An uneasy calm has settled over Perdido Beach. But now starvation is setting in – for the kids, and for something else. In an abandoned mine shaft a faceless animal lurks, pulling the strings, toying with human and mutant alike. And he’s hungry – hungry in the darkness. Meanwhile, more and more kids are developing strange powers – and, worse, so are the animals. Talking coyotes, swimming bats and deadly worms with razor teeth! For Sam Temple, the strain of leadership is showing. Caine is back with the psychotic whiphand, Drake, by his side. And in the background lies the greatest danger of all – and he needs to be fed.

“Unputdownable. It’s an excellent follow-up to an original idea… A brilliant read.”

Praise for Gone:

“A driving, torrential narrative that never lets up. This is great fiction. I love this book.” Stephen King

“A tour-de-force that will leave readers dazed, disturbed, and utterly breathless.” Booklist

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    Michael Grant won the Longer Novel Category at the 2010 Sheffield Children’s Book Award and the Kernow Youth Book Award for Gone.

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