Published: July 2016
Synopsis: (Goodreads) Deep in the jungle of Peru, where so much remains unknown, a black, skittering mass devours an American tourist whole. Thousands of miles away, an FBI agent investigates a fatal plane crash in Minneapolis and makes a gruesome discovery. Unusual seismic patterns register in a Kanpur, India earthquake lab, confounding the scientists there. During the same week, the Chinese government “accidentally” drops a nuclear bomb in an isolated region of its own country. As these incidents begin to sweep the globe, a mysterious package from South America arrives at a Washington, D.C. laboratory. Something wants out.
The world is on the brink of an apocalyptic disaster. An ancient species, long dormant, is now very much awake.
Review: This is a funny, sort of scary, heart pounding book and I loved it! I must point out that it is the first in a trilogy so it did not end as I would have liked….cliff hanger at its best but I do have it confirmed that the second one is coming out next year.
In different events all over the globe all these spiders start to hatch and come out and start eating/killing people. They are vicious and can be heard eating the flesh off of people. They are all over the world and there is no one safe. There are nukes dropped to try to stop them, there are people running away, there is everything you can think of…but it doesn’t help. They find you and they eat you.
This book read like all horror movies with creatures and scary things. You get different points of views from all over the world. You don’t know if who you are reading about right now is going to survive the chapter or not. It makes it very thrilling. It reminds us of just how scary spiders can be, and they were probably bigger and scarier back in time.
It’s not scary but it’s a thriller and a good read. It’s fast paced and you get through it very quickly. I wish it was more detail and didn’t end with such a cliff hanger. Why the point less in my score. I know that I will be picking up the 2nd and the 3rd in this series.
If you like horror, if you like those movies with creatures, and if you like a good fast paced read and don’t have a weak stomach or already hate spiders this one is for you. Check it out this summer in your local bookstore.