Michael Crichton died in 2008 at age-66.
I’d read most of his books.
Dragon Teeth was written beginning in 1974 and published posthumously in 2017.
I enjoyed it. And a National Geographic TV version is planned.
… set in the American West in 1876 during the Bone Wars, a period of fervent competition for fossil hunting between two real-life paleontologists noted for their intense rivalry, Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope.
The plot follows the protagonist William Johnson, a Yale student who works during the summer alternately for the two paleontologists. …
Don Oldenburg of USA Today gave the novel four stars, describing the book as “Plain and simple, it’s Crichton fiction — a fun, suspenseful, entertaining, well-told tale filled with plot twists, false leads and lurking danger in every cliffhanging chapter.