A chilling novel of survival and hope and heart-stopping plot twists.
NOTHING IS AS IT SEEMS...
Blythe, a sixteen-year-old Kansas schoolgirl is abducted and kept in an abandoned silo by a survivalist, who is convinced that the world is about to end.
Struggling to survive, crushed by loneliness and the terrifying madness of her captor, Blythe resists the temptation to give up. Nothing, however, prepares her for the burden of having to raise a child in confinement.
Just when Blythe starts to believe that she may be confined to the silo for life, their lives are ambushed by one event that is at once promising and devastating...
THINK YOU KNOW WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN? YOU REALLY DON'T...
Riveting and unforgettable, this is a beautifully written and compelling tale of survival, reinvention, and hope.
Morley crafts a menacingly sinister tale of imprisonment and eerily inventive story of survival that will appeal to fans of riveting psychological suspense and cut-throat dystopian fiction. - Booklist
Morley scores with an audacious page-turner. In a series of gripping twists, Morley elevates the complexities of Blythe and Adam's situation, deepening the themes of survival and dependence... a stellar and surprising ride. - Publishers Weekly
Quite moving...intriguing and provocative. - Kirkus reviews
Reeled out with the chilling calmness of a Hitchcock film, Above haunts as it illuminates. Deftly told, this tale of human resilience in the face of madness is a horror classic for our times. - Lynn Cullen, bestselling author of Mrs. Poe
The isolation and darkness wrap you like wild vines and force you to face the nightmare, but Above plunges you forward and drives toward hope, because sometimes that's all that remains. This is a novel that challenges you to believe. - Michael Farris Smith, author of Rivers
Morley is a stunning storyteller. - The Daily Beast
Isla Morley grew up in South Africa during apartheid. Now in the Los Angeles area, she shares a home with her husband, daughter, a cat, two dogs and four tortoises. Come Sunday, her debut novel, was awarded the Janet Heidinger Prize for Fiction, was a finalist for the Commonwealth Prize and was longlisted for the Sunday Times Literary Award.