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Colony

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Bone-chilling, jaw-dropping, action-packed thriller that keeps you on the edge of your seat.

What a fantabulous thriller! Action-packed, bone-chilling, riveting thriller that keeps you on the edge of your seat. Fasten your seatbelts because you are in for one heck of a roller-coaster ride!


Having read the blurb, I thought this story is all about 'innocent people caught between the fight of two powerful and rich businessmen'. But I was so wrong! A folklore, a sinister secret and evolution plays a major role in shaping whatever is hiding in the mist.


Our main character Callum is perfectly imperfect. His dedication to work has cost him his family. He was assigned to the mission when he was vacationing with his son Jamie. Callum had to leave immediately and Jamie is not happy. Nor is Callum's ex-wife. When Callum reaches Harmsworth, he's not sure whom to trust. The wealthy Russian business man who's in charge of this expedition seems a little shady too.


As days pass by, one of his colleagues goes missing and a search party is sent. Meanwhile, a rival businessman wants to destroy the mission and he has a man on the inside to do the job for him. As people go missing and their mutilated bodies are found later, Callum and his mates realize they are not alone on the island. Also, whatever is hiding in the mist is stalking them and ready to attack when the time is right.


The suspense and the tension are at an all-time high throughout the story. Character development is impressive and the plot to story development is superb. I was hooked on to the story and could not put it down until the end. An action-packed thriller with a dash of horror makes Colony an engrossing read.


As a debut novel, Colony is too good to be true. I absolutely enjoyed every bit of the story and I am certainly looking forward to reading Benjamin Cross' next book. 

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A voracious reader who loves books of the genre Crime and Mystery. I also read chick-lit and literary fiction so as to balance all the mysteries I devour.

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About the author

I'm an archaeologist and writer based in the UK. Colony is my debut novel, a fast-paced action-thriller set in the Arctic. It's due for publication in January 2021 and is available to pre-order now from all good bookstores. view profile

Published on January 28, 2021

Published by Book Guild Publishing Ltd

110000 words

Contains mild explicit content ⚠️

Genre: Thriller & Suspense

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