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WINNER OF THE JAMES HERBERT AWARD FOR HORROR WRITING “The Troop scared the hell out of me, and I couldn’t put it down. This is old-school horror at its best.” —Stephen KingOnce every year, Scoutmaster Tim Riggs leads a troop of boys into the Canadian wilderness for a weekend camping trip—a tradition

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Author Nick Cutter

Pages 368

Publisher Simon and Schuster

Published Date 2014-02-25

ISBN 1476717753 9781476717753


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leighanneslit shared a tip "HUGE warning for very graphic body horror, but it’s still brilliant"

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charles_moore_3600 shared a tip "I loved it a weird mix of The Walking Dead, Alien, Lord Of The Flies , and Stand By Me ! Awesome!!!"

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libby_staebell shared a tip "Really well written. I don’t suggest reading this if you have a weak stomach."

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darryl_keeping shared a tip "An all time favourite! You're not reading Cutter for a happy ending but if you want a memorable horror story, look no further."

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yasmine_saleem shared a tip "Never look at sea turtles the same again"

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jenn_aldieri shared a tip "It was disturbing and disgusting. I absolutely loved it. It was everything a horror read should be."

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Catt412 shared a tip "Gruesome, horrific, disturbing. I loved it!"

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zaira_acosta shared a tip "I had high expectations, but it didn't really do it for me. It was kind of creepy, but ultimately boring."

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jess_ament shared a tip "The scariest book I’ve ever read. Excellent in every way"

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thash_machine shared a tip "A good old fashioned horror story, reminicent of Lord of the Flies but with a repulsive contagion introduced."

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tasfia_tahiat shared a tip "Halfway through this and it's making my stomach turn with disgust and fear...but still loving it so far! #imightbeapsycho"

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aundie_cane shared a tip "Honestly, it's soooooo good!"

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theangelcymone shared a tip "2nd of March. An AMAZING STORY! Started slow but the ending was well worth it"

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shannon_baez shared a tip "So gross but so good!"

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rebecca_andersen shared a tip "A lot of body horror and a great story build up!!"

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shelly_hollen shared a tip "This book is intense. NOT for everyone."

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queencolette shared a tip "It was the kitten scene for me."

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kelly_wells_7283 shared a tip "Dark and awesome"

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amber_carpenter_4277 shared a tip "Great book! I listened to it on audiobook. Thank you for the suggestion."

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amber_carpenter_4277 shared a tip "I misread haha.. my fav part was probably the cave scene."

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jennifer_rinehart shared a tip "This book was amazingly creative and gruesome."

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serenity_rebrab shared a tip "Great book! Loved the gore!!"

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tyler_coyne shared a tip "Nick Cutter creates a wonderfully dreadful atmosphere in The Troop as well as Little Heaven. Great reads."

lizzy_crosby shared a tip "Not for those with a sensitive stomach. But sooooo good"

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ashley_good_2420 shared a tip "Suspension, horror"

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ShellyReyn85 shared a tip "Super creepy!!"

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amber_snelling shared a tip "Definitely disturbing… but like in a good way? Maybe I’m just sick."

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figtion shared a tip "First of all: **** SHELLY Second of all: I’m gonna need more than the usual therapy I get after finishing this book."

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sydney_grant_6748 shared a tip "Almost gave me the vibe of a more gruesome, disgusting, lord of the flies."

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harley_murphy shared a tip "I actually didn't mean to recommend this one I'm sorry I've never read it lol"

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melissa_hughes_4812 shared a tip "Very terrifying, I could only read it during the day"

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gerhard_jason_geick shared a tip "This is one of the best Splatterpunk books out there. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"

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naygrrrl shared a tip "This one creeped me out! Very Lord of the Flies."

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bearsfilter shared a tip "disgusting but i couldn’t stop reading"

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jen_jon shared a tip "Kinda gruesome but good"

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jay_leclair shared a tip "Grosses book I've ever read (in a good way)"

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mrsropers_caftan shared a tip "Creepy af and kept me up, perfect for spooky season"

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katboo shared a tip "This book made me want to throw it across the room because it was so disgusting but I couldn’t put it down! This is pure horror."

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shane_hawthorne shared a tip "A bit Gorey but a solid read."

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k_straub shared a tip "I have a few, from a few different genres: Hex, Cujo, and The Loop are definitely in the top running."

lea_carpenter shared a tip "A perfect suspense with just the right amount of disturbing gore."

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cade_colletta shared a tip "Excellent body horror, good parasite story, interesting characters"

antwon_capricole shared a tip "Amazing. Kept me on the edge of my seat the entire time. Finished in 3 days. Lord of the Flies meets The Stand."

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bailey_gray_2306 shared a tip "Really liked this. Fast paced, finished in a few days. Curious if any of his other books are worth looking into??"

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leavesandreads shared a tip "So disgusting, disturbing,I was incredibly uncomfortable, but nonetheless it was amazing."

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