Stranger Things meets World War Z in this “wickedly entertaining,” (Kirkus Reviews)
“volcano of a book” (Nathan Ballingrud, author of Wounds)
As a lonely young woman teams up with a group of fellow outcasts to survive the night in a town overcome by a science experiment gone wrong.
A Best Book of the Month for Den of Geek, Omnivoracious, The Lineup, and Tor. Turner Falls is a small tourist town nestled in the hills of western. When an inexplicable outbreak rapidly develops, this idyllic town becomes the epicenter of an epidemic of violence.
The Loop is a “wild and wonderfully scary novel” (Richard Chizmar, author of Gwendy’s Magic Feather) that offers a “hilarious and horrifying” (Brian Keene, author of The Rising) look at what one team of misfits can accomplish as they fight to live through one night.
“Unputdownable…Fans of The Twilight Zone, The X-Files, and Stranger Things will be especially thrilled.” –Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“A satisfyingly dark satire of, well, everything…[a] heart-pounding and deeply unsettling tale.” –Booklist
“Johnson showcases his talent for breathing authenticity into his characters through realistic dialog and meaningful relationships–a caustic creation capable of melting even the hardest hearts. I dare you not to feel your feelings. This is a favorite book of 2020 for sure.” –Sadie Hartmann, author of Cemetery Dance
“The Loop is a remarkably propulsive novel, cinematic in the best way, with perfectly tuned tension and excellent character choices…” –Locus
“The Loop is the Cronenberg film we never got.” –Nathan Ballingrud, author of North American Lake Monsters and Wounds
- Trade Paperback
- Cat. No.