The Troop (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Nick Cutter

Pocket Books, 9781476717722, 510pp.

Publication Date: July 22, 2014

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WINNER OF THE JAMES HERBERT AWARD FOR HORROR WRITING
"The Troop scared the hell out of me, and I couldn't put it down. This is old-school horror at its best." --Stephen King

Once a year, Scoutmaster Tim Riggs leads a troop of boys into the Canadian wilderness for a weekend camping trip--a tradition as comforting and reliable as a good ghost story around a roaring bonfire. But when an unexpected intruder stumbles upon their campsite--shockingly thin, disturbingly pale, and voraciously hungry--Tim and the boys are exposed to something far more frightening than any tale of terror. The human carrier of a bioengineered nightmare. A horror that spreads faster than fear. A harrowing struggle for survival with no escape from the elements, the infected...or each other. Part Lord of the Flies, part 28 Days Later--and all-consuming--this tightly written edge-of-your-seat thriller takes you deep into the heart of darkness, where fear feeds on sanity...and terror hungers for more.
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