Civilization has collapsed. Desperation has eroded the pillars of our humanity. The price to survive in this savage new world is blood. Wren Burton, an architect from Chicago, only has one goal: Save her family. Or die trying.
Wren Burton, one of the top architects in Chicago, has never let anything stand in the way of providing a better life for her family, but those choices haven't been without sacrifice. And when the power shuts down across the city, which submerges the masses into chaos and cuts her family in half, tough decisions are only the beginning.
The thin thread holding the civilized world together has been severed. Millions of citizens have been thrust into the unknown, breeding fear into the minds and souls of those seeking to survive. Wren Burton, an architect from Chicago, has been engulfed by the chaotic aftermath of an EMP blast. Her family is injured. The enemy is unknown. And help is nowhere to be found.
"Fought to get through it.. ."
The thin thread holding the civilized world together has been severed. Millions of citizens have been thrust into the unknown, breeding fear in the minds and souls of those seeking to survive. Wren Burton, an architect from Chicago, has been engulfed by the chaotic aftermath of an EMP blast. Her family is injured. The enemy is unknown. And help is nowhere to be found.
The body count in Baltimore is rising, and the weight of those lives rest on homicide detective Adila Cooper's shoulders. It's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again, and the sands of the hour glass have already started sifting away.
To her, every death matters. And she won't stop until the scales of justice are balanced. No matter how hard she tries, Homicide Detective Adila Cooper can't outrun her past. Buried in her work, she soon finds herself pulled into a killer's world that she's never experienced before. With opposition from both sides of the law, it'll take everything she can to end these seemingly senseless murders.
Ten years into the worst drought the United States has ever seen, fresh water has become the scarcest natural resource in the world. China, Russia, Europe, Mexico, Canada, Australia, and other countries are all experiencing the effects of this unnatural lack of drinkable water.
"Not a very plausible story"
A man poised on the eve of what to others appears to be his greatest triumph, thinks back on what he knows is his greatest triumph. It’s a kiss from his Jenny. In this moment he shows us that what’s important is not how others perceive the success or failures in our lives, but how we see them.
Abou Ben Adhem awakens to find an angel within his room writing the names of those who love The Lord inside a book of gold. To his shock, he discovers his is name will not be added and learns of the fate awaiting him.