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Almost overnight a plague has wiped out the population of England. The only survivors seem to be three very different teenagers. Together they must come to terms with the man-made devastation around them. Fran, Harriet and Shahid have the power to rebuild society, but do they have the courage?
A cross between Lord of the Flies and Day of the Triffids... it is better written than anything by Wyndham and I prefer her characters to Golding's unconvincing schoolboys. - The Guardian
A riveting and absorbing sequence of novels. - The TES
Jean Ure is an award-winning, popular children's author. She spends a great deal of time in schools in Croydon, where she lives. She has won the Lancashire Book Award for Plague 99 and Stockton Book Award for Whistle and I'll come. Jean and her husband work for animal rights and live with 7 rescued dogs and 4 rescued cats.