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Night of the Crabs
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Author Guy N. Smith
Publication date 1976
Publication Order
Preceded by
Return of the Werewolf
Followed by
Bats Out of Hell

Night of the Crabs is a novel written by Guy N. Smith and published in 1976. It is the first in the "Crabs" book series.


After the mysterious disappearance of a couple holidaying on the Welsh coast, an uncle decides to investigate and discovers the claw marks of gigantic crabs on the beach. This is the beginning of the invasion of the crabs, mutated monsters with a taste for human flesh.