The author of the Twilight series of # 1 bestsellers delivers her brilliant first novel for adults: a gripping story of love and betrayal in a future with the fate of humanity at stake.
Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. The earth has been invaded by a species that take over the minds of their human hosts while leaving their bodies intact, and most of humanity has succumbed.
Wanderer, the invading "soul" who has been given Melanie's body, knew about the challenges of living inside a human: the overwhelming emotions, the too vivid memories. But there was one difficulty Wanderer didn't expect: the former tenant of her body refusing to relinquish possession of her mind.
Melanie fills Wanderer's thoughts with visions of the man Melanie loves-Jared, a human who still lives in hiding. Unable to separate herself from her body's desires, Wanderer yearns for a man she's never met. As outside forces make Wanderer and Melanie unwilling allies, they set off to search for the man they both love.
Featuring what may be the first love triangle involving only two bodies, THE HOST is a riveting and unforgettable novel that will bring a vast new readership to one of the most compelling writers of our time.
A young woman's body is overtaken by an alien who wishes to control her mind, but the woman refuses to give in to the alien force, and soon the alien is experiencing the same emotions as the woman. Both the alien and woman begin to have their sights set on the same man, in this quirky and original sci-fi tale.
- Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
- General, Romance, Love + Relationships + Sex, Science + Technology, Erotica, Science Fiction + Fantasy
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- May 6, 2008
- May 6, 2008
- Stephenie Meyer