James Dashner, author of The Maze Runner, The Scorch Trials, The Death Cure and The Kill Order, was born and raised in Georgia in the United States.
After several years working in finance, he decided it was time to pursue his lifelong dream of becoming a published children's author, and he is now a full-time writer.
James lives in the Rocky Mountains with his family. A new Maze Runner novel, titled The Fever Code, comes out in 2016.
When sun flares hit the Earth, intense heat, toxic radiation and flooding followed, wiping out much of the human race.
Those who survived live in basic communities in the mountains, hunting for food. For Mark and his friends, surviving is difficult, and then an enemy arrives, infecting people with a highly contagious virus.
Thousands die, and the virus is spreading. Worse, it’s mutating, and people are going crazy.
It’s up to Mark and his friends to find the enemy – and a cure – before the Flare infects them all …