Nora kelly, a young curator at the santa fe institute of archaeology, is approached by historian Clive Benton with a once-in-a-lifetime proposal: to lead a team in search of the so-called "Lost Camp" of the tragic Donner Party. For as they uncover old bones, they expose the real truth of what happened, one that is far more shocking and bizarre than mere cannibalism.
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Benton tells kelly he has stumbled upon an amazing find: the long-sought diary of one of the victims, which has an enigmatic description of the Lost Camp.
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A ghastly enigma with no apparent solution. Called away from vacation elsewhere in the state, despite himself, Agent Pendergast reluctantly agrees to visit the crime scene--and, is quickly drawn in by the incomprehensible puzzle. With an ocean of possibilities confronting the investigation, why, no one is sure what happened, or from where the feet originated.
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Through shocking twists and turns, all trails lead back to a powerful adversary with a sadistic agenda and who--in a cruel irony--ultimately sees in Pendergast the ideal subject for their malevolent research. An early pathology report only adds to the mystery.
Verses for the Dead Agent Pendergast Series Book 18Grand Central Publishing #ad - After an overhaul of leadership at the FBI's New York field office, A. Pendergast is abruptly forced to accept an unthinkable condition of continued employment: the famously rogue agent must now work with a partner. But the seeming lack of connection between the old suicides and the new murders is soon the least of Pendergast's worries.
In this #1 new york times bestseller, fBI Agent Pendergast reluctantly teams up with a new partner to investigate a rash of Miami Beach murders. Because as he digs deeper, he realizes the brutal new crimes may be just the tip of the iceberg: a conspiracy of death that reaches back decades. Only to uncover a deadly conspiracy that spans decades.
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The two agree to solve the mystery of the disc's message and split the spoils: the perfect parting gift their employer doesn't know he has given. Are you with me?" effective engineering Solutions has been inexplicably shut down and the head of the company, Eli Glinn, has all but vanished. Fresh off a diagnosis that gives him only months to live, Gideon Crew is contacted by one of his coworkers at EES, Manuel Garza, who tells him the two have mere hours to collect their belongings before the office closes forever.
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After years of dedicated service and several high-risk missions, theirs seems like the most ignoble of terminations-until Gideon and Garza happen upon an incredible discovery. After centuries of silence, that dates back to an otherwise completely unknown, a code-breaking machine at EES has cracked the long-awaited translation of a centuries-old stone tablet, the Phaistos Disc, ancient civilization.
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Nora kelly, a young archaeologist in Santa Fe, receives a letter written sixteen years ago, yet mysteriously mailed only recently.
City of Endless Night Agent Pendergast Series Book 17Grand Central Publishing #ad - Lieutenant cds Vincent D'Agosta quickly takes the lead. Just like when we first met, back at the Museum of Natural History. But neither pendergast nor D'Agosta are prepared for what lies ahead. Worse still, there's something unique to the city itself that has attracted the evil eye of the killer. I feel rather like brer rabbit being thrown into the briar patch, " Pendergast tells D'Agosta, "because I have found you here, in charge.
. Pendergast shows up at the crime scene assigned to the case. Until the young woman's body is discovered in an abandoned warehouse in Queens, the head nowhere to be found. A diabolical presence is haunting the greater metropolitan area, and Grace Ozmian was only the first of many victims to be murdered. He knows his investigation will attract fierce scrutiny, so D'Agosta is delighted when FBI Special Agent A.
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Frock, to try and solve the puzzle. The trail soon leads deep underground, where they will face the awakening of a slumbering nightmare. There lies the ultimate secret of the Museum Beat. Margo must once again team up with police lieutenant D'Agosta and FBI agent Pendergast, as well as the brilliant Dr. Reliquary is the smash hit second book in the pendergast series, from New York Times bestselling authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child Hidden deep beneath Manhattan lies a warren of tunnels, sewers, and galleries, mostly forgotten by those who walk the streets above.
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. The then crewmen begin to die. First the computers fail. In 1695, a notorious english pirate buried his bounty in a maze of booby-trapped tunnels on an island off the coast of Maine.
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Museum researcher Margo Green must find out who--or what--is doing the killing. Relic, a douglas preston and lincoln child thriller that introduces FBI Special Agent PendergastJust 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.
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And now, more than a century later, a killer strikes again.
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. Guy carson and susana cabeza de vaca have come to 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. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied.
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