About the Author: JT Sawyer is the pen name for Tony Nester who makes his living teaching survival courses for the military special operations community, Department of Homeland Security, US Marshals, FAA, and other federal agencies throughout the US. He has over 25 years of experience testing long-term survival skills in the desert, mountains, and forest. JT also served as a consultant for the film Into the Wild. For more information, visit jtsawyer.com.
ONE NIGHT. THAT WAS ALL IT TOOK.
Creatures that once lived in the shadows, hidden from humankind, have risen, spreading like a plague across the globe over the course of a single night. Their numbers growing exponentially through infection, these seemingly unkillable creatures have swallowed up whole cities and collapsed unprepared governments.
Survivors call it The Purge.
Against all odds, a disparate group of survivors has emerged from that blood-soaked night that devastated the planet and reduced humanity to an endangered species. Among the survivors are two ex-Army Rangers, a businesswoman, and a third-year medical student. But surviving The Purge was one thing – staying alive is another matter entirely.
Hope exists in the countryside, in the form of a self-sustaining underground facility designed to withstand any calamity. But in order to reach its safety, the survivors must travel hundreds of treacherous miles, with the night – and the creatures that dwell within it – always at their backs.
The rules are simple: stay out of the dark, load up on silver bullets, and whatever you do, stay alive.
The road to salvation has begun …
Books in the Purge of Babylon series (reading order)
Book 1: The Purge of Babylon – amzn.to/1u4DUL4
Book 2: The Gates of Byzantium – amzn.to/1B8u8uL
Book 3: The Stones of Angkor – amzn.to/1qtUYsq
Keo Book 1: The Walls of Lemuria – amzn.to/1lrJuXn
Keo Book 2: The Fields of Lemuria – amzn.to/1uTGiDR
Book 4: The Fires of Atlantis – amzn.to/1x7Mayv
Book 5: The Ashes of Pompeii – amzn.to/1zuZYOM
Book 6: The Isles of Elysium – amzn.to/1by498v
Lots of action scenes with a high body count. An added dab of humor adds to the story for an enjoyable read.
Book 2 – Killer Moves
Nick McCarty comes out of retirement at the urging of his partner, Gus Nason. The wheels fall off the McCarty assassin wagon when after a difficult hit overseas, he looks into a teacher’s problematic family troubles at the urging of his step-daughter, Jean. In no time at all, the bodies are piling up, and the tendrils threatening both Nick’s family, along with his bestselling author status spread at record speed.
A stone-cold killer with family and friends is a dangerous business. When bad people threaten Nick’s Pacific Grove home, it becomes a deadly business. Nick’s up to the mark, with his family and friends holding on tight for yet another McCarty journey into darkness.
Book 3 – Sins and Sanctions
El Muerto began as a joke by writer/assassin Nick McCarty’s partner, Gus. In Nick’s offbeat sense of violent humor, he makes El Muerto into a terrifying legend. Adding his partner Gus into the mix as Payaso his sidekick, Nick enters the realm of serial killers and terrorists with a vengeance.
Nick McCarty’s new boss opens the keys to the kingdom for the coldest blooded killer he’s ever met. Deciding when fighting psychopathic murderers and terrorist cells hell bent on America’s destruction, there is one old football cliché that fits – winning isn’t everything… it’s the only thing. Nick’s book tour turns into a bloody rampage, leaving little doubt he embraces his boss’s new management style. Returning to his Pacific Grove refuge with family and friends, Nick decides to bring his deadly business more into the open… and business is good.
BONUS… short story with Nick McCarty and his daughter Jean on a future mission together.
Book 4 – Bloody Shadows (Released MAY 15, 2015
Writer/Assassin Nick McCarty faces off with traitorous blackmailers, terrorist sympathizers, the Seattle ‘Ripper’, and powerful entities hell bent on either recruiting the most cold blooded killer in the land, or killing him and his family. They find out in terrifying terms when you go after the Terminator, you had better get him with the first strike. Because after you miss, he plays hard ball without mercy, and without hesitation.
Taking quirky to the extreme, Nick cuts off his trouble free vacation time in favor of a rapid fire series of spider webbed events. He leads what CIA Director Paul Gilbrech thinks of as Nick’s team of cartoons, The Unholy Trio, into one deadly action after another. From a criminal consultation with the local police becoming a mugger gang execution to a simple recon of a suspected Isis training center turning into a war zone, Nick repairs problems with deadly proficiency.
Bonus Story – Also another free Nick and Jean future bonus story with romance, violence, political intrigue, and of course much humor.
The Cold Blooded: Nick McCarty Series will be getting a new cover for each book. There’s no change in the interior file
Written by father-and-son writing team Lance & James Morcan (authors of The World Duology and The Orphan Trilogy), INTO THE AMERICAS is a tale of two vastly different cultures – Indigenous North American and European civilization – colliding head on. It is also a Romeo and Juliet story set in the wilderness.
Nineteen year-old blacksmith John Jewitt is one of only two survivors after his crewmates clash with the fierce Mowachaht tribe in the Pacific Northwest. A life of slavery awaits John and his fellow survivor, a belligerent American sailmaker, in a village ruled by the iron fist of Maquina, the all-powerful chief. Desperate to taste freedom again, they make several doomed escape attempts over mountains and sea. Only their value to the tribe and John’s relationship with Maquina prevents their captors from killing them.
As the seasons pass, John ‘goes Indian’ after falling in love with Eu-stochee, a beautiful maiden. This further alienates him from his fellow captive whose defiance leads to violent consequences. In the bloodshed that follows, John discovers another side to himself – a side he never knew existed and a side he detests. His desire to be reunited with the family and friends he left behind returns even stronger than before.
The stakes rise when John learns Eu-stochee is pregnant. When a final opportunity to escape arises, he must choose between returning to civilization or staying with Eu-stochee and their newborn son.
INTO THE AMERICAS has been adapted to a feature film screenplay and is in early development with Morcan Motion Pictures.