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A fresh and exciting no-holds-barred thriller by award-winning author Dan Smith.

Twelve-year-old Zak, who has an inoperable brain tumour, is with his sister and parents when their private plane is disastrously diverted. Wrecked on a remote research outpost in the Antarctic, they find themselves in an abandoned base. Then Zak’s parents disappear, and the base’s equipment starts 3D-printing nightmarish spider-like creatures. Zak’s bizarre visions appear to suggest a link to something else – beneath the ice – which only he can understand …

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