The shape had stopped behind the curtain of water. A vague, shadowy shape - part human, part lizard. A huge arm reached forward and a single claw penetrated the waterfall and pointed, glistening, at the children' Deep in a remote jungle region of Mexico, something supernatural is stirring, disturbed by a party of zoologists. Ben and Claire Swift are there with their father. They are the only ones who realize the danger that threatens them all.
Robert Dodds grew up in Yorkshire and Kent. He studied English at Oxford University, and then became a teacher in Mexico. He has written short stories for anthologies, had others read on BBC Radio 4, abridged texts for radio, and written short films for BBC 2, as well as working in stage production. Since 1985 he has lectured in film and TV production at Edinburgh College of Art.