Ashes by Ilsa J. Bick

By Ilsa J. Bick

It may take place day after today . . . An electromagnetic pulse flashes around the sky, destroying each digital machine, wiping out each automated approach, and killing billions.Alex hiked into the woods to assert goodbye to her useless mom and dad and her own demons. Now wanting to discover what occurred after the heart beat crushes her to the floor, Alex meets up with Tom—a younger soldier—and Ellie, a woman whose grandfather was once killed via the EMP. For this improvised kinfolk and the others who're spared, it’s now a query of who may be depended on and who's not human. Author Ilsa J. Bick crafts a terrifying and exciting novel a few international that may be ours at any second, the place these left status needs to examine what it ability not only to outlive, yet to stay amidst the devastation. Gripped me from commencing to finish – darkish, creepy and suspenseful.  James Dashner, manhattan occasions Best-Selling writer of The Maze Runner and The Scorch Trials                      A haunting and epic tale of survival in a shattered international, ASHES is a needs to read.   Michael furnish, ny instances Best-Selling writer of long gone

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I know she would never have agreed to this. ” Aunt Hannah went from watery to desert-dry in a nanosecond. “Don’t use that tone of voice with me, Alexandra. You are only seventeen. You are a very sick young woman, and you are not old enough to know what’s best in this situation. ” This was getting them nowhere. All Aunt Hannah saw was a seventeen-year-old orphan, with a brain tumor the size of a tennis ball, who’d finally cracked under the strain. “I know, Aunt Hannah. You’re right. ” “Good. ” Her aunt honked into a tissue.

She was stronger. After that bolt of white-hot pain, her headache—always a low growl—was gone. Her memories were starting to pop to life again because her sense of smell had returned, and, with it, her sense of taste. Only it wasn’t just regular smell, was it? She’d had time to think about this, rewinding to that moment she’d approached Mina and how Mina had looked: teeth bared, ears flat. Going by looks alone, you’d think that Mina had been angry. But then there’d been that weirdly feral stink, and the word that popped to the front of her brain now was fear.

So, this morning, her brain had gone haywire. The electronics—anything that was solid-state—got toasted, as had the deer, the birds, the dog. The birds were really important, too—something about the way they navigated … Magnetic? Now, her hand didn’t shake. She was stronger. After that bolt of white-hot pain, her headache—always a low growl—was gone. Her memories were starting to pop to life again because her sense of smell had returned, and, with it, her sense of taste. Only it wasn’t just regular smell, was it?

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