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Jolt: A Rural Noir

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Dirty bombs, arson, and a nuclear meltdown cause the lovers Natalie and Thaw to rethink their relationship, the displaced Matters boys to take to the road alone, and the residents of the tiny mountain village of Locklee in an imaginary part of the northern United States to seek informed and creative answers as they struggle to survive severe overcrowding and respond to the ...more
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Published August 20th 2011 by Alva Press
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    Roberta Roy
    Jun 27, 2015 Roberta Roy rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
    Recommends it for: readers interested in community, love, and survival in response to mass events
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    Medalist in Inspirational Fiction in the Jenkins Living Now Awards, Jolt: a rural noir is available as an eBook on Amazon.com and in book form at http://alvapressinc.com
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    This book, Jolt: a rural noir, was an interesting and fascinating carpet ride into the future possibility, or likelihood, of a radiation disaster, clearly accurate and well researched. But more than that, I think it is a story about community and bravery, the social and emotional commitment to the structural well-being of the community as a whole and its response to terror. It is about the selflessness, the (often unspoken) communication, the coordination, the sacrifice, the cooperation and effo ...more
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    ROBERTA M ROY, medalist in Inspirational Fiction in the Jenkins 2011 Living Now Awards, holds a B.A. in English from the State University at Albany, NY; an M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Nebraska; a Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language Association (ASHA); and a license as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the Sta ...more
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