Relic

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Macmillan, Nov 27, 2007 - Fiction - 480 pages
The book that started the New York Times bestselling collaboration of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. 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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Key Positives:
Excellent plot
Great scientific detail
Good characterization
Suspense
Exciting surprise ending
Negatives: Poor editing; used the word "gingerly" far too many times
Overall Rating: 9.8
 

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Loved it...best book in the serious for me. This got me hooked on this series.

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About the author (2007)

DOUGLAS PRESTON has worked for the American Museum of Natural History as well as being a contributor to The New Yorker. He is the New York Times bestselling author of The Codex and Tyrannosaur Canyon. Relic is the first book in his many New York Times bestselling collaborations with Lincoln Child, including Dance of Death, Brimstone, The Cabinet of Curiosities, and Still Life with Crows. He lives with his family in Maine.

LINCOLN CHILD is the author of Utopia and Death Match, as well as a number of New York Times bestselling thrillers with Douglas Preston. He lives with his wife and daughter in Morristown, New Jersey.

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