Bite

  • Author K. S. Merbeth
  • Narrator Stephanie Willis
  • Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
  • Run Time 9 hours and 1 minute
  • Format Audio
  • Genre Science fiction.

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What to expect

MAD MAX, EAT YOUR HEART OUT.
Hungry and alone in the desert, Kid is picked up on the side of the road by Wolf, Dolly, Tank and Pretty Boy: a raider crew with a big, bad reputation and even bigger guns.
But as they journey across the wasteland, Kid learns that her saviours are hiding a terrible secret. In a world that’s lost its humanity, how long will Kid stay hungry before she loses hers?

‘A full throttle, sand-in-your-eyes, no holds barred ride through a Mad Max-style wasteland’ Lila Bowen (aka Delilah S. Dawson), author of Wake of Vultures

Critics Review

  • A full throttle, sand-in-your-eyes, no holds barred ride through a Mad Max-style wasteland

    Lila Bowen (aka Delilah S. Dawson), author of WAKE OF VULTURES
  • A constant rollercoaster of chases, explosions, double dealing and backstabbing . . . Pure undiluted high octane anarchy

    The Eloquent Page
  • Merbeth centers the humanity of the bad guys in her gleeful postapocalyptic gore-fest debut . . . [she] makes it hard not to root for her quirky, amoral killing machines

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)
  • If you like bloodshed, mayhem and chaos – and don’t we all, even if we’d rather not admit it? – then this is the book for you . . . an action-packed, glorious read

    Blue Book Balloon
  • Filled with dark humor, wit, and a realistic dystopian setting, Bite plays with the idea of who the good guys are in such a harsh world. Think Carl Hiaasen thriller set in a Mad Max world, and you have an idea of what to expect

    Booklist
  • If you think you could never sympathize with killers and cannibals, think again, Merbeth makes them practically irresistible . . . the most fun I’ve had in ages

    The Nocturnal Library

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