book cover of One of Us
Added by 3 of our members

One of Us

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
'The Girl with All The Gifts meets To Kill A Mockingbird' Claire North, author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August

'It's quite rare to find a story with this much heartbreaking impact . . . this is skilful, powerful stuff' SciFiNow

THEY CALL IT THE PLAGUE

A generation of children born with extreme genetic mutations

THEY CALL IT A HOME
But it's a place of neglect and forced labour

THEY CALL HIM A FREAK
But Dog is just a boy who wants to be treated as normal

THEY CALL THEM DANGEROUS
They might be right

The story of a lost generation, and a boy who just wants to be one of us.

'One of Us is a stunning achievement in speculative fiction'Shelf Awareness

'An amazing tour-de-force . . . One of Us rattled me to the core. An engrossing, emotionally-charged book and a work of terrible beauty. I loved it, heart and soul' John Dixon

'Without a doubt one of the best books I'll read this year . . . a compelling work of near perfection' Bracken MacLeod

'This is not a kind book, or a gentle book, or a book that pulls its punches. But it's a powerful book and it will change you' Seanan McGuire

Genre: Horror

Praise for this book

"Rich with well-defined characters, sharp writing, and a riveting premise, this is a novel not to be missed." - Jason V Brock

"One of Us is nearly impossible to put down." - Shawn Chesser

"A powerhouse of a novel. DiLouie continues to be the master of writing the human heart and all the terrors it contains." - Peter Clines

"An amazing tour-de-force . . . One of Us rattled me to the core. An engrossing, emotionally-charged book and a work of terrible beauty. I loved it, heart and soul." - John Dixon

"One of Us is a masterfully written, thought-provoking dark fairy tale, and one of the best books I've read in a long time. It will stay with the reader long after they've finished the last page." - Dana Fredsti

"This seamless fable of loss, violence, and hope forces us to examine what it means to be different and what it means to be human." - Patrick Freivald

"A character-driven and sometimes heartbreaking story about what happens to those of us who are different, and who the monsters truly are. DiLouie keeps the reader turning pages." - Megan Hart

"A powerful and heartbreaking tale about hate, fear, and truth. Author Craig DiLouie is fearless as he explores the dark territory of the human heart." - Jonathan Maberry

"This is not a kind book, or a gentle book, or a book that pulls its punches. But it's a powerful book and it will change you." - Seanan McGuire

"Without a doubt one of the best books I'll read this year . . . a compelling work of near perfection." - Bracken MacLeod

"The Girl with All The Gifts meets To Kill A Mockingbird." - Claire North

"Frightening in its familiarity, One of Us is a tale of human monsters and monstrous humans - authentic, brutal, and inevitable." - David Walton


Similar books by other authors

thumb
Specters
J M Dillard

Used availability for Craig DiLouie's One of Us

Hardback Editions

July 2018 : USA Hardback
thumb

Title: One of Us
Author(s): Craig DiLouie
ISBN: 0-316-41131-0 / 978-0-316-41131-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

February 2019 : USA Paperback
thumb

Title: One of Us
Author(s): Craig DiLouie
ISBN: 0-316-41133-7 / 978-0-316-41133-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


July 2018 : UK Paperback
thumb

Title: One of Us
Author(s): Craig DiLouie
ISBN: 0-356-51097-2 / 978-0-356-51097-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

July 2018 : USA Audio edition
thumb

Title: One of Us
Author(s): Craig DiLouie
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon   


July 2018 : Australia Audio edition
thumb

Title: One of Us
Author(s): Craig DiLouie
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon AU   


July 2018 : UK Audio edition
thumb

Title: One of Us
Author(s): Craig DiLouie
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon UK   


July 2018 : USA Audio CD
thumb

Title: One Of Us
Author(s): Craig DiLouie
ISBN: 1-5491-7269-7 / 978-1-5491-7269-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Book Group and Blackstone Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


July 2018 : USA Audio CD
thumb

Title: One of Us
Author(s): Craig Dilouie
ISBN: 1-5491-7266-2 / 978-1-5491-7266-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


July 2018 : USA Audio edition
thumb

Title: One of Us
Author(s): Craig DiLouie
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon   


July 2018 : Canada Audio edition
thumb

Title: One of Us
Author(s): Craig DiLouie
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

July 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumb

Title: One of Us
Author(s): Craig DiLouie
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


July 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
thumb

Title: One of Us
Author(s): Craig DiLouie
Publisher: Orbit
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU