Friday, July 22, 2016

The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone

The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone

If you have a spider phobia this book will either desensitize you to the crawling beasties or send you quivering and babbling into a corner never wanting to hear mention of the eight-legged again. 

Swarms of spiders are hatching and what seems like an isolated incident seems to be spreading worldwide.  Millions of spiders are coming up in various areas and the world is in deep trouble.  How do you kill millions of swarming spiders?  Nukes seem like a great option, but do you really want to drop a nuke on your own country? (Spoiler alert: one country does just that.)

This is a great thriller addressing how the world powers, media, and ordinary citizens handle something so bizarre it is most of the time, at least for this reader, impossible to comprehend.

Best thing about the book?  There will be more!  This is part one of a trilogy and it ends in the lovely horrific “just when you thought things couldn’t be worse” sort of way.