The Obsidian Chamber by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
With special agent Pendergast missing and presumed dead and his ward Constance taken captive by a shadowy figure from the past, Pendergast’s bodyguard, Proctor, begins an international pursuit of Constance’s kidnapper.
The thrillers of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child “stand head and shoulders above their rivals” (Publishers Weekly). Preston and Child’sRelic and The Cabinet of Curiosities were chosen by readers in a National Public Radio poll as being among the one hundred greatest thrillers ever written, andRelic was made into a number-one box office hit movie. They are coauthors of the famed Pendergast series and their recent novels includeFever Dream,Cold Vengeance, Two Graves, and Gideon’s Corpse. In addition to his novels, Preston writes about archaeology for theNew Yorker and Smithsonian magazines. Lincoln Child is a former book editor who has published five novels of his own, including the huge bestsellerDeep Storm.
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