On Tuesday, October 29, 2013, Titan Books is set to publish four novels by Michael Crichton, which were written under the pen name John Lange between 1966 and 1972 while he was at Harvard Medical School. Now, the books are back in print for the first time in decades, and we have an exclusive excerpt from one of these titles, Easy Go, which you can check out right here below.
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Excerpted from “Easy Go”
By Michael Crichton writing as John Lange
Published by Titan Books.
Posted with permission of the publisher.
All Rights Reserved.
“Easy Go” is on sale now wherever books are sold.
Beneath the sands of the Egyptian desert lies treasure beyond imagining. And when a professor of archaeology finds clues to the location of a Pharaohâ€™s lost tomb in ancient hieroglyphs, he hatches a plan to find the burial site â€“ and plunder it. But can a five-man team of smugglers and thieves uncover what the centuries have hidden? And even if they find it, can they escape with itâ€¦and their lives?
To prevent an arms shipment from reaching the Middle East a terrorist group has been carrying out targeted assassinations in Egypt, Portugal, Denmark, and France. In response, the US sends one of its deadliest agents to take the killers down. But when the agent is delayed in transit, lawyer Roger Carr gets mistaken for him. Now, with some of the worldâ€™s deadliest men after him, will he survive long enough to prove his identity?
Diver James McGregor is used to exploring sunken ships. But thereâ€™s something strange about the wreck of the Grave Descend. No one aboard tells quite the same story about what happened. Then thereâ€™s the mysterious cargo they were carryingâ€¦ In one of the most beautiful places on Earth, a sinister plot is about to unfold. And if McGregorâ€™s not careful, he may find himself in over his head.
Political radical John Wright is plotting an act of mass destruction â€“ and federal agent John Graves has him under surveillance, trying to figure out what the plot is. When a government computer is hacked and a high-security shipment of nerve gas gets hijacked, Graves puts the pieces together â€“ but can he stop Wright from unleashing his weapon and killing a million peopleâ€¦including the President of the United States?
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