Pendergast Series by Douglas Preston
Verses for the Dead
The Pendergast series by Douglas Preston is a series of techno thriller short stories. Some of the novels are horror novels while others are simply just thrillers. Pendergast series are co-authored by Lincoln Child. The character of the FBI Special Agent Aloysius Pendergast evolves through the series to match the various situations he finds himself in. Their first book is the Relic.
Pendergast Series. Aloysius X. Pendergast is an FBI agent. Book 1. Relic by Douglas Preston. Just days before a massive exhibition opens at th… More.
Publication Order of Pendergast Books
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 [
Douglas Jerome Preston born May 31, is an American journalist and author. Although he is best known for his thrillers in collaboration with Lincoln Child including the Agent Pendergast series and Gideon Crew series , he has also written six solo novels, including the Wyman Ford series and a novel entitled Jennie , which was made into a movie by Disney. He has authored a half-dozen non-fiction books on science and exploration and writes occasionally for The New Yorker , Smithsonian , and other magazines. Preston was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and grew up in Wellesley, Massachusetts. From to , Preston worked for the American Museum of Natural History as a writer, editor, and manager of publications. He served as managing editor for the journal Curator and was a columnist for Natural History magazine. The editor of that book at St.