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Cover & Synopsis: “Life on the Preservation” by Jack Skillingstead

Here is the cover art and synopsis of the upcoming novel Life on the Preservation by Jack Skillingstead.

Here’s the synopsis:

Inside the Seattle Preservation Dome it’s always the Fifth of October, the city caught in an endless time loop. “Reformed” graffiti artist Ian Palmer is the only one who knows the truth, and he is desperate to wake up the rest of the city before the alien Curator of this human museum erases Ian’s identity forever.

Outside the Dome the world lies in apocalyptic ruin. Small town teenager Kylie is the only survivor to escape both the initial shock wave and the effects of the poison rains that follow. Now she must make her way across the blasted lands pursued by a mad priest and menaced by skin-and-bone things that might once have been human. Her destination is the Preservation, and her mission is to destroy it. But once inside, she meets Ian, and together they discover that Preservation reality is even stranger than it already appears.  Discover the reality bending SF of this new author in this astonishing story.

Book info as per Amazon US [Also available via Amazon UK]:

  • Mass Market Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Solaris (May 28, 2013)
  • ISBN-10: 1781081174
  • ISBN-13: 978-1781081174
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1 Comment on Cover & Synopsis: “Life on the Preservation” by Jack Skillingstead

  1. periklis begzos // December 25, 2012 at 1:13 pm //

    Having read Skillingstead “Harbinger”, I’m really looking forward to this. Thanks for the heads up!

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