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Best Michael Crichton Books That You Need

Our list of some of the best Michael Crichton books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. The Great Train Robbery (2014)

 Best Michael Crichton Books That You NeedIn 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. 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, the mighty steam locomotive? Based on fact, as lively as legend, and studded with all the suspense and style of a modern fiction master, here is a classic caper novel set a…
Author(s): Michael Crichton

2. The Andromeda Strain (2017)

 Best Michael Crichton Books That You NeedA military space probe, sent to collect extraterrestrial organisms from the upper atmosphere, is knocked out of orbit and falls to Earth. 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 United States government is forced to mobilize Project Wildfire, a top-secret emergency response protocol. 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…
Author(s): Michael Crichton

3. Dragon Teeth: A Novel (2017)

 Best Michael Crichton Books That You NeedNot 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. . . .The year is 1876. 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…
Author(s): Michael Crichton

4. Pirate Latitudes (2010)

 Best Michael Crichton Books That You Need“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, 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, lost treasure, sword…
Author(s): Michael Crichton

5. Jurassic Park: A Novel (2012)

 Best Michael Crichton Books That You Need“[Michael] Crichton’s dinosaurs are genuinely frightening.”—Chicago Sun-TimesAn astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind’s most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them—for a price. Until something goes wrong. . . . In Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton taps all his mesmerizing talent and scientific brilliance to create his most electrifying technothriller.  “Wonderful . . . powerful.”…
Author(s): Michael Crichton

6. Timeline: A Novel (2003)

 Best Michael Crichton Books That You NeedIn 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. Halfway around the world archaeologists make a shocking discovery at a medieval site. Suddenly they are swept off to the headquarters of a secretive multinational corporation that has developed an astounding technology. Now this group is about to get a chance not to study the past but to enter it. 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…
Author(s): Michael Crichton

7. Sphere (2011)

 Best Michael Crichton Books That You Need“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. The…
Author(s): Michael Crichton

8. Grave Descend (Hard Case Crime) (2011)

 Best Michael Crichton Books That You NeedSOMETHING’S GOING DOWN OFF THE COAST OF JAMAICA Diver James McGregor is used to being hired to explore sunken ships. But there’s something strange about the wreck of the luxury yacht Grave Descend. No one who was aboard tells quite the same story about what happened. Then there’s the matter of the mysterious cargo they were carrying… In one of the most beautiful places on Earth, a sinister plot is about to unfold. And if McGregor’s not careful, he may find himself in over his head. #3,068,041 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #12677 in Hard-Boiled Mystery Would you like to…
Author(s): John Lange

9. The Lost World: A Novel (Jurassic Park) (2012)

 Best Michael Crichton Books That You Need •  Timeline, Sphere, Congo Jurassic Park,   It is now six years since the secret disaster at Jurassic Park, six years since the extraordinary dream of science and imagination came to a crashing end—the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled, and the island indefinitely closed to the public.   There are rumors that something has survived. . . .   #10,078 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #77 in Evolution (Books) #443 in Mystery Action & Adventure #199 in Genetic Engineering Science Fiction…
Author(s): Michael Crichton

10. Prey (2008)

 Best Michael Crichton Books That You NeedIn the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nanoparticles—micro-robots—has escaped from the laboratory. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience. For all practical purposes, it is alive.It has been programmed as a predator. It is evolving swiftly, becoming more deadly with each passing hour.Every attempt to destroy it has failed.And we are the prey. #107,303 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #824 in Men’s Adventure Fiction (Books) #3680 in Science Fiction Adventures (Books) #744 in Technothrillers (Books) Would you like to ?If…
Author(s): Michael Crichton

11. Travels (Vintage Departures) (2014)

 Best Michael Crichton Books That You NeedFrom the bestselling author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes a deeply personal memoir full of fascinating adventures as he travels everywhere from the Mayan pyramids to Kilimanjaro.  Fueled by a powerful curiosity—and by a need to see, feel, and hear, firsthand and close-up—Michael Crichton’s journeys have carried him into worlds diverse and compelling—swimming with mud sharks in Tahiti, tracking wild animals through the jungle of Rwanda. This is a record of those travels—an exhilarating quest across the familiar and exotic frontiers of the outer world, a…
Author(s): Michael Crichton

Best Michael Crichton Books That You Need

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Author(s): Crichton, Michael
ID: 2668628, Publisher: Vintage, Year: 2012;1988, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub

Pirate Latitudes

Author(s): Michael Crichton
ID: 467338, Publisher: Harper, Year: 2010, Size: 523 Kb, Format: pdf

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