Michael Crichton

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The master of microfiction returns with eighteen short-short stories on dinosaur themes. Steely bureaucrats, genetically engineered Christmas toys, and beloved killer pets clash with immoral scientists, neighborhood bullies, and society ladies, with dangerous, sometimes poignant, and often wickedly funny consequences. Michael Crichton s dinosaurs were never quite like this.

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The Eaters of the Dead is a brilliant, stirring tale of historical adventure which deserves a place on readers bookshelves alongside Michael Crichton's bestselling techno-thrillers. It is AD922 and Ibn Fadlan is sent north from Baghdad as a peaceful ambassador. But before he reaches his destination, he falls in with some Vikings and when they are attacked by mystical bloodthirsty creatures in the midst of a terrible fog, he reluctantly agrees to become the prophesied 13th warrior in order for them to survive.

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Did Humans Advance Alone?or Did They Have Help? Goodreads: Christina Rated it 5 of 5 Stars.a perfect fit for fans of James Patterson or Michael Crichton.I love an action story that starts in the midst of things! From the first sentence, Code X takes you on an adventurous mission of a man willing to go to extremes to protect the love of his life. This novel focuses on a brilliant female doctor who has started to unlock the secrets of the human genome.

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ER has become the most succesful television series in the world since CHARLIE'S ANGELS. Michael Crichton created the series from his own experiences as a medical doctor in the emergency rooms, operating rooms and wards of Massachusetts General Hospital. FIVE PATIENTS is Michael Crichton's true account of the real life dramas so vividly portrayed in ER.

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Sometimes death is not the end. The brilliant chiller from 'Britain's answer to Stephen King and Michael Crichton' Sunday Express Charley has a strange feeling when she sees the idyllic mill house with its cluster of outbuildings, the lake and the swirling mill stream; a powerful sense of recognition, as if she has been there before. Except she knows she hasn't.

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Dark Application: ONE is the new technothriller fans are already comparing to the genre's greats. From the creative genius of the Pendergast books from Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child to the techno savvy of Michael Crichton; readers can't get enough. The fast pacing and tight plot control has some comparing it to the Bourne books from Robert Ludlum.

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An irresistible tale of swashbuckling pirates in the New World from master storyteller Michael Crichton - now in paperback Jamaica, in 1665 a lone outpost of British power amid Spanish waters in the sunbaked Caribbean. Its capital, Port Royal, a cuthroat town of taverns, grog shops and bawdy houses - the last place imaginable from which to launch an unthinkable attack on a nearby Spanish stronghold.

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An instant classic in the vein of Jurassic Park, this boundary-pushing novel has all the hallmarks of Michael Crichton's greatest adventures with its combination of pulse-pounding thrills, cutting-edge technology, and extraordinary research Three men are found dead in a locked second-floor office in Honolulu. There is no sign of struggle, though their bodies are covered in ultra-fine, razor-sharp cuts.

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A chilling, suspenseful new thriller in the vein of Michael Crichton and James RollinsIt's all about the genetics. DNA. Black & white.A decade ago the US government mandated that all citizens be issued biochips containing all of their medical information and an id number indicating a person's health. Then they made the information public the implications of which were wide-spread and devastating.

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The Bellarmine Feint is an intellectual thriller reminiscent of the late Michael Crichton's wrapping an adventure around a scientific core. The underlying theme is that the pursuit of progress and prosperity through constant innovation and novelty is threatened by the limits discovered in the new science of complexity theory. It turns out that moderation is not just an ethical or pragmatic consideration, but a scientific necessity.

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As chilling as Stephen King as credible as Michael Crichton - a gripping novel of terror and suspense Monty Bannerman's father is a leading genetic scientist, and Nobel Prize winner, whose company has just been taken over by what will soon be the world's biggest pharmaceutical giant. He had some misgivings about their company ethics - but ultimately, he needs their money, and they need his mind.

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Spiritual Snake Oil" shows that the same fallacies that plague religious apologetics also infect virtually all "new age" and "spiritual" writing. Author Chris Edwards does this by dissecting the arguments and assertions of the most prominent "new age" icons and "spiritual" writers. They include Robert Pirsig ("Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance"), James Redfield ("The Celestine Prophecy"), Deepak Chopra ("Life After Death"), Dinesh D'Souza ("Life After Death"), Francis Collins's ("The Language of God"), Rhonda Byrne ("The Secret"), and even Michael Crichton (a surprising defender of New Age thinking).

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Wombs is a future history novel in the epic fashion of Michael Crichton; Where Jason Argenon strives to initiate his project to send embryo s on ships engineered to act as parents and respond to the heavy requirements of human nature, but even those on earth are ill prepared for what is to come It is only a few years from now, and Jason is on the cusp of realizing the creation of his ships, but this young MIT scientist faces funding cuts and deception.

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Fans of the late Michael Crichton should check out Buzz Bernard's Plague. This bioterrorism thriller is a real page-turner."-Cheryl Norman, author of Rebuild My WorldbrbrIn only a matter of days, 9/11 and the destruction of the Twin Towers will be rivaled by a lone-wolf terrorist attack on America. Atlanta is targeted as Ground Zero for the most horrifying plague in modern times.

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Long before Michael Crichton s high-tech dinosaurs roamed the bestseller lists, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle envisioned an isolated land of prehistoric life that exists in the 20th century. When Ed Malone, a hotheaded journalist with an insatiable thirst for adventure, is sent to interview the notorious Professor Challenger, he manages to charm his way onto the great man s expedition.

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In the tradition of Michael Crichton, Ron McGraw presents WALKER S ISLAND Owned and designed by multi-billionaire Lloyd Walker to advance research at an accelerated pace, San Sebastian Island is a near Utopia for Genetic Engineering scientists employed at Walker s Medical Foundation. Isolated and independent of the California mainland, Walker s island caters to each and every resident s whim while providing the perfect environment for scientific research.

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From the early explorers to space travelers and holiday jetsetters, those in transit have acknowledged both the benefits and downsides of life on the go. The Little Blue Book of Travel Wisdom is a collection of these musings on travel, be it for research purposes, business, or vacation, via a plane, a bus, or a train. Just some of the figures cited in the book include:? Robert Frost? Mark Twain? Maya Angelou? Pat Conroy? Rick Steves? Ivanka Trump? John Steinbeck? Angelina Jolie? Oscar Wilde? Michael Crichton? Jerry Seinfeld? Clay Aiken? And so many more!

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It's hot in Washington. No sign of rain. The world's climates are changing, catastrophe beckons, but no one in power is noticing. Yet. Tom Wolfe meets Michael Crichton in this highly topical, witty and entertaining science thriller. When the Arctic ice pack was first measured in the 1950s, it averaged thirty feet thick in midwinter. By the end of the century it was down to fifteen.

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Scientist Hal Cousins is close to discovering the key to immortality but someone has already found it and will kill him to keep it secret. Vitals is a tense technothriller in the best Michael Crichton tradition. A mile and a half below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, scientist Hal Cousins, frightened of the dark and no friend of God, is looking for the fountain of youth.

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An instant classic in the vein of Jurassic Park, this boundary-pushing novel has all the hallmarks of Michael Crichton's greatest adventures with its combination of pulse-pounding thrills, cutting-edge technology, and extraordinary research Three men are found dead in a locked second-floor office in Honolulu. There is no sign of struggle, though their bodies are covered in ultra-fine, razor-sharp cuts.

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For fans of Stephen King, Blake Crouch, and Michael Crichton comes a new, heart-pounding thriller by Brett Battles. Daniel Ash wakes after midnight to the cry of his daughter. Just a bad dream, he thinks. She's had them before. Yet he can't help but worry when she cries out again as he pads down the hallway. Stepping through her doorway, he expects to find her sitting up in bed, frightened by a nightmare.

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As each new Michael Crichton book grazes the cutting edge of scientific technology, this innovative guide serves to expose the plausibility behind the inventions of Crichton's thrilling fiction. This fascinating analysis puts Crichton's novels to the test, examining shocking developments - regarding dinosaur cloning, global warming, nanotechnology, time travel, animal behavior, and human genetics - and revealing the validity of the science behind them (or lack thereof).

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Here's a gripping techno-thriller, laced with political intrigue, in the finest tradition of Tom Clancy and Michael Crichton. Iranian scientists develop an ingenious plan which is destroying America's petroleum supply.A coup is underway to overthrow the Iranian government. The leader of this group has murdered the President of Iran. China is testing the first of twenty of the largest mobile machines ever built.

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Can A Shocking Resurrection From Extinction Save Mankind?While the world succumbs to the horrors of a great flu epidemic, a woman vows to protect the perilous fate of a bird whose existence manipulates the destiny of man. In this suspenseful tale, part Michael Crichton, part Rachel Carson, a global virus sets the tone, but it s a one-pound bird that determines who lives.

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A collection of writings celebrating the joys of family travel includes contributions by Paul Reiser, Mary Morris, Michael Crichton, Tim Parks, Calvin Trillin, and Leila Philip

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Good Condition: may have corner bends, scuff marks, wear to dust cover, etc. 100% of your purchase supports Goodwill Industries of San Diego County.

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A heroine you'll never forget and a story that whips by at bullet speed." ~Tess Gerritsen, NYT bestselling authorFrom New York Times and USA Today bestselling author CJ Lyons, the third in her Fatal Insomnia Medical Thriller series. For fans of Michael Crichton and James Rollins, a medical thriller series that explores what can go wrong when cutting edge technology and an ancient plague are in the hands of the wrong people: Fatal Insomnia, Book #3When you have no time left, you realize what you re really living for For Dr.

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Warning: these books contain humor, sex, cussin, and enough sarcasm to choke a horse. Saddle up your cowpony and come ride along with our plucky heroes. Barbara Neville's Spirit Animal series is not what you would expect. It s all about Cowboys and Injins. It s told by a tough cowgirl who knows how to handle cowboys, horse and guns. Readers of Craig Johnson, Tony Hillerman, Dick Francis, Michael Crichton, Robert B.

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A mysterious disorder threatens to destroy the world in this high-concept thriller from Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Matt Richtel, which combines medical science, cutting-edge technology, and breathtaking suspense in the vein of Michael Crichton. An airplane lands at a desolate airport in a remote Colorado ski town. On board, Dr. Lyle Martin, a world-class infectious disease specialist, is brusquely awakened to shocking news: everyone not on the plane appears to be dead.

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The most credible and frightening of all the vampire books of the past decade."-San Francisco Chronicle"Bram Stoker meets Stephen King meets Michael Crichton. It just doesn't get much better than this."-Nelson DeMilleThe stunning New York Times bestselling vampire saga that author Dan Simmons (Drood, The Terror) calls, "an unholy spawn of I Am Legend out of 'Salem's Lot," concludes with The Night Eternal.

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Whether in the form of the ongoing automotive wars, books and films such as Michael Crichton's Rising Sun, or George Bush's ill-fated trip to Japan in 1991, frictions between the United States and Japan have been steadily on the rise. Americans are bombarded with images of Japan's fundamental difference; at the same time, voices in Japan call for a Japan That Can Say No.

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Conversations with Michael Crichton brings together decades of interviews and profiles with one of the world's most successful authors. Michael Crichton (1942-2008) had many careers-doctor, novelist, film director, screenwriter-but was best known to millions of readers as "Father of the techno-thriller." His novels have sold more than 150 million copies, have been translated into thirty-six languages, and have been made into thirteen films.

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Provides information on the author's life and literary influences and offers analysis of Crichton's ten major novels to date, including a general critical analysis, plot, theme, character development, and alternative perspectives on each novel.

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