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The wheel of darkness / Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child.

By: Preston, Douglas J [author.].
Contributor(s): Child, Lincoln, 1957- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Preston, Douglas J., Pendergast: book 8.Publisher: New York : Warner Books, c2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: 388 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0752890697 ; 9780446580281 ; 0446580287; 9780752890692; 9780752891484 .Subject(s): Queen Victoria (Ship) -- Fiction | Archaeological thefts -- Fiction | Government investigators -- Fiction | Pendergast, Aloysius (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Americans -- Himalaya Mountains -- Fiction | Ocean liners -- Fiction | Tibet (China) -- Fiction | Monks -- FictionSummary: "Pendergast has taken Constance on a whirlwind Grand Tour, hoping to give her closure and a sense of the world that she's missed. They head to Tibet, where Pendergast intensively trained in martial arts and spiritual studies. At a remote monastery, they learn that a rare and dangerous artifact the monks have been guarding for generations has been mysteriously stolen. Pendergast agrees to take up the search. The trail leads him and Constance to the maiden voyage of the Queen Victoria, the world's largest and most luxurious passenger liner--and to an Atlantic crossing fraught with terror."--Publisher.
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Suspense Stratford
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Fiction PRE (Browse shelf) 1 Available A00546061
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

A breathtaking new adventure from the hottest names in US thriller writing

Eighth novel featuring Special Agent Aloysius Pendergast.

"Pendergast has taken Constance on a whirlwind Grand Tour, hoping to give her closure and a sense of the world that she's missed. They head to Tibet, where Pendergast intensively trained in martial arts and spiritual studies. At a remote monastery, they learn that a rare and dangerous artifact the monks have been guarding for generations has been mysteriously stolen. Pendergast agrees to take up the search. The trail leads him and Constance to the maiden voyage of the Queen Victoria, the world's largest and most luxurious passenger liner--and to an Atlantic crossing fraught with terror."--Publisher.

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Seeking peace for ward Constance at a Tibetan monastery, Pendergast learns that a sinister artifact has vanished. And the chase is on. With a ten-city tour. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
Comment by Jennifer
09/06/2017

Loved this book. Great mix of mystery and fantasy that goes from Tibet to a giant ocean liner. Juts disappointed that I couldn't find any of the earlier books in the series in the library catalogue. :(

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