Being a kid with wings--constantly on the run--has never been easy, and Max and her flock are getting tenser than ever. First, on a trip to Africa, they meet a mysterious billionaire whose intense scrutiny of the Flock makes her fear the worst. Then, a cryptic message from a young girl arrives, warning them "The sky will fall." And as if an impending apocalypse weren't bad enough, canny birdkid Angel makes a dire prophecy about Max's soul mate: Fang will be the first to die. Max's desperate desire to protect Fang brings the two closer than ever. But can the team weather the storm, or will the turmoil rip them apart for the last time?
"An adrenaline rush from one end to the other. I found myself a bit breathless as I was reading it....It felt more like an action film than a book, honestly."
—Myth and Stories
"This book....has all the characteristics of [James Patterson's] work for grown-ups: pace, action, mystery and cool....this skilled and compulsive tale is so involving." —London Times
James Patterson has written more bestsellers and created more enduring fictional characters than any other novelist writing today. He lives in Florida with his family.