Authors > Michael Crichton

The Andromeda Strain

A military space probe, sent to collect extraterrestrial organisms from the upper atmosphere, is knocked out of orbit and falls to Earth. Under conditions of total news blackout and the utmost urgency, the scientists race to understand and contain the crisis. But the Andromeda Strain proves different from anything they've ever seen--and what they don't know could not only hurt them, but lead to unprecedented worldwide catastrophe.

Year: 1969
Genre: ApocalpysePost Apocalypse

The Great Train Robbery

Based on fact, as lively as legend, and studded with all the suspense and style of a modern fiction master, here is a classic caper novel set a decade before the age of dynamite--yet nonetheless explosive....

Year: 1975
Genre: Historical

Jurassic Park

An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind's most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them--for a price. Until something goes wrong. . . .

Year: 1990
Genre: Action & Adventure SFPaleontologyTechnological Thriller

The Lost World

It is now six years since the secret disaster at Jurassic Park, six years since the extraordinary dream of science and imagination came to a crashing end--the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled, and the island indefinitely closed to the public. There are rumors that something has survived. . . .

Year: 1995
Genre: Action & Adventure SFPaleontology

Dragon Teeth

The year is 1876. Warring Indian tribes still populate America's western territories, even as lawless gold-rush towns begin to mark the landscape, and two monomaniacal paleontologists pillage the Wild West, hunting for dinosaur fossils while surveilling, deceiving, and sabotaging each other.

Year: 2017
Genre: HistoricalPaleontologyWild West



Year TitleGenres & Tags

1969The Andromeda StrainApocalpysePost Apocalypse
1972The Terminal ManMedical ThrillerPsychological Thriller
1975The Great Train RobberyHistorical
1987SphereAction & Adventure SF, Aliens
1990Jurassic ParkAction & Adventure SFPaleontologyTechnological Thriller, DNA
1992Rising SunPolice Procedural
1995The Lost WorldAction & Adventure SFPaleontology
1999TimelineAction & Adventure SFTime Travel
2002PreyHard SFNanotechnologyTechnological Thriller
2004State of FearTechnological Thriller
2006NextTechnological Thriller, DNA
2011MicroScience FictionTechnological Thriller
2017Dragon TeethHistoricalPaleontologyWild West