No One Gets Out Alive (Hardcover)

A Novel

By Adam Nevill

St. Martin's Press, 9781250041289, 640pp.

Publication Date: April 28, 2015

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Paperback (8/16/2016)
MP3 CD (8/9/2016)

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Description

When Stephanie moves to the notoriously cheap Perry Bar neighborhood of Birmingham, she's just happy to find an affordable room for rent that's large enough not to deserve her previous room's nickname, "the cell." The eccentric — albeit slightly overly-friendly — landlord seems nice and welcoming enough, the ceilings are high, and all of the other tenants are also girls. Things aren't great, but they're stable. Or at least that's what she tells herself when she impulsively hands over enough money to cover the first month's rent and decides to give it a go.

But soon after she becomes uneasy about her rash decision. She hears things in the night. Feels them. Things...or people...who aren't there in the light. Who couldn't be there, because after-all, her door is locked every night, and the key is still in place in the morning. Concern soon turns to terror when the voices she hears and presence she feels each night become hostile. It's clear that something very bad has happened in this house. And something even worse is happening now. Stephanie has to find a way out, before whatever's going on in the house finds her first.

Adam Nevill's No One Gets Out Alive will chill you straight through to the core — a cold, merciless, fear-inducing nightmare to the last page. A word of caution, don't read this one in the dark.



About the Author

Adam L. G. Nevill was born in Birmingham, England, in 1969, and grew up in England and New Zealand. A graduate of the University of St Andrews Masters programme, he is the author of The Ritual and Banquet for the Damned, an original novel of supernatural horror inspired by M. R. James and the great tradition of the British weird tale. In his working life he has endured a variety of occupations, including from 2000 to 2004 both nightwatchman and day porter in the exclusive apartment buildings of west London.


Praise For No One Gets Out Alive: A Novel

“Adam Nevill is a spine-chiller in the classic tradition, a writer who draws you in from the world of the familiar, eases you into the world of terror, and then locks the door behind you. The House of Small Shadows grows darker and takes on more menacing life with each step forward.” —Michael Koryta, New York Times Bestselling author of The Prophet on The House of Small Shadows

“Chilling...and deeply creepy. It has the feel of a cult classic.” —Scott Smith, NYT bestselling author on The House of Small Shadows

“A fascinating blend of modern storytelling...and old school terror. Very scary, highly recommended.” —Jonathan Maberry, NYT bestselling author on The House of Small Shadodws

“Shirley Jackson, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, and Peter Straub would approve--this sets the bar for the best horror novel of the decade.” —Booklist, Starred Review on The House of Small Shadows

“Eemotionally intense, intellectually challenging...addictively readable.” —PW Starred Review on The House of Small Shadows

“Nevill's talent for horror resonates ominously in every scene.” —Kirkus Reviews on The House of Small Shadows