Finding out early was a gift, surviving impact night was a miracle, living to tell the tale, well, that was the price I will pay, forever.
There’s no going back now.”
Award winning author*, Matt Pike, takes you on a journey to the end of the world and beyond, as told through the eyes of an Australian teenager, who records his experiences day by day in a survival diary. From the social chaos in suburban Adelaide in the lead-up, a night of total global catastrophe and the aftershocks as commAward-winning author Matt J Pike returns with a captivating new series.
For teenager Jack Baldwin, life as he knows it has always had an easy rhythm – family, friends, school and a regular schedule of Xbox. But when he’s tipped off to impending global catastrophe, his casual existence is shaken to the core.
Emerging from impact night, when a comet wipes out most of Earth’s population, Jack quickly realises the real battle for survival has just begun. As supplies run low, the military disappears, neighbours turn on each other and the body count mounts, fellow survivors fast become the biggest threat of all. But they hadn’t counted on his resources and resourcefulness.
A gripping survival tale told in diary format.
“Pike’s take on how an apocalypse could happen is fresh and unique, even if it is utterly terrifying”
Underground Book Reviews
“An interesting and thought-provoking twist on armageddon fiction”
“Pike manages to capture the essence of a teenager, coupled with the devastation and effects of losing so much, so quickly. He clearly researched all the details, and this a believable tale of death and destruction.”
BRONZE MEDAL: Young Adult Fiction, 2015 Global Ebook Awards, US
BRONZE MEDAL: Books for Teenagers (voted by teenagers), 2015 Wishing Shelf Book Awards, UK