- From the British Kinnell hardcover dust jacket:
"Suddenly he was tumbling forward, falling through darkness. His
mouth opened in a cry of terror as he realized that the room had no
floor, that he was crashing through the roof of Hell....
And the he heard something that made the hairs stir at the nape of his
It was a furtive, scuttling sound; a moist sound. Something was
moving in the darkness below...."
Two aliens arrive in a remote Texas town, one an engaging waif,
pursued by the other, a relentless bounty-hunter sent to bring her
back. The townsfolk rally around the fugitive, but STINGER, the
bounty-hunter, covers the town with a force field. No one can escape
as he begins his search using replicants of the town's
inhabitants—exact copies of humans but with silver claws for
hands and razor-blade teeth...STINGERS!
- From the Pocket Books paperback:
STINGER...an enemy more fearsome, more hideous than the most heart-stopping
nightmares. STINGER...who ravages a remote Texas town until the men and
women of Inferno rise up in a final, desperate battle. No evil yet known
to man can match the searing hell of...STINGER.