In the harsh winter of a post-apocalyptic landscape, Rachel Wheeler and her companions hole up in an Appalachian compound established by her notorious grandfather. A rogue military platoon plans to seize the compound and control the small band of survivors. At the same time, violent mutants organize into a tribe that threatens to wipe out the human race.
Burton is a magical writer--this novel crosses genres of science fiction, dark fantasy, paranormal, spirituality, and thriller. Engaging characters, solid pacing, and a command of craft all combine for an engaging journey. I can't wait for the sequel!