Loch

Loch

Book - 2005
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Incorporating the latest research that leads to real answers concerning the Loch Ness monster's identity, the bestselling author of MEG weaves a tale of horror about the most publicized and controversial creature ever imagined. Available in a tall Premium Edition.
Publisher: Tsunamie [May 2005]
ISBN: 9780976165903
0976165902
0963770902

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ryner
Feb 21, 2017

After surviving a submersible disaster while researching elusive giant squid in the Atlantic, marine biologist Zachary Wallace is summoned home to Scotland, where he is not altogether surprised to learn his estranged father is on trial for murder. Upon arriving, however, he discovers that his father's supposed crimes are not the only excitement in town: someone -- or something -- is attacking tourists at Loch Ness.

It feels at times like "Nessie" has been done to death, but I appreciated the ways in which the details in this story deviated from the traditional legend. Because aspects of the plots are so often implausible and I have difficulty with suspension of disbelief, I read thrillers rather infrequently. Still, I enjoyed this one well enough under those circumstances. Definitely a page-turner.

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lynnieoniel
Mar 22, 2014

I normally to not read books that cross into horror but this was a pleasent surprise. It wasn't gore but the thought of the unknown that terrified!!

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agjjball
Dec 23, 2011

I have never read this before

emerald2pac Aug 30, 2011

Very interesting concepts and ideas but all in all a very disappointing ending to any true nessie believers. Or maybe not a disappointing ending but lets just say the mysteries revealed are quite stupid and disappointing.

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linder55
Mar 01, 2010

I thought this was going to be a "Loch Ness Monster" story, and couldn't imagine how it could be made fresh. The story starts quickly, and picks up the pace throughout the book, keeping me up until 2:00am to finish, because I couldn't put it down! It has everything, scientific theory merged with fantasy, and a generous helping of Scottish lore and history. A terrific read!

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