The Lost Island (audiobook)

A Gideon Crew Novel

The Gideon Crew Series, book 3

10.8 hrs • 9 CDs• 1 MP3 CD • Unabridged
Target Audience: Adult
Release Date: 08/05/14
Library CD Library Edition CD titles are packaged in an attractive, full-sized, durable vinyl case with full color art. Cloth Sleeves keep compact discs protected and in numerical order. 
- 08/05/14 9781478902126
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MP3 CD MP3-CDs: Come in a durable vinyl case similar to a dvd case. An index of contents and tracking information are included within the Mp3-CD format. MP3's can be played on any compatible CD player 
- 08/05/14 9781478902140
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A USA Today bestseller

A Washington Post bestseller

One of Barnes & Noble's Biggest Books of August 2014

An iTunes Top Seller

#1 New York Times bestselling authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child return with the third book in their series featuring the unforgettable character Gideon Crew

Gideon Crew—brilliant scientist, master thief—is living on borrowed time. When his mysterious employer, Eli Glinn, gives him an eyebrow-raising mission, he has no reason to refuse. Gideon’s task: steal a page from the priceless Book of Kells, now on display in New York City and protected by unbreakable security.

Accomplishing the impossible, Gideon steals the parchment—only to learn that hidden beneath the gorgeously illuminated image is a treasure map dating back to the time of the ancient Greeks. As they ponder the strange map, they realize that the treasure it leads to is no ordinary fortune. It is something far more precious: an amazing discovery that could perhaps even save Gideon’s life.

Together with his new partner, Amy, Gideon follows a trail of cryptic clues to an unknown island in a remote corner of the Caribbean Sea. There, off the hostile and desolate Mosquito Coast, the pair realize the extraordinary treasure they are hunting conceals an even greater shock-a revelation so profound that it may benefit the entire human race … if Gideon and Amy can survive.

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“This first new series entry in more than two years spotlights the evolving partnership between Gideon Crew and his new partner Amy.”

Barnes&, editorial review

“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.”

RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

“When it comes to novels by this famous duo, the things all readers can expect are excitement, intrigue, and a story that will not soon be forgotten…The ‘Crew’ stories move at a super-fast pace and never leave the reader wanting…[This is] yet another perfectly unforgettable Preston and Child creation.”

Suspense Magazine

“Another intelligent tale by the longtime writing partners.”

Sacramento Bee

"[Preston and Child] always go big in their storytelling. The Lost Island is no exception.”

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

“Preston and Child’s sparkling third Gideon Crew novel…Gideon refreshingly doesn’t fit the superhero mold, and the enigmatic Amy is more than his equal in daring and intelligence. Fans of H. Rider Haggard and Edgar Rice Burroughs will find a lot to like.”

Publishers Weekly

“Continuing the ‘Gideon Crew’ series of adventure novels, Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child add another fast-paced thriller, blending real science with tension, terror, and twists…While David Collins is a master of enunciation, his narration sounds slightly flat—but still compelling. His vocals for Gideon are understated, allowing the character to command respect through his words and actions rather than his tone. Similarly, Collins gives the crippled Eli Glinn a calculated menace. Collins delivers perhaps his best performance with Amy, Gideon’s new assistant, whose high, enigmatic tones slowly reveal the complexity of her character.”


“Preston and Child sail Gideon Crew into his third adventure…[The authors] crank up their descriptive powers…[and] stretch the boundaries of the action-adventure novel.”

Kirkus Reviews