Blends science fiction and suspense in this tale about humans’ quest for immortality — and a son’s quest for justice
A fast, powerful read full of action, twists, and dark humour
Mia and Zakariah Davis risked their lives to secure an activated sample of the life-prolonging “Eternal virus” for their teenage son Rix — and while Zakariah survived, Mia didn’t. Overcome by grief, Zakariah is determined to contact her spirit in the afterlife, while Rix wants revenge, no matter the cost.
Niko, the teenage clone of Zakariah’s dead sister, has received the Eternal virus — and has been captured by vampires who drain her blood nightly for its rejuvenating effects. Rix intends to help Niko escape. And once they join forces, they will go in search of Mia’s murderer . . .
This action-packed neo-cyberpunk tale continues the story of Reconciliation, in which “themes of transcendence and family love play out against backdrops of real and virtual worlds.” — Publishers Weekly
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Steve Stanton is the author of Bloodlight Chronicles: Reconciliation (2010). His short fiction has been published in twelve countries, including translations into Hebrew, Greek, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Czech, and Romanian. His writing regularly appears in more than two dozen magazines and journals, and he currently serves as the vice-president of SF Canada, the bilingual organization of science fiction, fantasy, and horror writers. Stanton lives in Washago, Ontario.
Published: October 2011
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 in.
“This elegantly written SF series features believable characters and powerful situations. Stanton wastes no words in his approach to language, creating a deceptively simple style that is both appealing and lucid.” — Library Journal
“Finding innovative science fiction is getting harder and harder …Then comes along a series of books from ECW Press called The Bloodlight Chronicles by Steve Stanton and hope for originality in the genre is revived.” — Amazing Stories