A towering epic to rank with Douglas Preston's Blasphemy and Michael Crichton's Prey Pandemic drought, skyrocketing oil prices, dwindling energy supplies, and wars of water scarcity threaten the planet. Only four people can prevent global chaos. Gary Morgan-a brilliant renegade scientist pilloried by the scientific community for his belief in a space elevator: a pillar to the sky, which he believes will make space flight fast, simple, and affordable.
Now in paperback and soon to be a major motion picture-the terrifying techno-thriller in the bestselling tradition of Michael Crichton When the first planes go down - in Europe, in California, in Asia-authorities blame terrorists. All flights are grounded as world leaders try to figure out how the global assault has been coordinated. And when cars, ships, and factories stop running too, it becomes clear that the common link is oil.
A brutal struggle in the cutthroat computer industry; a shattering psychological game of cat and mouse; an accusation of sexual harassment that threatens to derail a brilliant career. this is the electrifying core of Michael Crichton's new novel, the first since Rising Sun. At the center: Tom Sanders, an up-and-coming executive with DigiCom in Seattle, a man whose corporate future is certain.
Los Angeles police detectives tie a skyscraper homicide to Washington politics and corporate Japan. From the Michael Crichton novel. SKU: ADIB000JSI7BC
Intrigue and infidelity in the extreme! Based on the Michael Crichton best-seller, "Disclosure" combines high-tech intrigue with lowdown sexual politics to create this bristling cyber thriller. "Fatal Attraction" takes audiences to terrifying new heights with its story of a casual encounter gone terribly awry. A New York attorney has a tryst with a seductive young woman - and she won't be ignored! Not now, not tomorrow, not ever.
See the difference, read #1 bestselling author Michael Crichton in Large Print* About Large PrintAll Random House Large Print editions are published in a 16-point typefaceThree passengers are dead. Fifty-six are injured. The interior cabin virtually destroyed. But the pilot manages to land the plane. . At a moment when the issue of safety and death in the skies is paramount in the public mind, a lethal midair disaster aboard a commercial twin-jet airliner bound from Hong Kong to Denver triggers a pressured and frantic investigation.
1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Crichton has been called one of the great storytellers of our age, * a master at seamlessly blending cutting-edge science and technology with spellbinding adventure. Now two of his most electrifying thrillers h
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In this New York Times bestselling novel, master of suspense Michael Crichton delivers an irresistible tale of swashbuckling pirates in the New Worldâ a classic story of treasure and betrayal. The Caribbean, 1665. A remote colony of the English Crown, the island of Jamaica holds out against the vast supremacy of the Spanish empire. Port Royal, its capital, is a cutthroat town of taverns, grog shops, and bawdy houses.
3 students working on an archeological dig must travel back to 14th century France to rescue their professor, trapped in his favorite era. Based on the Michael Crichton novel.
In the vein of Jurassic Park, this high-concept thriller follows a group of graduate students lured to Hawaii to work for a mysterious biotech company only to find themselves cast out into the rain forest, with nothing but their scientific expertise and wits to protect them. An instant classic, Micro pits nature against technology in vintage Michael Crichton fashion.
The shocking techno-thriller that cements Daniel Suarez's status as the heir to Michael Crichton and Tom Clancy-a terrifying, breathtaking, and all-too-plausible vision of the world's near future. Unmanned weaponized drones already exist-they're widely used by America in our war efforts in the Middle East. In Kill Decision, bestselling author Daniel Suarez takes that fact and the real science behind it one step further, with frightening results.
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 wor
From the bestselling author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes a deeply personal memoir full of fascinating adventures as he travels everywhere from the Mayan pyramids to Kilimanjaro. Fueled by a powerful curiosity-and by a need to see, feel, and hear, firsthand and close-up-Michael Crichton's journeys have carried him into worlds diverse and compelling-swimming with mud sharks in Tahiti, tracking wild animals through the jungle of Rwanda.
In the suspenseful, character-driven storytelling tradition of Michael Crichton, Robin Cook and Michael Palmer. Michael Braverman's Darwin's Tears adds another exciting voice to the medical-political thriller genre. Dr. Nathaniel Garland was a broken man. Two years earlier he was a happy, outgoing, overworked Georgetown pediatrician. He loved his job, loved his patients and, more importantly, was profoundly in love with his wife, Daisy.
MICHAEL CRICHTON'S method for plotting out a story revealed. MASTER HOLLYWOOD screenwriting instructor, Lajos Egri's, methods for developing memorable characters and much more. "You need to formulate a premise and start your story at a crisis, which will be the turning point in your main character's life." Author, screenwriter and creative writing instructor, Dorothy Cora Moore, has written a book for those of us who have a great story to tell.
National Indie Excellence Book Award Finalist."Five compelling stars. An impressive debut novel that mixes action, adventure, mystery, police procedural, and science fiction. If you enjoy Michael Crichton, Philip K. Dick, or Robert Ludlum, you need to
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An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind's most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them-for a price. Until something goes wrong.…In Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton taps all his mesmerizing talent and scientific brilliance to create his most electrifying technothriller.
A classic thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Crichton, Sphere is a bravura demonstration of what he does better than anyone: riveting storytelling that combines frighteningly plausible, cutting-edge science and technology with pulse-pounding action and serious chills. The gripping story of a group of American scientists sent to the ocean floor to investigate an alien ship, only to confront a terrifying discovery that defies imagination, Sphere is Crichton prime-truly masterful fiction from the ingenious mind that brought us Prey, State of Fear, and Jurassic Park.
NEW FROM THE AUTHOR OF WHITE PLAGUEMarine doctor and bio-terror expert Joe Rush returns in an electrifying new arctic adventure… "sure to wow fans of Michael Crichton and James Rollins" (Mark Greaney, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Tom Clancy Full Force and Effect). When authorities in Alaska receive a disturbing call from a teenage girl, their investigation leads them to discover an entire family of researchers dead.
In this riveting debut thriller-a finalist for Best First Novel at the 2012 Thriller Awards and a nominee for a Nero Award-the race is on to stop the devastating proliferation of the ultimate bioweapon. Spiral is perfect for fans of Michael Crichton, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child, and Richard Preston. When Nobel laureate Liam Connor is found dead at the bottom of one of Ithaca, New York's famous gorges, his research collaborator, Cornell professor of nanoscience Jake Sterling, refuses to believe it was suicide.
The most dangerous place on Earth A devious and deadly plan to save humanity from itself A lone scientist battling the clock and ruthless enemies to avert global catastrophe The Deep Zone was hailed as "an absolutely phenomenal read by the new Michael Crichton" (Brad Thor), a book that "should come shrink-wrapped with a seat belt" (Steve Berry). Now, bestselling author James M.
An electrifying debut in the tradition of Michael Crichton, World War Z, and The Martian, Sleeping Giants is a thriller fueled by an earthshaking mystery-and a fight to control a gargantuan power. A girl named Rose is riding her new bike near her home in Deadwood, South Dakota, when she falls through the earth. She wakes up at the bottom of a square hole, its walls glowing with intricate carvings.
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.
In this riveting debut thriller-a finalist for Best First Novel at the 2012 Thriller Awards and a nominee for a Nero Award-the race is on to stop the devastating proliferation of the ultimate bioweapon. "Spiral" is perfect for fans of Michael Crichton, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child, and Richard Preston. When Nobel laureate Liam Connor is found dead at the bottom of one of Ithaca, New York's famous gorges, his research collaborator, Cornell professor of nanoscience Jake Sterling, refuses to believe it was suicide.
"Audacious and terrifying-and uncannily believable."-Lee ChildNew York Times bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series, Lee Child, was blown away by The Breach-and you will be, too! A novel of unrelenting suspense and nonstop surprises, The Breach immediately rockets author Patrick Lee into the V.I.P. section of the thriller universe. A treat for Jack Bauer ("24") fans and "X-Files" aficionados, it is a white-knuckle roller-coaster ride that combines the best of Dean Koontz and Michael Crichton with a healthy dollop of Indiana Jones thrown into the mix-the perfect secret agent/government conspiracy/supernatural adventure.
Michael Crichton, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Jurassic Park, returns to the world of paleontology in this recently discovered novel-a thrilling adventure set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting.
For fans of Robin Cook and Michael Crichton comes a medical thriller that melds cutting-edge science with ripped-from-the-headlines terror-when a new immortality drug leads to an explosive outbreak of a deadly virus that, if not contained, could wipe out humanity once and for all. World-renowned virologist Dr. Cricket Rensselaer-Wright abruptly abandoned her research in Africa after watching her colleague die tragically from the Ebola virus.
Created by best-selling author Michael Crichton, this series centers on the medical personnel in the emergency room of a Chicago county hospital. ER tracks the inner workings of County General Hospital, a Level One Trauma Center where heroic doctors and nurses are faced with life-and-death decisions on a daily basis. In its fifth season, third-year med student, Lucy Knight joins the team in the ER and kindles a relationship with Dr.
For fans of Clive Cussler and Michael Crichton, a thrilling tale of an underground expedition to the deep. and the ultimate struggle for survival. Milo Luttrell never expected to step inside the mouth of an ancient cave in rural Tanzania. After all, he's a historian-not an archaeologist. Summoned under the guise of a mysterious life-changing opportunity, Milo suddenly finds himself in the midst of an expedition into the largest underground system in Africa, helmed by a brash billionaire-turned-exploration guru and his elite team of cavers.
Michael Crichton meets Elon Musk in this gripping sci-fi tech thriller, set in the eye-opening, paranoid world of the electrifying Zeroes Hannah Stander is a consultant for the FBI-a futurist who helps the Agency with cases that feature demonstrations of bleeding-edge technology. It's her job to help them identify unforeseen threats: hackers, AIs, genetic modification, anything that in the wrong hands could harm the homeland.
"Crichton's ultimate adventure."-San Francisco Chronicle "Pirates Latitudes has the loot: Gore, sex, action….A lusty, rollicking 17th century adventure."-USA Today "Riveting….Great entertainment….The pages and minutes fly by."-Cleveland Plain Dealer #1 New York Times bestselling author, the incomparable Michael Crichton ("One of the great storytellers of our age" -Newsday) takes to the high Caribbean seas for an irresistible adventure of swashbuckling pirates, lost treasure, sword fights, duplicity, and hair-breadth escapes in the New World.
Now in paperback and soon to be a major motion picture the terrifying techno-thriller in the bestselling tradition of Michael Crichton When the first planes go down in Europe, in California, in Asia authorities blame terrorists. All flights are g
From Pygmalion falling for his chiseled Galatea to Dr. Frankenstein marveling at his creature to the man-meets-machine fiction of Philip K. Dick and Michael Crichton, humans have been enthralled by the possibilities of emotional relationships with their technological creations. Synthesizing cutting-edge research in robotics with the cultural history and psychology of artificial intelligence, Love and Sex with Robots explores this fascination and its far-reaching implications.
Before Jurassic Park, there was The Lost World. This classic terror-adventure novel has set the standard for today's popular entertainment as followed by Michael Crichton and Steven Spielberg. Featuring the bold Professor Challenger, a character many critics consider one of the most finely drawn in science fiction, The Lost World is the account of a scientific expedition by four high-spirited Englishmen-two scientists, a big-game hunter, and a journalist-deep into the Amazon jungle.
This gripping, high-concept thriller about a virus that is eating the world's oil supply is reminiscent of Michael Crichton's best.
In the tradition of Michael Crichton and Margaret Atwood comes this apocalyptic thriller that pits cutting-edge science against God and asks, who will win?A strange phenomenon is sweeping the globe. People are having visions, seeing angels, experiencing events that defy reality. Bizarre accounts pour in from distant places: a French teenager claims to have witnessed Joan of Arc being burned at the stake; a man in New York dies of malnutrition in a luxurious Central Park apartment; a fundamentalist Christian sect kidnaps and murders a geneticist.
"James Rollins knows adventure."-Chicago Sun TimesWith The Doomsday Key-the latest Sigma Force blockbuster from New York Times bestselling author James Rollins-the critically acclaimed thrill-master continues to dazzle with an electrifying combination of history, religion, science, and adventure. The hero of Map of Bones, The Black Order, and other exceptional Rollins roller-coaster rides, Commander Pierce returns to solve a centuries-old secret, one coded in prophecies of doom-in a story that fans of Michael Crichton, Douglas Preston, and Indiana Jones will not be able to put down!
"Takes Michael Crichton's Rising Sun a step further. brisk and exciting."-Publishers WeeklyThe beautiful tranquility of the Hawaiian afternoon is shattered when a cruise ship filled with Japanese tourists is comes under fire. Unbelievably, a civilian helicopter is strafing the ship with automatic weapons. The shock waves from the tragic attack reach all the way to Washington and Tokyo.
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.
Debut author Dean Crawford drops an explosive thriller on the reading public with Covenant, a much-talked-about work that's won its author comparisons to Michael Crichton and James Rollins. After uncovering a 7,000-year-old tomb housing alien remains, archaeologist Lucy Morgan is abducted-and then all hell breaks loose as the world careens toward a horrifying apocalypse.
John Grisham's The Pelican Brief meets Michael Crichton's The Amdromeda Strain in this novel set at an elite Washington, DC, prep school. Emily Bird was raised not to ask questions. She has perfect hair, the perfect boyfriend, and a perfect Ivy-League future. But a chance meeting with Roosevelt David, a homeland security agent, at a party for Washington's elite leads to Bird waking up in a hospital days later, with no memory of the end of the night.
Michael Crichton meets Elon Musk in this gripping sci-fi tech thriller, set in the eye-opening, paranoid world of the electrifying Zer es. Hannah Stander is a consultant for
An unstoppable thriller about murder, social media and the "dark net" by critically acclaimed novelist Christopher Farnsworth, who reviewers have compared Michael Crichton, Brad Thor and James Rollins.
The authors of Hell's Gate and The Himalayan Codex deliver their third high-octane thriller-a page-turning blend of science, history, and suspense featuring zoologist and adventurer Captain R.J. MacCready."Looks like Schutt and Finch are filling the void left by the passing of Michael Crichton."-James Cameron, director/writer/explorerThough the fighting has stopped and Hitler is vanquished, a dangerous new war between America and the Soviet Union has begun.