'VISCERAL . . . IRRESISTIBLE . . . a claustrophobic, deep-sea terror tale that will leave readers glad to be safely on dry land' Kirkus
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR MIRA GRANT RETURNS WITH A RAZOR-SHARP TALE OF THE HORRORS THAT LIE BENEATH . . .
Seven years ago the Atargatis set off on a voyage to the Mariana Trench to film a mockumentary, bringing to life ancient sea creatures of legend.
It was lost at sea with all hands. Some have called it a tragedy; others have called it a hoax.
Now, a new crew has been assembled to investigate. And they'll discover that whatever is down there is definitely no joke . . .
Praise for Mira Grant:
'ASTONISHING' New York Times
'GRIPPING, THRILLING AND BRUTAL . . . A MASTERPIECE OF SUSPENSE' Publishers Weekly
'INTELLIGENT AND EXCITING' Telegraph
'MYSTERY, DANGER AND EXCITEMENT ABOUND' RT Book Reviews
Mira Grant lives in California, sleeps with a machete under her bed and highly suggests you do the same. Mira Grant is the open pseudonym of Seanan McGuire, a successful fantasy writer and the winner of the 2010 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.
Visceral . . . irresistible . . . a claustrophobic, deep-sea terror tale that will leave readers glad to be safely on dry land — KIRKUS
Thoroughly enjoyable in the way that watching The Thing or Jaws is - and you'll definitely remember it next time you're considering a dip in the ocean — SFX
Grant's protagonists are as compelling as ever . . . and a surprisingthird-act twist . . . will have readers clamoring for another installment — RT BOOK REVIEWS
Grant's skillfully crafted story combines science, horror, and mystery into a gripping novel of terror on the sea. Readers will never look at mermaids in the same way again — LIBRARY JOURNAL
Mira Grant masterfully ratchets the tension up and down, holding readers firmly in her grip as the mysterious and the monstrous collide. Stirring up a chilling, claustrophobic undercurrent in the dark world of unexplored deeps, Grant keeps a firm grip on the wheel as the story turns its bow into rougher water . . . A delicious dive for readers with an appetite for original oceanic horror. — BOOKPAGE
This book kept me reading long into the night, giggling at its gleeful push-pull embrace of B-movie horror tropes even as I gripped the pages tight — BARNES AND NOBLE BLOG
What this author does so well is create a group of characters and makes you care about them - their hopes and dreams . . . then she throws them against a wall over and over again and makes them bleed . . . Cleverly drawn monsters that will visit you in your dreams. Descriptively speaking this is brilliant, brilliant stuff . . . Highly recommended — LIZ LOVES BOOKS
I was entertained and enraptured from the first page to the last. Also, I will now NEVER go swimming or sailing anywhere near the Mariana Trench — BOOK RIOT
Engrossing and adrenaline-fueled...with blood-soaked scares that balance thought-provoking philosophical dilemmas — SHELF AWARENESS