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Cover reveal: The Girl With All the Gifts

It is my great delight to reveal the cover for the book that everyone will be talking about in 2014.

The Girl With All The Gifts

Melanie is a very special girl. Dr Caldwell calls her ‘our little genius’.

Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don’t like her. She jokes that she won’t bite, but they don’t laugh.

Melanie loves school. She loves learning about spelling and sums and the world outside the classroom and the children’s cells. She tells her favourite teacher all the things she’ll do when she grows up. Melanie doesn’t know why this makes Miss Justineau look sad.

The Girl With All the Gifts will be published by Orbit worldwide in 2014.


  1. Glennis

    June 13, 2013
    at 11:43 am

    Is this an expansion of the short story Iphigenia in Aulis?

    • Jamie

      July 9, 2013
      at 6:18 am

      @Glennis – yes, it is. I’ve read an advanced copy of TGWATG and Mike specifically says so.

  2. Brody

    June 13, 2013
    at 2:11 pm

    Mike Carey? Sign me up!! 2014 can’t come soon enough!

  3. Sun

    June 14, 2013
    at 11:16 am

    And paper book ???

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