The Presence Author:John Saul, John Saul Beyond the sparkling Hawaiian beaches, masked by the deceptive beauty of the rainforest, evil awaits sixteen-year-old Michael Sundquist and his mother, Katharine, an anthropologist who has come to the Islands to study the unusual skeletal remains unearthed on the volcanic flanks of Haleakala, Maui. — Yet far below the black depths of the Pacific ... more »a mysterious substance snakes through undiscovered fissures in the ocean floor, as nature itself seems to portend the terror to come.« less
On the island of Maui, this thriller incorporates strange skeletal remains, medical and environmental thrills, and an evil corporation... whoo! What a page turner. Those with asthma can truly identify with the horrors! Quick read, somewhat predictable, but who cares... great fun!