By Scott Sigler
For fanatics of The starvation video games, Divergent, and pink Rising comes a gripping sci-fi experience during which a gaggle of kids get up in a mysterious hall without wisdom of who they're or how they acquired trapped. Their basically wish 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 pay attention my very own respiring, yet not anything else. I elevate my head . . . it thumps opposed to whatever sturdy and unmoving. there's a board correct in entrance of my face. No, no longer a board . . . a lid.”
A teenage lady awakens to discover herself trapped in a coffin. She has no inspiration who she is, the place she is, or how she bought there. battling her method unfastened brings little relief—she discovers just a room coated with caskets and a handful of both mystified survivors. past their room lies a hall packed with bones and mud, yet no humans . . . and no answers.
She is familiar with just one factor approximately herself—her identify, M. Savage, which used to be engraved at the foot of her coffin—yet she unearths herself accountable. 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 one another.
regardless of the fact is, she is decided to discover it and confront it. If she has to guide, she is going to be sure they live on. perhaps there’s a manner out, a rational clarification, and a struggling with likelihood opposed to the hazards to come back. or perhaps a truth they can not understand lies simply past the following turn.
Praise for Alive
“Suspenseful . . . [Alive] lives as much as its hype, packing lots of thrills.”—Entertainment Weekly
“Fascinating and exciting . . . a go among Lord of the Flies and The Maze Runner and but . . . rather a lot more.”—Fresh Fiction
“A ripping, claustrophobic thunderbolt of a singular, Scott Sigler’s Alive provides us an unforgettable younger hero who needs to locate the internal power to guide with no knowing where she is, who she is, and the way bitterly the percentages are stacked opposed to her.”—Pierce Brown, New York Times bestselling writer of Red Rising
“Sigler has created a superb and engrossing personality in M. Savage. robust and clever, yet with the naïveté and misgivings of any teenage woman, she’s somebody you’ll certainly wish in your aspect while s*** hits the fan, which it more than likely does.”—Veronica Belmont, host of Sword & Laser
“A stressful, 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, down to the final page.”—Dr. Phil Plait, writer of Bad Astronomy
From the Hardcover edition.