The Last City (The Last She series #2) (Hardcover)

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This is book number 2 in the The Last She series series.


The highly anticipated sequel to The Last She, which Goodreads has included in its Most Anticipated Young Adult Novels of December 2021

The first rule of living through the apocalypse. Trust no one.

Is desperate to reunite with her father and put the events that happened in Boise behind her. Ara hopes to find sanctuary in The Last City, an almost-mythical place where the plague is nonexistent and she can finally discover the truth about her family. Once she arrives, she discovers the truth is stranger than fiction, and Ara wonders if she’s made a huge mistake . . .

Will go anywhere for Ara, will do anything, but he’s tested to his limits in The Last City. Forced to join a dangerous expedition, Kaden soon finds himself separated from Ara and, once again, on the run for his life. He barely escaped alive, and now he needs to risk it all again to find Ara in The Last City . . .

Has hooked up a rigged electrical system, blasting away the silence with music, feeling almost normal since he nearly lost his life. He doesn’t know where Kaden and Ara are, and when he meets a mysterious girl named E, they embark on an adventure that will bring all of their lives clashing together . . .

The first rule of living through the apocalypse. Trust no one.All three must uncover the secrets of The Last City if they have any hope of getting out of this apocalypse alive.

About the Author

H.J. Nelson is an Idaho native who graduated from University of Wisconsin with degrees in Creative Writing and Wildlife Biology. She began writing on Wattpad in 2015, where her story The Last She was one of the most read science fiction stories in 2016 and 2017. Since then her works have been optioned for television by Sony and garnered over twelve million reads. She has also written for brands like General Electric, Writer's Digest, and National Geographic. When not writing, Nelson has lived on a boat in the British Virgin Isles, worked in two zoos and ridden an elephant through the jungles of Laos— though she considers raising two daughters her most dangerous adventure yet. You can sign up for her newsletter at, or find her on Instagram at @h.j.nelson.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781990259043
ISBN-10: 1990259049
Publisher: Wattpad Books
Publication Date: February 14th, 2023
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: The Last She series