The Boy on the Bridge

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6.3 X 1.2 X 9.4 inches | 1.3 pounds

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About the Author

M. R. Carey has been making up stories for most of his life. His novel The Girl With All the Gifts was a USA Today bestseller and is a major motion picture based on his BAFTA-nominated screenplay. Under the name Mike Carey he has written for both DC and Marvel, including critically acclaimed runs on X-Men and Fantastic Four, Marvel's flagship superhero titles. His creator-owned books regularly appear in the New York Times bestseller list. He also has several previous novels, two radio plays, and a number of TV and movie screenplays to his credit.


"Heartfelt, remorseless and painfully fresh as it is terrifying. A jewel."--Joss Whedon on Girl With All the Gifts
"Original, thrilling and powerful."--The Guardian on The Girl With All the Gifts
"Unique and terrifying."--Booklist (starred review) on The Girl With All the Gifts
"A great read that takes hold of you and doesn't let go."--John Ajvide Lindqvist, author of Let the Right One In on The Girl With All the Gifts
"The Boy on the Bridge is a careful companion, including thematic parallels that remind us, in sometimes horrific ways, that our actions always have wider consequences than we think."--NPR
"The stakes are higher than ever...action-packed...Fans of Carey and readers of Ben H. Winters or Steven Barnes will enjoy."--Library Journal
"Carey writes with compassion and fire - strange and surprising and humane"--Lauren Beukes, author of The Shining Girls
"A terrifying, emotional page-turner that explores what it means to be human."--Kirkus
"Thoughtful and compelling"--RT Book Reviews
"A tense story with superbly rendered characters and the same blend of tragedy and hope."--SciFiNow
"[A] brilliant character study as much as a tense, satisfying post-apocalyptic thriller."--B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog
"Spectacular!"--Martina Cole, author of Betrayal
"Compelling . . . may leave you feeling shell-shocked."--SFX
"A wonderful trip back into the universe of The Girl With All the Gifts"--100 Percent Rock Magazine
"Humane, horrific and unputdownable."--Irish Times
"A cast of fascinating characters.... Readers will feel surprisingly welcome in this world."--The Mary Sue
"...a brilliant work of science fiction, but even people who never read science fiction should absolutely read this one."--io9 on The Girl With All the Gifts