The Anomaly

They sought the truth. They found a nightmare.

A TV crew arrive at the Grand Canyon led by Nolan Moore, amateur archaeologist and host of The Anomaly Files. Following the trail of a decades-old conspiracy, the team seek proof of a cave within the canyon, hidden from public record and filled with ancient treasures. 

At first, it seems that, once again, the crew will return to LA empty-handed. But then their luck turns. They find a cave and artefacts beyond their wildest imagination. But the team's elation is short-lived as they become trapped within the cavern's dark passages with little possibility of escape. 

Then events take an even more terrifying turn. For not all secrets are meant to be found...

About the author

Michael Rutger is a screenwriter whose work has been optioned by major Hollywood studios. He lives in California with his wife and son.

You can check out The Anomaly Files here – a bonus site linking to lots of extra content related to the book. #TheAnomaly

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Why We Like It

  • 'Crackles with claustrophobic tension that had me holding my breath. Sharp dialogue, a dizzying central plot, and a real sense of dread throughout, I couldn't sleep until I'd finished reading, and then I couldn't sleep just thinking about it. I loved it' Sarah Pinborough, bestselling author of Behind Her Eyes
  • 'A taut, take-no-prisoners thriller, lean and fast as an express train. Make no mistake: The Anomaly is the real deal.' - Lincoln Child
  • 'Brilliant. Thrilling, tense, dark, funny. Michael Crichton meets Indiana Jones' C.J. Tudor, author of The Chalk Man

Michael Rutger

Michael Rutger is a screenwriter whose work has been optioned by major Hollywood studios. He lives in California with his wife and son. You can check out The Anomaly Files here – a bonus site linking to lots of extra content related to the book.

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