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The Things That Keep Us Here by Carla Buckley
  

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Millions are dead. Fear and panic have gripped the nation. Neighbour has turned against neighbour... An engrossing and emotionally gripping story of one family whose limits are tested to the extreme.

If you like Carla Buckley you might also like to read books by Cormac McCarthy, Rhys Thomas and Linwood Barclay.

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Synopsis

The Things That Keep Us Here by Carla Buckley

It began with a dead bird. Then state-wide school closure. Before long, the whole town is in lockdown and the Brooks family are quarantined in their own home - with a faceless enemy on their doorstep. They must cope as best they can, battling hunger, cold and boredom. But as the threat inches closer, and neighbour turns against neighbour, single mother Ann doesn't know who she can trust - including those taking refuge in her house. With no end in sight, Ann knows that if she is to protect her daughters from untold danger, she must make impossible decisions in order to survive...

Reviews

A masterly novel of suspense, painting the kind of dystopian nightmare taht none of us can bear to think about, made worse by the fact it may only be a matter of time before we face a similar scenario ourselves. -- Carla McKay * DAILY MAIL * This gripping and sometimes disturbing debut novel will have you hooked until the end.' * BEST *


About the Author

Carla Buckley lives in Columbus, Ohio, with her husband and their three children. Carla pursued a career in marketing before deciding to stay home and raise a family. While the babies napped, Carla wrote. She is a fitness enthusiast and loves spending time in art museums.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st March 2011

Author

Carla Buckley

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Author's Website

www.carlabuckley.com/

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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
496 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781409117339

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