Jeyn Roberts was born in Canada and this is her first novel. It’s an engaging and thrilling post-apocalyptic story. It’s released as ‘young adult’ but it’s very good reading for all ages from young teens up. The story is told in a series of episodes about a number of young people, all affected by several huge earthquakes shake every continent on Earth. Something strange starts happening to some people. Michael can only watch in horror as an incidence of road rage so extreme it ends in two deaths unfolds before his eyes; Clementine finds herself being hunted through the small town she has lived in all her life, by people she has known all her life; and Mason is attacked with a baseball bat by a random stranger. An inner rage has been released and some people cannot fight it. For those who can, life becomes an ongoing battle to survive – at any cost!
Since mankind began, civilizations have always fallen – now it’s our turn!