John Eric Carver and Shrek are a retired Navy SEAL war dog team, now living in the mountains outside of San Diego. Both man and dog thought their life was now settled, finding peace on the forty acre ranch they had moved to. But life, and a mutated virus, changed all that. Now, they had to survive the infection that was consuming the world. Taking refuge in a near-by Boy Scout camp, he leads a group of teens and their parents as they are forced to deal with infected creatures that were rapidly consuming the world. A novel based in the “Extinction Cycle” Kindle world created by the fertile mind of Nicholas Sansbury Smith, “Lost Valley” takes the reader through the first months of the apocalypse that threatens all of humanity.
“If by my life or death I can protect you, I will. ”
— J.R.R. Tolkien (The Fellowship of the Ring)