“An impressive post apocalyptic thriller that will grip you right from the beginning and doesn’t let go, Burn is a must read.“
“…an engaging, thought-provoking, and thrilling read!”★★★★★
Tucson, year 2230. Humans have successfully engineered their existence to such a degree that nothing can interrupt the productive flow of their lives. Even in the most inhospitable climates, such as the desert, people can live with ease thanks to the Grid. It worked perfectly. Until The Fall.
What happens when humans, coddled for centuries by their own inventions, are suddenly at the mercy of the elements, which have much stronger and more complex motivations than they ever realized? In the absence of modern technology, the Sun God and Rain Goddess resume their timeless war over the elements. Three survivors of The Fall, Noah, a technology genius; Liam, a police officer; and Ellie, a nurse, must band together to protect themselves and their community. Friendships are tested and lines between good and evil are blurred as the humans are thrust into a strange and dangerous journey that reveals the mysterious forces ruling the desert.
The desert isn’t a safe place to be for a human being hunted by the sun. As the battle rages on and temperatures rise, Liam, Noah, and Ellie must find a way to reverse The Fall… before they all burn.
REVIEWS FOR “BURN”
If you’ve read “The Stand” by Stephen King and “American Gods” by Neil Gaiman…this book is for you. I felt like this took some of the best elements of those books and put them together in an extremely effective manner. The characters are believable even when unbelievable things happen to them and around them. The odds are overwhelming against the characters in the book, yet they keep fighting in their own way.– REEDSY DISCOVERY REVIEWER
“A very interesting and well-imagined meeting between a futuristic technological apocalypse and the ancient lore surrounding the deities that control nature. What happens when humans, coddled for centuries by our own inventions, are suddenly at the mercy of the elements, which have much stronger and more complex motivations than we ever realized? This is an engaging, thought-provoking, and thrilling read!”– GOODREADS REVIEWER
“I loved the interesting world that this book creates, with all the different avatar (god) characters representing different aspects of the desert and the world. And, having grown up in Tucson, the author does a superb job evoking the architecture and the atmosphere of the place, all while keeping the post-apocalyptic narrative. Overall, this is an awesome book and I can’t wait for the sequel.”– GOODREADS REVIEWER
- Interview with Slick DungeonSlick Dungeon and I discussed my novel “Burn”, the interplay of nature and technology, and what it’s like feeling like a character straight out of a post-apocalypse story.
- Now listed on Reedsy Discovery“Burn” is now listed on Reedsy Discovery! If you are a member of this great reading/reviewing networking site, stop by and show your support!
- Lovers Quarrel Interview: New projects, a love for Tucson, and writing in the age of COVID-19For #IndieApril, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Lovers Quarrel.