After the Flood is set in a post-apocalyptic world, where cities lie in watery graves, the swells of water consume the land. Where the land still exists, people have to fight for their survival.
The main character Myra is on an unrelenting mission. She is hell bent on finding her missing daughter, the one her husband took from her. After encountering a shady character, who mentioned a girl in a colony in the North, who sounds like her missing daughter. Myra will do whatever it takes to get there, stealing, deceiving and even killing if she has to.
One of the issues Myra faces is trusting strangers. Because she has another daughter, Pearl, who she needs to protect. Knowing she cannot go on this journey alone; Myra joins a ship with people who all have their own stories to tell. Can she trust them? You’ll have to read to find out.
This is Kassandra Montag’s debut book, and can I say, what an incredible debut it is. I feel like the book may be a premonition to things to come. Time will tell.
Title: After the Flood
Author: Kassandra Montag
Publisher: William Morrow & Company