The Pendergast series is a series of techno-thriller novels by American novelists Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. The books are named after the title character Aloysius Pendergast, an FBI agent. The series is largely divided into sub-series, with trilogies and direct sequels within the series.

The Pendergast series began in 1995 with Relic, which was adapted into a film in 1997 called The Relic. Below is the order of Preston & Child’s Pendergast series:

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
White Fire(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Brimstone, Dance of Death and The Book of the Dead are considered the Diogenes Trilogy. Fever Dream, Cold Vengeance and Two Graves are the Helen Trilogy.

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  • kkeitht90

    Got totally hooked on Pendergast ! Can’t wait for the next one to come out. I have everyone at work hooked too.