In the After
In this heart-stopping postapocalyptic thriller from debut author Demitria Lunetta, one courageous girl must navigate a world that has been overtaken by Them—vile creatures that are rapidly devouring mankind. Perfect for fans of books like Marie Lu's Legend, In the After examines a harrowing... show more
In this heart-stopping postapocalyptic thriller from debut author Demitria Lunetta, one courageous girl must navigate a world that has been overtaken by Them—vile creatures that are rapidly devouring mankind. Perfect for fans of books like Marie Lu's Legend, In the After examines a harrowing place where day-to-day survival is never guaranteed. . . .In what seems like an instant, Amy Harris's life is changed forever. They arrive and quickly begin killing off humanity one by one. No one knows how they got here—and even worse, no one knows how to stop Them.Marooned in a high-security house, Amy manages to stay alive—and even rescues "Baby," a toddler she finds in an abandoned supermarket. For years they escape death, forging a bond as strong as sisters, until they are finally rescued and taken to New Hope, a colony of survivors living on a former government research compound.On the surface, New Hope is the happy ending Amy was looking for. She's even started falling for Rice, a handsome researcher she's become close with at the facility. But then she makes a shocking discovery. And staying in New Hope could mean losing her freedom . . . or her life.With pulse-pounding narrow escapes and horrifying twists of fate, In the After is an action-packed dystopian page-turner that will keep fans guessing until each secret is revealed and every lie is uncovered.
Publish date: June 25th 2013
Pages no: 455
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Post Apocalyptic
Series: In the After (#1)
So this was my weekend read, I picked it up from my local library not only did the title call to me but the synopsis. I wasn't sure where this book was going to go as I wasn't sure what "Them" were exactly. Are they zombies, vampires, aliens or just plain crazy people. So this is what called out to ...
I was really glued to In the After during the first part of the book when it was sort of like reading a mash up of I am Legend and Falling Skies. Amy is left on her own after everyone around her has been killed by Them. The news has reported that they are aliens who have landed to take over the eart...
In a post apacolyptic future full of aliens lies and decet 14 year old Amy and the abandoned toddler baby she found must stay alive gather resources and survive. After 3 years strange ships come and upduct the aliens but it turns out the ships are from people. Amy is whisked a way to a seemingly uto...
3.5 flesh eating stars. Imagine having to live in silence. You must walk without shoes, keep your lips pressed tightly together and breathe as shallowly as possible. Imagine having to do this for hours, then days, and then years. Imagine living in constant fear that if you breathed too loudly, if yo...
Wasn't planning on giving this 4 stars. I gave this 5 stars last year and loved it to the point where I bought myself a copy right after reading it. This time around though didn't go so well with me despite the 4 stars you see above. Part 1 was epic as ever, but parts 2 and 3 were so boring. I was r...