“The Hunger provides us a chilling, albeit twisted, historical view of what could have actually happened; a “what-if” that aims to terrify as well as inform.”
Ninety people. Men, women, and children, set on a new beginning at the other side of America … California. The terrain is relentless, but a new short-cut just might save the trip. As people begin to mysteriously disappear, they realize their mistake. Maybe there is something watching them from the mountains.
Something evil, and hungry.
The snow is starting to fall. How long can they survive?
Why we’re excited about this book:
No stranger to horror and speculative fiction, Alma Katsu is the author of the popular Taker series (The Taker, The Reckoning, and The Descent) and The Devil’s Scribe. With The Hunger, Katsu turns her talents to tackle one of the more harrowing stories of the American pioneers, The Donner Party. Only 48 of the original party actually made it California, resorting to cannibalism to survive. The Hunger provides us a chilling, albeit twisted, historical view of what could have actually happened; a “what-if” that aims to terrify as well as inform. Keith Donohue (The Boy Who Drew Monsters) says: “In an audacious twist, Alma Katsu has made something new and suspenseful from the legendary story of the Donner Party. The Hunger is filled with terror, pity, and grue.” The Hunger by Alma Katsu releases 6 March 2018, and is available for pre-order over at Amazon right now.