Valor in the Ashes - Ashes, Bk 9 Author:William W. Johnstone A decade has passed since the nuclear nightmare of the Great War that brought America to the brink of destruction. Determined to build a new society, Ben Raines and his rebel army begin an expedition to New York City--the armed citadel of the cannibalistic mutants known as the Night People. For Raines and his rebels, it is a perilous search-and-... more »destroy mission that will decide the fate of freedom's cause.« less
This book is the 9th in the series. Raines Rebels are firmed established in the south-eastern part of what used to be the USA. They head north to New York to begin the campaign against the Night People - those who are surviving in the depths of the major cities.
I enjoyed this book and did not find the violence overwhelming. However, the Night People are cannibals - even to the point of keeping "farms" where they "fatten up people who will become their next meal".