Catherine McGuire is a writer and artist with a deep concern for the earth and the living beings residing there. She uses her creativity to speak to the many deep concerns facing us all today and into the future. Her poetry book, Elegy for the 21st Century, was published by FutureCycle in 2016 and her two children’s SF novels published by TSR in the 1980’s. She lives in Sweet Home, Oregon on a mini homestead, with chickens, rabbits and bees. Find her at www.cathymcguire.com.
Fifty years after a massive solar flare ravages modern industrial civilization, a young man named Martin Barrister has a difficult job. He must attempt to e-establish communication links with the rest of the country. Yet, things aren't what they seem. The world outside New York City is very different and he may be caught up in a web of dangerous dealing and potential warfare.