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Tim J. Lebbon is a New York Times-bestselling writer with over thirty novels published to date, as well as dozens of novellas and hundreds of short stories. He has won four British Fantasy Awards, a Bram Stoker Award, and a Scribe Award, and been shortlisted for World Fantasy and Shirley Jackson awards. A movie of his story Pay the Ghost, starring Nicolas Cage, will be released soon, and several other projects are in development. He lives in the Monmouthshire countryside with his wife Tracey, children Ellie and Dan, and his dog Blu. He enjoys running and biking in the hills, and sometimes he imagines he's being chased. The Hunt is Tim J. Lebbon's first thriller.
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Compelling and addictive really don’t do The Hunt by Tim Lebbon justice and while the subject matter of the book, humans hunting other humans for sport, is pretty distasteful I challenge anyone to not romp through the book desperate to find out more. Chris returns from a morning run to find his house empty apart from a stranger saying he has 50 minutes to get ready. Friends won’t answer the phone and after dialing 9...9... he is confronted with a video link of his wife and daughters being held hostage. He's told to run. If he's caught and killed, his family go free. If he escapes, they die. Then he meets Rose who is the only person to escape the hunt … but she has paid a terrible price. Breathlessly exciting and over too quickly!
The fourth original novel tying into the critically acclaimed and much-missed Firefly series from creator Joss Whedon. Captain Malcolm Reynolds ends a game of cards on one of the Outer Rim moons as the lucky winner of an old map. Ancient and written in impenetrable symbols, the former owner insists it's worthless. Yet back on Serenity, River Tam is able to read it, and says that it points the way to one of the Arks, legendary generation ships that brought humans from Earth-that-was to the 'Verse. The salvage potential alone is staggering. But the crew approach the aged floating ship, they find it isn't quite as dead as it first seems, and the closer they get, the more agitated River becomes. She claims something is waiting on that ship, something powerful, and very angry...
From the bestselling author of The Silence comes a brand-new supernatural eco thriller. In large areas of the planet, nature is no longer humanity's friend... In a time when Earth's rising oceans contain enormous islands of refuse, the Amazon rainforest is all-but destroyed, and countless species edge towards extinction, the Virgin Zones were established in an attempt to combat the change. Off-limits to humanity and given back to nature, these thirteen vast areas of land were intended to become the lungs of the world. Dylan leads a clandestine team of adventurers into Eden, the oldest of the Zones. Attracted by the challenges and dangers posed by the primal lands, extreme competitors seek to cross them with a minimum of equipment, depending only on their raw skills and courage. Not all survive. Also in Dylan's team is his daughter Jenn, and she carries a secret--Kat, his wife who abandoned them both years ago, has entered Eden ahead of them. Jenn is determined to find her mother, but neither she nor the rest of their tight-knit team are prepared for what confronts them. Nature has returned to Eden in an elemental, primeval way. And here, nature is no longer humanity's friend.
Lebbon is a master of drip-feeding horror and suspense - The Guardian on Relics A gripping dark fantasy from the author of The Silence, now a major film on Netflix. There exists a secret and highly illegal trade in mythological creatures and their artifacts. Certain individuals pay fortunes for a sliver of a satyr's hoof, a gryphon's claw, a basilisk's scale, or an angel's wing. Embroiled in the hidden world of the Relics, creatures known as the Kin, Angela Gough is now on the run in the United States. Forty years ago the town of Longford was the site of a deadly disease outbreak that wiped out the entire population. The infection was contained, the town isolated, and the valley in which it sits flooded and turned into a reservoir. The truth-that the outbreak was intentional, and not every resident of Longford died-disappeared beneath the waves. Now the town is revealed again. The Kin have an interest in the ruins, and soon the fairy Grace and the Nephilim leader Mallian are also drawn to them. The infection has risen from beneath silent waters, and this forgotten town becomes the focus of the looming battle between humankind and the Kin.
Now a gripping Netflix movie starring Stanley Tucci and Kiernan Shipka. A suspenseful masterpiece from New York Times bestselling author Tim Lebbon. In the darkness of a underground cave system, blind creatures hunt by sound. Then there is light, there are voices, and they feed... Swarming from their prison, the creatures thrive and destroy. To scream, even to whisper, is to summon death. As the hordes lay waste to Europe, a girl watches to see if they will cross the sea. Deaf for many years, she knows how to live in silence; now, it is her family's only chance of survival. To leave their home, to shun others, to find a remote haven where they can sit out the plague. But will it ever end? And what kind of world will be left?
Die Rage entfesseln den ultimativen Angriff auf die menschliche Heimatwelt. Ihre grote Waffe ist die gefurchtetste Kreatur des Universums - die Aliens. Vor Jahrhunderten geflohen, nehmen die Rage nun Rache und beanspruchen den Planeten fr sich. Durch ein Abkommen mit den undenkbarsten Verbndeten verlsst sich die Menschheit nun auf die Predatoren, um ihr berleben zu sichern. Doch selbst die vereinte Kraft beider Rassen scheint nicht auszureichen. Das Schicksal der Erde knnte in der Hand eines einzelnen Androiden liegen - Liliya. Eine Rage. "e;Wer Fan von einem oder beiden Franchises ist, wird seine helle Freude daran haben, Menschen, Predators und Aliens wieder im Kampf um die jeweils eigene Existenz vereint zu erleben."e; [City of Films]
Tim Lebbon's Relics opens a darkly beautiful glimpse into another world, one lurking in the shadows. James Rollins, New York Times bestseller In the dark underbelly of our world, there's a black market in arcane things-living and dead. Angela Gough has been pulled into this world, making her a criminal on the run. In London she encountered the Kin-satyrs and centaurs, Nephilim and wraiths, they are hunted and slaughtered for their body parts. Fleeing back to the United States, Angela discovers that the Kin are everywhere, and they are tired of being prey. When her niece Sammi is struck by lightning, she is drawn toward the mysterious Folded Land, and its powerful and deadly ruler. Helped by her lover Vince, caught in the midst of a Kin uprising, Angela must locate Sammi before the girl is lost forever.
Uber Jahrhunderte versuchte die Weyland-Yutani-Cooperation, die Aliens als Waffe zu nutzen. Doch nun scheint ihnen jemand zuvorgekommen zu sein, der den Raum der Yautja durchkammt und die Jager zu Gejagten macht. Angesichts der berwltigenden Macht der Rage schmieden die Vertreter der Erde eine unerwartete Allianz mit den Predatoren. Doch selbst die vereinten Krfte der beiden Rassen knnten am Ende nicht ausreichen, um das Massaker aufhalten, denn ein gnadenloser Schwarm der Xenomorphs berfllt einen Planeten nach dem anderen und dringt unaufhaltsam immer tiefer in die menschliche Heimatwelt vor. "e;Wer Fan von einem oder beiden Franchises ist, wird seine helle Freude daran haben, Menschen, Predators und Aliens wieder im Kampf um die jeweils eigene Existenz vereint zu erleben."e; [City of Films]
Unaufhaltsam fallen unzahlige Raumschiffe der gefurchteten Predatoren in den von Menschen kontrollierten Teil des Weltraums ein. Um der Bedrohung durch die Yautja, wie die Predatoren auch genannt werden, etwas entgegenzusetzen, schickt die Weyland-Yutani-Cooperation ihre Spezialeinheit ins Feld - die Colonial Marines. Aber der Preis, den sie dafur zahlen, ist hoch, denn die Predatoren sind uberlegene Krieger, und jede neue Konfrontation fordert unzahlige Opfer. Doch als sich Lt. Johnny Mains zusammen mit seinem Trupp Marines - den VoidLarks - dem Kampf stellt, stoen sie auf einen Feind, der noch tdlicher ist, als man es sich htte vorstellen knnen PREDATOR: ARMADA ist der erste Teil der epischen RAGE WAR-Romantrilogie, in der die beiden kompromisslosesten Aliens der Filmgeschichte aufeinandertreffen. Das Universum wird nie wieder das alte sein. "e;Wer Fan von einem oder beiden Franchises ist, wird seine helle Freude daran haben, Menschen, Predators und Aliens wieder im Kampf um die jeweils eigene Existenz vereint zu erleben."e; [City of Films]
Lebbon is a master of drip-feeding horror and suspense - The Guardian on Relics Beneath the surface of our world, mythological creatures and their artifacts still exist-corrupt people pay fortunes for a sliver of dragon bone, a basilisk's scale, or an angel's wing. Angela Gough is an American criminology student in London whose fiance Vince disappears, and her investigation leads her into a black market specializing in arcane relics. She meets Mary Rock, a criminal of mythic status who also wants to find Vince... to kill him. Angela and a growing team of adventurers must stop this horrific trade, yet they face a growing menace as the hunted creatures begin to fight back.
At the end of the Vietnam War a team of experts are gathered by a government agency called Monarch. Their assignment is simple: to embark on a scientific expedition and map out an uncharted island. What should be a straightforward mission of discovery becomes an explosive war between monster and man as they disturb Kong and awaken the titanic forces of nature.
Book three in the Rage War trilogy. Having fled centuries before, the Rage return to take revenge and claim the planet for their own. Now through a deal struck with the unlikeliest of allies, the human race may rely on the Predators to ensure mankind's ultimate freedom. Yet even the combined might of the two races may not be enough. The fate of the Earth may rest with a single android-Liliya of the Rage.
The second original novel in an Alien vs Predator Rage War series, continuing from Predator: Incursion as Colonial Marines units are being wiped out-and not by the Predators. This is an attack by organized armies of Aliens.