The book that started the New York Times bestselling collaboration of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. Just days before a massive exhibition opens at the popular New York Museum of Natural History, visitors are being savagely murdered in the museum's dark hallways and secret rooms. Autopsies... show more
The book that started the New York Times bestselling collaboration of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. Just days before a massive exhibition opens at the popular New York Museum of Natural History, visitors are being savagely murdered in the museum's dark hallways and secret rooms. Autopsies indicate that the killer cannot be human...But the museum's directors plan to go ahead with a big bash to celebrate the new exhibition, in spite of the murders.Museum researcher Margo Green must find out who-or what-is doing the killing. But can she do it in time to stop the massacre? Special lower priced edition available for a limited time.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: August 1st 2005
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 473
Edition language: English
Series: Pendergast (#1)
It´s my second read of this book and it is still as fun as I remember. The perfect novel when you just want to read something fastpaced, actionpacked and suspenseful and you don´t want to use a lot of brainpower on the words you are reading. And to all of you who don´t like gore: there is a lot of i...
This was fun and not my normal genre. I had these audiobooks recommended by a friend and they are definitely well worth listening too. Though I have to say, if I didn't listen to it I'm not sure I would have finished reading it. The plot didn't totally grab me. The narration did. The museum is un...
Relic is a lot of fun. Picture Jurassic Park, but in New York's Museum of Natural History. The suspense is great, plenty of bloody monster action. The science was a little hokey, but if you're one who can suspend belief for just long enough to enjoy the story, you're going to enjoy Relic. I have...
"Relic" was published only twenty years ago but it reads like it's from at least a decade earlier - less "Jurrasic Park", more "Poseidon Adventure". "Relic" is based on a complex idea on how a monstrous creature might evolve but the exposition of the idea is clumsily done. Most of the book reads l...
Pretty good novel with an old school creature feature vibe going on. Have I seen the movie? Probably. Obviously, it has been a while since I have seen it and/or it didn’t leave much of an impression. I am going to look it up. The writing was nothing spectacular, but the story itself was more than ad...