My book has many elements familiar from the books of Robert Ludlum and Tom Clancy, but my setting is unique, and I have a solid knowledge of 20th-century history to back up my visions of a realistic, believable course of future. George Orwell, with his 1984, is my favorite author, and I strive to reach his level of believable characters and intense conflict which draws the reader into a spiral of death and suspense.
My novel has a deep philosophical soul with personified nature, magic and omens. The totem animals and Gods of the North yield great power for those who stop and pray. The ultimate weather can wipe out entire armies and shield my heroine from an overpowering, and cruel enemy.
But no woman is an island- not even a protagonist as capable as Rebane Nordstrom. She is an expert sniper in the ranks of ODON, a special reconnaissance unit. She worked her butt off to be accepted by the harsh expert men, and she doesn’t know how to give up- ever. Little does she know because some enemies are too big and strong to be overcome alone. Help is around the corner but sometimes, looks are deceiving.
Nuclear weapons are extinct, and the EMP destroyed everything digital, but the race to manufacture new A-bombs is on. Scattered, independent societies exist on the fringes of ever-fluctuating frontlines, in the hollow cold outback of The Invisible Zone. The Zone is a frozen hell where people risk hypothermia and radiation sickness. Refugees, deserters, wanted persons, and slave traders congregate there- beyond the clutches of the two authoritarian empires.
My book is an action-packed thriller, set up in a dystopian future of a dog-eat-dog world. I am good with detailed action and know my weapons, close combat etc., so fans of action find themselves at home with my story.
People still search for love and friendship- they dream and do impossible things to survive. The backdrop of wild nature- which conquers the land vacated by humanity’s demise- is painted with vivid detail and encases the theme of my book; that war is a perpetual type of human intercourse- as old as we are- and we cannot stop fighting each other.
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