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Employment History

Reporter

New York Post

Reporter

The New York Times Company

Reporter

Static Multimedia

Agent Pendergast, Journalist

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Journalist

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Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child Reviews

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William Smithback, a New York Times reporter, and his wife, Nora Kelly, an anthropologist with the New York Museum of Natural History, are celebrating their first anniversary when Smithback is fatally stabbed in their Manhattan apartment, apparently by a creepy neighbor, Colin Fearing, an out-of-work British actor.

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William Smithback, a New York Times reporter, and his wife, Nora Kelly, an anthropologist with the New York Museum of Natural History, are celebrating their first anniversary when Smithback is fatally stabbed in their Manhattan apartment, apparently by a creepy neighbor, Colin Fearing, an out-of-work British actor.
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Will these two stories link up? Well, of course, no surprise there. It's how they link up that packs the surprises. This is an ambitious novel with a gimmicky plot that could have landed with a resounding thud. Instead, the story soars; the cast of familiar characters -- researcher Margo Green, journalist Bill Smithback, curator Nora Kelly -- is given a chance to stretch, and the authors deliver an exhilarating finale.
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There's FBI Special Agent Pendergast (from Relic), pale, refined and possessed of a Holmes-like brain; dogged New York Times reporter William Smithback Jr. and his fiery erstwhile girlfriend, Nora Kelly of the New York (read American, where Preston used to work) Museum of Natural History (both characters from Thunderhead with the museum the setting for Relic).
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As Kelly calls on Smithback for investigative help, the city is struck by killings that duplicate the earlier murders, with the victims' spinal cords ripped away and clues pointing to a 19th-century scientist who sought the secret of immortality.
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This absolutely terrific thriller brings together a lot of old friends from previous books: FBI Special Agent Pendergast and New York Times reporter Bill Smithback ( Relic and Reliquary), archaeologist Nora Kelly (Thunderhead), and the New York Museum of Natural History (Relic).
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With the help of Smithback and Kelly, Agent Pendergast determines that the killer harvested parts from living human beings and distilled them into an elixir that would, in turn, allow him to live forever.
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Will the ship survive?
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The corpses are sent to the museum's lab for analysis, which brings a number of returnees from Relic -- burly homicide cop Vincent D'Agosta, anthropologist Margo Green, New York Post crime reporter Bill Smithback -- to the case.
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New York Post reporter Bill Smithback also returns, looking for a major scoop via a society victim's mother, as does Lieutenant D'Agosta, who has connected these gruesome -- possibly cannibalistic -- deaths to a series of like murders in the scary tunnels beneath the city.


William "Bill" Smithback, Jr. - New ...

prestonchild.meulie.net [cached]

William "Bill" Smithback, Jr. - New York Times (formerly New York Post) journalist. (deceased as of Cemetery Dance).

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Includes Margo Green, reporter Bill Smithback and Vincent D'Agosta.


Cemetery Dance: Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

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In the ninth Pendergast novel, New York Times reporter William Smithback and his wife Nora are celebrating their one-year anniversary. When Nora steps out to pick up a sweet surprise for Bill she comes home to a gruesome surprise of her own; Bill has been brutally murdered in their apartment and she is attacked by the same assailant in the hallway.

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In this installment Bill Smithback's death seems to be linked to his exposé of a place called The Ville, a shanty town of sorts squatting on public park property.


Cemetery Dancing | What happens when ...

www.staticmultimedia.com [cached]

Cemetery Dancing | What happens when the primary suspect in a brutal homicide is a corpse? William Smithback, a New York Times reporter, is... Cemetery Dancing | Print | News | Static Multimedia

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William Smithback, a New York Times reporter, is murdered in his apartment and all physical evidence, including eyewitness testimony from Smitchback's own wife, points directly at Colin Fearing, the couple's bizarre neighbor. The problem is Colin apparently died two weeks before his alleged victim.


René Auberjonois Audiobooks

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William Smithback, a New York Times reporter, and his wife Nora Kelly, a Museum of Natural History archaeologist, are brutally attacked in their apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side.

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Now, FBI agent Pendergast, journalist Bill Smithback, and archaeologist Nora Kelly join forces to protect themselves from a vicious killer...before they become the next victims.

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