London Underground: A Thriller

London Underground: A Thriller

by Chris Angus

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Overview

A chilling adventure beneath the streets of London where WWII-era bombs, government conspiracies, and science—gone very very wrong—collide.

Beneath the streets of London lie many secrets. Subterranean rivers carve channels through darkened caverns. Hidden laboratories and government offices from WWII offer a maze of corridors and abandoned medical experiments. Lost in the depths are the contents of a looted Spanish galleon from the days of Henry VIII. And even deeper lies a Nazi V-2 rocket that contains the most horrible secret of all.

Carmen Kingsley, in charge of London projects for the British Museum, and Scotland Yard Inspector Sherwood Peets race to unravel the mysteries before the great city succumbs to the English Sweat, a frightening disease from the age of the Henrys.

Unknown to them, their partners in tracing the disease began their own efforts more than sixty years earlier during WWII when a top secret British mission is sent to the far northern regions of Norway to stop the Nazis from developing a biological weapon that was to be airmailed to London via the V-2 rocket.

It all comes to a climax beneath the city with the discovery of a horrifying species of genetically altered “super rats” that threaten to invade London and the British Isles in a manner more horrifying than anything ever envisioned by the Germans.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631580505
Publisher: Yucca
Publication date: 08/11/2015
Pages: 396
Sales rank: 689,234
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Chris Angus is the author of several works of nonfiction and is also a newspaper columnist. He has published more than four hundred essays, articles, book introductions, columns, and reviews in a wide variety of publications. Angus lives in Canton, New York.

Customer Reviews

London Underground: A Thriller 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Writer has great imagination. I was creeped out by several situations..especially because they were believable to me. Great entertaining read. Definitely fun!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
In order to enjoy a fictional story that has unrealistic creatures , etc., one must accept the unnatural. However it is not complimentary to the story when characters in the story do unnatural things, ie. for a female to go into unfamiliar underground tunnels that are pitched black with one flashlight looking for someone for hours where there are man-eating creatures. It is fine for the story line to include monsters and aliens, but normal people should do what normal people would do unless they are special, like Spider Man or The Hulk.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really intriguing story
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I couldn't wait to finish this book which had a mix of historical fiction, romance, and sci-fi genres. The story line was predictable and unbelievably trite.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fairly good read but quite predictable.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed thoroughly. Now that I'm finished will have to find something else as fun to keep me company. Recommended it to many friends.