The Hunted

by Charlie Higson

Part of the The Enemy Series

'new gen' - Great Fiction for Young Adults

LoveReading View on The Hunted

Bestselling Charlie Higson’s sixth title in the ‘The Enemy’ series is as thrilling and chilling as its predecessors. In a world in which everyone over fourteen is struck down by a hideous illness which ravages their bodies and turns them into frenzied, blood craving zombies, a group of children must do everything they can to survive. With the cities in ruins and full of hidden dangers, Ella believes what she is told – that the countryside is safer. But is it? Ed knows that Ella is in the greatest danger. She may not even be alive. Can he gather together a crew willing to set out on a mission to save her? And will they succeed? ~ Julia Eccleshare

Julia Eccleshare M.B.E.

The Hunted Synopsis

The Hunted is Charlie Higson's sixth terrifying installment in the thrilling The Enemy series. The sickness struck everyone over fourteen. First it twisted their minds. Next it ravaged their bodies. Now they roam the streets - Crazed and hungry The others had promised that the countryside would be safer than the city. They were wrong. Now Ella's all-alone except for her silent rescuer, Scarface - and she's not even sure if he's a kid or a grown-up. Back in London, Ed's determined to find her. But getting out of town's never been more dangerous- because coming in the other direction is every SICKO in the country. It's like they're being called towards the capital and nothing is going to stop them...In the penultimate book in The Enemy series, the survivors' stories cross with chilling consequences.

 

Visit www.the-enemy.co.uk for more information about the series, trailers and competitions.  And visit the facebook page for The Enemy series to keep up with the news!

The Hunted Reader Reviews

Teens love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert review, some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review the first title in the series, The Enemy.  You can read their reviews below.

  • Josh Hall, age 14 - 'An exciting and heart pounding page turner! You won't be disappointed.' Read full review>
  • Esmé, age 14 - 'This book is sufficiently gory to satisfy ANY teenagers (or grown-ups) appetite. AWESOME.' Read full review>
  • Ronan McCarthy, age 13 - 'All in all a great book, I look forward to reading the sequels.' Read full review>
  • Jacob Lawrence, age 11 - 'I loved this book and couldn’t put it down.' Read full review>
  • Luke Bauer, age 11 - 'Too freaky for me - it gave me the freaky-deakies!' Read full review>
  • Benjy Randall, age 10 - 'A very entertaining book for boys who like  action and adventure.' Read full review>

The Hunted Press Reviews

If you loved this, you might like these...

The Last Summer of Us
One Would Think the Deep
Dark Tracks
The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780141336107
Publication date: 04/09/2014
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141336107
Publication date: 4th September 2014
Author: Charlie Higson
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 448 pages
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction,
Categories: Horror & ghost stories, chillers (Children's / Teenage),

About Charlie Higson

Charlie Higson is a well-known writer of screenplays and novels, including the phenomenally successful Young Bond series. He is also a performer and co-creator of 'The Fast Show' and Radio Four's award-winning 'Down the Line' series - recently made into a popular BBC2 sketch show, 'Bellamy's People'.   Charlie is a big fan of horror films and is now hoping to give a great many children sleepless nights with his The Enemy series. The Young Bond books have, to date, sold over three-quarters of a million copies in the UK and been translated into 24 different languages. The Young Bond titles ...

More About Charlie Higson

More Books By Charlie Higson

Cover for The Fallen by Charlie Higson
Cover for The Fallen by Charlie Higson
Cover for The Sacrifice by Charlie Higson
View All Books By Charlie Higson

Share this book