An Inventive And Riveting Epic Saga, After The Flood Signals The Arrival Of An Extraordinary New TalentA Little Than A Century From Now, Our World Has Been Utterly Transformed After Years Of Slowly Overtaking The Continent, Rising Floodwaters Have Obliterated America S Great Coastal Cities And Then Its Heartland, Leaving Nothing But An Archipelago Of Mountaintop Colonies Surrounded By A Deep Expanse Of Open WaterStubbornly Independent Myra And Her Precocious Seven Year Old Daughter, Pearl, Fish From Their Small Boat, The Bird, Visiting Dry Land Only To Trade For Supplies And Information In The Few Remaining Outposts Of Civilization For Seven Years, Myra Has Grieved The Loss Of Her Oldest Daughter, Row, Who Was Stolen By Her Father After A Monstrous Deluge Overtook Their Home In Nebraska Then, In A Violent Confrontation With A Stranger, Myra Suddenly Discovers That Row Was Last Seen In A Far Off Encampment Near The Artic Circle Throwing Aside Her Usual Caution, Myra And Pearl Embark On A Perilous Voyage Into The Icy Northern Seas, Hoping Against Hope That Row Will Still Be ThereOn Their Journey, Myra And Pearl Join Forces With A Larger Ship And Myra Finds Herself Bonding With Her Fellow Seekers Who Hope To Build A Safe Haven Together In This Dangerous New World But Secrets, Lust, And Betrayals Threaten Their Dream, And After Their Fortunes Take A Shocking And Bloody Turn, Myra Can No Longer Ignore The Question Of Whether Saving Row Is Worth Endangering Pearl And Her Fellow TravelersA Compulsively Readable Novel Of Dark Despair And Soaring Hope, After The Flood Is A Magnificent, Action Packed, And Sometimes Frightening Odyssey Laced With Wonder An Affecting And Wholly Original Saga Both Redemptive And Astonishing
Kassandra Montag grew up in rural Nebraska and now lives in Omaha with her husband and two sons She holds a master s degree in English Literature and her award winning poetry and short fiction has appeared in journals and anthologies, including Midwestern Gothic, Nebraska Poetry, Prairie Schooner, and Mystery Weekly Magazine After the Flood, her debut novel, will be published in over a dozen languages and has been optioned for a television series.
- 419 pages
- After the Flood
- Kassandra Montag
- 15 February 2019 Kassandra Montag