· Pendergast series Book 20 · Sold by Grand Central Publishing
89 reviews

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INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER: Agent Pendergast faces his most unexpected challenge yet when bloodless bodies begin to appear in Savannah, GA.

A fabulous heist:

On the evening of November 24, 1971, D. B. Cooper hijacked Flight 305—Portland to Seattle—with a fake bomb, collected a ransom of $200,000, and then parachuted from the rear of the plane, disappearing into the night…and into history.

A brutal crime steeped in legend and malevolence:
Fifty years later, Agent Pendergast takes on a bizarre and gruesome case: in the ghost-haunted city of Savannah, Georgia, bodies are found with no blood left in their veins—sowing panic and reviving whispered tales of the infamous Savannah Vampire.

A case like no other:
As the mystery rises along with the body count, Pendergast and his partner, Agent Coldmoon, race to understand how—or if—these murders are connected to the only unsolved skyjacking in American history. Together, they uncover not just the answer…but an unearthly evil beyond all imagining.

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Jena Evans
October 25, 2021
Yikes. I've been reading the complete works of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child since I was 20, rereading them more times than I can count. This was by far the most disappointing of the Pendergast series. I've wished they would get back to their sci-fi roots but this has completely missed the mark. It came out of left field considering the books they have been writing recently, but even compared to Relic and Reliquary, this was just really out there. I greatly dislike having to give them anything other than five stars, because honestly they are some of my favorite reads. But this one? Highly disappointing.
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Shelly Graham
September 27, 2023
One of the best they've written. I can't say more lest I give away the plot! Read it! You will NOT regret it!
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Lalise Mason
August 30, 2021
Love nearly all the Pendergast novels, but this one is lousy. The hijacking angle is fun, but the multiverse thing is poorly done and the monster is completely silly. (And then...well...what will we do without Constance?)
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About the author

The thrillers of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child “stand head and shoulders above their rivals” (Publishers Weekly). Preston and Child’s Relic 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, and Relic was made into a number‑one box office hit movie. They are coauthors of the famed Pendergast series, and their recent novels include The Cabinet of Dr. Leng, Diablo Mesa, Bloodless, The Scorpion’s Tail, and Crooked River. In addition to his novels, Preston is the author of the award-winning nonfiction book The Lost City of the Monkey God. Child is a Florida resident and former book editor who has published eight novels of his own, including such bestsellers as Chrysalis and Deep Storm.

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