Once infected, the virus shuts down organs, kills nerve impulses, and even reprograms the way we think. The virus becomes us. But the process takes eight hours. If you only had eight hours left to live, what would you do? For Chris Smith, that decision has been made for him. He's infected, and returns home to find the rest of his family undead or missing, save his youngest daughter Maisie. He's never been much of a father, but can he make up for it now in the final few hours of his life and find somewhere safe for her to survive?
"Sometimes you get a book that is a letdown"
The clock tower is the center of the town of Time. It counts down the hours, minutes, and seconds of every passing day. But unbeknownst to the local inhabitants, it is at the center of a great deal more than that. It is the center of the universe and controls time itself. But it is old and beginning to break, sending the world's inhabitants skipping forward and back through time. Seventeen-year-old Jera Wythnos, betrothed to marry a powerful lord, runs to escape her responsibilities and pursue her dream of traveling the world.
A sinkhole is a natural phenomenon. It can happen anywhere, anytime. It drinks lakes dry, consumes jungles, and even demolishes entire mountains. You may have seen one in your street. But these things aren't lost. They've simply been moved. Things are forgotten on the surface all the time. Beneath the crust, they're always remembered.
Haven's crew find Jordan Grant half-dead floating at sea. With a six-year hole in his memory, he remembers nothing of the outbreak or the Lurchers who have claimed the land as their own. He joins the crew in their daily struggle to survive in a harsh new world where every meal is live or die.
The post-apocalyptic series fans are describing as "one of the best post-apocalypse stories I've ever read." Once infected, the virus shuts down organs, kills nerve impulses, and even reprograms the way we think. The virus becomes us. But the process takes eight hours. If the only remaining member of your family was infected, what would you do? Chris Smith has eight hours to get his infected daughter Maisie to the rumored cure or lose her forever.