By Scott Sigler
For enthusiasts of The starvation video games, Divergent, and pink Rising comes a gripping sci-fi event within which a bunch of little ones get up in a mysterious hall without wisdom of who they're or how they acquired trapped. Their simply 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 pay attention my very own respiring, yet not anything else. I carry my head . . . it thumps opposed to anything strong and unmoving. there's a board correct in entrance of my face. No, no longer a board . . . a lid.”
A teenage woman awakens to discover herself trapped in a coffin. She has no suggestion who she is, the place she is, or how she bought there. scuffling with her means loose brings little relief—she discovers just a room covered 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 understands just one factor approximately herself—her identify, M. Savage, which was once engraved at the foot of her coffin—yet she unearths herself dependable. 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 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 is going to verify they live on. perhaps there’s a manner out, a rational rationalization, and a battling probability opposed to the risks to return. 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 interesting . . . a pass among Lord of the Flies and The Maze Runner and but . . . lots 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 interior energy to steer 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. powerful and clever, yet with the naïveté and misgivings of any teenage woman, she’s a person you’ll certainly wish in your part while 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, down to the final page.”—Dr. Phil Plait, writer of Bad Astronomy
From the Hardcover edition.