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Kat Falls


Kat Falls

Kat Falls lives in Evanston, Illinois with her husband, theater director Robert Falls, their three children and a whole slew of pets. She grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland, attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as an undergrad and went on to receive an MFA from Northwestern University where she now teaches screenwriting.
Kat came up with the idea for her debut novel, DARK LIFE (Scholastic Press, May 2010), during a writing exercise. Knowing that her 11-year-old son loved reading about the ocean, Wild West pioneers and, of course, the X-Men, she combined his interests and created a story premise that kept her up nights plotting and world-building. Today, DARK LIFE has deals in eighteen international markets and is in development for film at Disney with the Gotham Group producing. Named an ABC New Voices pick for outstanding debuts of 2010, DARK LIFE was featured on The Today Show in July 2010 when it was selected by Al Roker for “Al’s Book Club for Kids.”  Dark Life has been nominated for children’s book awards in ten states and in 2011, Kat was awarded a Juvenile Literary Award by The Friends of American Writers’.
The sequel, RIP TIDE, was released by Scholastic Press in August, 2011. Each book has been designated as “A Junior Library Guild Selection.” Currently, Kat is working on a YA scifi-adventure trilogy, INHUMAN, acquired by Scholastic Press for publication beginning in Fall 2013.

Kat Falls

Books by Kat Falls

by Kat Falls - Adventure, Dystopian, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Lane barely survived her first journey to the Feral Zone. But Lane has crossed the quarantine line, and she knows there are survivors in the zone --- people who have gone feral, whose bodies have warped and evolved to display a variety of animal traits. Lane ventures back into the Feral Zone on a humanitarian aid mission. But she also has a darker, secret purpose: The one she loves, Rafe, has become more beast than man --- and she promised to put him down if he ever goes feral. Now, Lane fears the time has come to carry out her vow...

by Kat Falls - Adventure, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+
After a devastating biological disaster, the western United States has been abandoned. Now it's called the Feral Zone after the virus that turned millions into bloodthirsty savages. But Lane McEvoy gets the shock of her life when she learns that someone close to her has crossed into it. And she has little choice but to follow, completely unprepared for what she finds in the ruins of civilization.