Edge of Light is my foray into the kind of sci-fi and horror I love–the kind with intimate, everyday characters on a grand, all-important quest that pushes beyond the edge of the possible while staying grounded in a world we recognize, albeit one darkened by civilization’s worst impulses (war, exploitation, and environmental destruction). The telling of this story has been satisfying and great fun–and I’m so pleased to be able to share it my fellow readers.
Here’s the back-cover pitch:
On October 23, 2030, a meteor explodes over Los Angeles, triggering chaos and panic. For seventeen-year-old Dev Harrison, the event coincides with a strange, recurring dream in which his long-disappeared physicist father reveals to him a location high on a Tahoe peak where he’s hidden the world’s most coveted scientific secret. Eager to see if there’s any truth to the dream, Dev hits the road with his best friends Abby and Conner.
But their journey across a bleak California is far more dangerous than they imagined as they encounter fanatic separatists, mysterious drones, and a ruthless federal agent. Worst of all are the “crawlers”—not human, not animal, terrifying creatures whose appearance in the wake of the meteor is no coincidence.
Courage, loyalty, wits: The friends want for none of these, but their adventure will demand much more. Especially after a conspiracy comes to light, and Dev realizes he’s all that stands between protecting his father’s legacy and global forces hellbent on altering the fate of the universe.
“MUST READ! Heart-stopping at times, heart-breaking at others. Edge of Light is a real action-adventure. From its exciting opening scene to the closing pages, I was hooked and stayed up way past bedtime to read as much and as long as I could.” (FIVE STARS)
— Karen Siddall, REEDSY DISCOVERY
“I was hooked from the first page. Containing alien creatures, unspecified agencies, and quantum physics, it is a remarkable novel … an edge-of-your-seat adventure that will enthrall everyone who enjoys books filled with action, drama, and suspense.” (FIVE STARS)
— Susan Sewell, READERS’ FAVORITE BOOK REVIEWS
“An intensely involving new achievement!” (FIVE STARS)
— Grady Harp, AMAZON TOP 50 REVIEWER
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