Warning: Contains mass evacuation, murder, body horror, racism, discussion of racism, needles, and a spider.
Lucas was a police officer in Gothic, Arkansas, on a career path to success. That all ended the day horrifying needle monsters tore through his beloved city, killing hundreds and forcing a federal evacuation. Now Gothic is quarantined behind high, razor-wire-tipped fences, and Lucas works as security at a FEMA refugee camp outside its borders.
But just when things look bleak, a mysterious young woman named Io blows into the camp. Her fate is tied to that of Gothic, and the quarantine’s ruthless director will recapture her even if it means plunging the FEMA camp into chaos. Lucas — with the help of his stoner friend Zechariah and a cryptic old computer wizard known as Mr. Condy — must fight tooth-and-nail for the innocents he has sworn to protect.
The quarantined city of Gothic is leaking its secrets… and its monsters.
New Night premiered on Amazon Kindle on October 28, 2016 and in paperback on May 12, 2017; click above to buy it. Follow the author on Twitter or sign up for her newsletter below for more info.
Praise for New Night
- “Wow! This book is just as good as the first. This had no slow parts. … The story wastes no time getting the ball rolling and it is off and running. While all the characters are different you have an almost instant love for them. … I can recommend this to everyone but please go read the first story first.” —Goodreads reviewer
- “Eden Green was a thrilling adventure, and New Night amplifies the action. … The many action sequences are tightly written. Fiona van Dahl creates a world of both horror and beauty, and the reader is often surprised at what may inhabit the area around the next dark corner.” —Goodreads reviewer
- “Providing both exciting struggles against an invading alien menace and an exploration of the mental challenges of facing something Other, van Dahl creates science fiction horror that stimulates both the emotions and the mind. … while some descriptions might not be a comfortable read for all readers – this is a tale about the paranoia and prejudice that can arise from facing the Other, rather than a simple gore-fest. … a fast-paced science-fiction invasion thriller.” —Goodreads reviewer
- “… among the leading edge of rationalist authors.” —a fellow rationalist fiction lover
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