Deathbeast

BenBella Books, Inc.
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Eight time travelers journey into the Cretaceous period in this action-packed adventure from a Hugo and Nebula Award winner.
 
Six hunters and two official guides are going on the trip of their lifetime.
 
Their destination? Earth as it was a hundred million years ago, long before human dominion, when the great hot-blooded dinosaurs reigned supreme.
 
Each of the time travelers has a different motive. Some are on the strange safari for pay. Others are taking a holiday from civilization. There are women who wanted to show themselves the equal of men—and men out to test and prove their manhood.
 
But whatever their drives and desires, their strengths and weaknesses, the ultimate horror awaits them . . .
 
 
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About the author

David Gerrold is the author of the Hugo and Nebula award–nominated The Man Who Folded Himself and When Harlie Was One, books that quickly established him in the hard science fiction genre during the 1970s. He also wrote “The Trouble with Tribbles,” voted the most popular Star Trek episode of all time, and is the author of the popular Star Wolf, Dingillian, and Chtorr series. He lives in Northridge, California.
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Publisher
BenBella Books, Inc.
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Published on
Jan 28, 2014
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Pages
280
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ISBN
9781939529534
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Science Fiction / Time Travel
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