Early Crichton novels to be released as e-books

NEW YORK – Ten early novels that Michael Crichton wrote under pen names while he was in medical school are coming out as e-books. Open Road Integrated Media announced that it was releasing the first e-editions of “A Case of Need,” ”Odds On” and other suspense thrillers. Crichton wrote the books while studying at Harvard Medical School in the 1960s under pen names including John Lange, Jeffery Hudson and Michael Douglas.