FragmentBook - 2009
In this powerhouse of suspense—as brilliantly imagined as Jurassic Park and The Ruins—scientists have made a startling discovery: a fragment of a lost continent, an island with an ecosystem unlike any they’ve seen before . . . an ecosystem that could topple ours like a house of cards.
The time is now. The place is the Trident, a long-range research vessel hired by the reality TV show Sealife. Aboard is a cast of ambitious young scientists. With a director dying for drama, tiny Henders Island might be just what the show needs. Until the first scientist sets foot on Henders—and the ultimate test of survival begins . . .
For when they reach the island’s shores, scientists are utterly unprepared for what they find—creatures unlike any ever recorded in natural history. This is not a lost world frozen in time, an island of mutants, or a lab where science has gone mad: this is the Earth as it might have looked after evolving on a separate path for half a billion years.
Soon the scientists will stumble on something more shocking than anything humanity has ever encountered: because among the terrors of Henders Island, one life form defies any scientific theory—and must be saved at any cost.
Baker & Taylor
Scientists have made a startling discovery: a fragment of a lost continent, an island with an ecosystem unlike any they've seen before... an ecosystem that could topple ours like a house of cards.
When the cast and crew of a promising new reality television series arrives on a picturesque island that houses a variety of exotic predators, subsequent dangers culminate in a decision to destroy the island with a nuclear bomb, a plan that is complicated by an eleventh-hour discovery of a new life form.
When the cast and crew of a reality television series arrives on a picturesque island, the dangers posed by exotic and deadly predators forces them to decide to destroy the island with an atomic bomb.
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When the floating reality tv show SeaLife receives a distress beacon coming from a remote island, it looks like their ratings are going to improve. Henders Island has not been visited since the 1700s, and the scientists aboard the Trident are excited at the possible new species they could find. Unfortunately, the species aren’t as benign as they thought.
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