By Scott Sigler
Scott Sigler reinvented the alien-invasion tale in his bestselling novels Infected and Contagious… rebooted the biotech mystery in Ancestor…now, in his such a lot bold, sweeping novel to this point, he works his magic at the paranormal mystery, taking us inside of a terrifying underworld of subterranean predators that in basic terms his twisted brain may well invent.
murder detective Bryan Clauser is wasting his mind.
How else to give an explanation for the desires he retains having—dreams that replicate, with most unlikely accuracy, the ugly serial murders happening in every single place San Francisco? How else to provide an explanation for the feelings these desires impress in him—not disgust, now not horror, yet excitement?
As Bryan and his longtime accomplice, Lawrence “Pookie” Chang, examine the murders, they study that issues are even stranger than they in the beginning look. For the sufferers are all enemies of a possible traditional younger boy—a boy who's gripped by way of an identical desires that hang-out Bryan. in the meantime, a shadowy vigilante, possible armed with superhuman powers, is obtainable killing the killers. And Bryan and Pookie’s superiors—from the mayor on down—seem surprisingly desirous to preserve the detectives from researching the truth.
Doubting his personal sanity and stripped of his badge, Bryan starts to suspect that he’s stumbled into the crosshairs of a shadow conflict that has gripped his urban for greater than a century—a battle waged by means of a race of killers residing in San Francisco’s unknown, underground ruins, rising at evening to feed on those that are usually not missed.
And as Bryan learns the reality approximately his personal intimate connections to the killings, he discovers that those that subject so much to him are in mortal danger…and that he could be the basically guy gifted—or cursed—with the ability to do conflict with the nocturnals.
that includes a dazzlingly plotted secret and a terrifying descent right into a nightmarish underworld—along with probably the most fabulous motion scenes ever placed to paper, and an explosive, gut-wrenching end you won’t quickly forget—Nocturnal is the main astonishing trip to this point from one of many genre’s brightest stars.