Gideon's corpse / Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child.

By: Preston, Douglas J, 1956- [author.]
Contributor(s): Child, Lincoln, 1957- [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Preston, Douglas J., Gideon Crew: book 2.Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2012Edition: 1st edDescription: 355 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780446564373 ; 0446564370 Subject(s): Nuclear terrorism -- Fiction | Crew, Gideon (Fictitious character) -- FictionGenre/Form: Suspense fiction. DDC classification: 813/.54 LOC classification: PS3566.R3982 | G47 2012Summary: A top nuclear scientist turns homicidal, taking an innocent family hostage at gunpoint. Gideon Crew, a colleague of the scientist at Los Alamos, is called in to talk the man down. But the standoff ends in an explosion of violence. When the authorities discover the scientist's body is intensely radioactive, and that he had recently embraced Islamic extremism, all hell breaks loose.
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A top nuclear scientist turns homicidal, taking an innocent family hostage at gunpoint. Gideon Crew, a colleague of the scientist at Los Alamos, is called in to talk the man down. But the standoff ends in an explosion of violence. When the authorities discover the scientist's body is intensely radioactive, and that he had recently embraced Islamic extremism, all hell breaks loose.

Comment by Jennifer
02/07/2017

I don't enjoy this character as much as Agent Pendergast. Worked out who one of the bad guys was half way through book so didn't enjoy the read very much.

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