Dark Inside by Jeyn Roberts
  

Dark Inside

Written by Jeyn Roberts

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The Road meets 28 Days Later in this heart-stopping, page-turning saga of rage, hope and survival. A global earthquake has released an inner rage in some people throughout the world that they cannot fight. For those who can, life becomes an ongoing battle to survive - at any cost and for three in particular life as they knew it has gone and they must battle to survive...

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Dark Inside by Jeyn Roberts

Moments after several huge earthquakes shake every continent on Earth, something strange starts happening to some people. Michael can only watch in horror as an incidence of road rage so extreme it ends in two deaths unfolds before his eyes; Clementine finds herself being hunted through the small town she has lived in all her life, by people she has known all her life; and Mason is attacked with a baseball bat by a random stranger.

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A fascinating blend between Matheson's I Am Legend and Collins's The Hunger Games , Dark Inside will engross readers from the first written words, leaving them captivated by strong, compelling characters as well as the savage, destructive world they have to survive. Told from split narrations, a sense of unity is established that furthers the plot considerably and brings urgency and life to the book. Well-written and brilliant, Dark Inside will not disappoint. -- VOYA



About the Author

Jeyn Roberts

Jeyn grew up in Saskatoon, Canada. She started writing at an early age, but when she was twenty-one she moved to Vancouver with dreams of being a rock star. For the next several years she played in an alternative/punk band called Missing Mile. A former singer, songwriter, actress, bicycle courier, tree planter - Jeyn graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in Writing and Psychology. Shortly afterwards, she moved to England, where she received her MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. An avid traveller, she's been around the world, including teaching in a high school in South Korea and writing novels in her flat in Vancouver. Dark Inside is her first book to be published.

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Format

Hardback
368 pages

Author

Jeyn Roberts
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Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

2nd September 2011

ISBN

9780230756182

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