Airframe (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Michael Crichton

Ballantine Books, 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's novels include The Andromeda Strain, The Great Train Robbery, Congo, Jurassic Park, Rising Sun, Disclosure, and The Lost World. He was as well the creator of the television series ER. Crichton died in 2008.