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 North—a... show more
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 North—a 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. One—her beloved Smoke—is 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 her—dark 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….
Publish date: January 24th 2012
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Post Apocalyptic
Series: Aftertime (#3)
Cass Dollar hoarded hope with characteristic parsimony when she was awake, but since coming to New Eden her dreams were audacious, greedy, lusting for color and scent and life. Now that I sit here, having completed this story and the ultimate journey that Cassandra Dollar survived. I can truly under...
Great ending to the trilogy. I savored this one because I wasn't quite ready to see it end. There were a few character surprises in the last installment. The beaters/zombies are getting smarter and the island is no longer safe. Cass is still fighting the demons of her past and trying to work thru ...
ARC provided on NetGalley from HarlequinDamn, this series is intense. I have bittersweet feelings about it ending. I love it, and it's so good, but in a way I'm glad it's over because they are so stressful and emotionally draining to read! (That's a compliment) This one was no different. The ch...
(Review originally posted for Book Lovers Inc)Okay, so first things first. There is simply no way I can adequately convey how much this book–and by extension, this trilogy–bowled me over and amazed me. What I mean by that is that the book has so many elements and minor details and memorable bits tha...