Melissa Albert

The Night Country (The Hazel Wood)
  • The Night Country (The Hazel Wood)

  • An addictive thriller crossed with the darkest of fairytales that's guaranteed to keep you up all night . . .


    Alice has fought hard for a normal life. Having escaped the Hinterland - the strange, pitch-dark fairy tale world she was born into - she has washed up in New York City, determined to build a new future for herself.

    But when her fellow survivors start being brutally murdered, Alice must face the fact that the Hinterland cannot be so easily escaped, and that, from the shadows of her past, something - or someone - is coming for her . . .

    THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SEQUEL TO INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING NOVEL THE HAZEL WOOD


    Praise for The Hazel Wood:

    'Magical, mesmerising and inventive' Karen McManus, bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying



    'Simultaneously enticing and fearsome... Insidiously beautiful' Guardian


    'The Hazel Wood kept me up all night. I had every light burning and the covers pulled tight around me as i fell completely into the dark and beautiful world within its pages. Terrifying, magical, and surprisingly funny, it's one of the very best books I've read in years' Jennifer Niven, bestselling author of All the Bright Places


    'This eerie debut YA novel puts such a terrifying twist on classic bedtime stories, you'll not sleep a wink' Heat Magazine

RELEASED 09/01/2020

Melissa Albert is the founding editor of the Barnes & Noble Teen Blog and the managing editor of BN.com. She has written for Time Out Chicago, SparkLife, MTV and McSweeney's.