Perfect for fans of Michael Grant and Charlie Higson, this thrilling
novel about a mysterious virus spreading through a boarding school
is like 28 DAYS LATER meets ASSAULT ON PRECINCT THIRTEEN. Who
will turn silver next?
When a boy is bitten by a strange silver beetle, he becomes the first
victim of a mysterious infection. But this is no ordinary virus.
It turns flesh into metal, and pupils into machines. As the
virus spreads and more terrifying, blood-thirsty machines appear,
a small group manage to barricade themselves inside the school.
Can they keep the machines at bay long enough for help to arrive?
Is help even coming? Meanwhile the virus is spreading and its victims
are changing... evolving... becoming stronger... The world
as our heroes know it is turning silver. Will any of them survive?
Chris Wooding is in his early 30s and has already signed his first Hollywood film deal and won several awards for his writing. He is the author of, amongst others, the Broken Sky series, which has sold over 200,000 copies in the US alone, and THE HAUNTING OF ALAIZABEL CRAY, which won the SILVER SMARTIES AWARD. He has travelled extensively, plays bass and guMore about Chris Wooding