Thunderhead [Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Nora Kelly, a young archaeologist in Santa Fe, receives a. Thunderhead. Thunderhead – Something is out there! Print View. First published: July 1, Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Purchase Options: Amazon. Archaeologist Nora Kelly is adrift in her career and her personal life when a violent, inexplicable incident leaves her in possession of a mysterious letter.

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Although it is technically a standalone novel, it introduces Dr. His eight-year stint at the Museum resulted in the non-fiction book, Dinosaurs in the Attic, edited by a rising young star at St.

This story doesn’t require as much of a suspension of disbelief as the other books of theirs that I have read. Characters wete well-drawn and not so predictable, so some twists and turns. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

Even if bad things sometimes happen in them. I think it would have appealed to me more in my 20s though.

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Views Read Edit View history. Against this scientific background, personal conflicts and the inability of one of the archaeologist to work in a remote wilderness, shattering Indiana Jones stereotypes creates both a realistic scenario and increasing tension in the narrative.


Convinced that her father found Quivira before he disappeared, Nora puts together an expedition. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Nora Kelly, a young archaeologist in Santa Fe, receives a letter written sixteen years ago, yet mysteriously mailed only recently. I believe this could be a Screen Writers project. May be a tad long, especially at the end, but all in …more If you like Anasazi history, Indian myths, archeology, horses and villains, this book is for you. No one was prepared for the unexpected hazards they encountered along the way. Thunderhead Buddy Read 41 Aug 11, In this and many of their other novels, characters and horses struggle to “get a purchase” on slippery footing or rockface fingerholds.

Self vs others, yup.


As for the plot, overall it was pretty great. Wow, what a book. This book was exciting from the first to the last page! Aug 10, Terry rated it it was amazing Shelves: In it her father, long believed dead, hints at a fantastic discovery that will make him famous and richthe lost city of an ancient civilization that suddenly vanished a thousand years ago.

Refresh and try again. Some leading experts in the field of archaeology denounced the city as nothing more than a myth. Grand Central Publishing Purchase Options: And, speaking of the story, it is an absolute page turner. Nora is a fantastic character, very resourceful, and I can’t wait to see how she fits in with the rest of the cast in the series. We know that Sloane is a little nutty, but we only know this because Nora is suspicious about her to begin with, calling her a “sororit I’m pretty iffy about thrillers, but true to the blurb on the back, it’s certainly a page turner!

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This book is excellent on many levels. We recently returned from a road trip through the Southwest, where we visited a number of ancient Indian ruins. Everything “in real life” seems thoroughly plundered and destroyed by humans already, but then I’ve never actually visited the Southwest area of the U. This article is about the novel. All the conflicts of drama are here, like there was template and the writers checked each one off as they went along. Searching for her father and his glory, Nora begins to unravel the greatest riddle of American archeology.

Maria Coro Arruti If you like Anasazi history, Indian myths, archeology, horses and villains, this book is for you.

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