RAY WENCK

Author. Educator. Lecturer.

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 If the world as you know it ended today how would you survive?

 

            What great lengths will a man go to in order to ensure his survival. With the population dying around him, Mark is forced to find out. As a sudden, mysterious disease sweeps across the country, the few survivors turn violent, killing for food and water. The chaos in the city has turned thoughts of living there and forming alliances too dangerous. Mark returns to his suburban home and prepares for what will come.

            Knowing the insanity will soon spread from the city in their desperate need to find new supplies of food and water, Mark begins stock piling items of need by raiding his neighbors homes. His basement becomes his fortress and he is ready to fight to defend it.

            When the madness reaches him he is surprised to find the survivors are now organized. Unsure of whether to approach them or not, Mark decides to stay hidden and observe. But when he discovers the organized horde chasing and killing other survivors, Mark steps in to rescue a woman and her children.

             His actions make him a target and he becomes hunted. Taking the family and as many supplies as possible, Mark flees, but the pursuit is fierce and deadly. Trapped and outnumbered, the killers closing in, Mark must make a stand and find a way to survive once more. 




Dedication: This novel is dedicated to the men and women of 180th Fighter Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard

 

 

When death surrounds you it's time to go home.


Brother and sister, Bobby and Becca, are away from home enjoying college life until a mysterious disease kills off almost everyone around them. With chaos ensuing, Bobby and Becca decide it might be safer to go home and join their family, but when they arrive they discover their home has been burned and the graves of their mother and youngest brother in the backyard.


With scavengers swarming over the neighborhood the siblings decide to leave the area and search for their father using clues he has left for them, but before they can find him they are captured by a local militia. Refusing to join their ranks Bobby and Becca are held prisoner. Their only hope of rescue is a frightened stranger, Myron. But with a psychotic killer tracking him and the base preparing to face an advancing foreign army, Bobby and Becca find themselves in the middle of deadly situations from all sides. 


With no chance of escape their only hope of survival rests with their father, who doesn't even know they are alive.