Situated along the Great Lakes, three subterranean cities designed to resist global terrorism survive a devastating planetary disaster: Shushan, corporate headquarters of an international communications network, Abbey Trádún, an island monastery, and DúndirkaNoka, an Aboriginal settlement. After the Devastation, Shushan’s CEO builds a Citadel and arrogantly sets out to rule the land in the style […]
Twelve years after the Desolation, three subterranean communities in the former Michigan-Ontario region of the Great Lakes are thriving. At the Citadel, General Haz rigidly controls Shushan while plotting to conquer the entire region. Goaded on by his Governors, he pursues the script of the Book of Esther to its violent climax. With the ominous […]
Claire, an elderly recluse, resides at Stone Gate with her middle-aged daughter. An unexpected visit from her grandson encourages the elderly woman to gradually reveal events of earlier years. She recalls the unexplained death of her poet aunt, Riona, which leaves her autistic cousin, Jonathan, motherless and forever changes the dynamics at Stone Gate. After […]
Seventeen-year-old Emman Mallory fears that his twin brother, Noel, may be involved not only in drugs, but in home invasions and a teacher’s death, all of which have jolted the tranquil town of Coltsfoot. Although there are only eight students in Emman’s creative writing class, one of these is classically autistic and another has Asperger […]
With Hallowmas approaching, Azur Moonstorey and her companions exit Prosper Library onto a railway platform where a Victorian-era steam engine snorts and hisses on a track that no longer exists.