Gideon's Corpse

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Grand Central Publishing, Jan 10, 2012 - Fiction - 512 pages
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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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The logic is bad, the plot is bad. - Goodreads
Preston and Child - one of my favorite writing duos. - Goodreads
Great plot with a few surprising twists. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Ron - Goodreads

One man saves the world, figures out (after pursuing a few red herrings) that it isn't a Islamist nuclear threat after all, but a scheme to steal smallpox. Why? 'Cause China is getting ready to get ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

After reading all of these two authors collaborations and now a handful of each of their individual novels I fear I figured out why while the Pendergast series is vibrant, horrifying, and thrilling ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Douglas Preston was born on May 20, 1956 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He received a B.A. in English literature from Pomona College in 1978. His career began at the American Museum of Natural History, where he worked as an editor and writer from 1978 to 1985. He also was a lecturer in English at Princeton University. He became a full-time writer of both fiction and nonfiction books in 1986. Many of his fiction works are co-written with Lincoln Child including Relic, Riptide, Thunderhead, The Wheel of Darkness, Cemetery Dance, and Gideon's Corpse. His nonfiction works include Dinosaurs in the Attic; Cities of Gold: A Journey Across the American Southwest in Pursuit of Coronado; Talking to the Ground; and The Royal Road. He has written for numerous magazines including The New Yorker; Natural History; Harper's; Smithsonian; National Geographic; and Travel and Leisure. He became a New York Times Best Selling author with his title Two Graves which he co-wrote with Lincoln Child.

Lincoln Child lives with his wife and daughter in Morristown, New Jersey.

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