The Island Author:peter benchley How could hundreds of boats, carrying more than 2000 people simply disappear? Why does no one know, or care to know?Blair Maynard, an editor at a weekly news magazine becomes obsessed with finding out what's going on. — And so begins THE ISLAND, a stunning novel by Peter Benchley, the master of suspense and adventure who also wrote JAWS and THE D... more »EEP.
With his twelve year old son, Maynard pursues the story to a remote archipelago southeast of the Bahamas. There, on the deceptively inviting waters of the tropics, Maynard and his son sail into as sinister a drama as has ever been played out on the sea. For the islands harbor a violent and shocking secret- and by discovering it, Maynard and his son are plunged into a nightmare struggle to survive.« less