Fear: A Gone Novel

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HarperCollins, Apr 3, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 528 pages
36 Reviews

It's been one year since all the adults disappeared. Gone.

Despite the hunger and the lies, even despite the plague, the kids of Perdido Beach are determined to survive. Creeping into the tenuous new world they've built, though, is perhaps the worst incarnation yet of the enemy known as the Darkness: fear.

Within the FAYZ, life breaks down while the Darkness takes over, literally—turning the dome-world of the FAYZ entirely black. In darkness, the worst fears of all emerge, and the cruelest of intentions are carried out. But even in their darkest moments, the inhabitants of the FAYZ maintain a will to survive and a desire to take care of the others in their ravaged band that endures, no matter what the cost.

Fear, Michael Grant's fifth book in the bestselling dystopian Gone series, will thrill readers . . . even as it terrifies them.

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Grant is a great author, and makes writing seem easy. - Goodreads
The ending was hopeful but sad and it ripped me. - Goodreads
The plot was a lot more character-driven. - Goodreads
My second criticism regards the ending. - Goodreads
Grant is a skilled writer, that's for sure. - Goodreads
They don't all get happy endings. - Goodreads

Review: Fear (Gone #5)

User Review  - Rivkah - Goodreads

Wow, I'm glad they finnaly gave a description of the book, even if it is small. Here are my hopes/ guesses on the story..: 1. I hope little Pete has a pov again. (point of view) 2. I am guessing ... Read full review

Review: Fear (Gone #5)

User Review  - Joy (joyous reads) - Goodreads

Book number five of the Gone series was pretty much everything that I'd expected from Mr. Grant: Heart-stopping suspense in a relentless pursuit to make a basket case out of his readers. Well, you've ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Michael Grant is the New York Times bestselling author of the Gone series. He has spent much of his life on the move. Raised in a military family, he attended ten schools in five states, as well as three schools in France. Even as an adult he kept moving, and in fact he became a writer in part because it was one of the few jobs that wouldn't tie him down. His fondest dream is to spend a year circumnavigating the globe and visiting every continent. Yes, even Antarctica. He lives in California with his wife, Katherine Applegate, and their two children.