The Harbinger

4 books in series
3.5 out of 5 stars 231 ratings

The Harbinger Publisher's Summary

It starts as a whisper, barely audible.

Rumors. Paranoia. Conspiracy theories. Subterfuge.

Like lightning, the plague moves across the globe, spreading out in all directions and leaving few alive. But the end is only the beginning.

Discovered in the Alaskan permafrost, the ancient virus was reanimated and genetically altered. The new strain showed great promise in curing many of mankind's afflictions. When the specimen fell into the hands of the Russian theocracy, their inept scientists attempted to create a biological weapon - a weapon that outsmarted them. Now, the androvirus is a deadly airborne plague, conquering the world in a matter of days. With a communicability of 100% and a mortality rate of over 90%, there is no immunity. For the survivors, who can suppress the virus, there is only change. A few adapt, but most become walking, talking gray horrors with an appetite for flesh.

Primarily set in the American city of Memphis, four loosely-connected strangers, caught up in their lives, find their worlds annihilated by the swiftly-moving plague. Alex Connelly is a wealthy young executive, living an idyllic life with his pregnant wife, Madison. Kirk Foster is a self-absorbed aging gay man, desperate to hang onto his youth and sex appeal. Meredith Brinkley's ongoing war with breast cancer takes a turn for the worse, and she faces an impending double mastectomy. Logan King is a closeted baseball jock, playing for a minor league team while coming to terms with his true identity. And only together will they survive....

Includes Book 1: Pathogen, Book 2: The Curtain Falls, Book 3: Creepers, and Book 4: Numbers.

Please note: There are straight and gay characters and a few that exist somewhere in between. There are characters of different races and religious backgrounds. There are opinionated characters. There is profanity. There is intimacy and clipped love scenes, some being of the male-for-male variety. There are also guns and graphic violence.

©2016 Keegan Kennedy (P)2017 Keegan Kennedy
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  • Book 1-4

    • The Harbinger

    • By: Keegan Kennedy
    • Narrated by: Michael Ahr
    • Length: 29 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 171
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 158

    It starts as a whisper, barely audible. Rumors. Paranoia. Conspiracy theories. Subterfuge. Like lightning, the plague moves across the globe, leaving few alive. But the end is only the beginning. Primarily set in Memphis, four loosely-connected strangers, caught up in their lives, find their worlds annihilated by the swiftly-moving plague. Alex Connelly is a wealthy young executive. Kirk Foster is a self-absorbed aging gay man. Meredith Brinkley's ongoing war with breast cancer takes a turn for the worse. Logan King is a closeted baseball jock.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A good story that could have been great.

    • By Derrick on 06-08-18

    Regular price: $29.95

  • Book 5

    • Rocks in the Windshield

    • The Harbinger, Book 5
    • By: Keegan Kennedy
    • Narrated by: Michael Ahr
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    The series continues in book 5: Rocks in the Windshield. At Ghost Lake, the group strategizes, planning for their long-term survival, but just because they're a team doesn't mean that people will get along. After the tragedy of the plague, people's true personalities begin to emerge, and not everyone is happy with Alex's leadership. Simon's death catches up with Nina. Logan has become smitten with Kirk. Alex continues to keep his distance from Meredith.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • 5th in a series that really could have been great

    • By audra dryer on 11-30-18

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 6

    • The Harbinger

    • Solidarity, Book 6
    • By: Keegan Kennedy
    • Narrated by: Michael Ahr
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Following three jarring deaths and a surprise absconder, the thinly-stretched group is down by four, so the mood at Ghost Lake is somber. Kirk continues to ruffle feathers, but in typical Kirk fashion, he really doesn't give a shit. Amber worries about her future on several fronts. April finds out some fascinating details about Shasta. Beulah and Jack bury the hatchet. Alex isn't happy by Mateo's interest in Meredith. Lauren sets the record straight concerning Kirk. Logan has an unexpected telepathic experience.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very little substance In this book. Disappointing

    • By Randy on 06-07-18

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 7

    • Down the Rabbit Hole

    • The Harbinger, Book 7
    • By: Keegan Kennedy
    • Narrated by: Michael Ahr
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    After Logan’s shocking revelation, Kirk makes his decision. Lauren offers Ammon some sage advice. April, Shasta, and Lorenzo find a friendly port. Nina tries to talk sense into Logan. Isaiah finds a new ally in Andre. Ammon pleads his case to Kirk. Alex decides to take a chance. There’s more to Brandon than meets the eye, and his eyes are now on Channing. As the moon wanes, three couples make love for the first time. And an unexpected event shakes everyone up.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Wish I would not have believed the 5 stars!

    • By audra dryer on 12-01-18

    Regular price: $24.95