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The Hatching Audiobook

The Hatching

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Publisher's Summary

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 an 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. A virulent ancient species, long dormant, is now very much awake. But this is only the beginning of our end....

©2016 Ezekiel Boone Inc (P)2016 Orion Publishing Group Limited

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    Mr. M. Fyleman Essex 05/12/2016
    Mr. M. Fyleman Essex 05/12/2016 Member Since 2013

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    "In essence a zombie story"

    This is an ok yarn, basically a zombie story but replacing re-animated dead with spiders. Bit disappointed that it just stops, rather than concluding. It is obviously setting up a series. Reasonable listen nonetheless.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    K. Rumph Edinburgh, UK 20/10/2016
    K. Rumph Edinburgh, UK 20/10/2016 Member Since 2016

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    "Gripping read, interesting idea"

    Gripping multi person POV sci-fi horror (esp for arachnophobes), already awaiting sequel! Great work
    Narrator maybe a little too gentle for a thriller, but did well with multiple 'voices'

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Katiepoos1973 Herts. UK 11/08/2016
    Katiepoos1973 Herts. UK 11/08/2016
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    "Kingesque"

    Reminiscent of Stephen King, Boone has a way of putting you right there in the midst of the action. This is a story that will remain with me but I fear that it is only the beginning of a much longer story. In which case, I look forward to the next instalment.
    The performance was excellent (except for the pronunciation of a few Scottish/Gaelic names). Newbern has a voice well suited to narration and I hope that he performs the next episode.

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    Freda Warrington, United Kingdom 08/08/2016
    Freda Warrington, United Kingdom 08/08/2016 Member Since 2014

    My name is Freda and I am in my 60's. I was a graphic designer, now retired. My favourite books are supernatural horror (not short stories)

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    "Creepy Crawly"

    Quite scary, makes you itch and look round for spider webs. Well read and a good horror story especially if you don't like spiders.

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    max 19/07/2016
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    "I need more cats"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    The ending.How can it end like this!? Does the author know how much electric costs?If i don't sleep soon i'm going to start hallucinating and see spiders climbing the walls, scuttling across the floor, behind the curtains......(i just frightened myself again)


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    How the spiders traveled


    What do you think the narrator could have done better?

    Voices are ok, The women don't sound like squeaky toys


    If this book were a film would you go see it?

    You crazy! Of course i wouldn't sit in a dark cinema with rows and rows of seats in the pitch dark with exits all the way in the back. I would Watch it at home with a cushion, rolled up news paper, lights on and a back up torch....and a flame thrower


    Any additional comments?

    I need to know more.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful

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