The Call: Book summary and reviews of The Call by Peadar O'Guilin

The Call

by Peadar O'Guilin

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The Call by Peadar O'Guilin
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  • Published in USA  Aug 2016
    320 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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You have three minutes to save your life ...

THREE MINUTES

You wake up alone in a horrible land. A horn sounds. The Call has begun.

TWO MINUTES

The Sidhe are close. They're the most beautiful and terrible people you've ever seen. And they've seen you.

ONE MINUTE

Nessa will be Called soon. No one thinks she has any chance to survive. But she's determined to prove them wrong.

TIME'S UP

Could you survive the Call?

A genre-changing blend of fantasy, horror, and folkore, The Call won't ever leave your mind from the moment you choose to answer it.

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"Starred Review. This is a bleak, gripping story, one where only the most muted of happy endings is possible." - Publishers Weekly

"Recalls such predecessors as The Hunger Games or Divergent ... Though the plot is not terrifically original, readers will root for the book's disabled protagonist to survive." - Kirkus

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Peadar O'Guilin grew up in beautiful Donegal in the far northwest of Ireland. These days, he lives in Dublin, where he toils day and night for a giant corporation.

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