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Tyrannosaur Canyon is a 2005 thriller novel published by Tor Books. It is the second solo fiction novel by Douglas Preston and features the return of Tom Broadbent from The Codex. It also marks the first appearance of Wyman Ford.

Plot Summary

A moon rock missing for thirty years.

Five buckets of blood-soaked sand found in a New Mexico canyon.

A scientist with ambition enough to kill.

A monk who will redeem the world.

A dark agency with a deadly mission.

The greatest scientific discovery of all time.

What fire bolt from the galactic dark shattered the Earth eons ago, and now hides in that remote cleft in the southwest U.S. known as...

Tyrannosaur Canyon?

A Tyrannosaurus rex fossil has been unearthed that contains an amazing clue to dinosaur extinction and a battle for it ensues between scientists and a shadowy government agency which is desperate to keep the explosive secret under wraps... to prevent another mass extinction—this time of the human race.

-Publisher's synopsis