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THE LOST ISLAND
by Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child

Genre: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Thriller

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The latest Gideon Crew novel offers fast-paced action, intriguing characters and an adventure-filled plot. The attention to detail in the initial heist scene adds tension that continues throughout this thriller.

Gideon Crew is hired to steal a page from the well-guarded Book of Kells, currently on display in New York City. After stealing the page, Gideon learns that his employer’s interest is not for the illuminated manuscript itself, but for a treasure map hidden beneath the painted page. The map leads Gideon and his partner, Amy, on a quest to the Mosquito Coast, a desolate area of the Caribbean. The treasure they seek may contain a powerful revelation that could benefit the entire human race — if Amy and Gideon aren’t killed in the process of finding it. (GRAND CENTRAL, Aug., 368 pp., $27.00)

Reviewed By: Roseann Marlett

Publisher: GRAND CENTRAL

Published: August 2014

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