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Synopsis

Leon and his younger sister, Grace, have recently moved to London from New York and are struggling to settle into their new school when rumours of an unidentified virus in Africa begin to fill the news. Within a week the virus hits London. The siblings witness people turning to liquid before their eyes, and they run for their lives. A month after touching

Earth's atmosphere the virus has assimilated the world's biomass.

But the virus isn't their only enemy, and survival is just the first step . . .

In the media

The theme of survival in a post-apocalyptic world is a familiar one but the twists in this story, which is packed with contemporary detail and just enough real science to validate it, make it so close to convincing that even cynical readers may be unnerved.
BookTrust
Tingling with tension, super-charged and fast-paced, there won't be a second to lose until the last page has turned...
Lancashire Evening Post
A superb doomsday thriller for children - this is Stephen King suitably toned down for younger readers - edge of your seat stuff, brilliantly written...
Books Monthly