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At the End of the Journey

(2021)
(The ninth book in the Black Tide Rising series)
A novel by

 
 
A NEW NOVEL IN JOHN RINGO'S BEST-SELLING BLACK TIDE RISING SERIES BY NEBULA- AND DRAGON AWARD–NOMINATED AUTHOR CHARLES E. GANNON

It was supposed to be fun. Six teenagers and their British captain aboard the ketch Crosscurrent Voyager, headed on a senior year summer cruise to excitement and adventure. Then the world as they knew it ended.

A plague spread throughout the globe, killing millions and turning the survivors into cannibalistic rage monsters—zombies, in so many words. Only by putting aside their differences were the young crew able to survive.

Now, they seek others like them, those fortunate souls who have made it through the zombie apocalypse. After all, maybe it's not the end of the world so long as GPS can help survivors navigate deadly terrain, to link up, and maybe—just maybe—ensure the continuation of the human race.

But the Earth’s GPS systems are failing. It falls to those aboard the Crosscurrent Voyager to keep the unthinkable from happening. In order to do so, they must traverse dangerous seas to a European Space Agency complex in French Guiana.

And thousands of infected stand in the way.

If they succeed, humankind has a chance of rebuilding. If they fail, humanity may well be at the end of its journey.

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About Charles E. Gannon:

“The plot is intriguing and then some. Well-developed and self-consistent; intelligent readers are going to like it.”—Jerry Pournelle

"Chuck Gannon writes the kind of science fiction we all grew up on: rousing, mind-expanding, pulse-pounding sagas of spaceships and aliens. He's a terrific writer, and we're lucky to have him."—Robert J. Sawyer

"[A] strong [writer of] . . . military SF . . . [much] action going on in his work, with a lot of physics behind it. There is a real sense of the urgency of war and the sacrifices it demands."—Locus

About the Black Tide Rising series:

“Not only has Ringo found a mostly unexplored corner of the zombie landscape, he's using the zombie frame to tackle a broader theme: the collapse and rebirth of civilization. The zombie scenes are exciting, sure, but its the human story that keeps us involved. A fine series.”—Booklist

“Ringo combines humor and horror in this strong series debut, the thinking reader’s zombie novel.”—Publishers Weekly on Under a Graveyard Sky

Charles E. Gannon is the author of Compton Crook Award-winning, Nebula-nominated Fire with Fire, Trial by Fire, and Raising Caine in the Caine Riordan series. He is the coauthor with Eric Flint of 1636: The Papal Stakes and 1636: Commander Cantrell in the West Indies in Eric Flint's best-selling Ring of Fire series. With best seller Steve White, Gannon is the coauthor of Starfire series entries Extremis, Imperative, and Oblivion. Gannon is also the author of multiple short stories. He is a member of SIGMA, the “SF think-tank,” which has advised various intelligence and defense agencies since the start of the millennium. A former professor, Gannon lives near Annapolis, Maryland, with his wife and children.

Genre: Science Fiction

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March 2021 : Hardback
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Title: At the End of the Journey (9) (Black Tide Rising)
Author(s): Charles E Gannon
ISBN: 1-982125-22-5 / 978-1-982125-22-6
Publisher: Baen
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March 2022 : Mass Market Paperback
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Title: At the End of the Journey (9) (Black Tide Rising)
Author(s): Charles E Gannon
ISBN: 1-982125-97-7 / 978-1-982125-97-4
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May 2021 : USA Audio CD
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Title: At the End of the Journey (Black Tide Rising, 8)
Author(s): Charles E Gannon
ISBN: 1-71361-919-9 / 978-1-71361-919-2 (USA edition)
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March 2021 : USA Audio edition
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Title: At the End of the Journey: Black Tide Rising, Book 8
Author(s): Charles E Gannon
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Title: At the End of the Journey: Black Tide Rising, Book 8
Author(s): Charles E Gannon
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Title: At the End of the Journey (Black TIde Rising Book 8)
Author(s): Charles E Gannon
Publisher: Baen Books
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