REVIEW – The Three by Sarah Lotz

the threeeTitle – The Three
Author –  Sarah Lotz
Publication date –  March 10th 2015
Genre – Fantasy
Rating – ★ ★ ★  ★ ☆
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‘They’re here … The boy. The boy watch the boy watch the dead people oh Lordy there’s so many … They’re coming for me now. We’re all going soon. All of us. Pastor Len warn them that the boy he’s not to­­–‘

The last words of Pamela May Donald (1961 – 2012)

Black Thursday. The day that will never be forgotten. The day that four passenger planes crash, at almost exactly the same moment, at four different points around the globe.

There are only four survivors. Three are children, who emerge from the wreckage seemingly unhurt. But they are not unchanged. And the fourth is Pamela May Donald, who lives just long enough to record a voice message on her phone. A message that will change the world.

The message is a warning.Amazon Description

This book is a very compelling and interesting read. It centres around the three young survivors of four simultaneous aeroplane crashes around the world. It’s told as if it’s a book written by a writer who is investigating these children so the story is told through interviews, diary extracts and messages by people who have had strange experiences relating to these children known as ‘The Three’.

I read it in a day in very long sittings because I just needed to find out how everything resolved. It’s so intricate and complex and there are so many subtle connections that it took me while to figure stuff out and even after I’d finished I kept thinking about it. I can’t really explain the plot or go into more detail as it’s very easy to spoil and even now I’m not 100% sure what happened but I definitely think it’s a book worth reading and I can’t wait to read Sarah Lotz next novel ‘Day Four’.