Twelve years ago, the world ended. But surviving the deadly virus was just the beginning in this action-packed middle grade adventure that’s The Maze Runner for tweens.
It’s been twelve years since the deadly virus known as Waste began to spread across the globe, leaving devastation in its wake. Millions died. Cities fell into chaos. Anything the Waste didn’t kill, it infected and mutated into threatening new forms.
Kobi has always believed he and his dad were the only survivors. But when his dad goes missing, Kobi follows his trail — and discovers a conspiracy even deadlier than the Waste itself.
Nonstop action, chilling dangers, and edge-of-your-seat twists make this gripping, fast-paced survival adventure perfect for reluctant readers and kids who are hungry for their first dystopian read.
Michael Ford read English and Classics at Oxford University, before a stint teaching English in Greece. He worked in children's non-fiction publishing for several years before becoming an editor of adult fiction in West London.
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