The StrandedDystopian Fiction, New Books, Our Favourites, Thrillers
*The unmissable YA debut of 2022*A gripping near-future thriller: love triangles, betrayals and fights for freedom in a world turned upside-down . . .
The tension of Suzanne Collins meets the heartbreak of Malorie Blackman, with echoes of Station Eleven. Welcome to the Arcadia. Once a luxurious cruise ship, now it is home to the stranded.
For forty years, they have lived, and died, on the water. A place of extreme haves and have-nots, gangs and make-shift shelters, its people are tyrannized by a country they can see but can’t get to. A country that says it doesn’t want them.
Esther is a loyal citizen, working flat-out for a rare chance to live a life on land. Nik is a rebel, intent on liberating the Arcadia once and for all. Together, they will change the future .