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The Boy on the Bridge
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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.

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"...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
"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
"[A] brilliant character study as much as a tense, satisfying post-apocalyptic thriller."--B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog
"A cast of fascinating characters.... Readers will feel surprisingly welcome in this world."--The Mary Sue
"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
"A tense story with superbly rendered characters and the same blend of tragedy and hope."--SciFiNow
"A terrifying, emotional page-turner that explores what it means to be human."--Kirkus
"A wonderful trip back into the universe of The Girl With All the Gifts"--100 Percent Rock Magazine
"Carey writes with compassion and fire - strange and surprising and humane"--Lauren Beukes, author of The Shining Girls
"Compelling . . . may leave you feeling shell-shocked."--SFX
"Heartfelt, remorseless and painfully human...as fresh as it is terrifying. A jewel."--Joss Whedon on Girl With All the Gifts
"Humane, horrific and unputdownable."--Irish Times
"Original, thrilling and powerful."--The Guardian on The Girl With All the Gifts
"Spectacular!"--Martina Cole, author of Betrayal
"The stakes are higher than ever...action-packed...Fans of Carey and readers of Ben H. Winters or Steven Barnes will enjoy."--Library Journal
"Thoughtful and compelling"--RT Book Reviews
"Unique and terrifying."--Booklist (starred review) on The Girl With All the Gifts

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