The SUNDAY TIMES and NEW YORK TIMES bestseller - well over ONE MILLION copies in print worldwide.
Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. The earth has been invaded by a species that takes over the minds of their human hosts while leaving their bodies intact, and most of humanity has succumbed.
Wanderer, the invading soul who has been given Melanie s body, knew about the challenges of living inside a human: the overwhelming emotions, the too-vivid memories. But there was one difficulty Wanderer didn t expect: the former tenant of her body refusing to relinquish possession of her mind.
Melanie fills Wanderer s thoughts with visions of the man Melanie loves - Jared, a human who still lives in hiding. Unable to separate herself from her body s desires, Wanderer yearns for a man she s never met. As outside forces make Wanderer and Melanie unwilling allies, they set off to search for the man they both love.
The Host is the most human science fiction story I ve ever read Meyer creates powerful and passionate situations that tear at the heartstrings - Asif!
The Host is both an intimate, character-driven romance and a thoughtful sci-fi allegory...The Host is the best kind of science fiction -full of thought-provoking ideas and imaginative concepts, and free of technobabble and cardboard characters. Meyer has authored the Twilight series, a hugely popular fantasy trilogy aimed at teenagers. Her first adult novel has been highly anticipated, and it won't disappoint. - Courier Mail
Meyer takes the simple alien invasion scenario and imbues it with a series of moral dilemmas A brilliant read with a story that is complete without a sequel, though if one appears I'll be first in line to devour it! - Good Reading
Stephenie Meyer is an amazing phenomenon?out of the brightness of her mind and spirit comes the illuminated darkness of her stories. For no matter how much pain her characters suffer, Meyer infuses the tales with light and hope. - Orson Scott Card, author of The Ender Saga
A fascinating, passionate, and unique psychological thriller. In The Host, Stephenie Meyer gives a new and surprising meaning to the phrase being of two minds! - Katherine Neville, author of The Eight