Cold Creek Cash Store Author:Russell Hill (Also published as "The Edge of the Earth".) — The government has collapsed. The military has lost control. Businesses, services, schools-even the media-have ceased functioning. All of California has turned to a primitive way of living-hunting and pillaging for food, protecting what little property remains with a fierce urgency long missing from ... more »modern life.
From the wreckage, Evan Walker heads for the Sierra Nevadas in search of a small, quiet, faraway place where he can eke out his own solitary life.
What he finds, instead, is a kind of civilization. Four strangers, their pasts obscured by the daily fight for survival, have set up camp in an abandoned country store. Relying on a dwindling supply of canned foods and on what they can grow, the build a small community. A world apart-where a whole new set of rules must be determined.« less