Force Majeure: 6 Disaster Thrillers
by Russell Blake, Walter Jon Williams, Karen Dionne, Melissa F Miller, Toni Dwiggins, Phoenix Sullivan
Publisher: Steel Magnolia Press
Natural forces--plagues, earthquakes, volcanoes and more--threaten disaster and death in these terrifyingly possible and uncannily plausible thrillers from 6 bestselling and award-winning authors.
700+ 4- and 5-star reviews for the 6 full-length, stand-alone books in this LIMITED EDITION collection.
UPON A PALE HORSE (USA Today Bestselling Author Russell Blake--recently co-authoring with Clive Cussler)
When attorney Jeffrey Rutherford's brother is killed in a plane crash, he discovers his brother's career wasn't what it seemed. Now it falls to Jeffrey to unravel a Gordian knot of deceit and betrayal, and to battle an unstoppable adversary bent on systematic global genocide via a nightmare epidemic. A conspiracy so plausible it will linger long after the novel's shocking conclusion.
FREEZING POINT (Karen Dionne, an RT Best First Mystery Nominee)
The polar icecaps are melting--fast. In a drowning, desperate world, the Soldyne Corporation sees an opportunity: Melt Antarctic icebergs into drinking water using a microwave satellite array, ship the water to thirsty nations around the globe, and make a fortune. But deep within the ice waits an enemy more deadly than anyone could imagine--and an apocalyptic horror Earth may not survive.
INDISPENSABLE PARTY (Melissa F Miller, USA Today Bestselling Author)
After international researchers create a virus capable of killing millions, the U.S. government quietly stockpiles a vaccine even as doomsday preppers mobilize. Then the virus is stolen and a researcher murdered. Now attorney Sasha McCandless and Leo Connelly, new security officer for the vaccine manufacturer, have just three days to stop the release of the ultimate biochemical weapon.
VOLCANO WATCH (Toni Dwiggins, Amazon Bestselling Author)
NO WAY OUT--so says the note in the pocket of Mammoth Lakes' murdered mayor. The volcano beneath the town is seething, and the emergency planner in charge, Adrian Krom, has his own agenda. Tracking mineral clues to discover how the mayor died, forensic geologist Cassie Oldfield races to prevent 'no way out' from becoming a prophecy even as the volcano moves toward red alert.
SECTOR C (Phoenix Sullivan, Amazon Top 100 Novel)
A rise in stroke-like cases has CDC analyst Mike Shafer heading for North Dakota. There, veterinarian Donna Bailey is dealing with an outbreak of her own. As government agencies move to contain the growing threats, Mike and Donna's search for Patient Zero leads to a shocking discovery at a big-game compound. But even if they can escape with the secret of Sector C, it may already be too late.
THE RIFT (Walter Jon Williams, Nebula Award Winner)
Not all fracture lines originate in dangerous earthquake zones. Others are social--economic, religious, racial, and ethnic. After a devastating earthquake strikes along the New Madrid faultline in the US heartland, Jason Adams finds himself adrift on the Mississippi with African-American engineer Nick Ruford. A modern-day Huck and Jim, they spin helplessly down the river, encountering violence and hope, compassion and despair, and the primal wilderness that threatens to engulf not only them, but all they love...
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