Thunderhead [Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Nora Kelly, a young archaeologist in Santa Fe, receives a. Thunderhead. Thunderhead – Something is out there! Print View. First published: July 1, Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Purchase Options: Amazon. Archaeologist Nora Kelly is adrift in her career and her personal life when a violent, inexplicable incident leaves her in possession of a mysterious letter.
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So it’s not a literary masterpiece but for douglaa page-turning adventure thnderhead I enjoyed it thoroughly. Preston and Child’s Relic and The Cabinet of Curiosities were chosen by readers in a National Public Radio poll as being among the one hundred greatest thrillers ever written, and Relic was made into a number-one box office hit movie. Self vs the unknown, yup. And really, that’s probably the best thing you can say about any book. This tension is heighted by mysterious figures that have been trailing Nora and seem determined to stop the expedition.
Searching for her father and his glory, Nora begins preeton unravel the greatest riddle of American archeology. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Write a customer review. A nice break from fantasy although it had quite a few elements common to fantasy in it. Unfortunately they all seemed to suffer from “book-dumbness” in which the characters make some really poor decisions that no one outside of a book would make.
I constantly had this taste of popcorn in my mouth. And most importantly, a fair grasp of plausibility.
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Relic Pendergast, Book 1. Now Nora is leading an expedition into a harsh, remote corner of Utah’s canyon country. In it her father, long believed dead, hints at a fantastic discovery that will make him famous and doug,as lost city of an ancient civilization that suddenly vanished a thousand years ago.
With clear skies, the expedition preshon underway, the only way possible, on horseback. Start reading Thunderhead on your Kindle in under a minute.
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No one was prepared for the unexpected hazards they encountered along the way. Dec 24, Jim rated it really liked it. Get to Know Us. Thunderhead was an entertaining and thrilling adventure! Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Shortly thereafter, things took an eerie turn. Showing of reviews.
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Nora Kelly finds a letter from her father written 16 years previously that describes his search for the city and she eventually convinces the Santa Fe Archaeological Institute to fund a search for the lost city in the canyons of Southern Utah. Don’t have a Kindle? View all 12 comments. It’s only now being found for a reason.
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Self vs self, yup. Nora, the protagonist, is especially compelling and interesting.
I just love the combo writing of Preston and Childs. Lincoln Child is a former book editor who has published five novels of his own, including the huge bestseller Deep Storm. The Lost City of the Monkey God: Preston and his brother Richard are currently producing a television miniseries for ABC and Mandalay Entertainment, to be aired in the spring ofif all goes well, which in Hollywood is rarely the case.
It’s all predictable but rarely dull.
Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The research into the anasazi was thorough and exact as was the archaeology. The biggest problem I have with it is that its believability suffers in part because of the story’s pacing and partly because of the rather bizarre form of evil presented. Nora Kellywho later appears as a supporting character in the Agent Pendergast series, thunderheead features Thhunderhead Smithbacka longtime Pendergast associate.