Firsta bomb released a deadly flu virus and the entire mall was quarantined.
Nextthe medical teams evacuated and the windows were boarded up just before the virus mutated.
Nowthe power is out and the mall is thrown into darkness. Shay, Marco, Lexi, Ryan, and Ginger aren't the same people they were two weeks ago. Just like the virus, they've had to change in order to survive. And not all for the better. When no one can see your face, you can be anyone you want to be, and, when the doors finally open, they may not like what they've become.
If you think it's silly to be afraid of the dark, you're wrong.
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What People are Saying About This
PRAISE FOR NO SAFETY IN NUMBERS:
"Think of the heart-racing chase of The Hunger Games but a giant mall is your arena and everyone is potentially a tribute."Seventeen.com
"Riveting. . .[Lorentz's] detailed depiction of the escalating chaos over the course of seven long days is deeply unsettling."The New York Times
"[An] engrossing. . .thriller."Kirkus
2013 YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers
PRAISE FOR NO EASY WAY OUT:
"Readers who were captivated by No Safety in Numbers will continue to enjoy the seemingly doomed mall residents and will eagerly anticipate the series conclusion."School Library Journal
". . .a fascinatingly dynamic protagonist. . .the story line is increasingly reminiscentin a good wayof Michael Grant's Gone series."Booklist