglas Preston escritor y periodista estadounidense

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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