America's end is near. No one knows why, but the great country is under attack. After being weakened by countless natural disasters, America opens its airspace for aid. But instead, what is left of the devastated West Coast finds itself nearly obliterated from above. The key may belong to tests designed by a Pacific Northwest psychologist, Rachel Parker.
"UGH! could not finishd"
Feuding with his houseguest's brother and torn between worry and frustration over his twin, Slate MacAllister brings the rural doctor to his ranch in a record-breaking snow storm to save the boy Slate loves like a son. Dr. Becky O'Donald is a city girl stuck in Nowhereville, Montana, trying to hack down her massive student loan debt. Thrown into a medical nightmare by MacAllister and certain there is more going on with the lonely, melancholy Amelia, Becky is taken aback by the boy mirroring her host.
Ronan James finally has a reason to get rid of his wife. Unfaithful and sterile, she's the one thing standing between him and his rightful property. His sister's desertion to the MacAllister ranch with R.J.'s competition is salt in a rotting wound. R.J. needs an heir and a legitimate one at that.
With divorce papers in the works and the contracts calling in for mining rights, R.J. strikes a deal with his childhood girlfriend, Kelsey, a woman who is more tied to his enemies than he realizes.
Robbie’s had enough of the wanderlust controlling his heart. Amelia slammed him from her life four years before and he hasn’t looked back. Ranch-handing around the state, he calloused his heart against emotions and returns to the Lonely River Ranch a hardened man. Discovering Amelia with a boy he knew nothing about, Robbie refuses to believe what Slate tells him. But Amelia’s pull is stronger than his bitterness and rejection.
I killed my first victim at thirteen years old - my age, not his. He was going to rape me, him and a couple of his friends. And so, I killed him. And then.... I killed again. And again. At seventeen, I'm killing four to six times a year - maybe more. Don't stress out. I only go after the pedophiles and rapists. There are more out there than I could cover in a lifetime. Saying I did this on my own would be selfish. Enforcing justice holds a glory all its own. But now, my lifelong friend and backup, Deegan, has been arrested.
"Fantastic thrill ride"
In 12 weeks, 17-year-old Paul Ledger will be dead. At least he hopes so. Paul is trapped in the worst cult the United States has ever seen. Infected with a zombie virus, symptoms culminate in a dead body but thriving mind over a course of twelve weeks. If he doesn't earn the final death he longs for, he'll be chained in a basement facility, moaning for human flesh for eternity.
During one of Molly's weekly meet-ups with her girls at their regular bar, Molly succumbs to the duress of her two best friends and begins the aggressive dating they sign her up for online where the pairings are questionable...and dangerous. They've entered her in an evening of speed dating. But at the end of the evening she finds an item from her past that raises questions...and danger.
Allies = All Lies. America is burning. The unknown blinds the citizens from fighting. Dr. Rachel Parker's worst psychological designs are loosed on America by an unknown enemy. She leaves the safety of the mountains for the destruction of town to face her co-designer, Daniel, whose role is blurred by the smoke of deception. Captured by militia, Rachel has to find the answers she's seeking. She's not prepared to look within her own damaged mind for the solutions.
"one of three. Great"
America can rise, but the cost is high. Traumatized by previous exposure to her own tests, Dr. Rachel Parker has to complete the methodical steps she swore would never see the light of day...on herself. Her sister, Brenda Krous, may be the only one capable of pulling her through intact. If they can accomplish the feat and find resolution together, the answers they discover can help the rest of America rise up and reclaim itself from the protection of destruction.
Time is running out and Paul's original wish for death looms. As his skin grays and hunger becomes uncontrollable, the world burns. Heather and Paul have fallen for each other, but with life and death barricading them apart and the potential cure disappearing into time, they have no hope. Paul's hunger is all-consuming. He has to walk into the flames, join Dominic, or eat everyone he loves. Can he save anyone, if not himself?
Days slip through Paul's graying fingers. Humanity faces the end. His brother has the virus and is dying, too. Paul's hopes ride on Heather's genetic code. Her immunity leaves her unchanged and untouchable. What would she see in the zombie he was becoming anyway? Dominic's army of infected grows, capturing the south and leaving little alive in its wake. While Paul and his friends work on the vaccine, protecting the north becomes protecting the world. Heather is taken hostage and Paul races toward Dominic to save his heart.