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Preston, Douglas J.

Works: 743 works in 3,681 publications in 13 languages and 141,126 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction  Science fiction  Paranormal fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American  Travel writing  Religious fiction  Suspense fiction, American 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Actor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3566.R3982, 813.54
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Publications about Douglas J Preston
Publications by Douglas J Preston
Most widely held works by Douglas J Preston
The wheel of darkness by Douglas J Preston( Book )
57 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,785 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
The book of the dead by Douglas J Preston( Book )
46 editions published between 1882 and 2014 in English and held by 3,620 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
Cemetery dance by Douglas J Preston( Book )
58 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,585 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 )
32 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and German and held by 3,562 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?
Gideon's sword by Douglas J Preston( Book )
33 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,506 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
Cold vengeance by Douglas J Preston( Book )
40 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,354 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
Blasphemy by Douglas J Preston( Book )
47 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,240 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
Dance of death by Douglas J Preston( Book )
35 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 3,239 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
Brimstone by Douglas J Preston( Book )
51 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,197 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
White fire by Douglas J Preston( Book )
20 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 3,192 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
Gideon's corpse by Douglas J Preston( Book )
33 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 3,176 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 )
38 editions published between 210 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,117 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
Two graves by Douglas J Preston( Book )
33 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,117 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
The monster of Florence by Douglas J Preston( Book )
45 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,948 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
Blue Labyrinth by Douglas J Preston( Book )
25 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,936 libraries worldwide
"A long-buried family secret resurfaces when one of Aloysius Pendergast's most implacable enemies shows up on his doorstep as a murdered corpse. The mystery has all the hallmarks of the perfect murder, save for an enigmatic clue: a piece of turquoise lodged in the stomach of the deceased. The gem leads Pendergast to an abandoned mine on the shore of California's desolate Salton Sea, which in turn propels him on a journey of discovery deep into his family's sinister past. But Pendergast learns there is more at work than a ghastly episode of family history: he is soon stalked by a subtle killer bent on vengeance over an ancient transgression. In short order, Pendergast is caught in a wickedly clever plot, which will leave him stricken in mind and body ... and may well end with his death"--
The Lost Island : a Gideon Crew novel by Douglas J Preston( Book )
32 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,908 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
Still life with crows by Douglas J Preston( Book )
32 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,866 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
Tyrannosaur Canyon by Douglas J Preston( Book )
40 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,810 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 )
29 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,786 libraries worldwide
"#1 bestselling authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child return with their next blockbuster Pendergast novel"--
The cabinet of curiosities by Douglas J Preston( Book )
42 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,672 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
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Preston, 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-
プレストン, ダグラス
プレストン, ダグラス・J
English (713)
Spanish (60)
French (24)
Polish (18)
Russian (18)
German (10)
Italian (9)
Chinese (4)
Hungarian (3)
Dutch (2)
Danish (2)
Swedish (1)
Bokmal, Norwegian (1)
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