Carry the Flame

by James Jaros (Author)

“Jaros has crafted such a vividly ravaged world that I could almost feel the grit on my fingers as I turned each page.”
—Marcus Pelegrimas, author of the Skinners series

“Intense, amazing….A superb, brilliant thriller.”
—Bill Evans, author of Category 7

James Jaros envisions a world ruined beyond our darkest imaginings—an Earth devastated by plague and environmental collapse—and offers a gripping tale of survival and sacrifice after the apocalypse. His extraordinary Carry the Flame continues where his acclaimed Burn the Sky left off, as a ragged band of survivors—including a mother and her two daughters—flee the brutal soldiers of a bloodthirsty religious cult, only to fall captive to a mad despot who rules with fear and monsters in a nightmare city in the wasteland. Jaros, a nom de plume of acclaimed thriller author and four-time Emmy Award-winning investigative reporter Mark Nykanen, has created an extraordinary post-apocalyptic novel that combines the visceral thrills of Mad Max with the chilling insights of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and Oryx and Crake. Carry the Flame is a powerful vision of a dystopian future on a par with Cormac McCarthy’s The Road and Stephen King’s acclaimed classic, The Stand.

Book details

Publication date
July 31, 2012
Publisher
Page count
100
ISBN
9780062096371
Paper ISBN
9780062016317
File size
1.33 MB