A DESPERATE RACE ACROSS
AN AMERICA GONE MAD
Overpopulated 21st-century Earth was an accident waiting to happen—then both the Sun and the Earth underwent convulsions, causing crop failures and global famine.
Trennt is a courier for what's left of the U.S. government, a hard man in a hard world, made bitter and cynical by the death of his wife. He has a sterling record of getting through roving packs of ruthless looters, traps set by hijackers, and mobs made desperate by starvation. Mow he has to reach a secret project in Wyoming and bring back a breakthrough discovery that can restore the U.S.A.—but what he doesn't know is that someone in the government plans to terminate the project and its personnel.
Trennt has to get the project files back to Washington in spite of a sabotaged aircraft and agents sent to eliminate him and his charges. But Trennt has never failed to get the job done before. And anyone who gets in his way is not likely to live to regret the encounter....
"Skylock is a vivid, intelligent novel of a man fighting to save his world—and learning that he has a chance to regain his soul as well." —David Drake