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From the author of the New York Times bestseller Wilder Girls comes a twisty thriller about a girl whose past has always been a mystery - until she decides to return to her mother's hometown . . . where history has a tendency to repeat itself. Ever since Margot was born, it's been just her and her mother. No answers to Margot's questions. No history to hold on to. Just the two of them, stuck in their run-down apartment, struggling to get along. But that's not enough for Margot. She wants family. She wants a past. And when she finds a photograph pointing her to a town called Phalene, she…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
From the author of the New York Times bestseller Wilder Girls comes a twisty thriller about a girl whose past has always been a mystery - until she decides to return to her mother's hometown . . . where history has a tendency to repeat itself. Ever since Margot was born, it's been just her and her mother. No answers to Margot's questions. No history to hold on to. Just the two of them, stuck in their run-down apartment, struggling to get along. But that's not enough for Margot. She wants family. She wants a past. And when she finds a photograph pointing her to a town called Phalene, she leaves. Only, when Margot gets there, it's not what she bargained for. Margot's mother left for a reason. But was it to hide her past? Or was it to protect Margot from what's still there? Burn Our Bodies Down is a devastating and visceral horror-thriller about survival, family secrets and the consequences of the human condition from YA author Rory Power.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Pan Macmillan
  • Seitenzahl: 340
  • Altersempfehlung: ab 12 Jahre
  • Erscheinungstermin: 9. Juli 2020
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 195mm x 128mm x 25mm
  • Gewicht: 252g
  • ISBN-13: 9781529022872
  • ISBN-10: 1529022878
  • Artikelnr.: 58679010
Autorenporträt
Rory Power grew up in New England, where she lives and works as a crime fiction editor and story consultant for TV adaptation. She received a Masters in Prose Fiction from the University of East Anglia and thinks fondly of her time there, partially because she learned a lot but mostly because there were a ton of bunnies on campus. Her debut novel Wilder Girls was an insant New York Times bestseller. Burn Our Bodies Down is her second novel.
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Praise for Burn Our Bodies Down:

Wow, this was amazing. Rory Power does it again! Burn Our Bodies Down is a masterpiece: an incredible and unnerving mystery that will creep up on you, twisty and labyrinthine, like the eerie cornfields of its setting. Holly Jackson, New York Times bestselling author of A Good Girl s Guide to Murder

With this bloodcurdling blend of agriculture, advanced genetics, and interpersonal turmoil, Rory Power reminds us that seemingly disparate things in life can come together in horrifying ways. I will keep a candle lit after this one. Nic Stone, New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin

Rory Power s prose hits like a lightning strike in this deliriously creepy tale, the kind of slow-crawling horror that ll keep your nightmares up at night. Melissa Albert, New York Times bestselling author of The Hazel Wood

Gritty and strange, this sophomore novel is utterly compelling. Booklist, starred review

Creates a vivid world with a gothic horror like setting. . . . A riveting, often frightening read. Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Strong, suspenseful writing and pitch-perfect touches of horror." Shelf Awareness, starred review

A creepy mystery recommended for readers who enjoy character-driven stories with elements of horror. SLJ

Burn Our Bodies Down
is a tightly woven tale . . . that will leave readers unsettled in the best way. BookPage

Praise for Wilder Girls:

"Take Annihilation, add a dash of Contagion, set it at an all-girls' academy, and you'll arrive at Rory Power's occasionally shocking and always gripping Wilder Girls." Refinery29

Everything about this thrilling, unnerving debut will make you want to immediately read it. Paste

"Power's evocative, haunting, and occasionally gruesome debut will challenge readers to ignore its bewitching presence." Booklist, starred review

"Part survival thriller, part post-apocalyptic romance, and part ecocritical feminist manifesto, a staggering gut punch of a book." Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"An ode to empowering women and a testament to the strength of female bonds." Shelf Awareness, starred review

Electric prose, compelling relationships, and visceral horror illuminate Power s incisive debut. Publishers Weekly, starred review

Wilder Girls is so sharp and packs so much emotion in such wise ways. I m convinced we re about to witness the emergence of a major new literary star. Jeff VanderMeer, author of the New York Times bestseller Annihilation

"Wilder Girls is the bold, imaginative, emotionally wrenching horror novel of my dreams one that celebrates the resilience of girls and the earthshaking power of their friendships. An eerie, unforgettable triumph." Claire Legrand, New York Times bestselling author of Furyborn

A nightmarish survival story that s as much literary fiction as it is young adult. . . . I couldn t look away." Casey McQuiston, New York Times bestselling author of Red, White, and Royal Blue…mehr