"The story is exciting, and terrifically scary." -- The New York Times

"SACCULINA is a smart, terrifying, and poignant tale of creeping menace. I devoured it in one frenzied sitting... this Fracassi guy is damn good." --Richard Chizmar, author of A Long December and co-author (with Stephen King) of Gwendy's Button Box

When Jim's big brother Jack is released from prison, the brothers - along with their broken father and Jack's menacing best friend - decide to charter an ocean fishing boat to celebrate Jack's new freedom.

Once the small crew is far out to sea, however, a mutant species rises from the deep abyssal darkness to terrorize the vessel and its occupants.

As the horror of their situation becomes clear, the small group must find a way to fend off the attack and somehow, someway, return to safety; but as the strange parasitic creatures overrun them, they must use more extreme - and deadly - measures to survive.

Genre: Horror

Praise for this book

"SACCULINA is a smart, terrifying, and poignant tale of creeping menace... this Fracassi guy is damn good." - Richard Chizmar


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Paperback Editions

May 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Sacculina
Author(s): Philip Fracassi
ISBN: 1-945373-68-7 / 978-1-945373-68-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Journalstone
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