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Being one of the last genetically engineered supersoldiers isn’t so bad, unless you count the war-torn apocalyptic world and the bitter human survivors that want you gone.
Dev and his friends find themselves facing what could be their final days scraping by. But after their ambush on the humans goes awry and Dev is captured, he faces an even more frightening reality. The new human leader, a young woman called Alessandra, doesn’t want the supersoldiers dead.
She needs their help.
Alessandra’s destination: an underground sanctuary, the Ecodome, the world’s best-kept (and best-defended) secret for humanity’s survival. The deal: help the humans break past the defenses, and in exchange, start a new life safe underground. The supersoldiers hesitantly accept. Along the way, their uneasy alliance proves fragile— thanks to other survivors, harsh terrain, and, most of all, the deep-seated resentments for each other.
When Alessandra’s real motivations rear their ugly head, threatening to uproot their entire operation, Dev will have to learn to cast aside a lifetime of prejudice for a slim chance at survival.
BOUND TO ASHES is a full-length post-apocalyptic science fiction novel weighing in at ~95,000 words. It will appeal to readers of Rick Yancey’s THE 5th WAVE and Isaac Marion’s WARM BODIES.
This is my first novel and has sparked the birth of a sequel, which I am actively working on. Thank you for considering BOUND TO ASHES. I hope to hear from you at your earliest convenience.