Publish Date: November 28, 2014
~ Book Synopsis ~
“…Frosty The Snowman was a jolly happy soul…” unless his once mortal form was infected with an unknown pathogen that’s turned him into a biting machine.Then Frosty doesn't get a corncob pipe and a button nose…he gets two in the head.
Seeking a safe haven from the impending danger of the infected, Governor Steve Landis commandeers a rural peninsula at the top of his state to enact a grandiose plan outlined in the survival guide passed down to him by his great uncle.
People of the Bay Peninsula latch onto the ideals of their trusted official, desperate for sanctuary. But not Terry Riley. This hardened conspiracy theorist had packed up and fled to the north woods to join his son, who, like him does not trust the eager governor. In agreement on the uncertainty of the days to come, they journey to the family cabin to wait out the end of the world.
Try to avoid hypothermia as you plow through this bone-chilling blizzard of flesh tearing chaos, because snow isn't the only thing accumulating on Christmas Eve in this neck of the woods.
G. Nykanen was born and raised in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. This small, rural land mass seems to cultivate a wide variety of colorful characters who provide a plethora of inspiration. The Point, Nykanen’s first novel, is filled with nuances of these local characters and the landscapes one might find in the north woods.
Well traveled thanks to her husband’s government career, she has lived in Europe and many of our United States over the last twenty years. She has recently returned home, moving back to her beloved Upper Peninsula where she resides with her husband and three children.
With The Point now completed, she will continue working on her next novel, Accumulation, along with continuing to develop other stories in the works.
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Something is going down out in the world and a in this story we follow a few people as they try to survive.
The Governor. A man elected into office, but was always prepared for something to happen by his great uncle. He follows his Uncles old guidebook in order to survive, but the Governor isn't "all there" and while some of his ideas have saved lives while his delusions of grandeur ultimately cost him?
Terry Riley a grandfather and conspiracy theorist he was prepared for the world to go to hell and is determined to survive with his son and the rest of the family and a strangler here and there.
Deck he worked for the Governor, but once he realized his plans he ran and along with Dory a college student they are trying to figure things out. When the get into the woods Deck is in for a surprise.
These are just the main characters you follow throughout the story, their are others too which gives you a better idea of what's going on all around.
The idea of the story itself is interesting, but I had trouble the first 20% of the book trying to figure out the characters, with all the back and forth to the different people. After that hump I began to recognise the names easier and made the story easier to read and understand. I got sucked in at the end and now I wonder if there will be more books about the people to see what happened next!