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. L. After an overhaul of leadership at the FBI's New York field office, A. The graves are unconnected save in one bizarre way: all belong to women who committed suicide.
Verses for the Dead Agent Pendergast Series Book 18 #ad - . Pendergast and his new colleague, junior agent coldmoon, are assigned to investigate a rash of killings in Miami Beach, where a bloodthirsty psychopath is cutting out the hearts of his victims and leaving them with cryptic handwritten letters at local gravestones. 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.
City of Endless Night Agent Pendergast Series Book 17Grand Central Publishing #ad - 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. X. L. Until the young woman's body is discovered in an abandoned warehouse in Queens, the head nowhere to be found.
Pendergast shows up at the crime scene assigned to the case. Worse still, there's something unique to the city itself that has attracted the evil eye of the killer. As mass hysteria sets in, pendergast and D'Agosta find themselves in the crosshairs of an opponent who has threatened the very lifeblood of the city.
City of Endless Night Agent Pendergast Series Book 17 #ad - When grace ozmian, first goes missing, the beautiful and reckless daughter of a wealthy tech billionaire, the NYPD assumes she has simply sped off on another wild adventure. And decapitated. I feel rather like brer rabbit being thrown into the briar patch, "because I have found you here, " Pendergast tells D'Agosta, in charge.
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. Lieutenant cds Vincent D'Agosta quickly takes the lead.
The Obsidian Chamber Agent Pendergast series Book 16Grand Central Publishing #ad - . After pendergast is presumed dead from a supernatural encounter, his bodyguard Proctor is the only one who can chase a kidnapper across international waters and into the deadly unknown. A tragic disappearanceafter a harrowing, massachussetts, otherworldly confrontation on the shores of Exmouth, Special Agent A.
The Obsidian Chamber Agent Pendergast series Book 16 #ad - X. L. Pendergast is missing, presumed dead. A shocking returnsick with grief, pendergast's ward, constance, retreats to her chambers beneath the family mansion at 891 Riverside Drive--only to be taken captive by a shadowy figure from the past. An international manhuntproctor, chasing constance's kidnapper through cities, across oceans, Pendergast's longtime bodyguard, springs to action, and into wastelands unknown.
But in a world of black and white, nothing is as it seemsand by the time proctor discovers the truth, a terrifying engine has stirred-and it may already be too late.
Crimson Shore Pendergast Series Book 15Grand Central Publishing #ad - Could these demonic symbols bear some relation to the ancient witches' colony, long believed to be abandoned?A terrible evil lurks beneath the surface of this sleepy seaside town-one with deep roots in Exmouth's grim history. The only clue is a series of mysterious carvings. Then, a murdered corpse turns up in the marshes.
. And it may be that constance, pendergast, with her own troubled past, is the only one who truly comprehends the awful danger that she, and the residents of Exmouth must face . But inside the wine cellar, they find something considerably more disturbing: a bricked-up niche that once held a crumbling skeleton.
Crimson Shore Pendergast Series Book 15 #ad - When a straightforward murder case spirals out of control, Pendergast and his ward investigate an ancient witches' colony in a sleepy New England town where a terrible evil awaits. Pendergast ever could have anticipated. Pendergast, together with his ward Constance Greene, travels to the quaint seaside village of Exmouth, Massachusetts, to investigate the theft of a priceless wine collection.
A secret chamber. A mysterious shipwreck. A murder in the desolate salt marshes. A seemingly straightforward private case turns out to be much more complicated-and sinister-than Special Agent A.
Blue Labyrinth Pendergast Series Book 14Grand Central Publishing #ad - One of pendergast's most implacable, most feared enemies is found on his doorstep, dead. And he soon becomes caught in a wickedly clever plot, which leaves him stricken in mind and body, and propels him toward a reckoning beyond anything he could ever have imagined. But pendergast learns there is more at work than a ghastly episode of family history: he is being stalked by a subtle killer bent on vengeance over an ancient transgression.
. It begins with murder. The mystery has all the hallmarks of the perfect crime, 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 Salton Sea, which in turn propels him on a journey of discovery deep into his own family's sinister past.
Blue Labyrinth Pendergast Series Book 14 #ad - When a longtime enemy shows up dead on Pendergast's doorstep, the murder investigation leads him into his own dark past as a vengeful killer waits in the shadows. Pendergast has no idea who is responsible for the killing, or why the body was brought to his home.
Old Bones Nora Kelly Book 1Grand Central Publishing #ad - 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. And when those ancient horrors lead to present-day violence on a grand scale, rookie FBI agent Corrie Swanson is assigned the case. Only to find that her first investigation might very well be her last.
The #1 nyt bestselling authors preston & child bring the true story of the ill-fated Donner Party to new life in this thrilling novel of archaeology, murder, history, and suspense. 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.
Old Bones Nora Kelly Book 1 #ad - Nora agrees to lead an expedition to locate and excavate it-to reveal its long-buried secrets. Once in the mountains, however, they learn that discovering the camp is only the first step in a mounting journey of fear. This was a group of pioneers who earned a terrible place in American history when they became snow-bound in the California mountains in 1847, raving about starvation, their fate unknown until the first skeletonized survivors stumbled out of the wilderness, murder-and cannibalism.
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.
The Pharaoh Key Gideon Crew series Book 5Grand Central Publishing #ad - 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. But as gideon has proved again and again, there's no such thing as too great a risk when you're living on borrowed time.
The mysteries of the message itself hint at incredible treasures, and perhaps even a world-altering secret. Don't miss the this exciting, new york times bestselling adventure from Preston & Child, in which the secrets of a mysterious ancient tablet may point the way to untold treasure--or unspeakable danger.
Are you with me?" effective engineering Solutions has been inexplicably shut down and the head of the company, Eli Glinn, has all but vanished. 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. No one remains at ees to take on this most remarkable mission but Gideon and Garza.
The Pharaoh Key Gideon Crew series Book 5 #ad - As gideon and garza soon discover, some missions are more dangerous than others. After centuries of silence, that dates back to an otherwise completely unknown, the Phaistos Disc, a code-breaking machine at EES has cracked the long-awaited translation of a centuries-old stone tablet, ancient civilization.
What lies at the end of the trail may save Gideon's life-or bring it to a sudden, shocking close. 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.
White Fire Pendergast Series Book 13Grand Central Publishing #ad - Drawn deeper into the investigation, pendergast discovers a long-lost Sherlock Holmes story that may be the key to solving both the mystery of the long-dead miners and the modern-day killings as well. Now, with the ski resort snowed in and under savage attack-and Corrie's life suddenly in grave danger-Pendergast must solve the enigma of the past before the town of the present goes up in flames.
Past and present collide as special agent pendergast uncovers a mysterious connection between a string of 19th century bear attacks in a Colorado mining town, a long-lost Sherlock Holmes story, and a deadly arsonist. In 1876, in a mining camp called Roaring Fork in the Colorado Rockies, eleven miners were killed by a rogue grizzly bear.
White Fire Pendergast Series Book 13 #ad - Corrie swanson has arranged to examine the miners' remains. Just as special agent pendergast of the fbi arrives to rescue his protege, the town comes under siege by a murderous arsonist who-with brutal precision-begins burning down multimillion-dollar mansions with the families locked inside. When she makes a shocking discovery, town leaders try to stop her from exposing their community's dark and bloody past.
Crooked River Agent Pendergast Series Book 19Grand Central Publishing #ad - And they desperately need to know: are the victims still alive?A WORTHY CHALLENGE FOR A BRILLIANT MIND. In short order, pendergast finds himself facing the most complex and inexplicable challenge of his career: a tangled thread of evidence that spans seas and traverses continents, connected to one of the most baffling mysteries in modern medical science.
An early pathology report only adds to the mystery. With an ocean of possibilities confronting the investigation, no one is sure what happened, why, or from where the feet originated. 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.
Crooked River Agent Pendergast Series Book 19 #ad - Racing to uncover the mystery of several light green-shoe-clad severed feet found floating in the Atlantic, Agent Pendergast is faced with most inexplicable challenge of his career in this installment of the #1 NYT bestselling series. A startling crime with dozens of victims. Appearing out of nowhere to horrify the quiet resort town of Sanibel Island, dozens of identical, Florida, ordinary-looking shoes float in on the tide and are washed up on the tropical beach--each one with a crudely severed human foot inside.
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.
Two Graves Pendergast Series Book 12Grand Central Publishing #ad - But why a message? and what does it mean?when the kidnappers strike again at those closest to Pendergast, the FBI agent, filled anew with vengeful fury, sets out to track down and destroy those responsible. And with potentially world-altering consequences. Confucius once said: "Before you embark on a journey of revenge, first dig two graves.
Pendergast is about to learn the hard way just how true those words still ring. But then, things go terribly, tragically wrong; the kidnappers escape; and a shattered Pendergast retreats to his New York apartment and shuts out the world. But when a string of bizarre murders erupts across several Manhattan hotels-perpetrated by a boy who seems to have an almost psychic ability to elude capture-NYPD Lieutenant D'Agosta asks his friend Pendergast for help.
Two Graves Pendergast Series Book 12 #ad - Join agent pendergast in the heart of the South American jungle as he investigates a string of murders that lead him to his wife's kidnappers -- and spark memories that may haunt him forever. After his wife, special agent pendergast furiously pursues the kidnappers, Helen, is brazenly abducted before his eyes, chasing them across the country and into Mexico.
His journey takes him deep into the trackless forests of South America, where he ultimately finds himself face to face with an old evil that-rather than having been eradicated-is stirring anew. Reluctant at first, Pendergast soon discovers that the killings are a message from his wife's kidnappers.
Fever Dream Pendergast Series Book 10Grand Central Publishing #ad - . Who murdered her?Revenge is not sweet: It is essential. As he stalks his wife's traitors from scotland to New York City, Special Agent Pendergast discovers layers of deception and conspiracy that will shatter everything he believed to be true. Yesterday, helen, special agent pendergast still mourned the loss of his beloved wife, who died in a tragic accident in Africa twelve years ago.
Fever Dream Pendergast Series Book 10 #ad - Today, he discovers she was murdered. Tomorrow, leaving him to wonder: who was the woman I married? Why was she murdered? And, he will learn her most guarded secrets, above all .