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Author: Ian D. Hall

Language: English

Published: 2nd June, 2023

Publisher: Beaten Track

Edition: 1

ISBN: Paperback: 978-1-78645-585-7
eBook: 978-1-78645-586-4

Length: 84,000 words (approx.)

Category: Fiction

Genre: Horror

Colony Cover

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About the Book:

A decade has passed since the events that took the lives of many in Downmere, a small village in the heart of the New Forest. Those who survived have tried to forget what lurked in the cracks, in the fissures of the walls and in dark burrows beneath the ground – the calculating minds in search of food.

But Bela never forgot.

When it comes to her attention that the creatures have resurfaced, she must once more take up the fight to make locals and authorities alike heed her warning.

As it was ten years ago in Downmere, the people of Avoncross go about their business as usual, unaware of the danger marching towards them.

No longer content to remain Underneath, the creatures emerge into the light of day, their single-minded objective clear: a new food source, a new home.

Avoncross is where they will gather, for this is now their Colony.

About the Author:

Having been found on a 'Co-op' shelf in Stirchley, Birmingham by a Cornish woman and a man of dubious footballing taste, Ian grew up in neighbouring Selly Park and Bicester in Oxfordshire. After travelling far and wide, he now considers Liverpool to be his home. Ian was educated at Moor Green School, Bicester Senior School, and the University of Liverpool, where he gained a 2:1 (BA Hons) in English Literature. He now reviews and publishes daily on the music, theatre and culture within... Read More

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