Michael Crichton


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    Thriller

    Nov-2011

    #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Crichton reveals a universe too small to see and too dangerous to ignore In the locked office of a Honolulu building, three men are found dead, with no sign of struggle except for ultrafine, razor-sharp...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2009

    The Caribbean, 1665. A remote colony of the English Crown, the island of Jamaica holds out against the vast supremacy of the Spanish empire. Port Royal, its capital, is a cutthroat town of taverns, grog shops, and bawdy houses. In this steamy climate...

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    Thriller

    Dec-2006

    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 a chimp fetus resembles a human being? And should that worry us? ...

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    Thriller

    Dec-2004

    In Paris, a young physicist performs an oceanographic experiment -- then dies mysteriously after a romantic tryst with a beautiful stranger. In the jungles of Malaysia, powerful hypersonic cavitation technology -- capable of toppling mountains wit...

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-2002

    In 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 practi...

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-1999

    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. Halfway around the world archaeologists make a shocking discovery at a medie...

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    Thriller

    Dec-1996

    Three passengers are dead. Fifty-six are injured. The interior cabin virtually destroyed. 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 dis...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1996

    Two rival groups of scientists determined to make meteorological history are awaiting the largest storm to hit Oklahoma in more than 50 years. Each team wants to be the first to launch their tracking device inside one of the cyclones to transmit inva...

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    Action Adventure

    Sep-1995

    Jurassic Park - 2

    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, the island indefinitely closed to the public. ...

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    Legal Thriller

    Jan-1994

    A brutal struggle in the cutthroat computer industry...A shattering psychological game of cat and mouse...A shocking accusation that threatens to derail a brilliant career... An up-and-coming executive at the computer firm DigiCom, Tom Sanders is ...

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    Thriller

    Feb-1992

    On the forty-fifth floor of the Nakamoto Tower in downtown L.A.--the new American headquarters of the immense Japanese conglomerate--a grand opening celebration is in full swing. On the forty-sixth floor, in an empty conference room, the dead body...

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    Action Adventure

    Oct-1990

    Jurassic Park - 1

    An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now, one of mankind's most thrilling fantasies has come true. Creatures extinct for eons now roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, an...

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    Mar-1988

    Fueled by a powerful curiosity--and by a need to see and feel and hear, firsthand and close-up--Michael Crichton's travels have carried him into worlds diverse and compelling. This is a record of those travels--an exhilarating quest across the famili...

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    Science Fiction

    1987

    In the middle of the South Pacific, a thousand feet below the surface of the water, a huge vessel is discovered resting on the ocean floor. Rushed to the scene is a group of American scientists who descend together into the depths of the sea to in...

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    Thriller

    Oct-1980

    Deep in the heart of the darkest region of the Congo, near the legendary ruins of the Lost City of Zinj, an eight-person field expedition dies mysteriously and brutally in a matter of minutes. Ten thousand miles away, at the Houston-based Earth Re...

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    Thriller

    Mar-1976

    In the year A.D. 922, a refined Arab courtier, representative of the powerful Caliph of Bagdad, encounters a party of Viking warriors on their journey to the barbaric North. He is appalled by Viking customs--the wanton sexuality of their pale, angula...

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    Action Adventure

    May-1975

    In teeming Victorian London, where lavish wealth and appalling poverty live side by side, one mysterious man navigates both worlds with perfect ease. Rich, handsome, and ingenious, Edward Pierce charms the most prominent of the well-to-do as he cunni...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1974

    Live out your fantasies for $1,000 a day at Westworld - the ultimate resort! Murder, violence, wild sexual abandon, any human desire is fulfilled by totally computerized, humanoid robots programmed for your pleasure alone...Until a small computer cas...

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    Science Fiction / Fantasy

    Apr-1972

    Harry Benson suffers from violent seizures. So violent that he requires a police guard when entering a Los Angeles hospital for treatment. Dr. Roger McPherson, head of the prestigious Neuropsychiatric Research Unit, is convinced he can cure Benson...

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    Science Fiction

    May-1969

    "This book recounts the five-day history of a major American scientific crisis. Like most crises, the events surrounding the Andromeda Strain were a compound of foresight and foolishness, innocence and ignorance. Nearly everyone involved had moments ...

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