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By Terry McDonald

Go back and forth the tough street and adventure the motion and experience in the pages. Revised and edited 2/8/2015

Language, grownup occasions, violence.

A prequelto this novel is offered on Amazon. 'The computing device: Prelude to challenging Road'

A publish Apocalyptic Tale.In the yr, 2017 a pandemic decimates the worldwide human inhabitants with a survival fee of just one in 600. One state after one other is

infected and accusations of bio-terrorism bring about nuclear struggle. The Western Hemisphere is spared from any nukes yet finally the plague arrives within the united states leaving just a part million alive. A three-year nuclear iciness kills much more. Social constitution is nonexistent and anarchy is prevalent.

It is during this international that Jake Markett needs to shuttle to a shelter in South Georgia, a bastion of wish and safeguard for the few survivors who make it there.

Walking down a rural highway within the put up apocalyptic international of 2026, Jake Markett hears the sound of youngsters screaming in terror and is going to their relief. From that second, he and the 3 black teenagers he rescues are on a deadly trip to a spot of sanctuary.

Their course is hindered through the coming of a paramilitary gang led by means of John Saint. they must struggle each inch of how to the power a bit woman nicknames, Heaven.

As they trip, they rescue others from Saint's males. Jake falls in love with one

of the ladies he saves. it is a tale of survival and what it potential to be human.

There is a technological know-how Fiction thread woven throughout the pages that's necessary to the plot yet isn't the dominate theme.

This novel includes image language / violence and motion Packed Excitement.

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Beth straightened the shipping and known as again to the others. “The road’s transparent. We’re on our option to Heaven. ” Jake frolicked learning the map as she drove. She was once turning into expert at keeping off the varied potholes, washouts and an occasional deserted automobile. there have been locations the place there has been no manner round a drawback. while warranted, she might name again for the others to brace themselves, whereas she rigorously brushed off or negotiated over downed timber and different stumbling blocks. occasionally she must get Jake’s suggestion, yet to date, they'd encountered not anything the four-wheel force couldn’t deal with. within the again, Agnes and Eva have been educating Janie the phrases to children’s songs. Jake frequently stumbled on himself buzzing alongside. He observed a highway signal exhibiting town of Newton used to be twelve miles forward. An hour later, they handed a gaggle of homes, and he observed an indication that stated Newton urban limits. Beth slowed to a cease. “Do you need to force via this city? ” “I do,” Jake answered. a bit approach extra, this street intersects with road 37. The 37 takes us all of the approach to Lakeland. ” “I suggest, do you need to take over using? ” she requested, flexing her shoulders and stretching her palms. “My shoulders are knotted. ” “Having to observe each foot of the line can get to you,” Jake agreed. “Why don’t you slide earlier me, and we’ll swap seats? ” Beth did as asked with extra physique touch than used to be wanted. “You maintain that up and we’ll be altering seats each ten minutes,” he acknowledged. “Keep what up? ” she requested, feigning innocence. ” “You comprehend what I’m speaking approximately, you little devil,” Jake leaned over and kissed her. She lower back the kiss after which driven him away. “Hey mister, you larger retain your brain the place it belongs,” she acknowledged, smiling her excitement. “I imagine I’ll journey within the turret whereas we go through city. ” “Good idea,” he agreed. “Hey you like birds,” Agnes known as out, “We’re getting beautiful hungry again the following. That dinky little breakfast wasn’t close to sufficient for the paintings we did this morning. ” “I listen that,” Jake agreed. “We’ll cease at the different facet of this city and consume. ” there has been now not a lot to town. whilst he bought to the intersection at road 37, he stopped and minimize the engine. “We’ll be relocating in a minute,” he referred to as in the direction of the rear. “I have the desire to make a brief declaration. ” He keyed the microphone, leaving the quantity on complete. “If a person can listen me, please pay attention heavily, there’s a foul gang of individuals headed this fashion. The chief is a killer and a cannibal, named John Saint. we're headed East down the 37. simply previous Interstate seventy five is Ray urban. i'll be checking there weeks from this present day. i'll lead a person i locate there to a spot of shelter. while you are a nasty individual or a bigot, don’t hassle to teach. ” Jake restarted the engine and grew to become onto road 37. Beth remained within the turret until eventually the homes thinned, sooner than returning to the passenger’s seat. “I wager i do know the place we’ll be in weeks,” she acknowledged. “I don’t remember asserting we,” Jake acknowledged, mischievously. Beth gave him a face that stated volumes. “You keep in mind if you happen to instructed the fellow to inform John Saint the Angels from Heaven will be coming for him.

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