In the wake of the April Fool’s War of 2090, a war caused by the accidental launch of a nuclear weapon, much of the world is in ruins. Lt. Kevin Anderson and his team are dispatched to the Islamic Republic of France to find their stores of nuclear weapons. As things will, the mission goes off the rails and Kevin is forced to improvise to stay alive.
In Blood Pool by Jan Ryder, Sam Shelley’s husband is dead and he’s left her the property that has passed down through the males of the family for generations. People in the small English village are resentful that the legacy has been left to an outsider, and some will even go that extra mile to make sure it gets in the right hands. In the meantime, Sam’s old friend has a dangerous secret that could get both of them killed.