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Diablo

(2016)
(A book in the Kronos Rising series)
A Novella by

 
 
"One of 2016's Top Ten Books" - AUTHORSdb

THE GATES OF HELL ARE GOING TO NEED NEW HINGES.

Barreling along a hundred feet beneath the surface, the giant predator gained swiftly on its prey. Fifty yards ahead, a school of chrome-colored fish fled terror-stricken before it. Measuring close to twenty feet in length, the enormous descendants of the prehistoric fish Xiphactinus audax were, themselves, top predators, each tipping the scales at over three thousand pounds. Compared to the whale-sized nightmare that pursued them, however, the toothy, tarpon-like creatures were little more than a snack.

Before the nightmare that would become KRONOS RISING was unleashed, it was first contained in . . . DIABLO.

Nestled off the coast of Cuba, and shielded by impenetrable reefs of razor-sharp rock, stands Diablo Caldera. To the rest of the world, the extinct, bowl-shaped volcano is hardly worth exploring. But the caldera has a secret. Its isolated saltwater lake has remained untouched since the fall of the dinosaurs.

Inside this hellish aquarium are the deadliest marine predators the world has ever seen. Imprisoned since the Cretaceous behind towering walls of volcanic rock, and warded by a mysterious race, Diablo’s savage inmates rule with flipper and fang the only world they have ever known.

But something is about to change. The prison that is Diablo is beginning to fail, and soon it will unleash into the unsuspecting Atlantic a primeval fury the likes of which it has never before known.

It is one hundred tons of death. And it likes to eat.

Genre: Horror

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Audio Editions

August 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Kronos Rising: Diablo: Something's Escaped from Hell...and It's Hungry
Author(s): Max Hawthorne
Publisher: Far from the Tree Press, LLC
Availability: Amazon   


August 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Kronos Rising: Diablo: Something's Escaped from Hell...and It's Hungry
Author(s): Max Hawthorne
Publisher: Far from the Tree Press, LLC
Availability: Amazon AU   


August 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Kronos Rising: Diablo: Something's Escaped from Hell...and It's Hungry
Author(s): Max Hawthorne
Publisher: Far from the Tree Press, LLC
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Kronos Rising: Diablo: Something's Escaped from Hell...and It's Hungry
Author(s): Max Hawthorne
Publisher: Far from the Tree Press, LLC
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: KRONOS RISING - DIABLO (Prologue to the Kronos Rising series): Something's escaped from Hell . . . and it's hungry.
Author(s): Max Hawthorne
Publisher: Far From The Tree press, LLC
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU