First published in 1999 in hardcover. Final in the 7-book Tomorrow series, following 'The Night is for Hunting'. Australia has been invaded, and, and as the war nears an end, Ellie and her friends are fighting for their lives. But she knows, when the war is finally over, that she will never be the same again.
"Daylight couldn't be far away, and if they hadn't found me by then, it wouldn't take long once the sun came up. The drops of blood would be a dead give-away. 'Dead' in every sense of the word."
With a roar like a train in a tunnel, the war enters its final days. Ellie has to be on that train. There's no more sitting around, no more waiting. There's only fast decisions, fast action, fast thinking.
And she'd better get it right. With all their being, Ellie and her friends want to stay alive. But there's a war out there. And it has to be won. The end is here...
About the Author
John Marsden is Australia's bestselling author for teenagers and a highly acclaimed picture book writer. His previous titles include Winter, The Head Book, The Boy You Brought Home, Millie, So Much to Tell You, Letters from the Inside and The Great Gatenby.
John Marsden lives at the Tye Estate, just outside of Melbourne, where he opened a school called Candlebark in January 2006. The school currently has 52 students, ranging from Prep to Year 7.
Series: Tomorrow Series
For Ages: 12 - 17 years old
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: August 2008
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
Dimensions (cm): 17.4 x 11.5 x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1