“A tightly written, tautly paced study of terror [that] makes us tingle.”—The Washington Post
“Powerful . . . [Benchley’s] story grabs you at once.”—The New York Times Book Review
“Relentless terror . . . You’d better steel yourself for this one. It isn’t a tale for the faint of heart.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer
“Pure engrossment from the very opening . . . a fine story told with style, class, and a splendid feeling for suspense.”—Chicago Sun-TimesFrom the Trade Paperback edition.
About the Author
began his career as a novelist in 1974 with the publication of Jaws,
which was made into a hugely successful film. His other books include The Deep, The Island, The Girl of the Sea of Cortez, “Q” Clearance, Rummies, Beast, White Shark,
and Shark Trouble
. He was also a speechwriter for President Lyndon Johnson and a journalist for such magazines as Newsweek
and National Geographic
. Benchley died in 2006. For more information, please visit www.peterbenchley.com.From the Trade Paperback edition.