The Island Author:Peter Benchley How could hundreds of boats, carrying more than two thousand 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 new novel by Peter Benchley, the master of suspense and adventure who also wro... more »te JAWS and THE DEEP.
With his twelve-year-old son, Maynard pursues the story of 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