Don’t just die. Die trying.
Cassie is the girl who lost it all. Her world ripped apart. Her mother and father dead. Her little brother captured.
On a lonely stretch of highway, she runs from Them. The beings who only look human, who roam the countryside killing anyone they see. Who have scattered Earth’s last survivors. To stay alone is to stay alive, until she meets Evan Walker. Beguiling and mysterious, Evan may be Cassie’s only hope for rescuing her brother — or saving herself. Now, she must choose: between trust and despair, between defiance and surrender, between life and death. To give up or to get
Cassie Sullivan gets up.
In multi-award winner Rick Yancey’s gripping epic, the most dangerous lie is the one that gives us hope.
Rick Yancey is the author of several adult novels and the memoir Confessions of a Tax Collector. His first young-adult novel, The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp, was a finalist for the Carnegie Medal. In 2010, his novel The Monstrumologist received a Michael L. Printz Honor, and the sequel, The Curse of the Wendigo, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. When he isn’t writing or thinking about writing or traveling the country talking about writing, Rick is hanging out with his family.