Before This Is Over

Before This Is Over

A Novel

Book - 2017
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In the midst of a devastating epidemic, how far will a desperate mother go to keep her loved ones safe?

There is a deadly virus spreading around the world. At first it is a distant alarm bell in the background of Hannah's comfortable suburban life. Then suddenly, it has arrived on the doorstep.
The virus traps Hannah, her husband, and their young sons in their city, then their neighborhood, and finally their own home. As a formerly idyllic backyard and quiet street become battlefields, fear and compassion collide. But what happens when their water supply is cut, and then the power, and the food supply dwindles?

Chilling and suspenseful, at once deeply personal and terrifying in its implications, BEFORE THIS IS OVER invites us to imagine what a family must do to survive when pushed to the extreme.
Publisher: New York :, Little, Brown and Company,, 2017
Edition: First North American edition
ISBN: 9780316355452
Branch Call Number: FICTION Hickie 2017
Characteristics: 390 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Ordinary epidemic


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