Joe Hill's debut, Heart-Shaped Box, won the Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel. His second, Horns, was made into a film freakfest starring Daniel Radcliffe. His other novels include NOS4A2, and his #1 New York Times Best-Seller, The Fireman... which was also the winner of a 2016 Goodreads Choice Award for Best Horror Novel.
Opening into an evolving new world where people are suffering from a highly contagious illness that causes them to burn from within when stressed, the pace is fast and we’re desperate for details. Enter cool headed school nurse Harper Grayson who is one of those remarkable people who manages to keep it all together in times of crisis.
As the world burns, small town Harper is introduced to the Fireman, a man who has mastered his condition and is intent on not letting it take the life of those he cares about. Camp Wyndham where John and his friends have fled to is a refuge for the afflicted but it’s a still a very troubled one. As alliances are formed and the food begins to run out, life is suddenly a lot more fraught for Harper and her unborn child.