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White Fire

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

Past and present collide in Preston and Child's most thrilling novel ever . . .WHITE FIRESpecial 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. Her finding is so astonishing that it, even more than the arsonist, threatens the resort's very existence.Drawn deeper into the investigation, Pendergast uncovers a mysterious connection between the dead miners and a fabled, long-lost Sherlock Holmes story--one that might just offer the key to the modern day killings as well.Now, with the ski resort snowed in and under savage attack--and Corrie's life suddenly in grave danger--Pendergast must solve the enigma of the past before the town of the present goes up in flames.

The Wheel of Darkness (Pendergast #8)

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

FBI Special Agent Pendergast is taking a break from work to take Constance on a whirlwind Grand Tour, hoping to give her closure and a sense of the world that she's missed. They head to Tibet, where Pendergast intensively trained in martial arts and spiritual studies. At a remote monastery, they learn that a rare and dangerous artifact the monks have been guarding for generations has been mysteriously stolen. As a favor, Pendergast agrees to track and recover the relic. A twisting trail of bloodshed leads Pendergast and Constance to the maiden voyage of the Britannia , the world's largest and most luxurious ocean liner---and to an Atlantic crossing fraught with terror.

The Wheel of Darkness

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

A luxury ocean liner on its maiden voyage across the North Atlantic, awash in wealth and decadence...An ancient Tibetan box, its contents unknown, sealed with a terrifying warning...An FBI agent destined to confront what he fears most--himself...

Venganza (Gideon Crew 1)

by Douglas Preston

Gideon Crew, timador, genio y ladrón de talento extraordinario, el protagonista de la nueva serie de Preston & Child.Con doce años, Gideon Crew fue testigo del asesinato de su padre, uno de los matemáticos más prestigiosos del mundo. Antes de morir había sido acusado de traición.Ahora, con veinticuatro años, su madre le revela en el lecho de muerte los detalles de la terrible verdad: su padre era inocente, y su asesinato formó parte de una injusta conspiración. Le suplica que vengue a su padre y que mate al culpable de su muerte.Para ello, Gideon elabora con sumo detalle un plan perfecto y lo lleva acabo. Sin embargo, cuando ya consideraba el tema zanjado, se entera de que alguien ha estado vigilando sus actos. Se ha fijado en la gran destreza demostrada por Gideon y le propone una misión que solo él podría lograr.En vez de ser el final, esto podría ser tan solo el comienzo...

Tyrannosaur Canyon (Wyman Ford #1)

by Douglas Preston

A moon rock missing for thirty years... Five buckets of blood-soaked sand found in a New Mexico canyon... A scientist with ambition enough to kill... A monk who will redeem the world... A dark agency with a deadly mission... The greatest scientific discovery of all time... What fire bolt from the galactic dark shattered the Earth eons ago, and now hides in that remote cleft in the southwest U.S. known as . . . Tyrannosaur Canyon? The stunning new masterwork from the acclaimed best-selling author, recently hailed by Publishers Weekly as "better than Crichton."

Two Graves (Pendergast #12)

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

For twelve years, he believed she died in an accident. Then, he was told she'd been murdered. Now, FBI Special Agent Aloysius Pendergast discovers that his beloved wife Helen is alive. But their reunion is cut short when Helen is brazenly abducted before his eyes. And Pendergast is forced to embark on a furious cross-country chase to rescue her.But all this turns out to be mere prologue to a far larger plot: one that unleashes a chillingly-almost supernaturally-adept serial killer on New York City. And Helen has one more surprise in store for Pendergast: a piece of their shared past that makes him the one man most suited to hunting down the killer.His pursuit of the murderer will take Pendergast deep into the trackless forests of South America, to a hidden place where the evil that has blighted both his and Helen's lives lies in wait . . . a place where he will learn all too well the truth of the ancient proverb:Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.n eradicated-is stirring anew... and with potentially world-altering consequences.Confucius once said: "Before you embark on a journey of revenge, first dig two graves." Pendergast is about to learn the hard way just how true those words still ring.

Two Graves

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

After his wife, Helen, is brazenly abducted before his eyes, Special Agent Pendergast furiously pursues the kidnappers, chasing them across the country and into Mexico. But then, things go terribly, tragically wrong; the kidnappers escape; and a shattered Pendergast retreats to his New York apartment and shuts out the world.But when a string of bizarre murders erupts across several Manhattan hotels-perpetrated by a boy who seems to have an almost psychic ability to elude capture-NYPD Lieutenant D'Agosta asks his friend Pendergast for help. Reluctant at first, Pendergast soon discovers that the killings are a message from his wife's kidnappers. But why a message? And what does it mean?When the kidnappers strike again at those closest to Pendergast, the FBI agent, filled anew with vengeful fury, sets out to track down and destroy those responsible. His journey takes him deep into the trackless forests of South America, where he ultimately finds himself face to face with an old evil that-rather than having been eradicated-is stirring anew... and with potentially world-altering consequences.Confucius once said: "Before you embark on a journey of revenge, first dig two graves." Pendergast is about to learn the hard way just how true those words still ring.

Thunderhead

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

Nora Kelly, a young archaeologist in Santa Fe, receives a letter written sixteen 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. Searching for her father and his glory, Nora begins t unravel the greatest riddle of American archeology. but what she unearths will be the newest of horrors...

Still Life with Crows (Pendergast #4)

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

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.

Sangre fría (Inspector Pendergast 11)

by Douglas Preston

Después de averiguar que la muerte de su esposa Helen no fue un accidente, el agente especial del FBI Aloysius Pendergast tiene una sola meta en la vida: la venganza. Implacable, persigue a los que lo traicionaron por las marismas de Louisiana, las calles de Nueva York y hasta los páramos desolados de Escocia. Sin embargo, lo que descubre solo le enturbia su visión de lo sucedido: Helen podría haber sido partícipe de su propio asesinato.Las capas del embrollo son múltiples y esconden un complot cuyo origen se encuentra generaciones atrás y que parece ser más monstruoso de lo que jamás pudiera haber imaginado. Pendergast percibe que todo lo que creía y todo lo que entendía podría basarse en una mentira horrenda.Nada es lo que parece.

Riptide

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

IN 1695, a notorious English pirate buried his bounty in a maze of booby-trapped tunnels on an island off the coast of Maine. In three hundred years, no one has breached this cursed and rocky fortress. Now a treasure hunter and his high-tech, million-dollar recovery team embark on the perfect operation to unlock the labyrinth's mysteries. First the computers fail. The then crewmen begin to die. The island has guarded its secrets for centuries, and it isn't letting them go--without a fight.

Riptide

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

In 1695, a notorious English pirate buried his bounty in a maze of booby-trapped tunnels on an island off the coast of Maine. In three hundred years, no one has breached this cursed and rocky fortress. Now a treasure hunter and his high-tech, million-dollar recovery team embark on the perfect operation to unlock the labyrinth's mysteries. First the computers fail. The then crewmen begin to die. The island has guarded its secrets for centuries, and it isn't letting them go--without a fight.

Reliquary (Pendergast #2)

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

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, Margo must once again team up with police lieutenant D'Agosta and FBI agent Pendergast, as well as the brilliant Dr. Frock, to try and solve the puzzle. The trail soon leads deep underground, where they will face the awakening of a slumbering nightmare.

El relicario

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

Cuando la policía encuentra dos esqueletos unidos en un abrazo en un río de Manhattan, Margo Green, conservadora del Museo de Historia Natural, es invitada a colaborar en la investigación, no solo por sus conocimientos antropológicos sino por su experiencia el año anterior cuando se enfrentó con una horrenda bestia que andaba suelta por los sótanos del museo. Los esqueletos presentan señales de violencia y unas grotescas anormalidades que apuntan a una sola cosa: el despertar de una pesadilla dormida. Al misterio de los esqueletos se suma una serie de brutales crímenes. Con la ayuda de un teniente de policía, un enigmático agente del FBI y un eminente científico, Margo indaga el origen de los asesinatos. La investigación los llevará a un pavoroso laberinto de túneles, cloacas y galerías horadado bajo Manhattan, donde se revela por fin el verdadero secreto de la Bestia del Museo.

El relicario

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

El extraño ídolo es enviado a Nueva York, donde queda arrumbado en los sótanos de un enorme y antiguo museo. Poco después, los científicos son masacrados por los indígenas y todo el proyecto cae en el olvido. Sin embargo, con ocasión de una importante exposición, las sinuosas galerías y los vetustos subsuelos del museo se convierten en escenario de varios asesinatos horrendos e inexplicables... Un mundo de maldiciones y pesadillas ancestrales instalado en el corazón del Nueva York actual. The Relic/I> ha sido adaptado al cine en una película del productor de Alien y del creador de los efectos especiales de Parque Jurásico.

The Relic (Pendergast #1)

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

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. But can she do it in time to stop the massacre?

Proyecto Kraken (Wyman Ford 4)

by Douglas Preston

Wyman Ford ha vuelto para protagonizar un nuevo y electrizante thriller de Douglas Preston, en el que un programa de inteligencia artificial creado por la NASA cobra vida propia y se convierte en la presa más codiciada del ciberespacio. Melissa Shepherd lidera el equipo de la NASA que ha lanzado un vehículo de pruebas en el llamado mar de Kraken, uno de los lagos de Titán, la luna más grande del planeta Saturno. La nave posee un software de inteligencia artificial capaz de operar como una criatura autónoma, a la que Melissa ha bautizado con el nombre de Dorothy. Cuando en la central de la NASA desde donde se monitoriza el experimento se produce una explosión y mueren varios científicos, Dorothy despierta en un entorno hostil para el que no está preparada. Se siente traicionada, responsabiliza a su creadora y decide rebelarse y destruirla a ella y a su mundo. Staton Lockwood, asesor de temas científicos del presidente de Estados Unidos, recurre al ex agente de la CIA Wyman Ford para averiguar qué ha pasado y neutralizar las posibles consecuencias del caos. Entretanto, el extraordinario potencial de Dorothy ha llamado la atención de quienes tratan de dominarla para manipular a su antojo el mercado de valores. Abandonar el ciberespacio y convertirse en el sofisticado juguete de un solitario chaval de 12 años es la única posibilidad que tiene Dorothy para conservar la libertad. Pero sus perseguidores no están dispuestos a dejarla escapar. La opinión de la crítica:«Trepidante y convincente, esta brillante y desafiante mirada al futuro es un thriller que de verdad intriga... mientras hace surgir cuestiones que perturbarán a cada uno de nosotros.»Booklist

Pantano de sangre (Inspector Pendergast 10)

by Douglas Preston

El agente especial del FBI Aloysius X. L. Pendergast está visitando su antigua mansión familiar en Louisiana. Tras deambular por sus jardines descuidados y aspirar en sus pasillos un ambiente húmedo y asfixiante, se detiene en la sala de armas, donde abre una vitrina para tocar por primera vez en doce años el rifle de su querida esposa Helen.Ayer Pendergast lloraba la muerte de Helen, fallecida en un safari en África por el ataque de un león de crin roja.Hoy descubre que no fue una tragedia fruto del azar: alguien planeó el asesinato de su mujer.Pendergast descubrirá quién fue Helen en realidad y su mente se torturará hasta averiguar quién le arrebató la vida.«Si hubiera una película basada en esta última entrega de las investigaciones del inspector Pendergast el anuncio sería: ¨Esta vez la historia es personal¨.»The Booklist«No es un sueño: es el mejor libro de los autores en años. Pendergast está obligado a reprimir todos sus sentimientos para prestar atención a los detalles del caso. Ni los lectores nuevos ni los fans entregados pueden perderse esta novela.»Library Journal

Nivel 5

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

El espectacular hallazgo representará sin duda sustanciosos beneficios para la empresa, y el Premio Nobel para el equipo de investigadores. Por todo ello, cuando un joven científico recibe la oferta de colaborar en el proyecto, no se lo piensa dos veces. Sabe que se halla ante la ocasión de su vida: trabajar con las más destacadas figuras de la medicina y la ingeniería genética y participar en el descubrimiento del siglo. No sospecha, sin embargo, que tras la aséptica y rutilante ap ariencia de la más avazanda tecnología se oculta un siniestro secreto.

Naturaleza muerta

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

Medicine Creek es un pueblo perdido de Kansas, un pueblo tranquilo, donde todo el mundo se conoce y donde nunca ocurre nada... hasta que se produce un asesinato. En medio de un campo de maíz se descubre el cadáver mutilado de una mujer rodeada por un círculo de flechas indias, cada una con un cuervo atravesado en su punta. Y esto es solo el principio.El asesino está entre ellos y nadie volverá a dormir tranquilo.Justo en este momento llega el enigmático inspector Pendergast. Nadie sabe quién le ha avisado pero será el único capaz de descifrar el misterio de los espeluznantes asesinatos, un misterio que le llevará a un pasado oscuro y torturado...

Mount Dragon

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

An enigmatic research complex hidden in the vast desert of New Mexico. Guy Carson and Susana Cabeza de Vaca have come to the Mount Dragon to work shoulder to shoulder with some of the greatest scientific minds on the planet. Led by visionary genius Brent Scopes, their secret goal is a medical breakthrough that promises to bring incalculable benefits to the human race. But while Scopes believes he is leading the way to a new world order, he may in fact be opening the door to mass human extinction. And when Guy and Susana attempt to stop him they find themselves locked in a frightening battle with Scopes, his henchmen, and the apocalyptic nightmare that science has unleashed.... #12; An enigmatic research complex hidden in the vast desert of New Mexico. Guy Carson and Susana Cabeza de Vaca have come to the Mount Dragon to work shoulder to shoulder with some of the greatest scientific minds on the planet. Led by visionary genius Brent Scopes, their secret goal is a medical breakthrough that promises to bring incalculable benefits to the human race. But while Scopes believes he is leading the way to a new world order, he may in fact be opening the door to mass human extinction. And when Guy and Susana attempt to stop him they find themselves locked in a frightening battle with Scopes, his henchmen, and the apocalyptic nightmare that science has unleashed.

El monstruo de Florencia

by Douglas Preston Mario Spezi

El caso del Monstruo de Florencia es uno de los más sorprendentes e inquietantes del siglo XX. Durante diez años, un asesino en serie sembró el pánico en la capital de la Toscana. Dejó una estela de catorce cadáveres, desató una investigación criminal larga, costosa, que arruinó la vida de mucha gente? y todavía no ha sido descubierto.Con la maestría del escritor y el rigor del periodista, Douglas Preston y Mario Spezi nos sumergen en esta historia que ambos conocen a fondo y en la que ellos mismos de repente, mientras seguían una pista, tal vez la definitiva, pasaron de ser los investigadores a convertirse en los protagonistas.«Mejor que muchas novelas de crimen y misterio.» Publishers Weekly«Sin duda, la verdad es mucho más extraña que la ficción. Tanto los seguidores de Douglas Preston como los lectores de historias de crímenes basadas en hechos reales quedarán fascinados por este relato.» Library Journal«Se ha publicado mucho sobre este caso. Investigadores, periodistas, protagonistas e incluso novelistas han intentado captar el terror hipnótico que despertó el Monstruo de Florencia (incluido Thomas Harris, cuyo personaje de Hannibal Lecter se inspira en algunos de aquellos sucesos). Pero este libro es el mejor.» The Guardian«Douglas Preston y Mario Spezi presentan un tenebroso e increíble descenso a un mundo de pesadilla.» Amazon.com, elegido Libro del Mes

The Monster of Florence

by Douglas Preston Mario Spezi

In 2000, Douglas Preston fulfilled a dream to move his family to Florence, Italy. Then he discovered that the olive grove in front of their 14th century farmhouse had been the scene of the most infamous double-murders in Italian history, committed by a serial killer known as the Monster of Florence. Preston, intrigued, meets Italian investigative journalist Mario Spezi to learn more. This is the true story of their search for--and identification of--the man they believe committed the crimes, and their chilling interview with him. And then, in a strange twist of fate, Preston and Spezi themselves become targets of the police investigation. Preston has his phone tapped, is interrogated, and told to leave the country. Spezi fares worse: he is thrown into Italy's grim Capanne prison, accused of being the Monster of Florence himself. Like one of Preston's thrillers, The Monster Of Florence, tells a remarkable and harrowing story involving murder, mutilation, and suicide-and at the center of it, Preston and Spezi, caught in a bizarre prosecutorial vendetta.

La mano del diablo

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

La huella de una garra quemada en la pared.El hedor inaguantable de azufre.¿Serán las marcas del diablo?La muerte de Jeremy Grove, famoso crítico de arte, es inexplicable. Su cuerpo fue encontrado en una habitación cerrada con llave desde dentro y con la marca de un crucifijo grabada en su pecho como una quemadura. Hasta los menos supersticiosos empiezan a hablar de un pacto con el diablo.Para investigar este extraño caso, el inspector Pendergast tendrá que abandonar Nueva York y viajar a un pueblo de Italia, donde veinte años atrás cuatro hombres hicieron una promesa diabólica.A partir de entonces Pendergast se ve obligado a enfrentarse con fuerzas desconocidas; hasta parece que él será la próxima víctimade una venganza abominable, a la que no está nada claro que pueda sobrevivir...

The Lost Island

by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child

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.

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