Prey (Paperback)

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Description


Michael Crichton's Prey is a terrifying page-turner that masterfully combines a heart–pounding thriller with cutting-edge technology.

Deep in the Nevada desert, the Xymos Corporation has built a state-of-the-art fabrication plant, surrounded by miles and miles of nothing but cactus and coyotes. Eight people are trapped. A self-replicating swarm of predatory molecules is rapidly evolving outside the plant. Massed together, the molecules form an intelligent organism that is anything but benign. More powerful by the hour, it has targeted the eight scientists as prey. They must stop the swarm before it is too late…

In Prey, Michael Crichton combines scientific brilliance with relentless pacing to create an electrifying, chilling techno-thriller

About the Author


Michael Crichton has sold over 200 million books, which have been translated into thirty-six languages; thirteen of his books have been made into films. His novels include Next, State of Fear, Timeline, Jurassic Park, and The Andromeda Strain. Also known as a filmmaker and the creator of ER, he remains the only writer to have had the number-one book, movie, and TV show simultaneously. At the time of Crichton's death in 2008, he was well into the writing of Micro; Richard Preston was selected to complete the novel.

Richard Preston is an internationally acclaimed best-selling author of eight books, including The Hot Zone and The Wild Trees. Many of Preston's books have first appeared in The New Yorker. He has won numerous awards, including the American Institute of Physics Award and the National Magazine Award, and he is the only person not a medical doctor to receive the Centers for Disease Control's Champion of Prevention Award for public health. He lives with his wife and three children near Princeton, New Jersey.

Praise for Prey…


“TERRIFYING…IRRESISTIBLY SUSPENSEFUL.”
-New York Times Book Review

“INTRICATE PLOTTING AND FLAWLESS PACING…you won’t be able to put it down.”
-Time magazine

“CRACKLING…MYSTERIOUS….”
-Entertainment Weekly

“Just what his fans expect: A WILD, SCARY RIDE…”
-Detroit Free Press

“Another PAGE-TURNING TRIUMPH”
-Charlotte Observer

“INCREDIBLY SCARY and relentless”
-Minneapolis Star Tribune

“PREY WILL KEEP YOU TURNING PAGES”
-Chattanooga Times

“RELENTLESSLY ENTERTAINING”
-Raleigh News & Observer

“… a harrowing tale of nanoparticles gone beserk.”
-USA Today

“A TERRIFYING TALE…combining technological verisimilitude with heart-pounding suspense…”
-The Oregonian (Portland)

“Serious and scary…”
-Washington Post Book World

“This is how to write a thriller …Crichton’s latest page-turning triumph.”
-Detroit Free Press

“Crichton has proved he knows how to ratchet up the fear factor.”
-Denver Post

“…so god-awful scary and relentless, it’ll knock your head clear of whatever ails you.”
-St. Petersburg Times

“Once again, Crichton has proved to be uncannily timely.”
-St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Crichton is a master storyteller.”
-Detroit News

“A cross between Jurassic Park and The Andromeda Strain….”
-Columbus Dispatch

“PREY delivers that expected Crichton charge.”
-Seattle Post-Intelligencer

“A terrific novelist…He could make most readers lose sleep all night and call in sick the next day.”
-San Francisco Chronicle

“Readers turn to Michael Crichton’s novels for entertainment with relentless drive.”
-San Antonio Express

“Crichton is a doctor of suspense.”
-Des Moines Sunday Register

“Crichton writes superbly…the excitment rises with each page.”
-Chicago Tribune

“Crichton’s books [are]…hugely entertaining.”
-New York Times Book Review

“Crichton delivers.”
-USA Today

“He is without peer.”
-Chattanooga Times

“One of the great storytellers of our age…What an amazing imagination.”
-New York Newsday

“Michael Crichton has written some of America’s most fantastic novels.”
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Product Details ISBN-10: 0062227203
ISBN-13: 9780062227201
Published: Harper Paperbacks, 02/01/2013
Pages: 384
Language: English