☆ Thunderhead ✓ Download by Ï Douglas Preston

☆ Thunderhead ✓ Download by Ï Douglas Preston 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 Written By Her Father, Who Vanished Sixteen Years Ago In The Remote Desert, The Letter Reveals The Location Of A Legendary Site Hidden In The Red Rock Canyon Country Of Southern Utah Quivira, The Anasazi Indians Wondrous Lost City Of Gold BOOK JACKET Convinced That Her Father Truly Had Found Quivira, Nora Puts Together An Expedition And Takes A Team Up Lake Powell To The Mouth Of Serpentine Canyon In The Stark Labyrinth Of Canyons And Slickrock Desert She Will Find The Answer To Both Her Greatest Hopes And Her Deepest Nightmare For Hidden In The Shadows Of The Sunbaked Cliffs Are Untold Treasures, The Solution To The Greatest Riddle Of American Archaeology And Implacable, Suffocating Death BOOK JACKET This is the first Preston Child book I read After reading this, I have devoured every single one of their books since It crackles with intelligence and suspense It is extremely addictive and the setting is by far one of the most interesting and memorable, practically a character in and of itself A must read Plus they continue characters throughout their books, not all at once, but here and there Smithback and Nora in particular from this book I loved it Under certain circumstances, I can get on board with suspension of disbelief So, wait no one recognizes that he s Clark Kent because he takes off his glasses, gives himself a spit curl, and wears his underwear outside his pants That makes sense It s all about context if I m being asked to accept that a man can fly, obliterate things with heat beams from his eyes, and lift an elephant over his head without breaking a sweat, I can make some allowances for bending the rules of common sense a little.
Thrillers, however, are sometimes a struggle for me I m not a habitual reader of them in part because they often ask for that same suspension of disbelief, but do so in an environment where science and facts take center stage as various plot machinations unfold.
Case in point Thunderhead, in which archaeological techniques and satellite mapping tools are meticulously de Wow, what a book Truly fascinating and captivating The story was well layered slowly unearthing bits and pieces pun intended I can t get enough of these authors and looking forward to reading of their works, highly recommend to pretty much everyone.
The authors delivered a rousing, suspense thriller in a book that simply, could not be put down Built upon previous scenes, the momentum of the storyline gained steam as it cunningly, cut it s way through chapter to chapter It s never too much to expect a fitting ending and that too was delivered in style All I ask for from any novel is one thing to be entertained This book took first prize gloriously.
Patraic Kelly, an archaeologist had gone missing sixteen years ago while in search of the ancient, lost city of Quivira This was home to the Anasazi Indians of Utah Hundreds of years ago, some explorers claimed that Quivira was the largest and wealthiest Indian site in all of North America Though none of them had ever seen it Some leading experts in the field of archaeology denounced the city as nothing than a 4.
25 StarsThis book s writing style is just right for a movie script with its hodgepodge of bizarre characters and fierce adventurous pace.
Authors Preston and Child weave a story around modern archeological theories about the Anasazi, a lost tribe of American Indians, and instill it with characters determined to prove their own differing theories on what really happened to their lost city of treasures.
The adventure soars as our heroine Nora Kelly s expedition treks into the bleak and impassable canyon country beyond the Kaiparowits Plateau in Arizona As expected, the going gets tougher and tougher as a sinister plot to stop the expedition unfolds In this tale, the authors meld theories of murder, mayhem, cannibali This book was my introduction to the brilliant writing duo of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child Thunderhead is stellar read full of adventure, science, magic, and history Highly recommended What a fun thrill ride in this one, filled with lots of action, great characters and a well researched and interesting storyline.
Amazing Preston Child do it again This book is soooooo good from page one until the very end Excitement, suspense, mystery, gore, betrayal, etc it s all there and there is a lot of it Also, it is obvious that they put so much research into their books but the history parts of it are not dry, they just make it intriguing Note This is not a Pendergast novel, but it falls between Reliquary and Cabinet of Curiosities.
If you like a great story with great mystery and some scares and gore, bring an umbrella for the Thunderhead This the third Preston and Child novel that I have read and I enjoyed it very much This one did not include agent Pendergast, but did lay the background for how Nora Kelly and Bill Smithback first met, prior to their starring roles in Cabinet of Curiosities The story was continually exciting and had just the right blend of detailed archaeology and the hint of the supernatural This was a straight up adventure novel with the details of the expedition exceptionally well drawn and the characters all contributing to the realistic atmosphere of life on the trail These guys really know how to tell an exciting and scary story, which is simultaneously well grounded in reality This story doesn t require as much of a suspension of disbelief as the other books of theirs that I have read All of the events are consistent with

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