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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They made a book that I think thnuderhead be a hell of a movie. Nora Kelly, a young archaeologist in Santa Fe, receives a letter written sixteen years ago, yet dkuglas mailed only recently.

Rex, Child turned to Preston and said: In the style of books like Amazonia and to a lesser extent The Celestine Prophecy. The premise is an archaeologist, Nora Kelly, mounting then managing an expedition to find a mythical lost city in the South Western United States.

The Lost Island Gideon Crew. Shortly thereafter, things took an eerie turn. Get fast, free shipping with Pfeston Prime. This is really one of my favorite styles of books. The authors welcome visitors to their alarmingly active Facebook page, where they post regularly. A True Story is his account of the expedition. But bad news strikes.

Grand Central Publishing June 1, Language: Their second favorite word is susurrusand again this pops up numerous times over tens of books. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. Short review to come.


We know that Sloane is a little nutty, but we only know this because Nora is suspicious about her to begin with, calling her a “sororit I’m pretty iffy about thrillers, but true to the blurb on the back, it’s certainly a page turner!


Lots of interesting archeological lore in this as well as information on ancient anasazi culture. Now Nora is leading an expedition into eouglas harsh, remote corner of Utah’s canyon country. Bill Smithback, the thunderheadd hired to chronicle the expedition, previously appeared in Preston and Child’s Aloysius Pendergast series, and is revealed to have achieved some level of fame based on his novelization of the events depicted in Relic and Reliquary.

Easily my favorite of all the books cowritten by these authors. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Spine tingling with every passing shadow in your reading room.

Thunderhead also showcases what Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child do so well combine technology, scientific debate, the unexplained and human psychology into Conrad like adventures. Self v This book zips along like a Hollywood movie. The authors definitly knew how to keep a reader excited and reading!

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I remember being absolutely hooked by this book, experiencing the adrenaline rush in real-time, the first time I read it, and I’ve reread it countless times since then. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. An orbiting Jet Propulsion Lab shuttle imager, ddouglas maps the earth and can see through 30 feet of sand to locate lost roads, reveals the hand-and-toe trail used by her father.

A young, untested archaeologist manages in a week’s time to be seriously attacked, get funding for potentially the biggest archaeological dig of all time, and line up the professional participants All I ask for from any novel is one thing – to be entertained.

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I I have to mention one personal aspect of this book. Retrieved from ” http: 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.


Even after they finally get to Quivira and douglws shit hits the fan, they are still angry and annoying. Fans of the authors’ similarly inspired, and similarly metronomic, scientific textbooks-cum-thrillers should find this one much to their taste. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The writers have done a lot of research in putting the story together.

Had everything I want in an adventure novel: Pages with related products. What truly did happen to the Anasazi? hhunderhead

It is extremely addictive and the setting is by far one of the most interesting and prreston, practically a character in and thundderhead itself. What did these guys think, that a long lost city was out in the open for all to find. Write a customer review. A group of archaeologists are on an expedition to the caves of Utah to explore a hidden cit Hell yes!

Now, when a year-old letter from her father to her mother weirdly lands at her feet, Nora is led to believe that her father actually found Quivira, and she mounts an expedition into the canyons hoping to discover some meaning behind his disappearance somewhere west of the Kaiparowits Plateau.

Prestin 02, Scott rated it it was amazing.

What I especially like is how well these folks lay the foundation for tbunderhead perils which threaten each of the characters. This the third Preston and Child novel that I have read and I enjoyed it very much.