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Author: Edwina Grey
Publisher: Lothian Books, 2006

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Genre: Horror
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In 1789 New South Wales a patch of mangrove swamp on the Lane Cove river is avoided by the local Aboriginal tribes. Naturally Solomon Pendle, a convict, escapes into the bush and runs across a certain patch of ground. He returns to the colony due to the harsh conditions in the bush, and for his troubles is hung by the Governor. At least Pendle got to pass a surprise on to his fellow inmates and their keepers. Sickness and madness start to take control of the colonial and it seems to revolve around the mad witch Mattias.

Sydney 1919, an influenza pandemic rages through the city putting pressure on the hospitals trying to cope with those affected. A convalescent home for returned servicemen just so happens to be have been built on the banks of the Lane Cover river, people forgot to mention the human remains that were discovered as the foundations for the home were being laid. A different type of disease is about to break out, with only Dr Adam Waters standing in the way of what he the Mycosis infecting the entire city.

Modern day Sydney and student Jacqueline Cooper, an ex drug addict, is researching occult occurrences in the city. Naturally she has come across stories of strange events surrounding the Lane Cover River, and naturally she unearths something she shouldn't have. Can Jackie Cooper piece it together like Adam Waters did before her and stop a full on George R Romero event going down?

Ready to test the waters for a virus called prism?


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