Black River Falls is a gripping YA novel from bestselling author, Jeff Hirsch that will be on sale July 5! In this fast-paced work of speculative fiction, an entire town has been robbed of its memories—and its humanity. But there is one teenage boy who remembers it all. Seventeen-year-old Cardinal has escaped the virus that ravaged his town, leaving its victims alive but without their memories. He chooses to remain in the quarantined zone, caring for a group of orphaned kids in a mountain camp with the help of the former brutal school bully, now transformed by the virus into his best friend. But then a strong-willed and mysterious young woman appears, and the closed-off world Cardinal has created begins to crumble.
Here’s what others are saying:
“With incredible characters and fascinating twists, Black River Falls is a powerful story you won’t be able to forget.” —Joelle Charbonneau, New York Times best-selling author of The Testing trilogy and Need
“Jeff Hirsch’s Black River Falls is fabulous! Fresh. Original. And dare I say memorable. I could not put it down!” —Roland Smith, New York Times best-selling author of Peak and The Edge
“[A] thought-provoking novel of family and survival” —Booklist
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