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White Horse: A Novel
Atria/Emily Bestler Books
a world where not only people, but also your genetic makeup might kill you.
Debut author Adams expertly paints an increasingly fractured future where the
population is slowly being decimated by a plague—also known as
"White Horse." Once a janitor at a major pharmaceutical company, 30-year-old
American Zoe Marshall travels across Europe, trying to make it to Greece and,
hopefully, reunite with her lost love, Dr. Nick Rose. The as yet unexplained
appearance of a strange jar in her apartment, however, keeps her paranoid and
tethered to her past; the contents of the jar, she fears, may have ignited the
current global meltdown. Despite being a determined loner, Zoe takes blind
teenager Lisa under her wing, and this last vestige of compassion and
companionship could be her undoing, as "the whole world is dangerous now.
And there are monsters out there that used to be us." A gripping,
— Jordan Foster