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Carrie Ryan

Biography

Carrie Ryan

Husband and wife Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis have been in love with each other’s writing (and with each other) since meeting in law school a decade ago. Carrie is the New York Times bestselling author of the critically acclaimed and multi-award-winning Forest of Hands and Teeth series, which is based on a world she and JP created together. She is also the author of DAUGHTER OF DEEP SILENCE and INFINITY RING: Divide and Conquer, as well as the editor of FORETOLD: 14 Tales of Prophecy and Prediction. Although they’ve been important parts of each other’s writing for years, THE MAP TO EVERYWHERE is their first full collaboration. JP and Carrie currently live in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Books by Carrie Ryan

Edited by Carrie Ryan - Anthology, Fantasy, Fiction, Love & Romance, Short Stories, Young Adult 12+

Have you ever been tempted to look into the future? To challenge predictions? To question fate? It's human nature to wonder about life's twists and turns. But is the future already written — or do you have the power to alter it? From fantastical prophecies to predictions of how the future will transpire, FORETOLD is a collection of stories about our universal fascination with life's unknowns and of what is yet to come.

by Carrie Ryan - Fantasy, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult 14+

When her best friend, Elias, leaves to join the Recruiters, Annah is left alone in the dreary, hopeless Dark City. Fearing he is dead, Annah sets off into the Forest of Hands and Teeth with hopes of finding her estranged sister Abigail, who she hasn’t seen since she, her sister and Elias ventured into the Forest one fateful day many years ago.

by Carrie Ryan - Fantasy, Thriller

Readers of Mary's terrifying trek through the deadly forest in THE FOREST OF HANDS AND TEETH will remember that she survived the all-too-real nightmare to finally realize her dream of seeing the ocean. Now it's her daughter Gabry's turn to face the forest.

by Carrie Ryan - Fantasy, Horror, Romance

In Mary's world there are simple truths. The Sisterhood always knows best. The Guardians will protect and serve. The Unconsecrated will never relent. And you must always mind the fence that surrounds the village; the fence that protects the village from the Forest of Hands and Teeth. But, slowly, Mary’s truths are failing her. She’s learning things she never wanted to know about the Sisterhood and its secrets, and the Guardians and their power, and about the Unconsecrated and their relentlessness. When the fence is breached and her world is thrown into chaos, she must choose between her village and her future --- - between the one she loves and the one who loves her. And she must face the truth about the Forest of Hands and Teeth. Could there be life outside a world surrounded in so much death?