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- DescriptionJack and his friends are in a race against time to save the remaining inhabitants of a postapocalyptic London from a nuclear bomb. Two years after London is struck by a devastating terrorist attack, it is cut off from the rest of the world, protected by a large force of soldiers (kwn as Choppers) while the rest of Britain believe that their ex-capital is a toxic, uninhabited wasteland. But that's t true. Jack and his friends kw that the truth is very different--and incredible: the few remaining survivors in London are changing; developing strange, fantastic powers; evolving. And the Chopper force guarding London is treating the ruined city as its own experimental ground. Now, Jack's powers are growing. His friend Lucy-Anne's powers are developing too, and Nomad--that mysterious woman who started it all--is close by. But the Choppers have initiated their final safeguard--a huge nuclear bomb that will wipe out London, and everyone still within its boundaries. Jack and his friends must spread the news of the bomb and save everyone they can. Before that can happen, Jack must face his father, the deadly Reaper, in their final showdown.
- Author BiographyTim Lebbon is a New York Times -bestselling writer from South Wales. He has had over twenty novels, dozens of novellas, and hundreds of short stories published to date. Recent books include London Eye (Toxic City Book One), and The Map of Moments (coauthored with Christopher Golden). He has won four British Fantasy Awards, a Bram Stoker Award, and a Scribe Award, and has been a finalist for International Horror Guild, Shirley Jackson, and World Fantasy Awards. Fox 2000 recently acquired film rights to his book series The Secret Journeys of Jack London, and Tim and Christopher Golden have delivered the screenplay. Visit Tim online at www.timlebbon.net and on Twitter @timlebbon.
- Author(s)Tim Lebbon
- Date of Publication05/11/2013
- SubjectYoung Adult Fiction
- Series TitleToxic City
- Series Part/Volume Number03
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Weight340 g
- Width145 mm
- Height218 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsSewn,Cloth over boards,With dust jacket
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