Authors > Michael Crichton

"Michael’s talent outscaled even his own dinosaurs of Jurassic Park. He was the greatest at blending science with big theatrical concepts...There is no one in the wings that will ever take his place." — Steven Spielberg

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The Andromeda Strain

A military space probe, sent to collect extraterrestrial organisms from the upper atmosphere, is knocked out of orbit and falls to Earth. Under conditions of total news blackout and the utmost urgency, the scientists race to understand and contain the crisis. But the Andromeda Strain proves different from anything they've ever seen--and what they don't know could not only hurt them, but lead to unprecedented worldwide catastrophe.

Year: 1969     Genre: ApocalpysePost Apocalypse

The Great Train Robbery

Based on fact, as lively as legend, and studded with all the suspense and style of a modern fiction master, here is a classic caper novel set a decade before the age of dynamite--yet nonetheless explosive....

Year: 1975     Genre: Historical

Jurassic Park

An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind's most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them--for a price. Until something goes wrong. . . .

Year: 1990     Genre: Action & Adventure SFPaleontologyTechnological Thriller

The Lost World

It is now six years since the secret disaster at Jurassic Park, six years since the extraordinary dream of science and imagination came to a crashing end--the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled, and the island indefinitely closed to the public. There are rumors that something has survived. . . .

Year: 1995     Genre: Action & Adventure SFPaleontology

Dragon Teeth

The year is 1876. Warring Indian tribes still populate America's western territories, even as lawless gold-rush towns begin to mark the landscape, and two monomaniacal paleontologists pillage the Wild West, hunting for dinosaur fossils while surveilling, deceiving, and sabotaging each other.

Year: 2017     Genre: PaleontologyWesterns

Oct 23, 1942 -- Nov 04, 2008
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Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1966Odds OnHeist Caper, Spain
1967Scratch OneArms Dealing, Mistaken Identity, France
1968Easy GoAdventure, Treasure Hunt, Egypt
1969The Andromeda StrainApocalpyse, Post Apocalypse
1969The Venom BusinessCrime Fiction, Thriller
1969Zero CoolCrime Fiction, Thriller, Paris, Spain
1970Drug of ChoiceScientific Thriller, Caribbean
1970Grave DescendAdventure, Caribbean
1972BinaryThriller, Terrorist
1972The Terminal ManMedical Thriller, Psychological Thriller
1975The Great Train RobberyHistorical
1987SphereAction & Adventure SF
1990Jurassic ParkAction & Adventure SF, Paleontology, Technological Thriller
1992Rising SunPolice Procedural
1995The Lost WorldAction & Adventure SF, Paleontology
1996AirframeTechnological Thriller
1999TimelineAction & Adventure SF, Time Travel, Middle Ages
2002PreyHard SF, Technological Thriller, Nanotechnology
2004State of FearTechnological Thriller
2006NextTechnological Thriller
by Michael Crichton and Richard Preston
Science Fiction, Technological Thriller
2017Dragon TeethPaleontology, Westerns




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