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The Fury

Alexander Gordon Smith

An extended, explosive edition of cult hit The Fury, Director’s Cut has more gore than ever before, for fans of Alexander Gordon Smith’s unique brand of excitement, mystery and supernatural terror.

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The Fury is Book 1 in Alexander Gordon Smith’s nightmarish Fury series.

Imagine if one day, without warning, the entire human race turns against you.
Every single person you meet becomes a bloodthirsty, mindless savage, hell-bent on killing you – and only you.
Friends, family, even your mum and dad, will turn on you. They will murder you.
And when they have, they will go back to their lives as if nothing has happened.
The world has the Fury.
It will not rest until you are dead.

Cal, Brick and Daisy are three ordinary teenagers whose lives suddenly take a terrifying turn for the worst. They begin to trigger a reaction in everybody they meet, that makes friends and strangers alike want to tear them to pieces. These victims of the Fury – the ones that survive – manage to locate each other. But just when they think they have found a place to hide from the world, some of them begin to change…They must fight to uncover the truth about the Fury before it’s too late.

But it is a truth that will destroy everything they know about life and death.

Critic Reviews

This is an impressively tense apocalyptic thriller ... Smith has created a distinct and uniquely intimate

Will Salmon, SFX Magazine
Critic Reviews

'Alexander Gordon Smith grips his audience through this fast paced, edge-of-your-seat zombie horror. Filled with excitement, anticipation and suspense this istheperfect read for young adults asthedystopia genre sets to taketheliterary world by storm.'

We Love This Book, Laura Cox
Critic Reviews

This heart-stopping, rollercoaster of a book is so exciting and fast paced that readers will not want to put it down. Each chapter is written from a different character's point of view and Alexander Gordon Smith expertly switchesthenarrative from adult to child, young girl to surly adolescent boy, keepingthereader gripped with every change. Be warned: with its frequent scenes of violence and death, this book is not forthefaint hearted but those brave enough to make it totheend will be chomping atthebit to get their hands onthenext installment.

Critic Reviews

'This is an outstanding horror book, but with plenty to set it apart fromthestandard blood-and-gore fare: an interesting bunch of characters, an intriguing spin on a familiar concept, and some top quality writing from one ofthebest YA horror authors inthebusiness. If you're a fan of scares, or just good storytelling, I can't recommendTHEFURYhighly enough.'

Barry Hutchinson, author
Critic Reviews

Fast paced and with some exciting set pieces,TheFury, asthefirst volume in a larger series, doesn't answer allthequestions it raises. It does, however, sparethereadertheagony of a cliffhanger ending and has a self-contained and satisfying resolution that left me hungry for more.

Inis Magazine
Critic Reviews

A very dark tale of children hardly surviving in a strange new world, with great intelligent swerves throughtheobvious genre classics. Roll onthesecond half!

John Lloyd, The Bookbag
Alexander GordonSmith

Alexander Gordon Smith is the author of the Escape from Furnace series, as well as The Inventors (shortlisted for the Wow Factor competition) and The Inventors and the City of Stolen Souls. He has also written a number of non-fiction books, as well as hundreds of articles for various magazines. He is the founder of Egg Box Publishing, an independent…

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