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Jonah Murtag is an Acolyte on the New Bethlehem police force. His job is to eradicate all heretical religious faiths, their practitioners, and artifacts. Murtag's got problems-one of his partners is a zealot, and he's in love with the other one. Trouble at work, trouble at home. Murtag realizes that you can rob a citizenry of almost anything, but you can't take away its faith. When a string of bombings paralyzes the city, religious fanatics are initially suspected, but startling clues point to a far more ominous perpetrator. If Murtag doesn't get things sorted out, the Divine Council will dispatch the Quints, AKA Heaven's Own Bagmen. The clock is ticking towards doomsday for the Chosen...read more
It's The Lord of the Flies meets The Ruins, when a clinical trial for a new diet drug goes disastrously awry and a group of young survivors is left to deal with the consequences. Five boys and their scoutmaster are dropped off by boat on small, deserted Falstaff Island, Canada, for a weekend of campfires, survival lessons, and merit awards. But the experience takes a dark turn when a severely gaunt man in tatters appears on their cabin doorstep. Before the night is through, this stranger will end up infecting one of the troop???s own with a ravenous parasite that???s straight out of their worst nightmares. It???s not long before the harrowing situation turns into a desperate struggle for...read more
A strange plague called the 'Gets is decimating humanity on a global scale. It causes people to forget, small things at first, like where they left their keys, then the not-so-small things like how to drive, or the letters of the alphabet. Then their bodies forget how to function involuntarily, and there is no cure. But now, far below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, deep in the Marianas Trench, an heretofore unknown substance hailed as "ambrosia" has been discovered, a universal healer, from initial reports. It may just be the key to a universal cure. In order to study this phenomenon, a special research lab, the Trieste, has been built eight miles under the sea's surface. But now the...read more