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Impact - Douglas Preston
Impact
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Wyman Ford is tapped for a secret expedition to Cambodia... to locate the source of strangely beautiful gemstones that do not appear to be of this world.A brilliant meteor lights up the Maine coast... and two young women borrow a boat and set out for a distant island to find the impact crater.A... show more
Wyman Ford is tapped for a secret expedition to Cambodia... to locate the source of strangely beautiful gemstones that do not appear to be of this world.A brilliant meteor lights up the Maine coast... and two young women borrow a boat and set out for a distant island 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, the data missing.High resolution NASA images reveal an unnatural feature hidden in the depths of a crater on Mars... and it appears to have been activated.Sixty hours and counting.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780765317681 (0765317680)
Publisher: Forge Books
Pages no: 364
Edition language: English
Series: Wyman Ford (#3)
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msleighm books
msleighm books rated it
5.0 Impact
4.5 rounded up.Really enjoyed the concept. And the stormy seas. Wasn't sure how it was going to wrap up and I was pleased with the ending (some may see it coming, I didn't).
Tyson Adams Reviews
Tyson Adams Reviews rated it
4.0 Impact
Can't go wrong with anything by Preston or Child.
MRHill
MRHill rated it
4.0 Impact
An American agent hacks his way through the Cambodian jungle, looking for the source of radioactive gems. In Maine, a college dropout looks for the site where a meteor crashed to earth. A scientist in California thinks he has made the greatest discovery in history. In Douglas Preston’s novel, Impact...
Imagine That
Imagine That rated it
Score! Walmart $7.Two young women witness a brilliant meteor that lights up the sky and then falls to earth just off the Maine coast…………. Be warned, for such a small book, this one hosts a big, big story, so you best tinkle, if need be, gather your tea and biscuits, get comfy, strap in. You’re goi...
Intensely Focused
Intensely Focused rated it
I really enjoyed this book. The characters and central mystery were interesting and the story was well paced. Lots of action but the plot required some smart thinking, too.I had hoped the two word message was "be nice" but I suppose Abbey's was smarter.I'd also hoped there would be a sequel but it l...
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