Gravediggers: Terror Cove

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Last time, it was all an accident—a class nature trip gone horrifically wrong. One minute, Ian, Kendra, and PJ were lost in a mountain forest, and the next, they were facing down a horde of flesh-eating zombies. In order to survive, the gang had to outwit the undead and figure out a way to banish them from our world. Luckily, they succeeded . . .

. . . but this time, there are no accidents. Evil seeks out the newly christened Gravediggers, and they are more than ready to fight ...

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Overview

Last time, it was all an accident—a class nature trip gone horrifically wrong. One minute, Ian, Kendra, and PJ were lost in a mountain forest, and the next, they were facing down a horde of flesh-eating zombies. In order to survive, the gang had to outwit the undead and figure out a way to banish them from our world. Luckily, they succeeded . . .

. . . but this time, there are no accidents. Evil seeks out the newly christened Gravediggers, and they are more than ready to fight back. (Or so they think.)

Ian, Kendra, and PJ are on a family vacation in the tropics when they are warned about an island called Isla Hambrienta, where a huge cruise liner sank off the coast years ago. The karma out there is so dark and ominous, mystical Warden O'Dea tags along as they investigate. What none of them expects to find is a zombie colony much stronger than the one they defeated on the mountain—and another presence on the island that's way more dangerous than the disgusting creatures they're supposed to turn to dust.

Readers who crave action, frights, and thrills will love this second book in the Gravediggers series.

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Editorial Reviews

Rick Yancey
"Scary, funny, with endearing characters and a fast-paced plot, the book is perfect for the zombie-lover in all of us."
School Library Journal
11/01/2013
Gr 7 Up—This sequel to Mountain of Bones (HarperCollins, 2012) has strong, well-developed characters; witty dialogue; and a believable villain. Ian, PJ, and Kendra are gravediggers, chosen by the mystical forces in the world and fated as zombie hunters. Mysteriously they all win a luxurious family vacation in Puerto Rico, leaving the teens full of suspicion and on guard. It is not long before the trio becomes stranded on Isla Hambrienta. Within minutes they realize it is not a coincidence that Isla Hambrienta means "The Hungry Island" as a zombie horde from a sunken cruise liner attacks. Even more disturbing than the swollen, bloated zombies is the discovery that all this has been orchestrated by Danny Melee, teen genius and millionaire video-game designer. Melee wants to harness the power of the gravediggers so he can implement his diabolical plan, only complicating Kendra, PJ, and Ian's situation. The narrative is effectively propelled through the alternating voices of the trio, adding to the suspense and intrigue. Krovatin's ability to combine the forces of magic with the forces of science in dealing with the zombie virus is fascinating and appealing. A gripping, must-read novel.—Donna Rosenblum, Floral Park Memorial High School, NY
Kirkus Reviews
The second book in the Gravediggers series presents a family vacation with beaches, boats and a body count. When classmates Ian, Kendra and PJ all win family vacations to Puerto Rico, it seems like the perfect escape from the memories of their last trip, which started with zombies and ended with the trio being declared the next generation of zombie fighters. Soon enough, though, a perfectly normal setting soon turns into a zombie magnet, and the trio find themselves trapped on a tropical island, fighting waves of waterlogged, reanimated corpses. But this time, the monsters have been upgraded, thanks to a mysterious millionaire and his sinister zombie agenda. The SAT practice words and the zombie kick-ass moments return along with the kids, but the zombies are no longer desiccated corpses--these are bloated, fish-eaten bodies sloughing off flesh left and right. Ian, Kendra and PJ are more defined this time around, each with a distinct personality; unfortunately, their personalities aren't all that engaging. In fact, the various jungle creatures have more presence on the page in their brief appearances than the teens and their families. A coven of witches adds a bit of spice, but there's an overall lack of emotion all around. Krovatin sets the stage for a third novel with a growing threat and betrayal, but it's hard to build enthusiasm for what has already become an extremely formulaic series. This vacation founders in less-than-terrifying waters. (Adventure. 10-12)
—Kirkus Reviews
“Krovatin provides moments of gross-out gore in this reluctant-reader pleaser.”
Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)
“A fun horror read sure to appeal to young readers eager to move on from series like R. L. Stine’s Goosebumps.”
—Rick Yancey
“Scary, funny, with endearing characters and a fast-paced plot, the book is perfect for the zombie-lover in all of us.”
R.L. Stine
“Beware. If you read Gravediggers, you’re in for dangers and lots of horrifying surprises. This is my kind of book—fast, frightening, and all TOO REAL!”
Michael Grant
“This spine-tingling, hair-raising adventure is to readers what human flesh is to zombies—utterly irresistible.”
Chris Grabenstein
“So realistically rendered and well written, Gravediggers will have zombies believing in humans!”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062077431
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/10/2013
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 580,104
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 1050L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.38 (h) x 1.17 (d)

Meet the Author

Christopher Krovatin

Christopher Krovatin is the author of the Gravediggers series as well as the young adult novels Heavy Metal and You and Venomous. He is also a contributing writer to Revolver magazine and a lifelong devotee to the zombie genre. He lives in Brooklyn.

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