Horizon (Aftertime Novels) (Paperback)
Luna Books, 9780373803422, 391pp.
Publication Date: January 24, 2012
Cass Dollar is a survivor. She's overcome the meltdown of civilization, humans turned mindless cannibals, and the many evils of man.
But from beneath the devastated California landscape emerges a tendril of hope. A mysterious traveler arrives at New Eden with knowledge of a passageway Northa final escape from the increasingly cunning Beaters. Clutching this dream, Cass and many others decamp and follow him into the unknown.
Journeying down valleys and over barren hills, Cass remains torn between two men. Oneher beloved Smokeis not so innocent as he once was. The other keeps a primal hold on her that feels like Fate itself. And beneath it all, Cass must confront the worst of what's inside herdark memories from when she was a Beater herself. But she, and all of the other survivors, will fight to the death for the promise of a new horizon.
Praise For Horizon (Aftertime Novels)…
"As always, Littlefield evokes her dystopian California with unnerving conviction, and Cass's encounters with Beaters retain their horrifying power." –Publishers Weekly on Horizon
"Littlefield has a gift for pacing, her adroit and detailed world-building going down easy amid page-turning action and evocative, sensual, harrowing descriptions that bring every paragraph of this thriller to life." Starred Review
-Publishers Weekly on Aftertime
"A fantastic new dystopian series...Littlefield's compelling writing will keep readers turning pages late into the night to find out what happens next. Outstanding!" Top Pick, 4 1/2 stars
-RT Book Reviews on Aftertime
"A fascinating protagonist and some of the scariest zombies I have ever encountered-a double-barreled salute."
-Jess d'Arbonne, The Denver Examiner
"A new generation of post-apocalyptic fiction: a unique journey into a horrifying world of zombies, zealots and avarice that examines the strength of one woman, the joy of acceptance and the power of love. A must read."
--JT Ellison, author of A Deeper Darkness
"Like the series launch title, Aftertime, Rebirth is a book about what it means to love and be human disguised as a story about a zombie-riddled dystopia."
--RT Book Reviews