Skitter

Skitter

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Tens of millions of people around the world are dead. Half of China is a nuclear wasteland. Mysterious flesh-eating spiders are marching through Los Angeles, Oslo, Delhi, Rio de Janeiro, and countless other cities. According to scientist Melanie Gruyer, however, the spider situation seems to be looking up. Yet in Japan, a giant, truck-sized, glowing egg sack is discovered, even as survivors in Los Angeles panic and break the quarantine zone. Out in the desert, survivalists Gordo and Shotgun are trying to invent a weapon to defeat the spiders. But even if they succeed it may be too late, because President Stephanie Pilgrim has been forced to enact the plan of last resort: The Spanish Protocol.
Publisher: London, Gollancz, an imprint of Orion Publishing Group, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781473221154
9781473215207
Characteristics: 328 pages ; 24 cm.

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extremelylara
Sep 19, 2017

strange book - the characters are well fleshed out but the plot doesn't do them justice -so often they're just killed off. Still, there's a building urgency in the overall picture that keeps you engaged.

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Astraeus
May 21, 2017

Ezekiel Boone's second book in the Hatching series is just as exciting and terrifying as the first, as the spiders begin to spread across America and the world in a seemingly unstoppable apocalypse, even as the government takes even more drastic actions against an enemy unlike anything that humanity as ever faced. Like the first novel, this one is filled with gruesome horror, and ends in another cliffhanger that ensures the reader will anxiously await this trilogy's conclusion.

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