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The Absence of Sparrows

  • Author Name: Kurt Kirchmeier
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • ISBN: 9780316450928

About the Book

Not much happens in the small town of Griever's Mill, where eleven-year old Ben Cameron spends his time bird-watching and hanging out with his family. But everything goes wrong when a sinister darkness fills the sky and people begin to change: human one minute, glass statues the next.

About the Author

Kurt Kirchmeier lives in Saskatoon, SK. "The Absence of Sparrows" is his debut novel. When he is not writing, Kurt enjoys photographing nature. He has a particular fondness for birds. Visit www.kurtkirchmeier.net for more. Kurt's short fiction has appeared in Shimmer, Weird Tales, Space & Time, Tesseracts #22, and elsewhere.

2020 Book Awards