Thunderhead [Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Nora Kelly, a young archaeologist in Santa Fe, receives a. Thunderhead. Thunderhead – Something is out there! Print View. First published: July 1, Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Purchase Options: Amazon. Archaeologist Nora Kelly is adrift in her career and her personal life when a violent, inexplicable incident leaves her in possession of a mysterious letter.
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It consisted of eight members, each contributing their own area of expertise to the mission. Interesting settings and landscapes.
He provided a hand-drawn map with extremely complicated directions to its general location. It was more than anyone could have hoped for. Retrieved from ” http: Sign In Don’t have an account? Lincoln Child is a former book editor who has published five novels of his own, including the huge bestseller Deep Storm.
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Feb 09, Gloria rated it liked it Shelves: The authors welcome visitors to their alarmingly active Facebook page, where they post regularly.
If you’ve never heard of Douglas Preston before, he’s written several books in this style along with author Lincoln Childincluding Relic which was made into a major motion picture back in Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Someone hears “a faint susurrus of wind. I just love the combo writing of Preston and Childs. We’re riding out tonight to case the promised land.
An adventurous exploration takes place. Nora, the protagonist, is especially compelling and interesting. Even if bad things sometimes happen in them.
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Searching for her father and his glory, Nora begins t unravel the greatest riddle of American archeology. It has a fun cast of characters, a few of which I couldn’t wait until they died, and then when they did die, I was a little disappointed in the how.
The writers have done a lot of research tgunderhead putting the story together. Was it silent warfare by the Aztecs migrating north?
At least that’s the impression I had prsston entire time reading it. This one did not include agent Pendergast, but did lay the background for how Nora Kelly and Bill Smithback first met, prior to their starring roles in “Cabinet of Curiosities”. Perelman that “the dubious privilege of a freelance writer is he’s given the freedom to starve anywhere.
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If you like a great story with great mystery and some scares and gore, bring an umbrella for the Thunderhead! They made a book that I think would be a hell of a movie. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.
Overall, a very high recommendation for this one.
Now, when a year-old letter from her father to her mother weirdly lands at her feet, Nora is led to believe that preaton father actually found Quivira, and she mounts an expedition into the canyons hoping to discover some meaning behind his disappearance somewhere west of the Kaiparowits Plateau.
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The authors welcome visitors to their alarmingly active Facebook page, where they post regularly. What a fun thrill ride in douglzs one, filled with lots of action, great characters and a well-researched and interesting storyline. Thunderhead also showcases what Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child do so well combine technology, scientific debate, the unexplained and human psychology into Conrad like adventures.
Relic Pendergast, Book 1. After reading this, I have devoured every single one of their books since.
But some things were never meant to be discovered. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. What transpires is a mesmerizing expedition replete with surprises, shock, despair and suspense. My dad really likes these authors, and because I’m captivated by skinwalker legends, I had to pick this one up.
Learn more about Amazon Prime. English Choose a language for shopping. The adventure is marginally higher than the suspense in Preston and Child’s sturdy new tale of scientific derring-do, concerning a search for Quivira, the legendary Anasazi Indian City of Gold. Playing it safe, Preston and Child take no missteps as Nora finds an old letter thunderbead her long-missing father with clues to Quivira’s location; leads an expedition of central-casting types a leathery old cowboy, a beautiful female photographer, the jokey journalist who figured in Relic and Reliquary, etc.
Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I found that I liked Nora Kelley and her brother Skip, thundeghead the other characters weren’t as convincing. View all 32 doouglas. Under certain circumstances, I can get on board with suspension of disbelief. For other uses, see Thunderhead disambiguation.