5 Audio Books by Michael Crichton

John Michael Crichton, was an American author, producer, director, and physician, best known for his work in the science fiction, medical fiction, and thriller genres. Many of his books have been adapted into films. In 1994 he became the only creative artist to ever have works simultaneously charting at #1 in television, in film, and in book sales. His novels epitomised the techno-thriller genre of literature, often exploring technology and failures of human interaction with it, especially resulting in catastrophes with biotechnology. Many of his future history novels have medical or scientific underpinnings, reflecting his medical training and science background.

Three passengers are dead. Fifty-six are injured. The interior cabin virtually destroyed. A lethal mid-air disaster aboard a commercial twinjet airliner bound from Hong Kong to Denver triggers a pressured and frantic investigation.

After an eight-person field expedition dies mysteriously and brutally, a new expedition is sent into the Congo, descending into a secret world where the only way out may be through the grisliest death.

A brutal struggle in the cutthroat computer industry; a shattering psychological game of cat and mouse; and a shocking accusation that threatens to derail a brilliant career.

Eaters of the Dead
922 A.D. In a mysterious land where the day’s length does not equal the night’s…where after sunset the sky burns in streaks of color…where a powerful Viking chieftain and his band of brothers must lock in mortal combat with monstrous brutes who threaten to empty the land…

Jurassic Park
A shroud of secrecy covers a privately-owned island off the coast of the Dominican Republic where an American bio-engineering firm is quietly building a resort theme park. Then when the first invited guests to “Jurassic Park” attend a 4-day preview, the amazement, the shock and, finally, the terror they experience there offer a horrifying solution to this disturbing puzzle.

While the movie franchise created from Jurassic Park may give you some preconceived notions about this story, if you haven’t read the book, you’re really missing out.

The audio versions of these books are great for our busy lives and since most people have an MP3 player attached to them at all times, it’s great for you too. Plus, if you sign up for the free trial of Audible, you get 2 audio books for free!