In an ancient tunnel underneath New York City a charnel house is discovered.
Inside are thirty-six bodies--all murdered and mutilated more than a century ago.
While FBI agent Pendergast investigates the old crimes, identical killings start to terrorize the city.
The nightmare has begun.
In seven bestselling novels (from Relic to The Ice Limit), Preston and Child have delivered a body of science-based thrillers that for high excitement and robust scientific imaginings rival those of Michael Crichton. Their eighth outing is another richly entertaining tale, about the hunt for a seemingly immortal serial killer at work in New York City. Preston and Child revive characters and settings from earlier novels, often a red flag that authorial imagination is tiring; but in this case, all comes together with zing. There's FBI Special
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A great story that requires none of the other novels involving Nora or Pendergast to understand. A good crime novel that keeps you guessing throughout.
One of the best series for forensics/thrill
Quick-paced and fascinating. Highly recommend this series to lovers of crime, suspense, and forensics.
As odd as that sounds, it's true. I first red this book when I was a kid and it was my favorite book for years.