By Josh Malerman
Written with the narrative stress of The Road and the beautiful terror of vintage Stephen King, Bird Box is a propulsive, edge-of-your-seat horror mystery, set in an apocalyptic near-future world—a masterpiece of suspense from the brilliantly creative Josh Malerman.
Something is on the market . . .
Something terrifying that must never be visible. One glimpse and anyone is pushed to lethal violence. nobody is aware what it truly is or the place it got here from.
Five years after it all started, a handful of scattered survivors stay, together with Malorie and her kids. residing in an deserted condominium close to the river, she has dreamed of fleeing to a spot the place they could be secure. Now, that the boy and lady are 4, it's time to pass. however the trip forward may be terrifying: twenty miles downriver in a rowboat—blindfolded—with not anything to depend upon yet her wits and the children’s expert ears. One improper selection and they'll die. And anything is following them. yet is it guy, animal, or monster?
Engulfed in darkness, surrounded by means of sounds either popular and scary, Malorie embarks on a harrowing odyssey—a journey that takes her into an unseen international and again into the earlier, to the partners who as soon as stored her. less than the assistance of the stalwart Tom, a motely team of strangers banded jointly opposed to the unseen terror, growing order from the chaos. but if provides ran low, they have been pressured to enterprise outside—and confront the final word query: in an international long gone mad, who can particularly be trusted?
Interweaving earlier and current, Josh Malerman’s breathtaking debut is a awful and gripping photo of a global unraveled that might have you ever racing to the ultimate page.