Cemetery Dance

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Grand Central Pub., May 12, 2009 - Fiction - 435 pages
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Pendergast-the world's most enigmatic FBI Special Agent-returns to New York City to investigate a murderous cult.

William Smithback, a New York Times reporter, and his wife Nora Kelly, a Museum of Natural History archaeologist, are brutally attacked in their apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Eyewitnesses claim, and the security camera confirms, that the assailant was their strange, sinister neighbor-a man who, by all reports, was already dead and buried weeks earlier. While Captain Laura Hayward leads the official investigation, Pendergast and Lieutenant Vincent D'Agosta undertake their own private-and decidedly unorthodox-quest for the truth. Their serpentine journey takes them to an enclave of Manhattan they never imagined could exist: a secretive, reclusive cult of Obeah and vodou which no outsiders have ever survived.

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story of new york

User Review  - read4entertainment - Borders

It amazes me how much of New York there is. So much mystery and intrigue. The Pendergast stories are the best. A great read. I couldn't put it down. The story had me from the opening lines, who could ... Read full review

Great Book!

User Review  - impalla64 - Borders

This book is extremely well written and has gotten my attention from the first word I read! I always read their books, but this one is done in a normal, easy read way. One that you really don't want ... Read full review

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Douglas Preston, a regular contributor to The New Yorker, worked for the American Museum of Natural History. He is an expert horseman who has ridden thousands of miles across the West.
Lincoln Child is a former book editor and systems analyst who has published numerous novels and anthologies.