The Hollow Ones von Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan
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Verlag: Random House UKDel Rey
PRAISE FOR THE HOLLOW ONES:
Like a Jack Reacher crime thriller... with a Van Helsing-style demon hunter-The Guardian<br><br>From the Oscar-winning director ofPan'sLabyrinth,The Shape of Water, andHellboy,and the authors ofThe Straincomes a new paranormal thriller - X-Files meets Stephen King'sThe Outsider.<br>______________________________________<br>A horrific crime that defies ordinary explanation.<br>A rookie FBI agent in dangerous, uncharted territory.<br>An extraordinary hero for the ages.<br><br>FBI agent Odessa's life is derailed when she's forced to turn her gun on her partner, who becomes suddenly, inexplicably violent while apprehending a murderer. Devastated, Odessa is placed on desk leave pending a full investigation.<br><br>But what troubles her most isn't the tragedy itself - it's the shadowy presence she saw fleeing his body after his death.<br><br>Questioning her future with the FBI, and her sanity, Odessa accepts a low-level assignment to clear out the belongings of a retired agent. What she finds there puts her on the trail of a mysterious figure who claims to have been alive for centuries, and who is either an unhinged lunatic . . . or humanity's best and only defence against unspeakable evil.<br>_______________________________________________________<br><br>Praise for THE HOLLOW ONES<br><br>'A transporting, page-turning thriller that rips open a brand new universe, filling it with suspense.'Brad Meltzer, #1 NYT bestselling author of The Escape Artist<br><br>'Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan have yet another twisted masterpiece on their hands. An enduring new series combining horror, suspense, and fable.'Stephen Chbosky, NYT bestselling author ofThe Perks of Being a WallflowerandImaginary Friend<br><br>'Inventive and macabre.'Kirkus<br><br>'Horrifying . . . The authors keep the tension high throughout. Fans of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child's Pendergast books will be enthralled'Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
1GBToro, Guillermo delGuillermo del Toro
was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, in 1964. He is the director of the filmsCronos
,The Devil's Backbone
, which garnered enormous critical praise worldwide and won three Academy Awards, andThe Shape of Water
, which won the 2018 Oscar Award for Best Picture.
Hogan, ChuckChuck Hoganis the author of several acclaimed novels, includingDevils in ExileandPrince of Thieves, which won the 2005 Hammett Award, was named one of the ten best novels of the year by Stephen King, and was the basis of the motion pictureThe Town.