The Terrors of the Deep Blue Sea

When you read this blog post, you all have to promise me one thing: hum the theme song from Jaws as you continue reading. In case you didn't know  -  it's Shark Week. But if you think the terrors of the ocean are limited to sharks, think again. The sharks are most definitely the least of our worries.  As Percy Jackson's exploits in The Sea of Monsters prove, supposedly mythological creatures from the deep can rise up and attack at any time. From giant squids, sea snakes, and sirens just waiting to sink your boat, check out some of the most terrifying stories of the ocean below….that is, if you dare to listen to them!

 

    

Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan, Read by Jesse Berns
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne, Read by James Frain
The Call of Cthulhu & Other Weird Stories by H.P. Lovecraft, Read by William Roberts
Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters by Jane Austen & Ben H. Winters, Read by Katherine Kellgren
Moby Dick by Herman Melville, Read by Paul Boehmer

(Flickr cc: hermanusbackpackers: Great White Shark Cage Diving)