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It was just another ordinary day at McKinley High—until a massive explosion devastated the school. When loner David Thorpe tried to help his English teacher to safety, the teacher convulsed and died right in front of him. And that was just the beginning.

A year later, McKinley has descended into chaos. All the students are infected with a virus that makes them deadly to adults. The school is under military quarantine. The teachers are gone. Violent gangs have formed based on high school social cliques. Without a gang, you’re as good as dead. And David has no gang. It’s just him and his little brother, Will, against the whole school.

In this frighteningly dark and captivating novel, Lex Thomas locks readers inside a school where kids don’t fight to be popular, they fight to stay alive.
 
  • Reading level: Ages 14 and up
  • Hardcover: 416 pages
  • Publisher: EgmontUSA (July 10, 2012)
  • ISBN: 9781606843291
  • Amazon US
Author Bios
Lex Hrabe received a BA in Drama and English from the University of Virginia and has worn hats as an actor, director and writer.  
Thomas Voorhies graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design, and in addition to writing he continues to practice and exhibit his realist oil paintings ( www.thomasvoorhies.com ). In 2005,  the two friends began working together as a screenwriting team, and they now write novels under the name Lex Thomas. Their debut novel, The Loners: Book 1 of The Quarantine Trilogy,  is scheduled for publication by Egmont USA in the summer of 2012.  Black Forest has acquired the feature rights for the screenplay, which the duo will write. 

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