Relic: Pendergast, Book 1 Audible Audiobook – Unabridged
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Relic, a Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child thriller that introduces FBI Special Agent Pendergast
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?
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|Listening Length||13 hours and 1 minute|
|Author||Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child|
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|Audible.com.au Release Date||15 June 2011|
|Best Sellers Rank|| 30,447 in Audible Books & Originals (See Top 100 in Audible Books & Originals) |
2,217 in Suspense
6,784 in Suspense Thrillers (Books)
9,654 in Literature & Fiction (Audible Books & Originals)
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The suspense was real and built as the story progressed, to the last page.
A good read which included information regarding genetics to computer wizardry - not all of it correct however, but interestingly entwined into the plot of this story.
Top reviews from other countries
The writing was good and the science and research sections were interesting a great alternative theory to well-known historical events. But other than this, I just couldn't find myself relating to the characters that well and I sometimes found it a little laborious to continue reading.
If the blurb intrigues you, do go ahead as it will likely be your sort of thing (hence the great reviews.)
The book is the first in a series of novels that feature Agent Pendergast - an extraordinary man who is an intellect, a philanthropist, and a detective whose speciality is unusual and prolific serial murderers. This mystery thriller is complex and fascinating which has, clearly, been researched thoroughly. The authors take care to explain the arcane and archaic details which underpin the mystery without being patronising. I love novels which educate me as well as take me through a fascinating story. This is one of those. And, it was a joy to find that this is the first in series of novels which feature Agent Pendergast.