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When a sink hole opens up near the Australian outback town of Pintalba, it uncovers a pristine cave system. Sam joins an expedition to explore the subterranean passages as paramedic support, hoping to remain unneeded at base camp. But, when one of the cavers is injured, he must overcome paralyzing claustrophobia to dive pitch-black waters and squeeze through the bowels of the earth.

Soon he will find there are fates worse than being buried alive, for in the abandoned mines and caves beneath Pintalba, there are ravenous teeth in the dark.

As a savage predator targets the group with hideous ferocity, Sam and his friends must fight for their lives if they are ever to see the sun again.

©2019 Alister Hodge (P)2020 Tantor

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this was a good book but my only problem with it was the foul language. had it not been for that i would give 5 stars. the narration was pretty good and the story was great.

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One of my Favorites

Overall story was gripping, narration was very good. Highly recommend to fans of things like Alien

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Overall entertaining read

It was a great story, entertaining and gripping. plenty of character development but some characters stories felt rushed in the end. Repetitive use of descriptive words for certain things throughout. Overall I quite enjoyed this book.

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Very entertaining!

Good book! No lull in the action. Narrator good too. Some unexpected happenings kept it fresh. I recommend it.

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  • Robert hughes
  • 01-14-20

Good B movie feel

Enjoyed this one. Pulpy and grindhousey in the ways I wanted it to be, with a few moments that really dialled up the terror.

Cool monster design, just enough mystery to make me stick around while the body count rose.

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  • martin
  • 03-06-22

Great horror

Reminded alot of The Thing and esteemed modern writer Greg Becks Alex Hunter series first book. Loved it.

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  • Bessa Mac Anna
  • 08-01-20

Pretty dull unfortunately

The book suffers from a severe lack of tension. We are pretty much told everything about the creature and it's motives from the very beginning.
There's very little left to speculate on and nothing really comes as a surprise.
It would have been much better if some things were left to the imagination or were only implied.
Not bad if you're looking for an unsurprising gore-creature fest.

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  • Charlottie
  • 07-11-20

Sorry, not for me.

Wasn’t for me unfortunately. The narrator didn’t do it for me and the characters were irritating to me. I stuck it out for several hours but only got about half way through .

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-11-20

Cavern

Definitely worth a listen, a good story that flows well and well narrated. A simple but well written story, much better than a lot of writers who overreach.