M. R. Carey returns to the world of THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS, the phenomenal word-of-mouth bestseller which is now a BAFTA-nominated film.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.'Spectacular!' No. 1 bestselling author Martina Cole'Carey writes with compassion and fire - strange and surprising and humane' Lauren Beukes, author of The Shining Girls'A tense story with superbly rendered characters' SciFiNow'A terrifying, emotional page-turner that explores what it means to be human' Kirkus
Carey manages to again build an impressive story that carries hope within its horror * Weekend Herald * [A] brilliant character study as much as a tense, satisfying post-apocalyptic thriller * BARNES AND NOBLE SCI-FI & FANTASY BLOG * Plausible science and solid prose and characterization elevate this dystopian thriller * PUBLISHERS WEEKLY * Thoughtful and compelling * RT BOOK REVIEWS * Humane, horrific and unputdownable * IRISH TIMES * This book [...] has the hefty brio of a Stephen King, the fierce intelligence of a John Wyndham * DAILY MAIL * A terrifying, emotional page-turner that explores what it means to be human * KIRKUS * A tense story with superbly rendered characters -- SCIFINOW Carey writes with compassion and fire - strange and surprising and humane * Lauren Beukes, author of THE SHINING GIRLS * Spectacular! * No. 1 bestselling author Martina Cole *
M. R. Carey has been making up stories for most of his life. His novel The Girl With All the Gifts was a word-of-mouth bestseller and is now a major motion picture based on his own screenplay. Under the name Mike Carey he has written for both DC and Marvel, including critically acclaimed runs on Lucifer, Hellblazer and X-Men. His creator-owned series The Unwritten appeared regularly in the New York Times graphic fiction bestseller list. He also has several previous novels, games, radio plays, and TV and movie screenplays to his credit.