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Fiction Novels Featuring Prehistoric Animals, Mutant Beasts & Primeval Man

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Monster
Author(s):
Peretti, Frank
Publisher:
WestBow Press
Date:
2005
ISBN:
0-8499-1180-X
Cause:
Catastrophic “Natural” Events
Creatures:
Extinct Mammals
Submitted by:
Bob A. (07/01/05)
My Rating:
3-1/2 Scars
3-1/2 Scars
 
Excerpt:
"She lay back and closed her eyes. Snap. She froze, her eyes wide but unseeing. 'Did you hear that?" … A rustling. Thump! Something heavy and wooden tipped over. … More noise. Something moving. 'I th-th-think it's near the c-cabin,' Beck whispered. … 'Well just sit tight and --' The sound was nothing like they had ever heard before, and it wasn't quiet. It was so clear, so loud, that even though Reed knew it was somewhere down in the ravine, it seemed as if it was right there next to them. …What on earth …? Now she smelled something. She sniffed, first one direction, then another. …Two huge eyes, like silvery green headlights floating slowly in the dark. … Heavy footfalls, snapping, crunching! Beck plunged into the trees, looking for Reed. … Reed and Beck found the same tree in the quaking, sweeping beams of their flashlights, … The first limb she grabbed wore a shirt and gave way the moment she touched it. A bloody, broken arm dropped out of the tree. …"


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