Verses for the Dead (Pendergast, #18) by Douglas Preston

Verses for the Dead (Pendergast, #18)

FBI special agent Pendergast must confront a strange, otherworldly circumstance - a new partnership. After an overhaul of leadership at the FBI's New York office, Special Agent A. X. L. Pendergast is forced to accept an unthinkable condition of continued employment--he must work with a partner.Pendergast and his new teammate, junior FBI agent Coldmoon, are assigned the case of a devious new killer whose killing spree spans the countryside, and wh...

Details Verses for the Dead (Pendergast, #18)

TitleVerses for the Dead (Pendergast, #18)
Release DateDec 31st, 2018
PublisherGrand Central Publishing
GenreMystery, Thriller, Fiction, Mystery Thriller, Contemporary, Horror

Reviews Verses for the Dead (Pendergast, #18)

  • Bob Milne
    With Verses for the Dead, the 18th novel in the Agent Pendergast series, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child continue the soft reset they began in City of Endless Night. Once again it's a standalone story, one that only touches on the wider mythology, completely devoid of any monstrous themes or supernatural elements . . . and which introduces the twist of a new Director, uncomfortable with Pendergast's methods, and a new partner.The introduction of ...
  • Nate Mayes
    Originally, I encountered Pendergast after reading Relic, the first in the series. I read it after seeing movie that, unfortunately, was missing the rather singular FBI investigator. One part anachronism, one part Sherlock Holmes (though he finds him a bit overly dramatic), Pendergast is a very interesting character. However, a gap of about 16 books leaves many holes in what feels like a long and colorful history. I will say that in reading this ...
  • Kurt Weber
    A wonderful quick read with a twist I certainly didn't see coming. I am very frustrated that the authors are publishing an exclusive edition for Barnes & Noble with an extra chapter. I suppose I shall have to visit one next week to read it.
  • Fred
    Very enjoyable thriller/mystery. As always with Pendergast a big twist at the end. I could not put it down.
  • Susan
  • Lauren Watts
    Could this be the best Pendergast book yet?!