Smoke-free home. Lesbian novel. Back cover: "It is the near future. America, accidental victim of biological warefare, is under forcible quarantine by a world desperate to protect itself from a savage virus aptly named the Red Death. Within American itself, entire states have sealed off their borders. Enclaves exist where the Red Death has not wreaked it's havoc, one of them in AZ. Another is a mysterious and uninfected women's community known as the Gaians, and still a hidden lesbian group rumored to offer sanctuary...if they can be found... In a primal struggle for suvival and safety, Hart and Sandoval find themselves caught in a web of treachery, kidnapping, even murder. Lauren Wright Douglas, author of The Always Anonymous Beast brings to us a gripping tale of women whose actions could redirect the ocurse of history."