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Relic (Pendergast #1)

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 T...hat 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?publishers Weeklya Monster On The Loose In New York City's American Museum Of Natural History Provides The Hook For This High-concept, High-energy Thriller. A Statue Of The Mad God Mbwun, A Monstrous Mix Of Man And Reptile, Was Discovered By A Museum Expedition To South America In 1987. Now, It Is About To Become Part Of The New Superstition Exhibition At The Museum (here Renamed The ``new York Museum Of Natural History''). But As The Exhibition's Opening Night Approaches, The Museum May Have To Be Shut Down Due To A Series Of Savage Murders That Seem To Be The Work Of A Maniac-or A Living Version Of Mbwun. When The Museum's Director Pulls Strings To Ensure That The Gala Affair Takes Place, It's Up To A Small Band Of Believers, Led By Graduate Student Margo Green, Her Controversial Adviser And An Fbi Agent Who Investigated Similar Killings In New Orleans, To Stop The Monster-if The Culprit Is Indeed A Monster-from Going On A Rampage. Less Horror Then Action-adventure, The Narrative Builds To A Superbly Exciting Climax, And Then Offers A Final Twist To Boot. With Its Close-up View Of Museum Life And Politics, Plausible Scientific Background, Sharply Drawn Characters And A Plot Line That's Blissfully Free Of Gratuitous Romance, This Well-crafted Novel Offers First-rate Thrills And Chills. Film Rights Optioned By Kennedy-marshall Productions; Audio Rights To Brilliance Corp. (jan.)

Author:

Douglas Preston

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260346

The Relic Hunters

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Author:

David Leadbeater

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25746

Gods, Graves and Scholars

C.w. Ceram ; Translated From The German By E.b. Garside And Sophie Wilkins. Originally Published: New York : Knopf, 1951. Includes Bibliographical References (p. 435-441) And Index.

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C.W. Ceram

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131832

Bible of the Dead

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Author:

Tom Knox

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234721

Relics

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Author:

Tim Lebbon

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93630

Relics

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Author:

Shaun Hutson

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74749

Rex Mundi, Vol. 1: The Guardian of the Temple

rex Mundi Is A Quest For The Holy Grail Told As A Murder Mystery. It Is A Tale Of Sin, Murder And Redemption In An Alternate-history Paris Where Magic Is Real And The Catholic Church Never Lost Its Gr...ip On Power. This Critically Acclaimed Volume Follows Doctor Julien Sauniere As He Investigates The Theft Of A Medieval Scroll From A Paris Church. He Stumbles Onto A Series Of Horrific Ritual Murders And An Ancient Secret Society Somehow Connected To The Mysterious Scroll. They Must Not Slip Back Into The Shadows, Or They Will Kill Again...

Author:

Arvid Nelson

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86911

Ancient Mysteries

for Centuries, Philosophers, Scientists, And Charlatans Have Attempted To Decipher The Baffling Mysteries Of Our Past, From Stonehenge To The Lost Continent Of Atlantis. Today, However, Dna Testing, R...adiocarbon Dating, And Other Cutting-edge Investigative Tools, Together With A Healthy Dose Of Common Sense, Are Guiding Us Closer To The Truth. Now Historian Peter James And Archaeologist Nick Thorpe Tackle These Age-old Conundrums, Presenting The Latest Information From The Scientific Community–and The Most Startling Challenges To Traditional Explanations Of Mysteries Such As:• The Rise And Fall Of The Maya• A Lost Cache Of Dead Sea Scrolls• The Curse Of Tutankhamun• The Devastation Of Sodom And Gomorrah• The Nazca Lines And The Vinland Map• The Existence Of Robin Hoodthese True Mystery Stories Twist And Turn Like A Good Whodunit, As James And Thorpe Present The Evidence For And Against The Expert Theories, Shedding New Light On Humankind’s Age-old Struggle To Make Sense Of The Past. ancient Mysteries Will Entertain And Enlighten, Delight The Curious And Inform The Serious. archaeology Odyssey - Odyssey Publications Staff chock-full Of Fun-facts, Helpful Maps And Diagrams, This Lively Reference Work Is An Excellent Companion Volume To Thorpe And James' Popular 1994 Work On ancient Inventions

Author:

Peter James

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In Search of Ancient Gods

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Author:

Erich von Däniken

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Blood Relics (A James Acton Thriller, Book #12)

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Author:

J. Robert Kennedy

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