The Hatching

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What to expect

Deep in the jungle of Peru, a black, skittering mass devours an American tourist party whole. FBI agent Mike Rich investigates a fatal plane crash in Minneapolis and makes a gruesome discovery. Unusual seismic patterns register in a Indian earthquake lab, confounding the scientists there. The Chinese government “accidentally” drops a nuclear bomb in an isolated region of its own country. And all of these events are connected.

As panic begins to sweep the globe, a mysterious package from South America arrives at Melanie Guyer’s Washington laboratory. The unusual egg inside begins to crack. Something is spreading…
The world is on the brink of an apocalyptic disaster. An virulent ancient species, long dormant, is now very much awake. But this is only the beginning of our end…

Read by George Newbern

(p) 2016 Simon & Schuster

Critics Review

  • A high-octane thriller it is great fun and a real page-turner.

  • Arachnophobes, move on. This is not for the likes of you.

  • Brace yourself for sleepless nights

  • Reads like a blockbuster movie

  • It is skilfully written and entirely gripping – I think it is likely to be a best seller, and I would recommend you give it a go…

    Nudge Books
  • a thoroughly entertaining, deliciously skin-crawling horror thriller that you’ll like it with or without the spiders falling on your lap as you read it

    For Winter's Nights

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