Preston & Child to Launch New Series in 2019; ‘Old Bones’ Due Out in August
Check out the official plot details and cover art below! Nora Kelly, a young but successful curator with a series of important excavations already under her belt, is approached by the handsome Historian, Guy Porter, to lead an expedition unlike any other. Guy tells his story—one involving the ill-fated Donner Party, who became permanently lodged in the American consciousness in the winter of , when the first skeletonized survivors of the party stumbled out of the California mountains, replete with tales of courage, resourcefulness, bad luck, murder, barbarism—and, finally, starvation and cannibalism. Captivated by the Donner Party, Nora agrees and they venture into the Sierra Nevada in search of the camp. Quickly, they learn that the discovery of the missing starvation camp is just the tip of the iceberg—and that the real truth behind those long-dead pioneers is not only far more complex and surprising than they could have imagined…but it is one that puts them both in mortal danger from a very real, present-day threat in which the search for the lost party, and its fabled fortune in gold, are merely means to a horrifying end.
He first appeared as a supporting character in their first novel, Relic , and in its sequel Reliquary , before assuming the protagonist role in The Cabinet of Curiosities. He works out of the New Orleans, Louisiana branch of the FBI, but frequently travels out of state to investigate cases which interest him, often those appearing to be the work of serial killers. Pendergast retains his Southern manners and mellifluous Deep Southern accent. He studied Anthropology at Harvard University graduating summa cum laude and received dual Ph. Pendergast once served with the U. The symbol for this company was "a ghost on a blue field, decorated with a star throwing a thunderbolt at a cat's eye with the number nine as its pupil, symbolizing the nine lives [its] members [ Most of his military records are classified and unknown.
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