By Daryl Gregory
From award-winning writer Daryl Gregory, whom Library Journal referred to as “[a] shiny new voice of the twenty-first century,” comes a brand new breed of zombie novel—a unusually humorous, vividly scary, and finally deeply relocating tale of self-discovery and relations love.
In 1968, after the 1st zombie outbreak, Wanda Mayhall and her 3 younger daughters realize the physique of a teenage mom in the course of a storm from snow. Wrapped within the woman’s fingers is a child, stone-cold, no longer respiring, and with no pulse. yet then his eyes open and search for at Wanda—and he starts to move.
The family members hides the child—whom they identify Stony—rather than flip him over to specialists that will break him. opposed to all clinical cause, the undead boy starts off to develop. For years his adoptive mom and sisters be capable of preserve his lifestyles a secret—until one terrifying evening while Stony is pressured to run and he learns that he's now not the single dwelling lifeless boy left within the world.