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Head of Zeus
Crimson Shore
Crimson Shore by Douglas Preston, by Lincoln Child
 Agent Pendergast, 15

A secret chamber. A mysterious shipwreck. A murder in the desolate salt marshes.

A seemingly quotidian private case turns out to be more sinister than Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast ever could have imagined.

Pendergast, with his ward Constance Greene, has arrived in Exmouth, Massachusetts, to investigate the theft of a priceless wine collection. But inside the cellar, they find something considerably more macabre: a bricked-up niche clearly built to hold a body, now suspiciously bare. Could it be the robbers real aim was to remove a mouldering skeleton?

Exmouth is a town with a grim past, and this skeleton may be testament to an ancient transgression. When a murdered corpse is discovered in the surrounding salt marshes, Pendergast will have to wonder if the sins of the past live on...

Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
03 Dec 2015 * 368pp * £18.99 * 9781784974206
REVIEWS
'Sit back, crack open the book and get ready for the ride of your life'
David Baldacci
'A collision between past and present that will leave you breathless'
Lee Child
'White hot bestselling suspense. Simply brilliant!'
Lisa Gardner
ALSO IN THE SERIES
Author
Douglas Preston
Douglas Preston
Douglas Preston writes about archaeology for the New Yorker and National Geographic magazines, as well as novels and nonfiction works (such as The Lost City of the Monkey God). With Lincoln Child, he writes international #1 bestselling thrillers, including the Agent Pendergast adventures.
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Author
Lincoln Child
Lincoln Child
Lincoln Child is a Florida resident and former book editor who has published seven novels of his own, including such bestsellers as Full Wolf Moon and Deep Storm. With Douglas Preston, he writes international #1 bestselling thrillers, including the Agent Pendergast adventures. Readers can sign up for The Pendergast File, a 'strangely entertaining' newsletter from the authors, at their website, PrestonChild.com. Visit www.facebook.com/PrestonandChild
ALSO BY Lincoln Child
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