Impact: A Wyman Ford Novel 2

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Pan Macmillan UK, Feb 1, 2010 - Fiction - 400 pages
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Wyman Ford is called up for a secret expedition to Cambodia to locate the source of strangely beautiful gemstones that do not appear to be of this world. Meanwhile, a brilliant meteor lights up the Maine coast. Two young women borrow a boat and set out for a distant island anxious to find the impact crater. A scientist at the National Propulsion facility discovers an inexplicable source of gamma rays in the outer Solar System. He is found decapitated and the data missing. High resolution NASA images reveal an unnatural feature hidden in the depths of the crater on Mars - and it appears to have been activated. Sixty hours and counting ...

'A superb read! Thoughtful and flat-out entertainment - a page-turning thriller. You'll be up all night with this book' Jeffery Deaver on Blasphemy

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Brilliant book up until the decision to communicate in the final few chapters. I found it an odd ending however not quite sure how else it could have ended I guess. Still a great read.

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About the author (2010)

Douglas Preston is the co-author, with Lincoln Child, of the famed Pendergast series of novels, including New York Times top 10 bestselling titles The Cemetery Dance and The Book of the Dead as well as The Relic, which was made into a number one box office hit movie. His solo novels include Jennie, made into a movie by Disney, and the New York Times bestsellers The Codex, Tyrannosaur Canyon and Blasphemy. He is also the co-author, with Mario Spezi, of true crime novel The Monster of Florence.

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