Tyrannosaur Canyon

Tyrannosaur Canyon

Book - 2005
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A moon rock missing for thirty years� Five buckets of blood-soaked sand found in a New Mexico canyon� A scientist with ambition enough to kill� A monk who will redeem the world� A dark agency with a deadly mission� The greatest scientific discovery of all time� What fire bolt from the galactic dark shattered the Earth eons ago, and now hides in that remote cleft in the southwest U.S. known as . . .Tyrannosaur Canyon?The stunning new masterwork from the acclaimed best-selling author, recently hailed by Publishers Weekly as "better than Crichton."
Publisher: New York : Forge, 2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780765311047
0765311046
Branch Call Number: F PRESTON
FICTION Preston
Characteristics: 365 p. ; 25 cm

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rahmmie
Jun 08, 2013

Not one of his best. The writing appeared unfocused and it seemed like he started too many sub-plots and never bothered to finish them

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gvinejim
Oct 09, 2012

this is a fantastic read. read this and you will become a preston junckie

teacupfaerie Mar 01, 2011

Dinos and thriller and mystery oh my! These are a few of my favorite things. Best book ever!

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kalio
Nov 09, 2010

Mild-mannered do-gooder Tom Broadbent is riding his horse home across the New Mexican desert when he stumbles upon a man dying from gunshot wounds. The man thrusts a tattered notebook into Tom?s hands and, with his final breath, begs Tom to ?bring this to my daughter.? Of course, it?s not just any old everyday notebook. It contains a coded map leading to an unprecedented scientific discovery: The perfectly preserved remains of a tyrannosaurus rex. This is a secret worth killing for, and soon Tom and his pretty wife Sally are in danger from a jailbird assassin, a ruthless British paleontologist, and a deadly squad of undercover army operatives. This colorful cast of characters also includes an ex-CIA agent turned monk-in-training and a talented lab assistant languishing in the forgotten depths of the American Museum of Natural History. Over-the-top? You bet, and it?s a ton of fun. Author Douglas Preston has a fine grip on what makes a good thriller?good guys, bad guys, cliffhanger chapter endings, a pinch of astounding scientific theory, and intrigue and suspense up the wazoo.

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