Lincoln Atwood survived the contagion that wiped out nine tenths of humanity. As the last survivor in a secret government bunker, he knows that the other survivors are scared, angry, and dangerous, just like him. After weeks alone with the mummified bodies of his colleagues, he escapes the bunker. But the world outside has changed. Among the crumbling ruins of civilization, he loses himself to the wilderness in his soul. When he sees Caroline, a fellow survivor, she is vision of light in a world gone dark. He wants to help her, but she won't trust him, when there's danger around every corner. How can he convince her that fate has brought them together?
Caroline Kelly survived hell when she escaped quarantined Chicago in search of her family after the outbreak. But it's not as easy to travel from Illinois to Missouri with the world gone dark in the space of three months. The last thing she needs is to get captured by a muscled, bearded mountain man who looks and acts like a damn super soldier. When it's clear she can't escape him, she finds herself becoming fascinated with the brooding, intense man. He makes her heart race. When tragedy strikes, Caroline realizes she might have a plan to save the world, but she'll need Lincoln's help. Can she trust Lincoln not only with humanity's future, but also her heart?
Contains mature themes.