Gideon's Corpse

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Grand Central Publishing, Jan 10, 2012 - Fiction - 512 pages
9 Reviews
A top nuclear scientist goes mad and takes an innocent family hostage at gunpoint, killing one and causing a massive standoff.
A plume of radiation above New York City leads to a warehouse where, it seems, a powerful nuclear bomb was assembled just hours before.
Sifting through the evidence, authorities determine that the unthinkable is about to happen: in ten days, a major American city will be vaporized by a terrorist attack.
Ten days. And Gideon Crew, tracking the mysterious terrorist cell from the suburbs of New York to the mountains of New Mexico, learns the end may be something worse--far worse--than mere Armageddon.

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Review: Gideon's Corpse (Gideon Crew #2)

User Review  - Rick Fisher - Goodreads

Amazing follow up to Preston/Child's "Gideon's Sword". The pace of this novel is fast and styling is P/C at their best. They do character buildup better than most. I loved the verbal foreplay between ... Read full review

Review: Gideon's Corpse (Gideon Crew #2)

User Review  - Sheri Alexander - Goodreads

Gideon's Corpse (pub. Jan 2012) is the second book in the 'Gideon' series by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child. It is the best page-turner the brilliant team have written in the past couple of years ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

The thrillers of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child "stand head and shoulders above their rivals" (Publishers Weekly). Preston and Child's Relic and The Cabinet of Curiosities were chosen by readers in a National Public Radio poll as being among the one hundred greatest thrillers ever written, and Relic was made into a number-one box office hit movie. They are coauthors of the famed Pendergast series and their recent novels include Fever Dream, Cold Vengeance, Two Graves, and Gideon's Corpse. Preston's acclaimed nonfiction book, The Monster of Florence, is being made into a movie starring George Clooney. Lincoln Child is a former book editor who has published five novels of his own, including the huge bestseller Deep Storm.
Readers can sign up for The Pendergast File, a monthly "strangely entertaining note" from the authors, at their website, www.PrestonChild.com. The authors welcome visitors to their alarmingly active Facebook page, where they post regularly.

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