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Hidden away from the world by his famous father, Quinn Kelly strives to find meaning in his life while struggling with a deformity that has kept him from leaving the only home he has ever known. On the eve of his departure a sudden and deadly virus sweeps across the nation, killing nearly all it touches. Within days Quinn is left to fend for himself in an empty world.

But there is something still very much alive beyond the walls of his sanctuary, its malicious intent clear all too soon. Joining forces with a young single mother and her blind son, Quinn must cross a dangerous and silent America in the search for refuge and a truth that may shatter his sanity and strip him of the last things he holds dear.

©2014 Joe Hart (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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Enthralling

Another great work by a truly talented writer!! I love the heartwarming aspects of the story and how it all comes together! I can't wait to read more!

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  • 23-05-2019

Attack On Titan meets modern America

Good overall. Very rushed after Chapter 20. Excellent narration. Cool plot. Quinn really lacked depth.

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