The Hatching : The Hatching

  • by Ezekiel Boone
  • Narrated by George Newbern
  • Series: The Hatching
  • 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Deep in the jungle of Peru, a black, skittering mass devours an American tourist party whole. FBI agent Mike Rich investigates a fatal plane crash in Minneapolis and makes a gruesome discovery. Unusual seismic patterns register in an Indian earthquake lab, confounding the scientists there.
The Chinese government 'accidentally' drops a nuclear bomb in an isolated region of its own country. And all of these events are connected. As panic begins to sweep the globe, a mysterious package from South America arrives at Melanie Guyer's Washington laboratory. The unusual egg inside begins to crack. Something is spreading....
The world is on the brink of an apocalyptic disaster. A virulent ancient species, long dormant, is now very much awake. But this is only the beginning of our end....


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

I need more cats

Is there anything you would change about this book?

The ending.How can it end like this!? Does the author know how much electric costs?If i don't sleep soon i'm going to start hallucinating and see spiders climbing the walls, scuttling across the floor, behind the curtains......(i just frightened myself again)

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

How the spiders traveled

What do you think the narrator could have done better?

Voices are ok, The women don't sound like squeaky toys

If this book were a film would you go see it?

You crazy! Of course i wouldn't sit in a dark cinema with rows and rows of seats in the pitch dark with exits all the way in the back. I would Watch it at home with a cushion, rolled up news paper, lights on and a back up torch....and a flame thrower

Any additional comments?

I need to know more.

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- max

Surprisingly entertaining

Enjoyed this so much I bought the sequel immediately which isn't like me.<br /><br />Once I had got past the kids saying the narrator sounded like Kermit the Frog (check sample) this was a good adventure with premise to grow in the sequels. <br /><br />Good character development and pace, the story, while not 'horror' is a good action/adventure.<br /><br />If you're after a horrific, tense thriller I don't think this is 100% for you, but it's a good yarn nonetheless.
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- Tim P.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-07-2016
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Limited