The Dead of the Night
When their country is invaded and their families are taken, eight high school teenagers band together to fight. Seventeen-year-old Ellie and her friends have survived the invasion, but two of their band are captured: Kevin is imprisoned and Corrie is alive, but in a coma. Homer and Ellie are... show more
When their country is invaded and their families are taken, eight high school teenagers band together to fight. Seventeen-year-old Ellie and her friends have survived the invasion, but two of their band are captured: Kevin is imprisoned and Corrie is alive, but in a coma. Homer and Ellie are determined to get them back and to continue their campaign against the enemy. They discover that there are other rebels out there, fighting the invaders - but who are they and can they be trusted? As the pressure grows, can Ellie work out her conflicted feelings for the brilliant, arrogant Homer and the strong, gentle Lee? As war rages, and the enemy closes in, Ellie and her friends must once again fight for their lives...but how many of their band will be left? A truly involving story about teenagers facing the incredible challenges of warfare, amid the intensity of first love. Would you sacrifice everything to save your country and your family?
Publish date: January 5th 2012
Pages no: 271
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Post Apocalyptic
Series: Tomorrow (#2)
Our poor heroes aren’t so plucky and full of bravado anymore, not since Corrie was shot in the back and Kevin took her to the hospital. But the gang decide they can’t sit around forever: they need more supplies for living in Hell, and they want to see if Corrie’s OK, and they need to take some actio...
A continuation of the series in much the same vain: action-packed, dystopian, teenage-angst set in Australia. It really keeps you reading and is fun. Unfortunately the sex isn't brilliantly written and the proofreading in the kindle edition is quite shocking, but overall a great young adult series s...
Forgot how good these books are...fave line Ellie is telling a story about church and how she was so excited that she heard the pastor say there were fire crackers after church, and when she showed up she found out that she heard hi, wrong...he actually said choir practice after church! She also m...
Pierwsza część tej serii naprawdę mnie zachwyciła, bo było w niej wszystko to, co lubię. Niestety część drugą mogę podsumować jednym słowem - rozczarowanie. Po pierwszej części pełnej akcji, skomplikowanych sytuacji, strachu i tego czegoś spodziewałam się, że drugi tom będzie podobny, a tutaj niespo...
There's something infinitely scary about re-reading a series that I loved as a teenager. Did I love them because they enjoyed them at that particular stage of my life, and have my tastes and expectations changed with age and experience? I felt tense when I re-read the first book in the series a few ...