The Changed are on the move. The Spared are out of time. The End . . . is now. When her parents died, Alex thought things couldn t get much worse until the doctors found the monster in her head. She headed into the wilderness as a good-bye, to leave everything behind. But then the end of the world happened, and Alex took the first step down a treacherous road of betrayal and terror and death. Now, with no hope of rescue on the brink of starvation in a winter that just won t quit she discovers a new and horrifying truth. The Change isn t over. The Changed are still evolving. And . . . they ve had help. With this final volume of The Ashes Trilogy, Ilsa J. Bick delivers a riveting, blockbuster finish, returning listeners to a brutal, post-apocalyptic world where no one is safe and hope is in short supply. A world where, from these ashes, the monsters may rise.