Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child are the co-authors of the Pendergast series of thrillers, including such best-selling titles as "Fever Dream," "The Book of the Dead," and "The Wheel of Darkness." "Relic" became a number one box office hit movie. Douglas Preston's solo novels include the "New York Times" bestsellers "Impact," "Blasphemy," "The Codex," and "Tyrannosaur Canyon." His most recent nonfiction book, "The Monster of Florence," is being made into a film starring George Clooney. Preston is an expert long-distance horseman, a member of the elite Long Riders Guild, and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He has travelled to remote parts of the world as an archaeological correspondent for "The New Yorker." He also worked as an editor and writer at the American Museum of Natural History in New York and taught nonfiction writing at Princeton University. Preston is the Co-president of International Thriller Writers, and serves on the Governing Council of the Authors Guild. Lincoln Child is the author of "Utopia," "Death Match," "Deep Storm," and "Terminal Freeze." He lives with his wife and daughter in Morristown, New Jersey.