Journal of the Plague Year ( The Afterblight Chronicles )

When the world ended…

The Cull swept the world in the early years of the twenty-first century, killing billions and ending civilisation. Only a fortunate few, blessed with the right blood type, were spared. In the chaos of the Afterblight, scientists, priests—even armed robbers—may become leaders, or heroes.

In Malcolm Cross’s Orbital Decay, the team in the International Space Station watch helplessly as the world is all but wiped out. Exiled from Earth by his blood-type, astronaut Alvin Burrows must solve the mystery of the “Pandora” experiment, even as someone on the station takes to murdering the crew one by one…

In C. B. Harvey’s Dead Kelly, fugitive and convict “Dead” Kelly McGuire returns from hiding out in the Bush to the lawless city of Melbourne. McGuire has three jobs to do: to be revenged on his old gangmates, to confront some uncomfortable truths about his past, and—ultimately—to discover his own terrible destiny…

In Adrian Tchaikovsky’s The Bloody Deluge, Katy Lewkowitz and her friend and old tutor Dr. Emil Weber, fleeing the depredations of the so-called New Teutonic Order, take refuge among the strangely anachronistic survivors at the monastery of Jasna Góra in Western Poland. A battle of faith ensues, that could decide the future of humankind…

Imprint
Published
3rd Jul 2014
Length
400 pages
ISBN(Mobi)
9781849976831
ISBN(Epub)
9781849976824
ISBN(Print)
9781781082454
Afterblight Chronicles
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About the author

“Robson writes a tense, fast-paced quest adventure... I hope to see more like it.” Liz Bourke, Tor.com “If you’re looking for something that celebrates the genre, while working to interrogate and question how that genre works, look no further than Redemption’s Blade.” Martin Cahill, Tor.com

About the author

CB Harvey won the first Pulp Idol award, jointly conferred by SFX Magazine and Gollancz Publishing. Since then he’s written for the Doctor Who and Highlander ranges by Big Finish, worked on videogames and roleplaying games and written a Commando comic. He has a PhD in videogame storytelling. No, really.

About the author

Malcolm Cross lives in London and enjoys the personal space and privacy that the city is known for. When not misdirecting tourists to nonexistent landmarks, Malcolm is likely to be writing science fiction and fantasy. He won the 2012 Ursa Major Award for Short Fiction. Malcolm's blood-type is O-positive, and he has a cough. Not long, now...