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Alice Isn't Dead

by Joseph Fink

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Alice Isn't Dead by Joseph Fink
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  • Published in USA  Oct 2018
    336 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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A fast-paced thriller about a truck driver searching across America for the wife she had long assumed to be dead.

"This isn't a story. It's a road trip."

Keisha Taylor lived a quiet life with her wife, Alice, until the day that Alice disappeared. After months of searching, presuming she was dead, Keisha held a funeral, mourned, and gradually tried to get on with her life. But that was before Keisha started to see her wife, again and again, in the background of news reports from all over America. Alice isn't dead, and she is showing up at every major tragedy and accident in the country.

Following a line of clues, Keisha takes a job with a trucking company, Bay and Creek Transportation, and begins searching for Alice. She eventually stumbles on an otherworldly conflict being waged in the quiet corners of our nation's highway system - uncovering a conspiracy that goes way beyond one missing woman.

Why did Alice disappear? What does she have to do with this secret war between inhuman killers? Why did the chicken cross the road? These questions, and many more will be answered in Alice Isn't Dead.

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"Starred Review. A terrifying new storytelling experience that affirms, even in our darkest moments, that love conquers all." - Kirkus

"While his anxiety is often crippling, Fink has channeled that fear into writing some of the most engrossing supernatural stories out there today. Readers who cope with a similar disposition are sure to identify with the book's two main characters, Alice and Keisha, who navigate their own anxieties in an exceptionally terrifying atmosphere." - Booklist

"Creator of the popular Welcome to Nightvale podcast, Fink (It Devours! with Jeffrey Cranor) fills his world with fully realized characters, from Keisha, who uses her grief and anxiety to give herself strength, to Sylvia, the runaway teenager who fights against the Thistle Men who killed her mom. Fans of eerie suspense will find much to like." - Publishers Weekly

"Fans of black and white good-versus-evil tropes, road trip stories, and slow burn horror will delight in Alice Isn't Dead." - New York Journal of Books

"Humdrum reality spins along under our wheels: life, love, work - until a kink in the road takes us deep into the land of Joseph Fink, who builds tarmac that isn't quite of this world." - Laurie R. King, New York Times bestselling author of Island of the Mad

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Joseph Fink

Joseph Fink created the Welcome to Night Vale and Alice Isn't Dead podcasts. He lives with his wife in New York.

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