Pines (2012) – Blake Crouch

  As I write this, I have not watched any of the show, Wayward Pines, that takes its guidance from the novels by Blake Crouch. I thought I would read the trilogy first, see how it plays out and then make my decision. In the acknowledhments at the end of the book, Crouch cites the show…

Brimstone (2004) – Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

  It’s time to rejoin Special Agent Pendergast in his literary adventures in Brimstone, the next novel in the series from authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. I found it rather interesting that the Doctor Who story this Saturday past features some cloven hooves burned into the country side, and this novel, features a murder (apparently…

Still Life with Crows (2003) – Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

  FBI Special Agent Pendergast is back, and this time, he’s in the middle of nowhere, a tiny, small town, Medicine Creek, set amongst the cornfields of Kansas, where someone (something) has committed a terrible murder. Leaving the body, in a strange tableaux surrounded by crows pierced by arrowheads, the crime scene is unusual, and as…

The Cabinet of Curiosities (2002) – Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

  The third novel featuring FBI agent Pendergast is set, once again, in New York. It’s been a number of years since the journey into the sublevels of the Big Apple, but a curious discovery has drawn Pendergast back to the city. A charnel house has been discovered while the foundation of a new building…