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“Washburn brings a new kind of terror. “—Marc Cameron
FIRST THE GROUND SHAKES . . .
At Yellowstone National Park, earthquake tremors are common. But today, park scientist Tucker Mayfield detects something different: a disturbing new increase in activity—and intensity . . .
THEN THE LAVA RISES . . .
Lurking beneath the park’s natural wonders, earth’s largest supervolcano begins to awaken after 640,000 years. If—or when—it blows, two-thirds of the North American continent will be destroyed . . .
NOW THE WHOLE WORLD TREMBLES . . . IN FEAR
Racing against time, Tucker Mayfield mobilizes a team to evacuate all visitors from the park—including his family at the Old Faithful Inn. But when the earthquakes intensify, and the death toll rises, a shockwave of panic spreads across the nation. Troops are deployed, emergency plans activated. But nothing can stop a natural disaster of this magnitude. When the volcano erupts, doomsday begins—and no one gets out alive . . .
“Apocalypse has come...unsettling...Washburn shows formidable storytelling skills....You find youself wishing it were longer.”—Mystery Scene on Powerless
“Leaves you breathless.”—Marc Cameron, bestselling author of National Security and Day Zero
“Like a nuclear reactor, this story heats up fast!”—Anderson Harp, author of Retribution and Born of War (on Powerless)
This was an all-to-real page turner! Having some background in geology, I was not at all surprised by the calamity of such a stupendous event. The world is after all a very fragile place where any number of possible events could put the human race into a very real crisis.
Mr Washburn has done his usual masterful job of bringing such an event to life.