The Colony

Leaf & Thorn Press, LLC

Trust no one

Never go out in the dark

Always have a weapon

Sixteen-year-old Val lives by these three rules etched on her arm. Her rules and her gun are the only things standing between her and assimilation by hordes of human-looking aliens she calls Raspers.

By day, Val gathers supplies. By night, she hides and wishes she could go back in time…before her family died…before the annihilation…before the Raspers began stalking her and demanding she join their collective.

But when the Raspers attack in broad daylight, the truth becomes startlingly clear.

They’re evolving.

A fellow survivor crashes into Val’s life. Adam’s full of charm and promises—like rumors of a safe haven—but there’s something wrong. He’s survived with no supplies, no weapons…no plans. Time is running out. With the formula for survival shifting around her, Val must decide how many rules she’s willing to break to escape the Colony.

 

 

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About the author

Kathleen wrote her first story in elementary school about a pegasus named Sir Lancelot. It had no plot or conflict, but it sparked a dream. After serving a fifteen-year sentence in retail management, the bulk in big box bookstores, she turned her love of reading into a full-time career writing dark and haunting characters and stories.

She lives by the mantra that a day is not complete without tea. Lots of tea. Kathleen lives in Ohio with her husband, two boys, and two attention-demanding dogs. When not writing or editing or revising, you can find her reading, cooking, spending time with her family, or photographing abandoned buildings.

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Publisher
Leaf & Thorn Press, LLC
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Published on
May 7, 2016
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Pages
292
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ISBN
9781945040009
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Dystopian
Fiction / Science Fiction / Alien Contact
Fiction / Science Fiction / Apocalyptic & Post-Apocalyptic
Young Adult Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Young Adult Fiction / Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Young Adult Fiction / Apocalyptic & Post-Apocalyptic
Young Adult Fiction / Dystopian
Young Adult Fiction / Science Fiction / Alien Contact
Young Adult Fiction / Science Fiction / General
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