Only One Survives

A Novel

by Hannah Mary McKinnon

On Sale: 07/16/2024

Only One Survives

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Only One Survives

A Novel

by Hannah Mary McKinnon

On Sale: 07/16/2024


About the Book

“Fans of Daisy Jones & the Six are in for a treat with this jaw-dropping and completely cinematic thriller!"
—Hank Phillippi Ryan, USA Today bestselling author of One Wrong Word

Becoming the star is easier when the rest of your band is dead…

All drummer Vienna Taylor ever wanted was to make music. If that came with fame, she'd take it—as long as her best friend, guitarist Madison Pierce, was sharing the spotlight and singing lead. And with their new all-female pop rock band gaining traction, soon everyone would hear their songs…

Except, on the way to an event, the Bittersweet's van careens off an icy mountain road during a blizzard—leaving one member dead and another severely injured.

In order to survive the frigid night, the rest must take shelter in a nearby abandoned cabin. But Vienna's dreams devolve into a terrifying nightmare as, one by one, her fellow band members meet a gruesome end…and Madison simply vanishes in the night.

Has Vienna's closest friend finally decided to take center stage on her own terms?

She doesn't want to believe it.

But guilty people run.

Critical Praise

“For readers eagerly awaiting the return of Yellowjackets, this novel from McKinnon (The Revenge List) blends the musical highs of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Daisy Jones and the Six with the darkness of The Girls by Emma Cline in a twisty thriller that is hard to resist.” —Library Journal

“A raw, honest exploration of female friendships, envy, and the price of fame. Both thrilling and moving, Only One Survives will keep you on the edge of your seat. McKinnon is an auto-read for me.” — Mary Kubica, New York Times bestselling author of Local Woman Missing

"It's rock’n’roll with a dash or two of murder in this juicy thriller that delves into the ugly side of fame. Only One Survives is devilishly fun, utterly addictive, and shockingly twisty—further cementing McKinnon as a force to be reckoned with!" —Jeneva Rose, New York Times bestselling author

“Perfect for Daisy Jones fans who want an element of mystery and twisted suspense with their music, Hannah Mary McKinnon’s latest, Only One Survives, is a tour de force. Parts coming of age, subversive culture, and all kinds of thrilling, you’ll be hooked to the very end.” —J.T. Ellison, New York Times bestselling author of It’s One of Us 

“Like a relentlessly sinister version of psychological musical chairs, when this thriller’s propulsive soundtrack stops—Only One Survives. Standing ovation!” — Hank Phillippi Ryan, USA Today bestselling author of One Wrong Word

“A devilishly entertaining read that stabs at the heart of friendship, jealousy, and the relentless pursuit of fame.” — Heather Gudenkauf, New York Times bestselling author of Everyone Is Watching

“McKinnon drip-feeds us clues, keeps us guessing, and shows herself to be a maestro of misdirection.” —Caz Frear, internationally bestselling author of Five Bad Deeds

“An absorbing, thrilling page-turner. Every twist left my jaw on the ground.” — Samantha Downing, internationally bestselling author of A Twisted Love Story

“Gutsy, original and hugely compelling, Only One Survives draws you in right from the very first page.” —B.A. Paris, internationally best-selling author of Behind Closed Doors

“McKinnon is a master at flipping the script with twists that will keep readers on their toes.” —Kimberly Belle, internationally bestselling author of The Paris Widow

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780778305477
  • ISBN 10: 0778305473
  • Imprint: MIRA
  • On Sale: 07/16/2024
  • Pages: 400
  • List Price:23.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Thrillers / Psychological
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Literary
  • BISAC4 : FICTION / Thrillers / General

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