Douglas Preston is an American author who typically writes alongside Lincoln Child. Together they have written numerous techno-thriller and horror novels, including the Pendergast series, the Gideon Crew series and other standalone novels. He also writes non-fiction books.

Douglas Preston’s first novel to be published was Jennie. His first novel writing with Lincoln Child was Relic, published in 1995. The novel was which was made into a major motion picture that was well received. Below is the order of all of when Douglas Preston’s books were originally released:

Publication Order of Pendergast Books


Relic(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Reliquary(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cabinet of Curiosities(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Still Life with Crows(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brimstone(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dance of Death(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Book of the Dead(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wheel of Darkness(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cemetery Dance(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fever Dream(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cold Vengeance(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Two Graves(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Extraction(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
White Fire(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blue Labyrinth(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crimson Shore(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Obsidian Chamber(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Wyman Ford Books


Tyrannosaur Canyon(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blasphemy(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Impact(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Kraken Project(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Gideon Crew Books


Gideon's Sword(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gideon's Corpse(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lost Island(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beyond the Ice Limit(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Jennie(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mount Dragon(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Riptide(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thunderhead(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ice Limit(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Codex(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Dinosaurs in the Attic(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cities of Gold(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Talking to the Ground(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Monster of Florence(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lost City of the Monkey God(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The Pendergast series, Gideon Crew series and the novels Mount Dragon, Riptide, Thunderhead and The Ice Limit were written with Lincoln Child.

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  • SuzyQ39

    What readers want is a printable book list. Sans all the other stuff. Plain book list in chrono order. Is this too much to ask?

    • Nancy Arsenault

      I just copy and paste on Word and delete what I don’t want.

  • Zoo Man

    I think this is a very helpful website…glad I found it!!

  • Florence

    Is there going to be a follow up of “Crimson Shore”???