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Primeval: The Lost Island (Primeval #6)

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Primeval sees evolutionary zoologist Nick Cutter make the terrifying discovery that prehistoric creatures are alive and well in the twenty-first century. The natural world is turned on its head and humanity faces extinction as unexplained anomalies rip holes in the fabric of time and allow creatures from the earliest stages of Earth's development to roam the modern world.

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Hardcover, 240 pages
Published November 25th 2008 by Titan Books
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Leontien
May 20, 2009 Leontien rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2009
TV tie-ins always seem to be either good or horridly bad :) This would be the first Primeval book I've read, and while I think it was a really nice read, there's one negative point, it ended far too quickly all of the sudden. Like the one moment, they're trapped someplace, the next, everyone's rescued and safe etc, the end. Aside from that, if you like Primeval or dinos I'd totally recommend it to you.
Andrew Beet
Oct 20, 2014 Andrew Beet rated it it was amazing
great book and good story the edition i read of the lost island was published in january 2011 and is 265 pages as i say good story it was good to see the character of Lester get away from the ARC. i liked it when they got to the base and they found it was a bunker that was built 50 years ago but overall great story and definitely a book i would read again.
Jessica
May 31, 2011 Jessica rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Primeval Fans, Semi-Horror Fans
This book was hanging between a three and a four for me. I really liked it, could barely stop reading it, but there were pros and cons.

Cons: My favorite non-show character died. :(
Cons: The whole plan was 'get to the island' and as soon as they landed it was 'get off the island.' I mean, they do stuff while on the island, but that was their mindset the whole time.
Con: Note #1 below

Pros: Connor gets to be KICK ASS in the final battle and is pretty important the whole time.
Pros: Lester is a bad as
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Sarah Crawford
Jan 28, 2016 Sarah Crawford rated it really liked it
This is a really good story involving the characters and some anomalies that have appeared near and on an island that is in contention between Ireland and France. A boat is destroyed and people killed. Lester sets up a clandestine trip to the island but things go horribly wrong. The weather is horrible, and prehistoric monsters seem to be pouring out of the anomalies. The group gets trapped in a WWII bunker and has to go through an anomaly that is in the building and escape into the past in ...more
T.M. Carper
It was really easy to visualize the story. You could almost feel the cold and wet. Plus there was a lot of great lines and the characters were very in character -- such as Connor deciding to upgrade the ADD much to Lester and Cutter's chargin and him being denied a gun over and over again; Cutter seeing Jenny as Claudia (this is still very early series 2 time-wise); Stephen trying to be macho even after being injured; and Abby messing around with Connor and getting yelled at by Cutter. I pretty ...more
Jenna
Oct 11, 2011 Jenna rated it it was ok
In this book, it sees the team travelling to an anomaly in an island disputed between the French and the Irish, and a covert operation needs to go ahead. But as seems to be the mood with Paul Kearney's Primeval books, most of it was filled with doom and gloom, and barely any light at the end of the tunnel. There was still some graphic blood mentioned, nowhere near as much as the previous book, but still enough to make me feel uncomfortable. Saying that, it flowed a little better than Shadow of ...more
Eva
Jun 01, 2014 Eva rated it really liked it
Anomálie se začnou objevovat na ostrůvku, na který si dělá nárok kromě Británie i Irsko a Francie a proto náš tým vyráží v naprosto příšerném počasí - je potřeba zasáhnout rychle, aby nedošlo k diplomatickým potížím.
Kniha má spád, nemohla jsem se od ní odtrhnout. Kromě dramatických zvratů jsem si užívala i "diplomatické" vtípky (francouzi na lodi s dvěstěčlennou posádkou a zásobami vína, kteří dorazí právě včas , aby přeživší zabalili do dek a napojili posilujícími nápoji).
Miluju seriál a pokud
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Jim C
May 23, 2013 Jim C rated it really liked it
This is a book based on the BBC series. When reading a book based on a series, the main question is if the author correctly writes the character's persona. The author does this with no problem. I had no problem with each character and the plot of the book reminded me of the show. This could have been an episode. If you were a fan of the show, you owe it to yourself to read this. If you weren't a fan, this is a good read but you might miss some things.
Ariel
Feb 27, 2010 Ariel rated it liked it
I enjoyed this book! It read very much like an episode. All the characters matched up nicely with their TV counterparts, with the exception of Stephen. The action was fast paced, and the one liners were prevelant.
A nice afternoon read!
Jane
Jan 23, 2012 Jane rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2012
I really love reading tie-in novels to my favorite tv shows. The Lost Island isn't any different. It really was just another episode and a well-written adventure!
Beth
May 11, 2009 Beth rated it it was amazing
this book was great! it was a bit slow at some places but it was great most of the way through! a must-read for anyone who likes primeval! :)
Emma
Aug 08, 2011 Emma rated it liked it
A good read if you like the tv series. The books allow more detail than an hour long episode. A fun read.
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Paul Kearney was born in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, in 1967. He went to a local grammar school, and then to Lincoln College, Oxford, where he read Anglo-Saxon, Old Norse, and Middle English

Shortly after leaving Oxford, he went on a solitary climbing trip to the Isle of Skye, and it was after tumbling off a mountain there that the character of Michael Riven first came to him. The first half of Th
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