Harper. In the vein of jurassic park, this high-concept thriller follows a group of graduate students lured to Hawaii to work for a mysterious biotech company—only to find themselves cast out into the rain forest, with nothing but their scientific expertise and wits to protect them. An instant classic, Micro pits nature against technology in vintage Crichton fashion.
. Completed by visionary science writer Richard Preston, this boundary-pushing thriller melds scientific fact with pulse-pounding fiction to create yet another masterpiece of sophisticated, cutting-edge entertainment.
Crichton’s ultimate adventure. San francisco chronicle “Pirates Latitudes has the loot: Gore, sex, action…. A lusty, rollicking 17th century adventure. Usa today “Riveting…. Great entertainment…. The pages and minutes fly by. Cleveland plain dealer #1 new york times bestselling author, lost treasure, duplicity, sword fights, the incomparable Michael Crichton “One of the great storytellers of our age” —Newsday takes to the high Caribbean seas for an irresistible adventure of swashbuckling pirates, and hair-breadth escapes in the New World.
Technology. Dystopia. Genetics. Fast, furious, and out of control. Devilishly clever, next blends fact and fiction into a breathless tale of a new world where nothing is what it seems, and a set of new possibilities can open at every turn. Eminent Domain. This is not the world of the future—it’s the world right now.
Satire. Is a loved one missing some body parts? are blondes becoming extinct? is everyone at your dinner table of the same species? humans and chimpanzees differ in only 400 genes; is that why an adult human being resembles a chimp fetus? And should that worry us? There’s a new genetic cure for drug addiction—is it worse than the disease? We live in a time of momentous scientific leaps; a time when it’s possible to sell our eggs and sperm online for thousands of dollars; test our spouses for genetic maladies and even frame someone for a genetic crime.
Michael crichton, comes an astounding, eye-opening look at the world of genetics as it’s happening now, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Jurassic Park, told as only Michael Crichton can tell it, with lightening fast pacing and thrilling chases. Welcome to our genetic world. We live in a time when one fifth of all our genes are owned by someone else, and an unsuspecting person and his family can be pursued cross-country because they happen to have certain valuable genes within their chromosomes.
State of Fear
Eminent Domain. Satire. An intelligence agent races to put all the pieces together to prevent a global catastrophe. Used book in Good Condition. Genetics. Dystopia. In tokyo, in los angeles, in Antarctica, in the Solomon Islands . Technology.
Dragon Teeth: A Novel
Used book in Good Condition. With this extraordinary treasure, comes exceptional danger, however, and Johnson’s newfound resilience will be sorely tested…“Crichton delivers. Usa today Genetics. Warring indian tribes still populate america’s western territories, even as lawless gold-rush towns begin to mark the landscape, and two monomaniacal paleontologists pillage the Wild West, hunting for dinosaur fossils while surveilling, deceiving, and sabotaging each other.
Into this treacherous territory plunges William Johnson, a student who has joined world-renowned paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh on his latest expedition. But when marsh becomes convinced that william is spying for his nemesis, he abandons him in Cheyenne, Edwin Drinker Cope, Wyoming, a locus of crime and vice.
William joins forces with Cope and soon stumbles upon a discovery of historic proportions. Dystopia. The year is 1876. Satire. Not since jurassic park has digging up the past been so dangerousThe legendary #1 New York Times bestselling author of Jurassic Park returns to the world of paleontology in this recently discovered novel.
Eminent Domain. For all practical purposes, it is alive. It has been programmed as a predator. Genetics. Dystopia. Satire. Used book in Good Condition. HarperTorch. It is evolving swiftly, becoming more deadly with each passing hour. Every attempt to destroy it has failed. And we are the prey. A cloud of nanoparticles—micro-robots—has escaped from the laboratory.
Technology. In the nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience.
Airframe: A Novel
The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop. People Three passengers are dead. Airframe moves like a firehouse dog chasing a red truck. The denver post “Dramatically vivid. The new york Times Genetics. Technology. Dystopia. Used book in Good Condition. Ballantine Books. Fifty-six are injured. A one-sitting read that will cause a lifetime of white-knuckled nightmares.
The philaelphia Inquirer “The ultimate thriller. HarperTorch. 1 new york times bestseller • from the author of jurassic park, Timeline, business intrigue, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, and a deadly cover-up. But the pilot manages to land the plane. At a moment when the issue of safety and death in the skies is paramount in the public mind, a lethal midair disaster aboard a commercial twin-jet airliner flying from Hong Kong to Denver triggers a pressured and frantic investigation.
Airframe is nonstop reading, full of the extraordinary mixture of super suspense and authentic information on a subject of compelling interest that are the hallmarks of Michael Crichton. The interior cabin is virtually destroyed. Eminent Domain.
HarperTorch. Ingenious and beguiling. Time“crichton keeps us guessing at every turn in his best work since The Andromeda Strain. Los angeles times“sphere may be crichton’s best novel, but even if it ranked only second or third, it would be a must for suspense fans. Miami heralda classic thriller from #1 new york times bestselling author Michael Crichton, Sphere is a bravura demonstration of what he does better than anyone: riveting storytelling that combines frighteningly plausible, cutting edge science and technology with pulse-pounding action and serious chills.
Dystopia. Satire. Genetics. Used book in Good Condition. Ballantine Books. The gripping story of a group of american scientists sent to the ocean floor to investigate an alien ship, only to confront a terrifying discovery that defies imagination, Sphere is Crichton prime—truly masterful fiction from the ingenious mind that brought us Prey, State of Fear, and Jurassic Park.
Technology. Eminent Domain.
The Andromeda Strain
Ballantine Books. Genetics. But the andromeda strain proves different from anything they’ve ever seen—and what they don’t know could not only hurt them, but lead to unprecedented worldwide catastrophe. Vintage. Eminent Domain. Satire. Dystopia. Four of the nation’s most elite biophysicists are summoned to a clandestine underground laboratory located five stories beneath the desert and fitted with an automated atomic self-destruction mechanism for cases of irremediable contamination.
Under conditions of total news blackout and the utmost urgency, the scientists race to understand and contain the crisis. Used book in Good Condition. In this bestselling classic, four scientists race to prevent a biochemical disaster after a space probe landing goes awry. A military space probe, sent to collect extraterrestrial organisms from the upper atmosphere, is knocked out of orbit and falls to Earth.
Technology. The united states government is forced to mobilize Project Wildfire, a top-secret emergency response protocol. Twelve miles from the crash site, an inexplicable and deadly phenomenon terrorizes the residents of a sleepy desert town in Arizona, leaving only two survivors: an elderly addict and a newborn infant.
The Great Train Robbery
Eminent Domain. Technology. Ballantine Books. Satire. Genetics. Dystopia. Used book in Good Condition. Vintage Books. Who would suspect that a gentleman of breeding could mastermind the daring theft of a fortune in gold? Who could predict the consequences of making the extraordinary robbery aboard the pride of England's industrial era, as lively as legend, and studded with all the suspense and style of a modern fiction master, the mighty steam locomotive? Based on fact, here is a classic caper novel set a decade before the age of dynamite--yet nonetheless explosive.
. In teeming victorian london, where lavish wealth and appalling poverty live side by side, Edward Pierce charms the most prominent of the well-to-do as he cunningly orchestrates the crime of the century. HarperTorch. Vintage.
Timeline: A Novel
In an arizona desert a man wanders in a daze, speaking words that make no sense. Within twenty-four hours he is dead, his body swiftly cremated by his only known associates. Used book in Good Condition. And with history opened to the present, the dead awakened to the living, these men and women will soon find themselves fighting for their very survival–six hundred years ago.
HarperTorch. Vintage Books. Ballantine Books. Technology. Halfway around the world archaeologists make a shocking discovery at a medieval site. Eminent Domain. Now this group is about to get a chance not to study the past but to enter it. Dystopia. Vintage. Genetics. Satire. Suddenly they are swept off to the headquarters of a secretive multinational corporation that has developed an astounding technology.