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The Fall

Book 2, The Strain Trilogy - Book Two of the Strain Trilogy

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Description

“A cross between The Hot Zone and ’Salem’s Lot.”
—Entertainment Weekly

“I cannot wait to see where Del Toro and Hogan take us next.”
—James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author of Bloodline

The wait is over! Guillermo del Toro, one of Hollywood’s most popular and imaginative storytellers (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy) and Hammett Award-winning thriller writer Chuck Hogan (Prince of Thieves) return with The Fall—the second blood-chilling volume in their critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling Strain Trilogy. The Fall picks up where The Strain left off—with a vampiric infection spreading like wildfire across America as a small band of heroes struggles to save the dwindling human race from the vampire plague. Horror fiction and dark fantasy fans will be swept up in this epic story that bestselling author Nelson DeMille describes as “Bram Stoker meets Stephen King meets Michael Crichton.”

Publishers Weekly Review

Aug 09, 2010 – Set over the course of three intense weeks, Del Toro and Hogan's gripping second volume in their near-future vampire trilogy picks up where The Strain, the first volume, left off, as the undead, aided by elderly Eldritch Palmer, one of the world's three richest men, tighten their hold on the planet. Epidemiologists Ephraim Goodweather and Nora Martinez, Holocaust survivor Abraham Setrakian, and Vasiliy Fet, "New York City Bureau of Pest Control Services worker and independent exterminator," oppose the vampires (or strigoi), as they did in the first book. Setrakian pins his hopes for stopping the vampires on tracking down a 17th-century grimoire that describes the origins of their leaders, the Seven Original Ancients. Despite the story's essential grimness, the authors manage to inject some sardonic humor, even as the plot developments will leave readers wondering how the concluding book can possibly end well.

Customer Reviews

Wow

This book was utterly fantastic!

The Fall

Insane! The second book in The Strain Trilogy is a heart-stopping good time. I never read a book actually on the edge of my seat until now. I do not see how the authors can top this book but I hope with all hope, just as Setrakian, that they can.

Exciting page turner

This story was as good as the strain. It interspersed facts from the old book to jog your memory. It has great characters, is very suspenseful, and captures your imagination.

I wish the chapters were a little shorter. I found myself rushing through some to get to a good stopping point.

This story is a good narrative on what makes us human.

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The Fall
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  • $5.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • Published: Sep 21, 2010
  • Publisher: William Morrow
  • Seller: HarperCollins
  • Print Length: 448 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: Book 2, The Strain Trilogy
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