Gollancz to publish Ezekiel Boone’s The Hatching

Posted: January 29, 2016 in Press release
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Gollancz have announced that they will be publishing Ezekiel Boone’s The Hatching in July 2016. The book has already had it’s film rights snapped up by before it’s even out in hardback. Now, that is hype.

However, there’s a lot to like about the press release and blurb. Check it out below:

Best compared to Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park and Max Brooks’s World War Z, Ezekiel Boone’s The Hatching is a brilliantly addictive novel following a cast of diverse characters from around the globe who are pulled together into a desperate fight against an ancient species.

A local guide is leading wealthy tourists through a forest in Peru when a strange, black, skittering mass engulfs him and most of the party. FBI Agent Mike Rich is on a routine stake-out in Minneapolis when he’s suddenly called by the Director himself to investigate a mysterious plane crash. A scientist studying earthquakes in India registers an unprecedented pattern in local seismic readings. 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…An ancient species, long dormant, is now very much awake. But this is only the beginning of our end…

Sounds awesome? Yes, it does.

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