M. R. Carey is an established British writer of prose fiction. His previous novel The Girl With All the Gifts was a word-of-mouth bestseller and is soon to be a major motion picture. Under the name Mike Carey, has also written for both DC and Marvel, including critically acclaimed runs on X-Men and Fantastic Four, Marvel’s flagship superhero titles. His creator-owned books regularly appear in the New York Times graphic fiction bestseller list. He also has several previous novels and one Hollywood movie screenplay to his credit.