The Obsidian Chamber – A Pendergast Mystery
Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
Grand Central Publishing 2016
416 pages

What a great read!  The Obsidian Chamber is the latest Pendergrast novel by the fabulous writing team of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child.  It begins in the Massachusetts mansion belonging to FBI special agent Alonysius Pendergast, who is believed to have met his untimely end. His ward Constance has returned to the mansion to seek safety and isolation under the watchful eyes of Pendergast’s loyal staff members.  Unfortunately, all hell breaks loose.  Her peace is shattered when she is suddenly confronted by a shockingly familiar face.  Constance is abducted.

A dramatic and deadly global pursuit ensues.   The plot thickens, and gets better and better with every new development.  There are more than a few secrets and surprises. The Obsidian Chamber (Agent Pendergast series) on Kindle

Descriptive and very well written, The Obsidian Chamber by Preston & Child contains everything you would want in an engaging novel:  Adventure, excitement, suspense, love, lust and rivalry, set against a backdrop of mystery and an intriguing premise about life.  The interconnected characters are vastly interesting.  The reader always wants to discover more and more, to learn about their histories and what drives them.

Suspend belief and delve into this thrill ride.  It is an addictive read that you won’t be able to put it down.

Other Preston & Child titles we’ve reviewed:

City of Endless Night   Crimson Shore   White Fire  The Third Gate  Cold Vengeance