Waiting on Wednesday – The Three by Sarah Lotz
Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine to let us share our excitement for books coming out soon.
This week’s pick for me sounds wonderfully creepy and chilling. I’ve read numerous rave reviews for it and can’t wait to get a copy for myself!
The Three by Sarah Lotz Expected Publication: May 20, 2014 by Little, Brown and Company Four simultaneous plane crashes. Three child survivors. A religious fanatic who insists the three are harbingers of the apocalypse. What if he’s right?The world is stunned when four commuter planes crash within hours of each other on different continents. Facing global panic, officials are under pressure to find the causes. With terrorist attacks and environmental factors ruled out, there doesn’t appear to be a correlation between the crashes, except that in three of the four air disasters a child survivor is found in the wreckage.Dubbed ‘The Three’ by the international press, the children all exhibit disturbing behavioural problems, presumably caused by the horror they lived through and the unrelenting press attention. This attention becomes more than just intrusive when a rapture cult led by a charismatic evangelical minister insists that the survivors are three of the four harbingers of the apocalypse. The Three are forced to go into hiding, but as the children’s behaviour becomes increasingly disturbing, even their guardians begin to question their miraculous survival…