Island by Richard Laymon

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When eight people go on a cruise in the Bahamas, they plan to swim, sunbathe and relax. Getting shipwrecked is definitely not in the script. But after the yacht blows up they're stranded on a deserted island, and there's a maniac on the loose.

About Richard Laymon

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Richard Laymon was born in Chicago in 1947 and grew up in California. Four of his books have been shortlisted for the Bram Stoker Award, which he won in 2001 with THE TRAVELLING VAMPIRE SHOW. Among his many acclaimed works of horror and suspense are THE STAKE, SAVAGE, AFTER MIDNIGHT and the four novels in the Beast House Chronicles: THE CELLAR, THE BEAST HOUSE, THE MIDNIGHT TOUR and FRIDAY NIGHT IN BEAST HOUSE. He died in February 2001.
Published September 28, 2009 by 47North. 534 pages
Genres: Horror, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Fiction

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The Zone

Island has it all - non-stop adventure, gruesome murders, a beautiful tropical island with three babes in bikinis, references to other island classics such as 'Robinson Crusoe' and Gilligan's Island, and plenty of thrills and laughs.

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Michael Manley 20 Aug 2013

Rated the book as 3.5 out of 5