Antlands Series Book 1
It seemed like a
good idea… Genetically engineer a species of humanoid
workers—strong, tireless, minimally intelligent—to become
laborers for humans. What could possibly go wrong?
For a thousand
years, humans have had to fight for their survival against the mute,
feral “Ants,” created as workers but now gone rogue, scavenging
and slaughtering everything in their path.
humans, in the meantime, have evolved two distinct cultures. The
disciplined, insular Foresters prioritize safety over personal
freedom in their woodland strongholds, while the more individualistic
Men embrace an urban lifestyle and are eager to reimplement the
technology of past ages. Nominally allies against the Ants, the two
groups deeply mistrust each other.
Deer, a despondent
Forester soldier, is one of his people’s foremost authorities on
Ants. He knows with perfect certainty that Ant-raiders never leave
survivors. So how, amid the carnage of a raided Man-village, is one
small girl still alive? She says her name is Anne; but who is she,
and what is her secret?
Deer takes Anne to
the forest to grow up, where years later, a horrifying revelation
about her may provide a means for Men and Forester to finally defeat
the Ants—but only if they can put aside their differences and work
unforgettable characters, masterful dialog, and riveting
scenes, Antlands is ultimately a story of hope, healing,
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Antlands Series Book 2
Morrissey is an avid student of British and American social history,
but through one of those strange little quirks of fate she spends
most of her days talking with scientists.
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