After the Green Withered

After the Green Withered

by Kristin Ward

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Overview

They tell me the country looked different back then.

They talk of open borders and flowing rivers.

They say the world was green.

But drought swept across the globe and the United States of the past disappeared under a burning sky.

Enora Byrnes lives in the aftermath, a barren world where water has become the global currency. In a life dominated by duty to family and community, Enora is offered a role within an entity that controls everything from water credits to borders. But it becomes clear that not all is as it seems. From the wasted confines of her small town to the bowels of a hidden city, Enora will uncover buried secrets that hide an unthinkable reality.

As truth reveals the brutal face of what she has become, she must ask herself: how far will she go to retain her humanity?

Winner of the 2018 Best Indie Book Award in Young Adult Fiction!

“After the Green Withered by Kristin Ward is an expertly penned book with a unique and interesting concept of a devastated world.”

~Amazon Review

“This is a horrifying dystopian society. Horrifying because I could see this happening realistically.”

~Amazon Review

“This is a dystopian book full of suspense and great world building. It was a page-turner for sure. I really enjoyed it and can't wait to read more!”

~Amazon Review

“Full of suspense, this absorbing story is difficult to put down once begun.” ~ “A gripping read that kept me on the edge of my seat.”

~Goodreads Review

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781732792302
Publisher: Kristin Ward
Publication date: 09/29/2018
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.64(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author

Kristin Ward is an award-winning author from Connecticut. She embraces her inner nerd regularly, geeking out with SciFi flicks or quoting 80s movies while expecting those around her to chime in with appropriate rejoinders. As a nature freak, she can be found wandering the woods - she may be lost, so please stop and ask if you see her - or chilling in her yard with all manner of furry and feathered friends. Often referred to as a unicorn by colleagues, in reality, the horn was removed years ago, leaving only a mild imprint that can be seen if she tilts her head just right. A lifelong lover of books and writing, she dreamed of becoming an author for thirty years but lazed about and didn't publish anything until 2018. Her debut novel, After the Green Withered, is the first of other stuff you should probably read.

https://www.kristinwardauthor.com/

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