It takes a giant monster attack to bring Reggie Samson back to his old hometown... and the girl he left but never let go. What connects all three? Also available as a signed and numbered chapbook edition limited to 100 copies, and several DRM-free e-book formats. See the author's website for more details.
Matthew gives an overview of the book:
Reggie and Ben arrived in Dana Cove, California six hours after the kaiju storm had come and gone.
This was actually pretty good time. There was rarely any advance warning of a manifestation, but fortunately seismic sensors planted offshore triggered storm sirens as soon as the beast roughly slouched onto the continental shelf. Most folks in the projected path had time to jolt out of bed and head elsewhere.
The marines at Camp Pendleton mobilized, but the thing was too quick. A kaiju might appear ponderous and slow on the evening news, but their ridiculous size meant they covered a lot of ground in a very short time. They also didn’t tend to dawdle. With occasional exceptions, they made a bee-line for whatever drew them out, destroyed it, then either turned back the way they came or kept going until they inexplicably disappeared.
This one showed up at three in the morning. Reggie got the call at three fifteen, which wasn’t so bad, because he hadn’t been able to sleep anyway. Giant monster attacks beat staring at the ceiling and dwelling on the past any day of the week…