Gideon's Corpse

Gideon's Corpse

Large Print - 2012
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A top nuclear scientist turns homicidal, taking an innocent family hostage at gunpoint. Gideon Crew, a colleague of the scientist at Los Alamos, is called in to talk the man down. But the standoff ends in an explosion of violence. When the authorities discover the scientist's body is intensely radioactive, and that he had recently embraced Islamic extremism, all hell breaks loose.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub. , 2012
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781455504176
1455504173
Branch Call Number: LT FICTION PRESTON DOUGLAS
Characteristics: 498 p. (large print) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Child, Lincoln

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rahmmie
Aug 02, 2014

I cannot say why exactly, but this book failed to grab me and I simply could not get into it. It was difficult enough to give it the 100-paget test before I gave up

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msevinrud
Dec 11, 2012

Fast Read and keeps your interest - nice to have a new hero in their mix

sewnthreads Jul 06, 2012

Second in series - read Gideon's Sword first.

Excellent, fast read, good plot.

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jimg2000
Apr 18, 2012

A bit too many outliers within the story that slowed down the pace of the story. Also, one impossible episode caving in a deep old mine with only a cigaret lighter! The wrap up however is good. But bring back Agent Aloysius XL Pendergast!

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librarianatlarge
Mar 22, 2012

Another wild ride from Preston and Child. Although I do not enjoy this series quite as much as the Aloysius Pendergast novels, this is still a lot of fun. I enjoyed this second Gideon Crew book even more than the first.

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Mommies2
Feb 08, 2012

I love these new authors and this character, Gideon. This book has action and humor mixed in. A GREAT read!!!

GManBruce Jan 25, 2012

Preston & Child have something in this Gideon guy! I like him and I like what they're doing with him.

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