By Scott Sigler
For enthusiasts of The starvation video games, Divergent, and crimson Rising comes a gripping sci-fi event within which a bunch of little ones get up in a mysterious hall with out wisdom of who they're or how they obtained trapped. Their simply wish lies with an indomitable younger lady 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 carry 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 lady awakens to discover herself trapped in a coffin. She has no concept who she is, the place she is, or how she received there. combating her method 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 choked with bones and dirt, yet no humans . . . and no answers.
She is aware just one factor approximately herself—her identify, M. Savage, which used to be engraved at the foot of her coffin—yet she reveals herself responsible. She isn't the largest between them, or the boldest, yet for a few cause the others belief her. Now, if they’re to have any probability, she needs to get them to belief one another.
regardless of the fact is, she is set to discover it and confront it. If she has to steer, she's going to determine they continue to exist. perhaps there’s a manner out, a rational rationalization, and a combating likelihood opposed to the hazards to return. or even a fact they can't 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 fascinating . . . a pass among Lord of the Flies and The Maze Runner and but . . . rather a lot more.”—Fresh Fiction
“A ripping, claustrophobic thunderbolt of a unique, Scott Sigler’s Alive offers us an unforgettable younger hero who needs to locate the interior power to steer with no knowing where she is, who she is, and the way bitterly the chances 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 lady, she’s somebody you’ll certainly wish in your aspect while s*** hits the fan, which it almost certainly 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.