Carry the Flame

Product Number: EB00231187
Released: Mar 17, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062096371
Publisher: Harper Voyager
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"Jaros has crafted such a vividly ravaged world that I could almost feel the grit on my fingers as I turned each page."-Marcus Pelegrimas, author of the Skinners series "Intense, amazing..A superb, brilliant thriller."-Bill Evans, author of Category 7 James Jaros envisions a world ruined beyond our darkest imaginings-an Earth devastated by plague and environmental collapse-and offers a gripping tale of survival and sacrifice after the apocalypse. His extraordinary Carry the Flame continues where his acclaimed Burn the Sky left off, as a ragged band of survivors-including a mother and her two daughters-flee the brutal soldiers of a bloodthirsty religious cult, only to fall captive to a mad despot who rules with fear and monsters in a nightmare city in the wasteland. Jaros, a nom de plume of acclaimed thriller author and four-time Emmy Award-winning investigative reporter Mark Nykanen, has created an extraordinary post-apocalyptic novel that combines the visceral thrills of Mad Max with the chilling insights of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and Oryx and Crake. Carry the Flame is a powerful vision of a dystopian future on a par with Cormac McCarthy's The Road and Stephen King's acclaimed classic, The Stand.

Author(s): James Jaros
Genre: Fantasy
Original Publish Date: Jul 31, 2012

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