By Jeff Rovin, Gillian Anderson
The first novel from iconic X-Files megastar Gillian Anderson and New York Times bestselling writer Jeff Rovin: A technology fiction mystery of epic proportions.
Renowned baby psychologist Caitlin O'Hara is a unmarried mother attempting to juggle her task, her son, and a lackluster courting existence. Her global is all of sudden upturned whilst Maanik, the daughter of India's ambassador to the United international locations, begins conversing in tongues and having violent visions. Caitlin is certain that her matches have anything to do with the hot assassination try on her father—a capturing that has escalated nuclear tensions among India and Pakistan to harmful levels—but whilst youngsters around the globe begin having comparable outbursts, Caitlin starts to imagine that there's a extra sinister strength at work.
In Haiti, a scholar claws at her throat, drowning on dry land. In Iran, a boy all at once and inexplicably units himself on hearth. Animals, too, are appearing irrationally, from rats in manhattan urban to birds in South the USA to bland apartment pets. With Asia at the cusp of nuclear conflict, Caitlin needs to race around the globe to discover the paranormal hyperlinks between those doubtless unrelated incidents so that it will shop her patient—and might be the realm.
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Besides, who cares what they say? So we keep turning, taking in all the little motor-home villages in the desert around us, the camps where the descendants of the city’s refugees have been living since ’37. There are trailer parks as far as the eye can see, battleship-sized caravans built to house hundreds, their wheels rusting away and sinking into the dust. But it’s not the vehicles we’re interested in. The camera is zooming in, autofocusing on a patch of empty white sand off on the horizon. There aren’t any caravans there.
A black hole blossomed from the front of her head, and something almost two metres tall was vomited out of her skull, landing in a messy heap on the floor of the cocktail lounge. Bregman lost her grip again. Under his breath, Colonel Kortez recited another mantra. The others were making too much noise for them to be able to hear it. Truth be told, it had been years since Kortez had needed a mantra, but it was all part of the procedure. To an old UNISYC hand, it was as normal as checking your safety-catch or polishing your boots.
They say it was a Tesla bomb, planted in the city foundations by terrorists from the breakaway Southern states, but no one’s ever been able to explain why they’d want to get rid of a city all the way out in Arizona. Besides, who cares what they say? So we keep turning, taking in all the little motor-home villages in the desert around us, the camps where the descendants of the city’s refugees have been living since ’37. There are trailer parks as far as the eye can see, battleship-sized caravans built to house hundreds, their wheels rusting away and sinking into the dust.
A Vision of Fire (Earthend Saga, Book 1) by Jeff Rovin, Gillian Anderson