From the Publisher
Two hundred thousand people die suddenly in China from a
mutation of the H5N1 bird-flu virus. Before the Chinese Government can
contain it, it is already literally flying around the world. It gains a
firm foothold on North America's East Coast - despite widespread use of
antivirals and a sophisticated `National Strategy for Pandemic Planning'.
Yet the vaccination needed to combat this new lethal strain is at least
four to six months away.
Worldwide, economies are imploding. Vancouver's upcoming Winter Olympic
plans are in ruins. Homeland Security have already closed the U.S. borders.
Real estate everywhere is in free fall. Rumours of mass burial sites
already being dug outside the city are circulating. Everyone is afraid of
each other and martial law has already been imposed in some major cities in
Europe and the States.
Vancouver is still functioning, seemingly secure because everyone is
vaccinated. The Premier is reluctant to close things down, aware that
fifty-percent of the population could be made unemployed. The rich are
leaving, their yachts disappear at night. This is a city on the verge of a
nightmare, reluctant to close it's eyes for fear of what may come.
There is a choice; hide away and hope to survive it, or flee to remote
locations. But beware, the virus might get there before you. We discover
the truth, there are no lone heroes to save mankind after all - it's every
man, woman and child for themselves.
We are never more than three days away from civic breakdown and the virus
quickly exposes our vulnerability. Cities die fast and all the planning in
the world can't help when no one can get to work and the power shuts down.
Realistic, plausible and relentless, Sam North's Another Place to Die is a
blueprint for anyone seeking survival tips for the coming plague. Read
`Another Place to Die' by Sam North before the next round of winter `flu.
It might just save your life.
About the Author
Sam Hawksmoor author of the award winning 'The Repossession' and Sam North 'Diamonds - The Rush of '72' collaborated on a new edition of this pandemic novel. Working against the background of recent panics about Ebola spreading across the globe. The coming virus could be more lethal and airborne. As the current Ebola panic reveals, our lifestyle and populations are extremely vulnerable to fear and superstition. Sam Hawksmoor won 'The Wirral' Paperback of the year for The Repossession published by Hodder Books - followed by The Hunting and The Heaviness to complete the Genie Magee trilogy set in British Columbia. Sam North has published many novels, his most recent, a Kindle YA thriller 'Magenta' is set around the wild Lincolnshire coast where he currently lives. Together they edit Hackwriters.com - the international writers magazine.
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