When helicopters and armored vehicles filled with soldiers in hazmat suits quarantine the small mountain town of Resurrection, Colorado, Sheriff Rick Johnson feels like the Jihadi wars have followed him home. But while the town follows martial law out of fear of a virus released into the air, Rick isn't buying the official version of events. As he investigates, the cover story unravels and he discovers the military's presence and the salvation they offer isn't what it seems.
4 out of 5 (very good)
Independent Reviewer for Archaeolibrarian - I Dig Good Books!
I like Jeff Gunhus style of writing. A lot. He doesn't write simpering female characters but neither do all the male characters have the total macho gene and no brain cells.
If you are seeking a feel good, there there style read, truly go elsewhere with that thought. This is white knuckle, but down dirty and to the bone or brain even, scary. In a very real way. It wasn't a comfortable read, but I had to keep reading and find out what the end brought. I wasn't disappointed!
I loved the character of Charlie, just because! My absolute favourite character is Roberts. The one who made me cheer him on and cry too.
Well rounded book but not to be read for escapism at the moment!
* A copy of this book was provided to me with no requirements for a review. I voluntarily read this book, and my comments here are my honest opinion. *
Jeff Gunhus is the USA TODAY bestselling author of thriller and horror novels for adults and the middle grade/YA series, The Templar Chronicles. The first book, Jack Templar Monster Hunter, was written in an effort to get his reluctant reader eleven-year old son excited about reading. It worked and a new series was born. His books are available in several languages, been Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Finalists, and reached the USA TODAY bestseller list. After his experience with his son, he is passionate about helping parents reach young reluctant readers and is active in child literacy issues. As a father of five, he leads an active lifestyle in Maryland with his wife Nicole by trying to constantly keep up with their kids. In rare moments of quiet, he can be found in the back of the City Dock Cafe in Annapolis working on his next novel.