A New World by John O'Brien
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Danger lurks in the shadows 
A place where the brave tread warily

Jack Walker has returned from the rescue of his girlfriend with a small band of survivors. Their harrowing journey from the Middle East included a stop at the CDC where they learned vital information about the ferocious new species that hunt at night. The night runners dominate the landscape and a world turned upside down by the sudden death of billions. With humanity on the brink, the small group must carve out a sanctuary against the nightly onslaught from night runners on the prowl for food. They must enter into darkened buildings in search of supplies; darkened buildings that are now the domain of the night runners. Danger lurks with each step and death lies in waiting for the unwary. Jack and the group must stay one step ahead of the game; a game where the night runners continue to adapt to this new world. Will his training and instincts be enough? Will this last remnant of humanity make it through this next phase of survival?
The shadows await...                       beckoning
Book I - A New World:Chaos 
Book II - A New World: Return 
Book III - A New World: Sanctuary 
Book IV - A New World: Taken 
Book V - A New World: Awakening 
Book VI - A New World: Dissension 
Book VII - A New World: Takedown 
BookVIII - A New World: Conspiracy Book IX - A New World: Reckoning
 

About John O'Brien

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John O'Brien is a former Air Force fighter instructor pilot who transitioned to Special Operations for the latter part of his career gathering his campaign ribbon for Desert Storm. Immediately following his military service, John became a firefighter/EMT with a local department. Along with becoming a firefighter, he fell into the Information Technology industry starting two large casinos in Washington as the Information Technology Manager and becoming the Network Manager for the Washington State Legislature, the Northwest Information Technology Manager for the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Network Systems Manager for Hollywood Video. Currently, John is self employed with his own Information Technology consulting company consulting and managing various businesses with their information technology needs. He also volunteers for a local youth center managing their computer lab. As a former marathon runner, John lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and can now be found kayaking out in the waters of Puget Sound, mountain biking in the Capital Forest, hiking in the Olympic Peninsula, or pedaling his road bike along the many scenic roads.
 
Published January 1, 2012 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 269 pages
Genres: Horror, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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(Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $23.) The story line of Mr. Brodkey's second novel is strong and simple, but the story is far less the point than is the fact that Mr. Brodkey's principals become, as figures in good fiction always do, a part of our own active memory.

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