The Red Empire Author:Joe McKinney Hell to Pay — The Red Empire is the U.S. Army's secret weapon against insurgents the world over. A gigantic colony of inch long, super-intelligent fire ants, The Red Empire is capable of fighting any enemy, no matter where they're hiding. But when the military transport tasked with delivering this weapon washes out in a flash flood along the Texa... more »s-Mexico border, and the ants are loosed upon the countryside, no one is safe. The Innocents
Amy Bloom and her daughter are returning home during the worst of the storm. They come home to a darkened ranch. But they aren't alone. An escaped federal prisoner named Ricky Fallon has taken shelter from the storm in their home, and he's looking for some hostages to provide a little insurance against his recapture.
Hanging by a Thread
Now the two women are caught between a desperate psychopath and an advancing army of killer ants. With their backs against the wall, their only hope for survival is their own resourcefulness, and the determination of an amateur scientist named Preston Baum.« less