When the Lights Go Out
The book's heroine, Emma, takes practical measures to cope with climate change, like cooking vegetarian meals for her family's meals, in her own kitchen. Her husband is paralyzed with fear of climate change, and this difference tears her family apart.
- Heloise Wood (2019-11-29). "Hutchinson snaps up Carys Bray's climate change novel". The Bookseller. https://www.thebookseller.com/news/hutchinson-snaps-carys-brays-climate-change-novel-1120476. Retrieved 2020-01-01.
- Caroline Carpenter (2020-06-26). "Carys Bray". The Bookseller. https://www.thebookseller.com/profile/carys-bray-my-northern-ness-feels-matter-fact-me-1208491. Retrieved 2020-07-31.
- Sarah Hughes (2020-03-18). "From The Inland Sea to When The Lights Go Out, how novelists are tackling the climate change crisis". inews.co.uk. https://inews.co.uk/culture/climate-change-crisis-books-dystopian-fiction-the-inland-sea-when-the-lights-go-out-409209. Retrieved 2020-07-31. "This sense of overwhelming anxiety, of a problem too huge to deal with and yet also too huge to ignore, powers Bray’s When The Lights Go Out, a beautifully realised story of a family falling apart under the pressures of our age."