The Fireman: A Novel


The Fireman: A Novel
From the award-winning, NY Times bestselling writer of NOS4A2 and Heart-Shaped Box comes a chilling novel in regards to a worldwide pandemic of spontaneous combustion that threatens to lessen civilization to ashes and a band of improbable heroes who battle to save lots of it, led by one powerful and enigmatic guy referred to as the Fireman. The fireman is coming. Stay cool. No one knows specifically when it started or where it originated. A terrifying brand-new plague can be spreading like wildfire in the united states, striking cities one at a time: Boston, Detroit, Seattle. The doctors contact it Draco Incendia Trychophyton. To everybody else it’s Dragonscale, an extremely contagious, deadly spore that marks its hosts with gorgeous dark and gold marks across their bodies-before leading to them to burst into flames. Millions are contaminated; blazes erupt almost everywhere. There is absolutely no antidote. Nobody is safe. Harper Grayson, a compassionate, dedicated nurse as pragmatic as Mary Poppins, treated a huge selection of infected individuals before her medical center burned to the bottom. Now she’s uncovered the telltale gold-flecked marks on her behalf pores and skin. When the outbreak 1st started, she and her spouse, Jakob, had produced a pact: they might take matters to their own hands if indeed they became contaminated. To Jakob’s dismay, Harper really wants to live-at least before fetus she actually is carrying involves term. At a healthcare facility, she witnessed infected moms give birth to healthful infants and believes hers will become fine as well. . . if she can live very long enough to provide the child. Convinced that his do-gooding wife has produced him sick, Jakob turns into unhinged, and finally abandons her because their placid New England community collapses in terror. The chaos provides rise to ruthless Cremation Squads-armed, self-appointed posses roaming the roads and woods to exterminate those that they believe bring the spore. But Harper isn’t as only as she fears: a mystical and compelling stranger she briefly fulfilled at the hospital, a guy in a dirty yellowish fire fighter’s jacket, holding a hooked iron bar, straddles the abyss between insanity and death. Referred to as The Fireman, he strolls the ruins of New Hampshire, a madman suffering from Dragonscale who has discovered to regulate the fire within himself, using it simply because a shield to safeguard the hunted . . . and simply because a weapon to avenge the wronged. In the desperate season to come, as the globe burns uncontrollable, Harper must find out the Fireman’s secrets before her life-and that of her unborn child-goes up in smoke cigarettes.

Details The Fireman: A Novel

Title The Fireman: A Novel
AuthorJoe Hill
Release Date3rd Jan 2017
PublisherWilliam Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN-10006220064X
FormatPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Pages384 pages
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