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An eruption on the Sun leaves the Earth powerless, but is it a temporary inconvenience or the start of a spiral into anarchy?

Belfast Professor Martin Monroe knows the answers, but once branded a conspiracy nut, he struggles to get anyone to listen to his warnings of the impending disaster. His only friend, Simon Wilson, still coming to terms with the loss of his wife, is t
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ebook, 300 pages
Published July 31st 2020 by McMurrough
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David Henry
Jul 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A captivating must read, comprising of a great story, excellent characters which you bond with, and root for, I highly recommend it and hope for a sequel
Catherine
Jul 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
In todays world, more than ever, it feels like we're on a knife-edge, a delicate balance between the civilised society we're accustomed to and disaster. This book felt different from other dystopian novels as it explored the realistic consequences of such a disaster. McMurrough considered the small things that are often missing, such as denial, that anyone who tries to warn of a disaster must be a 'conspiracy nut'. The book left me feeling like I was really in that world, ready to go and get sto ...more
Steve Rogan
May 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Many stories which toy with the idea of societal collapse seem to do so with a focus on what we might call, the big things, like global wars, alien invasions, asteroids and the like, yet 'Reliance' deals the cards in a different way. The catalyst accounts for but a fraction of the real catastrophe which unfolds, as McMurrough explores that precarious thin line against which all developed societies sit, and all too often reach beyond, rarely giving thought to the consequences of the breaking of t ...more
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Paul was born and raised in Belfast. Until the age of 15 he could barely read. Then, when introduced to Computing at school, he was finally able to make sense of the letter spaghetti on the pages of the text books.
He went on to get a degree in Computer Science followed by a career in Software and later in IT & Business Consulting.

You may know him from Game of Thrones, where he played "Back of Head
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