Sunday, February 14, 2010

Terminal Freeze

Terminal Freeze
By Lincoln Child
Anchor Books
Copyright Dec 2009, Lincoln Child
ISBN: 978-1-4000-9548-3
Hardcover: 336 pages

Language: English

An ancient horror, the Tunit called the kurrshuq has escaped from its ice tomb and is about to begin its killing spree.

A handful of natives flee. Leaving behind their shaman who travels with one lone white man to the base located at Alaska's Federal Wilderness Zone, where a filming crew and a small military attachment are working to bring the creature to the public's eye.

But the creature has other, ancient, plans.

This book took me a while to really get into, about half way through it before I could find a real interest. But then Child hits you with a style that leaves you spellbound and hanging onto the edge of your seat waiting and wanting for more!

I was spellbound for the second-half!

Death happens. And it happens to several individuals. But the writer does not go into the "gory" details, for which I am thankful! [I do not like the blood and gore type of descriptives]. Child tastefully tells the story, getting the points across, without making us feel that we have a ringside seat to the carnage.


You bet ya!!

You won't want to put this down! I give this book five stars!

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