Carrie Ryan's sensational new novel reveals more of the secrets of the world after the return of the Unconsecrated and introduces a new heroine who must tangle with her mother's secrets. Gabry lives a quiet life, secure in her town next to the sea and behind the Barrier. She's content to let her friends dream of the Dark City up the coast while she watches from the top of her lighthouse. Home is all she's ever known and, and all she needs for happiness. But life after the Return is never safe and there are threats even the Barrier can't hold back. Gabry's mother thought she left her secrets behind in the Forest of Hands and Teeth, but, like the dead in their world, secrets don't stay buried. And now, Gabry's world is crumbling. One night beyond the Barrier ...One boy Gabry's known forever and one veiled in mystery ...One reckless moment, and half of Gabry's generation is dead, the other half imprisoned. Now Gabry knows only one thing: if she has any hope of a future, she must face the forest of her mother's past.
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A bleak but gripping story of survival and the endless capacity of humanity to persevere. Poignant and powerful. Fresh and riveting. - Publishers Weekly on THE FOREST OF HANDS AND TEETH.Opening THE FOREST OF HANDS AND TEETH is like cracking Pandora's box; a blur of darkness and a precious bit of hope pour out. This is a beautifully crafted, page-turning, powerful novel. - Melissa Marr on THE FOREST OF HANDS AND TEETH.
About Carrie Ryan
Carrie Ryan is a debut novelist. She lives in North Carolina with her fiance. Before deciding to write full-time she trained to be a lawyer.
The Dead-Tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan
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Orion Publishing Co
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