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“Bad Grown-Ups”


“Bad Grown-Ups”

Outback, Australia. Hot, dusty, empty. Secretive.

On a holiday to save their marriage, a couple find themselves low on petrol and surrounded by the huge, empty expanse of the Australian desert.

They finally find a petrol station…but quickly wish they hadn’t.


“It was so real I couldn’t stop looking!” — Trish Williams

“A terrifying mix of Lord of the Flies and Wolf Creek!” — Ralph Goodwin


This is a story designed for one thing only: pure entertainment. Nothing more, and –hopefully you’ll agree– nothing less.

— Sam Stephens

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