SET IN A POST-APOCALYPTIC, DYSTOPIAN NEAR FUTURE, Jack Lanigan is a traumatized Former CIA agent working as a security guard in Polaris - a powerful security agency that acts as its own nation-state within the city of Chicago. When Jack accidentally mistakes the president of Polaris for a thief, he shoots and kills the most powerful man in the agency. Condemned to execution without trial, Jack manages to escape, but finds himself amidst a manhunt that leads him on a trail of conspiracy he never could have expected. Polaris may be behind one of the world's most deadly biological weapons, and Jack realizes he may have already had a role in its horrifying production. Determined to set things right, Jack joins forces with a team of rag-tag former agents in a mission to expose Polaris' crimes.
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About the Author
Niki Block is a landscaper by trade but has been a voracious writer since she was ten years old, and has experimented with all manner of genres and literary styles. Her first novel, Polaris, is inspired by her love of action thrillers and her interest in delving into the deep recesses of what humanity is capable of. Her goal with this novel is to topple the reader's expectations of the genre.In addition to her love of writing, Niki spends her time sketching, kayaking, canoeing, gardening, and boxing. She lives in rural Manitoba with her husband, daughter, and a whole host of mosquitoes!