By Warren Fahy
Dell Publishing Company, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780553592450, 516pp.
Publication Date: June 22, 2010
For when they reach the island's shores, the scientists are utterly unprepared for what they find creatures unlike any ever recorded in natural history. This is not a lost world frozen in time; this is Earth as it might have looked after evolving on a separate path for half a billion years" "a fragment of a lost continent, with an ecosystem that could topple ours like a house of cards.
“Fahy’s imaginative debut puts a fresh spin on the survival-of-prehistoric-beasts theme popularized by Jurassic Park.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Fast-paced action adventure with a speculative scientific edge…this debut thriller effectively combines bone-chomping, blood-spurting action-adventure mayhem with intriguing (if improbable) scientific speculation.”—Library Journal
“A perfect read for poolside this summer…Fragment closely follows the patented Michael Crichton style.”—Booklist
“Showcases the talents of a new novelist with a flair for forward-charging narrative. The details seem brilliantly researched, and the observations could be those of a sharp-minded student of biology.”—Dallas Morning News