Thais Fenwick was eleven-years-old when civilization fell, devastated by a virus that killed off the majority of the world’s population. For seven years, Thais and her family lived in a community of survivors deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains. But when her town is attacked by raiders, she and her blind sister are taken away to the East-Central Territory where she is destined to live the cruel and unjust kind of life her late mother warned her about.
Atticus Hunt is a troubled soldier in Lexington City who has spent the past seven years trying to conform to the vicious nature of men in a post-apocalyptic society. He knows that in order to survive, he must abandon his morals and his conscience and become like those he is surrounded by. But when he meets Thais, morals and conscience win out over conformity, and he risks his rank and his life to help her. They escape the city and set out together on a long and perilous journey to find safety in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Struggling to survive in a world without electricity, food, shelter, and clean water, Atticus and Thais shed their fear of growing too close, and they fall hopelessly in love. But can love survive in such dark times, or is it fated to die with them?
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Everything Under the Sun
by Jessica Redmerski
If you’re looking for an amazing romance set in a post-apocalyptic world then Everything Under the Sun is the book you need. Jessica Redmerski gives us this world that is so easy to fall into that I was hooked immediately from the start.
“You may be the only good thing left in this world, and I’ll be goddamned if I let your light fade.”
The storyline was beautifully crafted and well thought out. I’m a huge sucker for dystopian romances and Redmerski did not disappoint me. The picture she paints is so clear that it eerily feels real. I’m going to warn you…this is a long book and I’ve read that some have found it too long and/or too slow at times. For me though, I found the pace perfect. We get everything…the background of the setting, the well thought out plot that is a slow burn right up to the climax, and characters that will blow your mind. Jessica delivered everything we could have ever wanted in a post apocalyptic romance in such a beautiful, epic way.
Thais is head strong and a survivor to her core. I loved this character hard; I think she has quickly become one of my favorites. Atticus is the silent, brooding type but is strong in his own right. These two go through some horrible, unimaginable stuff, but their love never deviated. It was the kind of love you see in romances such as these…It was passionate, over the top, and dramatic in its own right. I mean…hellooooo…it is the end of the world here. Thais and Atticus are perfect for each other and bring out each other’s better qualities in such a unique way.
“I’ve chosen you every step of the way, in every breath, with every bit of my broken heart and broken soul, and I choose you now, and tomorrow, and every day after it!”
Overall, this book had it all. Jessica Redmerski is such a creative writer and I will forever love everything she writes. Everything Under the Sun shows just how amazing and talented she is. This book will have you all up in your feelings for many different reasons and you won’t want to put it down.