Nick Cutter is a pseudonym for an acclaimed author of novels and short stories. He lives in Toronto, Canada.

2 02, 2015

THE DEEP by Nick Cutter

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THE DEEP by Nick CutterThe Deep by Nick Cutter
Published by Gallery Books, Simon & Schuster on January 13th 2015
Pages: 400
Genres: Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction, Suspense, Thrillers
Also by this author: Little Heaven
Hardcover provided by Gallery Books


From the acclaimed author of The Troop—which Stephen King raved “scared the hell out of me and I couldn’t put it down.…old-school horror at its best”—comes this utterly terrifying novel where The Abyss meets The Shining.

A strange plague called the ‘Gets is decimating humanity on a global scale. It causes people to forget—small things at first, like where they left their keys, then the not-so-small things, like how to drive or the letters of the alphabet. Their bodies forget how to function involuntarily. There is no cure.

But now, far below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, deep in the Mariana Trench, a heretofore-unknown substance hailed as “ambrosia”—a universal healer, from initial reports—has been discovered. It may just be the key to eradicating the ‘Gets.

In order to study this phenomenon, a special research lab, the Trieste, has been built eight miles under the sea’s surface. But when the station goes incommunicado, a brave few descend through the lightless fathoms in hopes of unraveling the mysteries lurking at those crushing depths…and perhaps to encounter an evil blacker than anything one could possibly imagine.

This book was terrifying. I don’t mean some parts of it were gross, it was full of creepy ideas and hopeless situations. Not only that, The Deep had me completely engrossed so that I was up reading into the wee hours of the night. The small hours when everyone else is already asleep […]

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