Suddenly it's a world without adults and normal has crashed and burned. When life as you know it ends at 15, everything changes. In the blink of an eye all the adults disappear in a small town in southern California and no one knows why. Cut off from the outside world, those that are left are trapped, and there's no help on the way. They must do all they can to survive. Chaos rules the streets. Gangs begin to form. Sides are chosen - strong or weak. Cruel or humane. And then there are those who begin to develop powers...It's Lord of the Flies for the Heroes generation. A tour-de-force from global sensation, Michael Grant, Gone is the first book in this 500,000 copy bestselling series.