Fourteen kids have survived the end of the world and are ready for a new beginning. But they still aren't safe...
Dean, Alex, and the other survivors of the Monument 14 have escaped the disaster zone and made it to the safety of a Canadian refugee camp. Some of the kids have even been reunited with their families and are making tentative plans for the future. Then, Niko learns that his lost love, Josie, has survived ...
For Josie, separated from the group and presumed dead, life has gone from bad to worse. Trapped in a terrible prison camp with other exposed O blood types and traumatized by her experiences,she has given up all hope of rescue. Meanwhile, scared by the government's unusual interest in her pregnancy, Astrid - along with her two protectors, Dean and Jake - flees the camp to join Niko on his desperate quest to be reunited with Josie.
In a stunningly fierce conclusion to the Monument 14 trilogy, author Emmy Laybourne ups the stakes even more for a group of kids who have already survived the unthinkable. Can they do so one last time.
About the Author
Emmy Laybourne is an American novelist and a former character actress. She appeared as an actress in the movies 'Superstar' and 'The In-Laws', the NBC series 'DAG' and Comedy Central's 'Premium Blend' among others. Her debut novel, Monument 14, was a NY Times Editor's Choice and received a starred review in Publisher's Weekly. Emmy lives in upstate NY, with her husband, their two children and a feisty, slightly judgmental bearded dragon named Goldie.
'Laybourne excels at combining specific details of a world gone horribly wrong with intriguing characters, adding a few new ones along the way as she sets up the next series entry.' -- Horn Book Magazine PRAISE FOR MONUMENT 14: 'Laybourne's strong characterizations of the resourceful, optimistic children who make up this improvised family intensify the horror of the situation and make the series of catastrophes frighteningly real.' -- New York Times The fast-paced novel, contains fascinating characters, each one has their own way of trying to make sure their own world, inside the superstore, doesn't self-destruct. -- Huffington Post a tense, claustrophobic, and fast-paced thriller. -- Publishers Weekly
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 11+ years old
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 13th May 2014
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.8 x 13.0 x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 1