Malorie: 'One of the best horror stories published for years' (Express) (Paperback)Josh Malerman (author)
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The sequel to the terrifying literary phenomenon Bird Box finds Malorie preparing to journey across the wilderness with her now-teenage children to find the only other two people she cares about. Gripping, sinister and unbearably tense, Malorie is a chilling return to form from Josh Malerman.
In the old world there were many rules.
In the new world there is only one that matters: don't open your eyes.
In the seventeen years since the 'creatures' appeared, many people have broken that rule. Many have looked. Many have lost their minds, their lives, their loved ones.
In that time, Malorie has raised her two children - Olympia and Tom - on the run or in hiding. Now nearly teenagers, survival is no longer enough. They want freedom.
When a census-taker stops by their refuge, he is not welcome. But he leaves a list of names - of survivors building a future beyond the darkness - and on that list are two names Malorie knows.
Two names for whom she'll break every rule, and take her children across the wilderness, in the hope of becoming a family again...
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 220 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 28 mm
'Malorie is the highly anticipated follow-up to Malerman's debut Bird Box and it's even better, a deliciously dark, disturbing yet captivating novel that I read in one sitting. It's one of the best horror stories published for years.' - Jon Coates, Daily Express
'The highly anticipated follow-up to Bird Box and it's even better. Deliciously dark, disturbing yet captivating' - Express
'Brilliant, insanely compelling. Cranks the tension and terror to breaking point and beyond' - Daily Mail
'Fast-paced, frightening' - New York Times
'Brilliant . . . Malerman has a knack for ratcheting up tension with just a word or two' - Metro
'Terrifying, page-turning' - Evening Standard
'Once Malerman hits the gas you better hang on tight . . . Malorie is a relentless thriller that will fry your nerves and twist your heart. Absolutely brilliant' - Philip Fracassi, author of Behold the Void
'This sequel is tense and harrowing as the original, with a new depth that raises the stakes' - Riley Sager, author of Lock Every Door
'Not only did I read this book in one sitting, it still haunts me even as I write this' - Jamie Ford, New York Times bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
'Another taut, breathless supernatural thriller . . . Malerman masterfully evokes apocalyptic horrors. This is a bang-up sequel' - Publishers Weekly
'Matches the twists and tensions of the first novel. Outstanding' - Booklist
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I was a HUGE fan of Bird Box and when I seen a sequel was happening, I was DELIGHTED! I seen Malorie could be requested for an ARC on NetGalley and just HAD to request a copy! I’m so thankful I was successful.
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