by Jason S. Hornsby
Layne Prescott meets a strange man in a Shanghai airport and ends up carrying a mysterious briefcase with an attached wrist shackle home with him. Once back in his hometown, Layne’s world spirals out of control. Each day at precisely 11:23, the small town erupts into violent chaos. Surrounded by a strict military quarantine, Layne and his friends wait with dread as the clock ticks downward.