Roberta M. Roy
PO Box 2089, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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Survival and the desire to help are clashes that are hard to understand. "Jolt" is a delve into a fictional future where nuclear meltdowns happen and a town is influxed with refugees trying to survive. The town is split between its common residents and the people who looking for safety. Telling the story of these people and their own struggles to clash with the nuclear fall out, their own goodness, and their own self-preservation, "Jolt" is a riveting read that casts an unusual yet page turning thriller.