Old Bones

Old Bones The first in the groundbreaking Nora Kelly series from bestselling authors Preston Child blends the legend of the Donner party with a riveting suspense tale taking the dynamic duo s work to new hei
  • Title: Old Bones
  • Author: Douglas Preston
  • ISBN: 1538747227
  • Page: 363
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Old Bones
    The first in the groundbreaking Nora Kelly series from 1 bestselling authors Preston Child blends the legend of the Donner party with a riveting suspense tale, taking the dynamic duo s work to new heights.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 The first in the groundbreaking Nora Kelly series from 1 bestselling authors Preston Child blends the legend of the Donner party with a riveting suspense tale, taking the dynamic duo s work to new heights.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 1847, 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 complex and surprising than they could have imaginedbut 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 Get A Copy Kindle Store 14.99 StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryAlibrisIndigoBetter World Bo
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    Old Bones Nora Kelly Preston, Douglas, Child Aug , Old Bones is replete with mystery and history, in fact, if you are the sort who likes archaeology, you will be in a bit of heaven Preston Child have a way of getting you to take side journeys of investigation into all the various, juicy tidbits you re sure to discover. Old Bones Nora Kelly by Douglas Preston Old Bones is a new series by Preston Child which follows Nora Kelly on an epic expedition in the Sierra Nevada mountains of the doomed Donner Party Old Bones starts off with Dr Clive Benton finding a long lost dairy of Tamsen Donner Tamsen tells of the last days of the Donner Party and the groups that split from their group, including the Lost Camp. Old Bones Nora Kelly Series by Douglas Preston Mar , For as they uncover old bones, they expose the real truth of what happened, one that is far shocking and bizarre than mere cannibalism And when those ancient horrors lead to present day violence on a grand scale, rookie FBI agent Corrie Swanson is assigned the caseonly to find that her first investigation might very well be her last. Old Bones The Official Website of Douglas Preston and For as they uncover old bones, they expose the real truth of what happened, one that is far shocking and bizarre than mere cannibalism And when those ancient horrors lead to present day violence on a grand scale, rookie FBI agent Corrie Swanson is assigned the case only to find that her first investigation might very well be her last. Old Bones George Burns Last Listen to Old Bones from George Burns s Hollywood Legend for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.

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    Douglas Preston was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1956, and grew up in the deadly boring suburb of Wellesley Following a distinguished career at a private nursery school he was almost immediately expelled he attended public schools and the Cambridge School of Weston Notable events in his early life included the loss of a fingertip at the age of three to a bicycle the loss of his two fr Douglas Preston was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1956, and grew up in the deadly boring suburb of Wellesley Following a distinguished career at a private nursery school he was almost immediately expelled he attended public schools and the Cambridge School of Weston Notable events in his early life included the loss of a fingertip at the age of three to a bicycle the loss of his two front teeth to his brother Richard s fist and various broken bones, also incurred in dust ups with Richard Richard went on to write The Hot Zone and The Cobra Event, which tells you all you need to know about what it was like to grow up with him as a brother As they grew up, Doug, Richard, and their little brother David roamed the quiet suburbs of Wellesley, terrorizing the natives with home made rockets and incendiary devices mail ordered from the backs of comic books or concocted from chemistry sets With a friend they once attempted to fly a rocket into Wellesley Square the rocket malfunctioned and nearly killed a man mowing his lawn They were local celebrities, often appearing in the Police Notes section of The Wellesley Townsman It is a miracle they survived childhood intact.After unaccountably being rejected by Stanford University a pox on it , Preston attended Pomona College in Claremont, California, where he studied mathematics, biology, physics, anthropology, chemistry, geology, and astronomy before settling down to English literature After graduating, Preston began his career at the American Museum of Natural History in New York as an editor, writer, and eventually manager of publications Preston also taught writing at Princeton University and was managing editor of Curator 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 Martin s Press, a polymath by the name of Lincoln Child During this period, Preston gave Child a midnight tour of the museum, and in the darkened Hall of Late Dinosaurs, under a looming T Rex, Child turned to Preston and said This would make the perfect setting for a thriller That thriller would, of course, be Relic.In 1986, Douglas Preston piled everything he owned into the back of a Subaru and moved from New York City to Santa Fe to write full time, following the advice of S J Perelman that the dubious privilege of a freelance writer is he s given the freedom to starve anywhere After the requisite period of penury, Preston achieved a small success with the publication of Cities of Gold, a non fiction book about Coronado s search for the legendary Seven Cities of Cibola To research the book, Preston and a friend retraced on horseback 1,000 miles of Coronado s route across Arizona and New Mexico, packing their supplies and sleeping under the stars nearly killing themselves in the process Since then he has published several non fiction books on the history of the American Southwest, Talking to the Ground and The Royal Road, as well as a novel entitled Jennie In the early 1990s Preston and Child teamed up to write suspense novels Relic was the first, followed by several others, including Riptide and Thunderhead Relic was released as a motion picture by Paramount in 1997 Other films are under development at Hollywood studios Preston and Child live 500 miles apart and write their books together via telephone, fax, and the Internet.Preston and his brother Richard are currently producing a television miniseries for ABC and Mandalay Entertainment, to be aired in the spring of 2000, if all goes well, which in Hollywood is rarely the case.Preston continues a magazine writing career by contributing regularly to The New Yorker magazine He has also written for National Geographic, Natural History, Smithsonisan, Harper s,and Travel Leisure,among otherstp uscmillan author dougla

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  • The evil that men do lives after them the good is oft interred with their bones William Shakespeare And speaking of bonesLet s bring out our expert Dr Nora Kelly is one archaeologist on a grand scale with impeccable credentials She s based in Sante Fe and has had quite the experience unearthing bones and such from particular digs through the Sante Fe Archaeological Institute But this time it s gonna be different from anything she s been associated with before Very different.Dr Cl The evil that m [...]


  • A new thriller series from Preston and Child features two characters from Pendergast books archaeologist Nora Kelly and fledgling FBI Corrine Swanson Nora is asked by historian Clive Benton to help search for a lost camp where several of the Donner Party stayed after breaking off from the main party and died from starvation her boss agrees to help fund the work when she learns there might be a fortune in gold coins hidden there FBI agent Swanson is looking into grave robbing on federal land A ne [...]


  • Is there anything frustrating than a book that just completely falls apart at the end Old Bones is the start of a new series by Douglas Preston Lincoln Child, starring Nora Kelly, the archaeologist who assisted Agent Pendergast through five novels, and featuring Corrie Swanson, the junior FBI agent who was mentored by Pendergast through five novels of her own It s a story of murder, cannibalism, survival, and hidden treasure, based on the true story of the tragic Donner Party.For the Is there an [...]


  • Thanks to Netgalley and Grand Central for providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest review.Preston Child have done it again I ve been super excited about this spinoff to the Pendergast series since I read the news a few months ago For those who don t know, I ve been following Pendergast on his adventures for a good 15 years, and absolutely love the world and cast that Preston Child have created Of course, I was elated to find out that two of my favorite secondary cast mem Thanks to Netg [...]


  • 3.5 starsIt s pure serendipity that I picked this up right after reading White Fire, since both follow Pendergast s young protege Corrie Swanson Now, she s a fully fledged FBI agent, if still in her first two probationary years, and her hesitant attempts to run her first investigation are at times helped or hindered by her take no shit attitude She s changed enough that she s become a much appealing character to follow, but her anger still gets her in trouble Especially when up against a 3.5 sta [...]


  • I read this in one day, totally enthralled OLD BONES is the first in the new Nora Kelly series Long time fans of Preston and Child s Agent Pendergast Series will remember the feisty and strong willed Nora as a museum curator and archaeologist Now working in Santa Fe, Nora is approached by a historian who has discovered a long lost diary by the wife of George Donner, of the tragic Donner Party He persuades the Institute at which Nora is employed to search for the Lost Camp, an offshoot of t I rea [...]


  • Douglas Preston Lincoln Child have begun a new series, an offshoot from their much loved Pendergast books Leading this new series in Old Bones is Nora Kelly formerly of New York City but relocated to Santa Fe after the death of her husband in a case outlined in an earlier Pendergast novel She is working as a field archaeologist at the Santa Fe Archaeological Institute, a well respected member of her profession.She is approached by an historian with tangential links to the infamous Donn Douglas P [...]


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