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End of Days

by Robert Gleason

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End of Days by Robert Gleason
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  • Published in USA  Aug 2011
    496 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Lydia Lozen Magruder - the great-granddaughter of a female Apache war-shaman - has seen visions of the End since childhood. She has constructed a massive ranch-fortress in the American Southwest, stocked with everything necessary to rebuild civilization.

Now her visions are coming true. John Stone, once a baseball star and now a famous gonzo journalist, stumbled across a plan to blast humanity back to the stone age. Then he vanished. Lydia's only hope of tracking him down lies with her stubborn, globe-trotting daughter, Kate, Stone’s former lover.

Kate is about to step right into the plotters' crosshairs. Stone has been captured by a pair of twin Middle Eastern princesses, hell-bent on torturing him until he reveals all he knows.

Meanwhile, a Russian general obsessed with nuclear Armageddon has also disappeared...as have eight or more of his Russian subs, armed with nuclear-tipped missiles.

The world is armed for self-destruction.

Who will survive?

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"Starred Review. Gleason tackles Armageddon and emerges with one of the best end-of-the-world thrillers in quite some time." - Booklist

"Starred Review. [A] thrilling take on a frighteningly possible future, one that makes the journey in Cormac McCarthy's The Road look like a stroll through the park." - Publishers Weekly

"Just when we thought it was safe to dream again, Robert Gleason has pulled us back, kicking and screaming, to our collective nightmare: nuclear annihilation." - Nelson DeMille, New York Times bestselling author of The Gate House

"What an amazing story, sweeping in scope, terrifying, uplifting, outrageous, funny, and shocking, forming an unforgettable picture of humanity's 'end of days.'…A story for the ages." - Douglas Preston, New York Times bestselling author of Impact

"Robert Gleason has been to the jagged edge of the pit and peeped in; he's been seared by the heat of the eternal furnace, smelled the brimstone, listened to the mournful wailing of the damned. The Dante of our age, he's back to tell us about it." - Stephen Coonts, New York Times bestselling author of The Assassin

"Gleason does for the end of the world what Milton did for Hell itself." - W. Michael and Kathleen O’Neal Gear, New York Times bestselling authors of Fire the Sky and The Dawn Country, on End of Days

"Gleason has been pondering the inevitability of a Nuclear Apocalypse for more than twenty years. His thoughts are now words.... Once you enter his nightmare world, you’ll race wildly through it to find the nearest exit - only to realize that End of Days is not a dream. It's just tomorrow arriving a day early. Let us hope it inspires all of us to take action." - William S. Cohen, former secretary of defense, U.S. senator, and New York Times bestselling author of Dragon Fire

"One twist and turn after another. Scary and compelling. A devious plot, it's spun by a stellar hand, check it out." - Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The Emperor's Tomb

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