Michael Crichton (1942--2008) was the author of the groundbreaking novels The Andromeda Strain, The Great Train Robbery, Jurassic Park, Disclosure, Prey, State of Fear, and Next, among many others. His books have sold more than 200 million copies worldwide, have been translated into thirty-eight languages, and have provided the basis for fifteen feature films. He was the director of Westworld, Coma, The Great Train Robbery and Looker, as well as the creator of ER. Crichton remains the only writer to have a number one book, movie, and TV show in the same year.
"A good story with a compelling plot and plenty of twists and turns to keep the reader guessing."--Oklahoma City Oklahoman "The book is packed with action, combining impeccable research and storytelling to offer an unforgettable excursion into classic Crichton territory."--Raleigh News & Observer "Both thrilling and thought-provoking."--BookPage "A fast-paced page-turner that showcases Crichton's singular ability to combine action, science, and history into one fantastic story. Fans will be thrilled, while new readers will discover what makes his books so enthralling."--Library Journal "Among all Crichton's novels, it's one of his best, a beautifully detailed, scientifically engrossing, absolutely riveting story."--Booklist, starred review "Crichton was always a terrific storyteller, and Dragon Teeth is a terrific story."--Seattle Times "Dragon Teeth is history class made palatable thanks to thrilling storytelling.... Why wait for the TV adaptation when this terrific book is already on the shelves?"--Fort Worth Star Telegram "On display... are [Crichton's] many gifts as a popular novelist and Dragon Teeth is a gripping and entertaining read."--Sunday Times "Dragon Teeth is an effective, page-turning combination of historical fact and fast-paced fiction.... A distinct pleasure to read.... [Readers will] be anxious to know if there might be more unpublished treasures waiting in the Crichton Archives to be excavated and brought forward for our reading delight."--New York Journal of Books "A lean, propulsively readable adventure story, filled with seamlessly interwoven exposition and sharp dialogue. It's easily the best thing with Michael Crichton's name on it since 1999's Timeline.... Linking the word 'dinosaur' and the name 'Michael Crichton' is about as sure-fire a recipe for magic as the modern publishing world can muster."--Christian Science Monitor "Bears all the narrative traits of its techno-thriller ancestor, Jurassic Park. It's a fun and diverting romp.... Dragon Teeth is filled with colorful Wild West characters... and Crichton writes vividly."--Washington Post "Rollicking.... A page-turner."--Wall Street Journal "A totally unexpected flashback to the days when Crichton was central to the entertainment world.... If you like a good Crichton paleo-action story incorporating real historical figures, you'll like this one."--New York Times "Any new Crichton novel is a cause for celebration."--Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "A page-turner."--NBC 2 "Dragon Teeth isn't 'literary' fiction. Plain and simple, it's Crichton fiction -- a fun, suspenseful, entertaining, well-told tale filled with plot twists, false leads and lurking danger in every cliffhanging chapter. When you're done, you'll wish for more."--USA Today (four stars) "Entertaining."--Publishers Weekly "Crichton's books [are] . . . hugely entertaining."--New York Times Book Review "A terrific novelist. . . . He could make most readers lose sleep all night and call in sick the next day."--San Francisco Chronicle "A master."--Los Angeles Times "Crichton is a virtuoso."--New York Times