A month after an EMP obliterates the power grid, a family from South Dakota is pushed to the edge to survive.
After a harrowing journey home, the worst is not over. When Tommy Sheridan learns about the death of an old flame, he can’t believe the United States Patriots are responsible. Offering to investigate, John warns him to leave it be. But walking away is hard for a gambling man.
An act of kindness sees John and Laura take supplies to Leon and his daughter near the town of Lead, but when a threat from Leon’s past returns, they soon find themselves locked in a vicious fight with only their wits and each other to survive.
Meanwhile, Elijah’s secret will have deadly consequences that will affect Scout and Charlie forever.
When Blood Lies is the fourth book in the After It Turns Dark series. This high-octane, post-apocalyptic thriller with flawed characters explores the world after an electromagnetic pulse knocks out power when society needs it the most. No lights. No phones. No transportation. This captivating family saga reveals what desperate people could be driven to do to survive at the worst time.