The Valley of Dry Bones: A Novel by Jerry B. Jenkins

I found The Valley of Dry Bones engaging.  It is quasi-dystopian christian fiction.  Life in California is almost unsurvivable.  Most people have fled the state.  For those remaining their “world” is desolate, dangerous, hot, and seriously lacking in water.  Life throughout the rest of the United States and the world is as it always has been.  The Valley of Dry Bones has the feel of Water World meets Mad Max meets missions.  Water is a hot commodity and everyone is desperate for it.  This commodity creates opportunity for the unscrupulous.  Yet a remnant remain.  Sixteen believers, who call themselves the Holdouts, stay behind to provide aid and to share the Savior with the people who were unable to leave and with those who try to extort them for everything they have.

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Solstice by Jane Redd

Solstice is a truly enjoyable book.  Jane Redd is definitely a talented writer.  Not surprising as Jane Redd is a pseudonym for Heather B. Moore, a USA Today best selling author.  Solstice carries its own honor as a top 10 seller in two of Amazon’s categories.

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Hunter by Mercedes Lackey

Mercedes Lackey is a creative writer who has a great gift for helping you understand exactly what her fantastical Othersiders look like; well that is if you are well-read or are willing to do a bit of research. Her descriptions will expand your imagination as she uses well-known mythological or other fictional characters from a variety of media to help you with visualization.

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