The Vast and Gruesome Clutch of Our Law
The world is in the grip of a large catastrophe. In this post apocalyptic novel, Edward Kingston lives in a small community which has barely survived the long cruel winter. But when Dean arrives in town hope returns to the little town and he seems to have a magical effect on their lives. But Dean is being tracked by a large foreign military power and the town is in trouble for taking him in. More
This post apocalyptic novel, follows a small community, cut off from the outside world, by a large catastrophe, which has destroyed crops and sent humanity into a downward spiral.
Goscote, is a small community of 150 people, who have gathered together in the town hall, for safety. They no longer fight off raids by neighbouring communities desperate for resources, eventually finding themselves on their own. When a stranger arrives, they take him in, as he claims to represent the government. Some of the community have their reservations about him, but he has the skills and knowledge they need to improve their lives. He worked as an engineer, and he fixes their electricity supply, helps them improve their crops and animal husbandry and soon he is offered the governorship, which he accepts.
But the Federation of Police Authorities is pursuing him, and after a few months of peace and quiet this massively powerful force arrives on their doorstep, and changes their lives forever.
This post apocalyptic book, then follows the fortunes of these innocent men and women as they try to escape the clutches of the Federation.
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