The Boy on the Bridge - The Girl With All the Gifts series (Paperback)M. R. Carey (author)
Once upon a time, in a land blighted by terror, there was a very clever boy.
The people thought the boy could save them, so they opened their gates and sent him out into the world.
To where the monsters lived.
In The Boy on the Bridge M. R. Carey returns to the world of The Girl with All the Gifts, whilst Melanie grows up in the prison of Hotel Echo, the rest of the world is on the brink of catastrophe and events are about to unfold that will change the course of history.
An early Waterstones favourite, The Girl With All the Gifts became a phenomenal word-of-mouth bestseller which is now a critically acclaimed film.
Best-known for his runaway success The Girl With all the Gifts, Liverpool-born author Mike Carey began his writing career in comics, producing work that includes the award-winning series Lucifer and X-Men: Legacy. He followed up the success of The Girl with all the Gifts with the dark thriller Fellside and The Boy on The Bridge.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 330 g
Dimensions: 199 x 131 x 30 mm
Spectacular! I enjoyed it just as much as The Girl With All the Gifts, if not more - No. 1 bestselling author Martina Cole
Unputdownable - IRISH TIMES
Carey writes with compassion and fire - strange and surprising and humane - Lauren Beukes, author of THE SHINING GIRLS
The hefty brio of a Stephen King, the fierce intelligence of a John Wyndham - DAILY MAIL
A tense story with superbly rendered characters - SCIFINOW
A terrifying, emotional page-turner that explores what it means to be human - KIRKUS
Thoughtful and compelling - RT BOOK REVIEWS
Carey manages to again build an impressive story that carries hope within its horror - WEEKEND HERALD
A tense, satisfying post-apocalyptic thriller - BARNES AND NOBLE SCI-FI & FANTASY BLOG
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“Another fascinating thriller from M R Carey”
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“An Excellent Post-Apocalyptic Thriller”
I am a huge fan of post-apocalyptic novels and ‘The Boy on the Bridge’ certainly didn’t disappoint. Set in the same universe as ‘The Girl with all the Gifts’, this book focuses on Britain just after “Breakdown” has... More
“A tension filled, action packed read”
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