Alex Hunter

9 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 469 ratings

Beneath the Dark Ice Summary

When a plane crashes into the Antarctic ice, exposing a massive cave beneath, a rescue and research team is dispatched. Twenty-four hours later, all contact is lost. Captain Alex Hunter and his highly trained squad of commandos are fast tracked to the hot zone to find out what went wrong - and to follow up the detection of a vast underground reservoir. Accompanying the team is an assortment of researchers, including petrobiologist Aimee Weir. If the unidentified substance proves to be an energy source, every country in the world will want to know about it - some would even kill for it. Once inserted into the cave system, they don't find any survivors - not even a trace of their bodies. Primeval hieroglyphs hint at an ancient civilisation, and an ancient danger. Spectres of the dead haunt the tunnels. Within hours, one of the party will die. To bring his team out alive, Alex will need every one of his mysterious abilities beneath the dark ice.

©2009 Greig Beck (P)2011 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • Beneath the Dark Ice

    • By: Greig Beck
    • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 161
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 144

    When a plane crashes into the Antarctic ice, exposing a massive cave beneath, a rescue and research team is dispatched. Twenty-four hours later, all contact is lost. Captain Alex Hunter and his highly trained squad of commandos are fast tracked to the hot zone to find out what went wrong - and to follow up the detection of a vast underground reservoir.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very enjoy

    • By Rob on 31-03-17

    Regular price: £22.99

  • Book 2

    • Dark Rising

    • Alex Hunter, Book 2
    • By: Greig Beck
    • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 63

    A sudden burst of radiation is detected beneath the desert in Iran. Alex Hunter – code name Arcadian – and his highly trained incursion team are dropped into the ruins of Persepolis. All they find is an empty underground facility – nothing to explain the gamma spike. It is as if a black hole has swept everything away.... Israel is threatening nuclear war. And someone, or something, is draining the fluids from the bodies of Iranian soldiers in the desert.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining and gripping

    • By Mrs. Melanie M. Austin on 26-08-18

    Regular price: £26.29

  • Book 3

    • This Green Hell

    • Alex Hunter, Book 3
    • By: Greig Beck
    • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    Deep in the steaming jungles of Paraguay, Aimee Weir is in trouble. The petrobiologist has found what she was looking for - a unique microorganism in a natural gas deposit - but it proves to be more destructive than anyone could have imagined. A contagion is striking down all in its wake. The camp is quarantined, but workers start to vanish in the night. Is it fear of contamination - or has something far more lethal come to the surface? Something that has been trapped beneath the miles of stone, waiting... for us.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Crichton, Rollins and Beck!

    • By SnapWriter on 16-04-13

    Regular price: £26.29

  • Book 4

    • Black Mountain

    • Alex Hunter, Book 4
    • By: Greig Beck
    • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Alex Hunter, code named Arcadian, wakes up with no knowledge of who he is, in the care of a woman he doesn't recognize, in a country not his own. But there is a calling deep within him, to return home to Black Mountain. Formed a billion years ago, the Appalachian's Black Mountain hosts a terrible legend. Only one elder remains to guard its long-forgotten, deadly secret and there is a fear that there is evil lurking again. Some hikers have gone missing, and the rescue team sent to search for them has not returned.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved this from start to finish!!

    • By Mrs. Melanie M. Austin on 03-09-18

    Regular price: £26.29

  • Book 5

    • Gorgon

    • Alex Hunter, Book 5
    • By: Greig Beck
    • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    An ancient evil awakens ... Alex Hunter has been found – sullen, alone, leaving a path of destruction as he wanders across America. Only the foolish get in the way of the drifter wandering the streets late at night. Across the world, something has been released by a treasure hunter in a hidden chamber of the Basilica Cisterns in Istanbul. Something hidden there by Emperor Constantine himself, and deemed by him too horrifying and dangerous to ever be set free.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Myth meets its match

    • By Mrs. Melanie M. Austin on 15-09-18
    • Alex Hunter, Book 5
    • By: Greig Beck
    • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 01-07-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 43 ratings

    Regular price: £24.49

  • Book 5.5

    • Hammer of God

    • By: Greig Beck
    • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    A thrilling new novella from best-selling author Greig Beck - starring the formidable Alex Hunter. When the coalition of Allied Forces established an international zone in Iraq, they meant to bring peace to the region. They were succeeding - until the moment something hulked into the zone and detonated a nuclear bomb. The last images from the area prior to the blast are not of drones or the trail of an ICBM. Instead they show a solitary figure carrying the enormous weapon to the soon-to-be ground zero on its back.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • quality

    • By Dalton Powell on 12-10-17

    Regular price: £20.99

  • Book 6

    • Kraken Rising

    • Alex Hunter, Book 6
    • By: Greig Beck
    • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
    • Length: 18 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    The Arcadian returns to the dark ice in a reprisal of one of his first and most deadly missions. But this time the stakes couldn’t be higher. In 2008, a top-secret US submarine went missing on its test voyage off the coast of Antarctica. After years silent, its emergency beacon is suddenly activated, but strangely, the beacon is emanating from a point miles below the ice sheets of the frozen continent. The race is on.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great read

    • By Dalton Powell on 06-02-17

    Regular price: £27.99

  • Book 7

    • The Void

    • Alex Hunter, Book 7
    • By: Greig Beck
    • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Something has travelled for a billion years to find us - and now it has. In space, Commander Mitch Granger and his crew are nearing the end of their scientific mission - along with their covert satellite photography for the military. As they prepare for reentry, an unknown object emerges from the void: the name given to deep, dark space. The object proves impossible to evade. The crew have one option left - to bring the fragment aboard....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • gripping from start to finish

    • By Dalton Powell on 01-09-18
    • Alex Hunter, Book 7
    • By: Greig Beck
    • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
    • Release date: 26-07-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 15 ratings

    Regular price: £27.99