- Author Dan Wells
- Narrator Julia Whelan
- Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
- Run Time 14 hours and 6 minutes
- Format x-book®
- Genre Children’s / Teenage fiction: Relationship stories – Romance, love or friendship, Children’s / Teenage fiction: Science fiction.
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What to expect
The only hope for humanity isn’t human.
In a world where people have been all but wiped out by a virus created by part-human cyborgs called ‘Partials’, and where no baby survives longer than three days, a teenage girl makes it her mission to find a cure, and save her best friend’s unborn child.
But finding a cure means capturing a Partial…
“A thrilling sci-fi adrenaline rush, with one of the most compelling and frightening visions of Earth’s future I’ve seen yet. I couldn’t put it down” PITTACUS LORE, New York Times bestselling author of I AM NUMBER FOUR
“Mr. Wells has recombined familiar dystopian elements, added original ones and thrown in dashes of dry wit to create a sprawling, action-packed medical thriller full of big ideas and exciting reversal.” The Wall Street Journal
“Kira is a bold heroine with lofty goals, and readers will willingly follow her to the sequel, where things are sure to tilt again.” ALA Booklist
“A dark, wild ride.” Kirkus Review