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“Jeff Carlson packs riveting storytelling with a lot of fresh ideas.”—David Brin, New York Times bestselling author of Sky Horizon
Earth has been ravaged by the machine plague, a nanotech virus that exterminates all warm-blooded organisms below altitudes of ten thousand feet. The remnants of humanity cling to life on isolated mountain peaks around the world.
Nanotech researcher Ruth Goldman has developed a vaccine with the potential to inoculate the world’s survivors against the plague, but the fractured U.S. government will stop at nothing to keep it for themselves. Determined to share the cure, Ruth and Cam Najarro, a man who lived through the aftermath of the plague at great personal cost, must brave the devastated wasteland America has become.
Together, they begin a cross-country odyssey where they will encounter both the best and the worst in human nature — unaware that an even greater threat is poised to strike…
Praise for Plague Year
“Part Michael Crichton, part George Romero, Jeff Carlson’s Plague Year is deft and compelling, full of high-altitude chills.”—E. E. Knight, national bestselling author of Fall With Honor
“Engrossing and believable. Plague Year offers the most pure adrenaline you’ll experience in a novel all year.”—SF Reviews (www.sfreviews.net)
"A break-neck ride through one of the most deadly — and thrilling — futures imagined in years. Jeff Carlson has the juice!"
— Sean Williams, New York Times bestselling author
“A grim and fascinating new twist on the post-holocaust story.”
— Kevin J. Anderson, New York Times bestselling author.