The most gripping and original thriller you will read this year
By G X Todd
The second novel in one of the MOST TALKED-ABOUT post-apocalyptic series launches, standing head and shoulders above the competition.
The second novel in one of the **MOST TALKED-ABOUT** post-apocalyptic series.
'Thrilling . . . Todd skilfully captures hope and humanity in the lives of characters whom the reader comes to care about: Hunted, like Defender, is an impressive achievement' Guardian
The girl has no one to defend her now . . .
The hunt for the girl, Lacey, is on.
One man is tormented by an inner voice that isn't his. It eats away at his sanity and, with cruel precision, orders the lawless to follow him. Their mission is to find the girl, steal what she knows ... and kill.
In an Inn by the sea, Albus gathers a family of warriors and waits to be called upon. He doesn't know yet why Lacey is important, but he trusts his sister. And Ruby says he must find the girl - before it's too late.
A great power lives in Lacey and she has a destiny to fulfil. Whether for good or ill remains to be seen ...
Hunted is the second book in the must-read Voices series, where a voice in your head might be all that stands between survival and death.
'Compelling, suspenseful and altogether extraordinary' Lee Child
'Of a piece with Stephen King's The Stand' Independent
'Hunted is a smart, fast-paced, brave and classy thriller' Gillian McAllister
What readers are saying about Defender and Hunted:
'A genius debut that grips you from start to finish'
'Takes the story to a whole other level. Can't wait to see what happens next!'
'Amazing, thrilling, emotional'
'Defender is a modern classic and Hunted is too'
'It's now 5:36am and I have given up on sleep!'
'I need to talk to you about a really great book'
G X Todd lives and works in the West Midlands. After completing a history degree at the University of Birmingham, she worked for public libraries for fifteen years, where she drove a 35-foot-long library van around the Black Country. She now spends her days living the dream: writing books while in her PJs.
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10 Jan 2019
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Hunted has gripped readers
Hunted is a smart, fast-paced, brave and classy thriller — Gillian McAllister
Hunted is a relentless, heart-pounding thrill-ride . . . Todd shows her ferocious imagination and mastery of her craft on every page, weaving a rich, multi-layered narrative that would happily sit alongside King, Hill, and Cronin on any bookshelf. Utterly absorbing — Beth Lewis
Unique, uncompromising and beautifully written. This post-apocalyptic nightmare will haunt you long after you turn the last page — James Carol
Hunted is a masterfully written, gripping read . . . A beautifully dark, twisted world that is rich in character and authenticity — Adam Hamdy
An end-of-the-world story that's as complex as it is gripping — SciFiNow
Readers devoured Defender
Compelling, suspenseful, and altogether extraordinary. You won't forget this one in a hurry — Lee Child
So accomplished that it's difficult to believe it's a first novel, Defender is already worthy to take its place alongside The Stand in the canon. An absolute gem of a book — John Connolly
A chilling vision of a world gone feral, yet strangely triumphant. You can taste the dust and blood and sweat; the fear on every page. Readers should approach with caution, those voices will burrow into your head and heart — Karen Maitland
An incredibly accomplished and impressive debut. The novel is of a piece with Stephen King's The Stand... Defender stands head and shoulders above the most recent post-apocalyptic offerings — Independent
Defender is simply majestic — Adam Christopher
Defender [offers] a rich blend of horror and heart . . . This is sharp, gruelling and gripping, and we can't wait to explore this harsh world further and see what Todd has to offer us in part two — SciFiNow magazine
Defender is insane, intelligent, beautifully plotted, intensely absorbing and will enfold you in a vice-like grip from the first page until the last sentence — Lizlovesbooks.com
Every bit as good as its predecessor... grim, intriguing and fast moving — Concatenation.org