In THE BOY ON THE BRIDGE, M. R. Carey returns to the world of The Girl With All the Gifts, the phenomenal word-of-mouth bestseller which is now a critically acclaimed film
'SPECTACULAR!' No. 1 bestselling author Martina Cole
'UNPUTDOWNABLE' Irish Times
The thrilling stand-alone novel set in the same world as the million-copy bestseller THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS.
Once upon a time, in a land blighted by terror, there was a very clever boy.
The people thought the boy could save them, so they opened their gates and sent him out into the world.
To where the monsters lived.
'Carey writes with compassion and fire - strange and surprising and humane' Lauren Beukes, author of The Shining Girls
'I loved it just as much as The Girl With All the Gifts, if not more' Martina Cole
'A tense story with superbly rendered characters' SciFiNow
'A terrifying, emotional page-turner that explores what it means to be human' Kirkus
Carey writes with compassion and fire - strange and surprising and humane
As fresh as it is terrifying . . . It left me sighing with envious joy
If you only read one novel this year, make sure it's this one - it's amazing
Complex,heartbreaking, hopeful and intelligently written . . . Enigmatic and utterly gripping
Original, thrilling and powerful
Takes hold of you and doesn't let go
Scary, tense and fast-paced . . . but with a heart-warming tenderness
M. R. Carey has been making up stories for most of his life. His novel The Girl With All the Gifts has sold over a million copies and became a major motion picture, based on his own BAFTA Award-nominated screenplay. Under the name Mike Carey he has written for both DC and Marvel, including critically acclaimed runs on Lucifer, Hellblazer and X-Men. His creator-owned books regularly appear in the New York Times bestseller list. He also has several previous novels including the Felix Castor series (written as Mike Carey), two radio plays and a number of TV and movie screenplays to his credit.