Airframe Cover


By Michael Crichton

Ballantine Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780345526779, 448pp.

Publication Date: March 22, 2011

From the author of "Jurassic Park, Timeline, "and" Sphere" comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up.
The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop. "People"
At a moment when the issue of safety and death in the skies is paramount in the public mind, a lethal midair disaster aboard a commercial twin-jet airliner flying from Hong Kong to Denver triggers a pressured and frantic investigation in which the greatest casualty may be the truth.
A one-sitting read that will cause a lifetime of white-knuckled nightmares. "The Philaelphia Inquirer"
The ultimate thriller . . . Crichton s] stories are always page-turners of the highest order. . . . "Airframe"] moves like a firehouse dog chasing a red truck. "The Denver Post"
Dramatically vivid. "The New York Times.

About the Author
MICHAEL CRICHTON has sold over 200 million books, which have been translated into thirty-six languages; thirteen of his books have been made into films. His novels include Next, State of Fear, Timeline, Jurassic Park and The Andromeda Strain. Also known as a filmmaker and the creator of the television show ER, he remains the only writer to have had the number one book, movie and TV show simultaneously. At the time of Crichton s death in 2008, he was well into the writing of Micro; Richard Preston was selected to complete the novel.