My debut middle grade horror novel THE ABSENCE OF SPARROWS is available now from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers! Purchase it here!

        "A powerful piece of storytelling... Will resonate with anyone who understands that         heroism is not a matter of saving the world but of maintaining yourself, and acting to protect those in your community -- despite the forces arrayed against you.


-- Quill and Quire, starred review

"The most frightening young YA fantasy since Kenneth Oppel's The Nest. Sure to be popular with readers seeking a truly scary story." 


-- School Library Journal

"A fresh spin on the post-apocalyptic genre.... A thought-provoking read."

-- Canadian Children's Book News

"Stephen King-level horror haunting a tight, thoughtful domestic drama."

-- The Bulletin

"Narrator Will Collyer brings realistic emotion to this creepy audiobook about a

terrifying plague."


-- AudioFile


"Will stick with the reader long after they are finished."

-- School Library Connection

"Gripping and affecting."

-- Shelf Awareness

"Creepy and engaging."

-- Publishers Weekly

"An eerie slow burn."

-- Booklist