Nationally bestselling author and winner of the prestigious Rita award, Emily McKay got her start writing romance novels. After ten years of writing books with babies and billionaires, Emily decided to try her hand at something different--Young Adult horror. Hey, she just really missed reading about scary vampires. 

Her Rita winning book, The Farm, launches a trilogy set in a terrifying post-apocalyptic world where teens are farmed as food and genetically mutated monsters roam the country.

"A brewing romance in a dystopian land steals the show. Teen girls will delight in this fresh sci-fi fantasy that works the formula and throws in new surprises," says School Library Journal. Booklist describes the books as, "Fast-paced, brutal, and bloody, this novel’s alternating points of view keep the action moving and the suspense ratcheting up to an unbearable pitch."

When she's not devising new ways to kill vampires, Emily lives in the hill country with her husband, The Geek, her two great kids, two cats and two dogs. In her spare time, she raises organic veggies and chickens and tries to hide the fact that she's secretly prepping for the apocalypse.

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EmilyBMcKay EmilyBMcKay Jun 14, 2014 11:46AM
Hi,Thanks for the lovely compliment about The Farm! The Before is a prequel. It's The story of how Mel and Lily ended up at the Farm.
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