Two roads lead to Mount Hope. None leads out. There's no place to run in a community that's been takenand is being intentionally keptoff the grid.
A small southern town was evacuated after a freak power-plant accident. As the first anniversary of the mishap approaches, some residents are allowed to return past the national guard roadblocks.
Mount Hope natives Maggie and Jordan quickly discover that their hometown is not as it was before. Downed cellular networks fail to resume service. Animals savagely attack humans. And the damaged power plant, where Jordan's father is an engineer, is under military lockdown.
As friends and family morph into terrifying strangers, the Maggie and Jordan increasingly turn to each other. Their determination to discover whoor whathas taken control of Mount Hope soon has them in the cross-hairs of a presence more sinister than any they could have imagined.
|Publisher:||Grand Central Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
|Age Range:||14 - 18 Years|
About the Author
James Patterson is one of the most popular writers of all time, with more than 375 million copies of his books sold worldwide. He holds the record for most New York Times bestsellers and is the author of the two most popular detective series of the past decade, the Alex Cross novels and the Women's Murder Club. Patterson has won an Edgar Award, the mystery world's highest honor, and his novels Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider were made into feature films.
Robison Wells is the author of the young-adult science fiction thrillers Variant and Feedback.
Variant was a Publishers Weekly Best Book and a YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant
Readers. Wells lives in the Rocky Mountains with his wife and kids in a house not too far from elk pastures.
Hometown:Palm Beach, Florida
Date of Birth:March 22, 1947
Place of Birth:Newburgh, New York
Education:B.A., Manhattan College, 1969; M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1971