By Scott Sigler
For lovers of The starvation video games, Divergent, and crimson emerging comes a gripping sci-fi experience during which a gaggle of childrens get up in a mysterious hall without wisdom of who they're or how they obtained trapped. Their basically desire lies with an indomitable younger girl who needs to lead them not just to solutions yet to survival.
"I open my eyes to darkness. overall darkness. I listen my very own respiring, yet not anything else. I elevate my head . . . it thumps opposed to whatever stable and unmoving. there's a board correct in entrance of my face. No, now not a board . . . a lid."
A teenage woman awakens to discover herself trapped in a coffin. She has no proposal who she is, the place she is, or how she received there. struggling with her manner loose brings little relief--she discovers just a room coated with caskets and a handful of both mystified survivors. past their room lies a hall jam-packed with bones and dirt, yet no humans . . . and no answers.
She is familiar with just one factor approximately herself--her identify, M. Savage, which was once engraved at the foot of her coffin--yet she unearths herself liable. She isn't the greatest between them, or the boldest, yet for a few cause the others belief her. Now, if they're to have any likelihood, she needs to get them to belief every one other.
Whatever in actual fact, she is set to discover it and confront it. If she has to guide, she's going to verify they live on. perhaps there's a manner out, a rational rationalization, and a battling likelihood opposed to the risks to return. or perhaps a fact they can not understand lies simply past the following turn.
Advance compliment for Alive
"A ripping, claustrophobic thunderbolt of a unique, Scott Sigler's Alive supplies us an unforgettable younger hero who needs to locate the interior energy to guide with no understanding the place she is, who she is, and the way bitterly the chances are stacked opposed to her."--Pierce Brown, long island instances bestselling writer of purple Rising
"Sigler has created an excellent and engrossing personality in M. Savage. powerful and shrewdpermanent, yet with the naïveté and misgivings of any teenage woman, she's an individual you'll certainly wish in your aspect whilst s*** hits the fan, which it almost certainly does."--Veronica Belmont, host of Sword & Laser
"A demanding, unsettling page-turner of a story--both deeply unusual and wildly compelling."--Cherie Priest, writer of Boneshaker and Maplecroft
"From the 1st web page i used to be hooked. The puzzle unfolds masterfully, all the way down to the final page."--Dr. Phil Plait, writer of undesirable Astronomy
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Oh, I got a B in biology. See you for dinner. xx y y 40 y y The meal was lovely last night, Claire. Did you get the recipe for those potatoes from Gran? They were just like hers. And I forgot to tell you—that island was one of the islands of Indonesia. We took you there when you were nine because your father had research to do. It was just before we decided to separate. I’m surprised you remember. It’s funny what your children remember of you. I remember that my mom made delicious potatoes and that she used to draw pictures with us when we got home from school.
Anyway, everything will be ﬁne, so please stop worrying. There’s really nothing to worry about. Love, Mom. y y 28 y y Good luck at the doctor’s today with your thing. Sorry I can’t come with you, Mom . . y y 29 y y I have another appointment next week, honey. Do you want to come with me? 4:30pm Monday—if you could get home from school by 4 we could go over together. See if you can make it. Love, Mom. y y 30 y y Babysitting tonight, Mom. Gotta run!!! I can’t ﬁnd my key. Will you be home to let me in?
Pleeeeeeeeaaaaaaaase? I wanted to get these boots but I haven’t got quite enough. I’ll cook ALL NEXT WEEK! xox y y 33 y y I’m sorry, Mom! I thought I could come with you, but I have this thing at school. Good luck with the doctor! Let me know how it goes . . xox y y 34 y y Mom?????? Where are you???? I waited for ages and I thought you’d be home. I called the hospital, but they said you hadn’t come back to work after your appointment. I even called Dad to see if he knew anything. Not that he ever knows where you are.