After the Flood



After the Flood An inventive and riveting epic saga, After the Flood signals the arrival of an extraordinary new talent.A littlethan a century from now, our world has been utterly transformed After years of slowly overtaking the continent, rising floodwaters have obliterated America s great coastal cities and then its heartland, leaving nothing but an archipelago of mountaintop colonies surrounded by a deep expanse of open water.Stubbornly independent Myra and her precocious seven year old daughter, Pearl, fish from their small boat, the Bird, visiting dry land only to trade for supplies and information in the few remaining outposts of civilization For seven years, Myra has grieved the loss of her oldest daughter, Row, who was stolen by her father after a monstrous deluge overtook their home in Nebraska Then, in a violent confrontation with a stranger, Myra suddenly discovers that Row was last seen in a far off encampment near the Artic Circle Throwing aside her usual caution, Myra and Pearl embark on a perilous voyage into the icy northern seas, hoping against hope that Row will still be there.On their journey, Myra and Pearl join forces with a larger ship and Myra finds herself bonding with her fellow seekers who hope to build a safe haven together in this dangerous new world But secrets, lust, and betrayals threaten their dream, and after their fortunes take a shocking and bloody turn, Myra can no longer ignore the question of whether saving Row is worth endangering Pearl and her fellow travelers.A compulsively readable novel of dark despair and soaring hope, After the Flood is a magnificent, action packed, and sometimes frightening odyssey laced with wonder an affecting and wholly original saga both redemptive and astonishing. Read After the Flood by Kassandra Montag – therehabboutique.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 432 pages
  • After the Flood
  • Kassandra Montag
  • 25 April 2017
  • 0062889362

13 thoughts on “After the Flood

  1. Chelsea Humphrey says:

    Happy Pub DayChildren think we make them, but we don t They exist somewhere else, before us, before time They come into the world and make us They make us by breaking us first After sitting on this review for a couple of days, I realize I m no closer to finding the proper words to describe how much I adore Kassandra Montag s debut novel, After the Flood I m basking in the afterglow of emotion the narrative provides, and while I feel this novel will find a level of appreciation highest a Happy Pub DayChildren think we make them, but we don t They exist somewhere else, before us, before time They come into the world and make us They make us by breaking us first After sitting on this review for a couple of days, I realize I m no closer to finding the proper words to describe how much I adore Kassandra Montag s debut novel, After the Flood I m basking in the afterglow of emotion the narrative provides, and while I feel this novel will find a level of appreciation highest among mothers, the fast paced plot captures the attention of anyone willing to give this story a shot The book ...

  2. Nilufer Ozmekik says:

    Hey, my new nickname is FOUCAULT PENDELUM after finishing this book because when it came to give the stars, I started swing back and forth between THREE AND FOUR, THREE AND FOUR Oh, this churning in my stomach would have killed me I should have eaten something strong Best choice was meeting in the middle THREE POINT FIVE Rounded up or down UP OR DOWN So you may call me SEESAW now Okay, I gave my decision before throwing up ROUNDED UP FOUR STARS TA TA I am personally addicted to the pos Hey, my new nickname is FOUCAULT PENDELUM after finishing this book because when it came to give the stars, I started swing back and forth between THREE AND FOUR, THREE AND FOUR Oh, this churning in my stomach would have killed me I should have eaten something strong Best choice was meeting in the middle THREE POINT FIVE Rounded up or down UP OR DOWN So you may call me SEESAW now Okay, I gave my decision before throwing up ROUNDED UP FOUR STARS TA TA I am personally addicted to the post apocalyptic thriller sci fi books The on...

  3. Diane S ☔ says:

    It has happened The climate change the scientists have been warning us about for years The incessant rain has eliminated all our coastal cities Climate refugees are heading for the middle of the country Soon though even those cities will be covered with water Myra and her daughter live in the boat her grandfather built for them before he died She is searching for the daughter her husband had left with, when the water kept rising A timely novel, climate change has been a topic much written It has happened The climate change the scientists have been warning us about for years The incessant rain has eliminated all our coastal cities Climate refugees are heading for the middle of the country Soon though even those cities will be covered with water Myra and her daughter live in the boat her grandfather built for them before he died She is searching for the daughter her husband had ...

  4. Hamad says:

    ARC provided by the publisher in exchange of an honest review Actual Rating 3.5 starsI am not the shards of a broken glass, but the water let loose from itThis is not the type of books that I usually read but I do not regret the experience at all It is also a little bit tricky to write a review for something out of my experience As the name implies, it is the story of a post apocalyptic world where there was a flood that changed the world and hence the name of the book and the book i ARC provided by the publisher in exchange of an honest review Actual Rating 3.5 starsI am not the shards of a broken glass, but the water let loose from itThis is not the type of books that I usually read but I do not regret the experience at all It is also a little bit tricky to write a review for something out of my experience As the name implies, it is the story of a post apocalyptic world where there was a flood that changed the world and hence the name of the book and the book is supposed to explore this world and how it was affected I had a different kind of expectations than the reality of the book, I expectedaction andworld building but what I found fascinating was the human behavior in the story and how it was written Speaking of writing, the author has a good writing style, not too serious but not sarcastic, it fits the themes and atmosphere of the story and I think that is the word I am looking for, the writing was atmospheric I think the author did a great job in research...

  5. Berit☀️✨ says:

    Kassandra Montag s debut was evocative, raw, and atmospheric It is 100 years in the future and the world has flooded, the only habitable land are the mountain peaks Myra and her daughter Pearl are living in a boat endlessly searching for the daughter she has lost A violent encounter with a raider leads her to believe that her daughter truly still is alive, but is far away in the north, and the journey to get there is treacherous Myra is a fierce mama bear and nothing is going to stop her Kassandra Montag s debut was evocative, raw, and atmospheric It is 100 years in the future and the world has flooded, the only habitable land are the mountain peaks Myra and her daughter Pearl are living in a boat endlessly searching for the daughter she has lost A violent encounter with a raider leads her to believe that her daughter truly still is alive, but is far away in the north, and the journey to get there is treacherous Myra is a fierce mama bear and nothing is going to stop her This new world is desolate and full of danger No rules No laws No hope I ve been struggling with what to write in my review for this book I think for me it was just a case of the right book at the wrong time The story was action packed, the writing was riveting, and the characters were well developed But the book left me feeling empty I realize this is a story about...

  6. Dennis says:

    When I stumbled across Kassandra Montag s debut novel, After the Flood , I was hesitant I feel like 2019 is the year that killed thrillers, so authors are branching out to other genres, and dystopian post apocalyptic novels are popping out all over After being told by the lovely Chelsea that this book is unputdownable, I decided to give it a go Folks, she has never beenright in her life Montag s debut novel is dripping with action, but it s also a beautifully tragic character study ab When I stumbled across Kassandra Montag s debut novel, After the Flood , I was hesitant I feel like 2019 is the year that killed thrillers, so authors are branching out to other genres, and dystopian post apocalyptic novels are popping out all over After being told by the lovely Chelsea that this book is unputdownable, I decided to give it a go Folks, she has never beenright in her life Montag s debut novel is dripping with action, but it s also a beautifully tragic character study about peoples will to survive after a chaotic natural disaster With theRainforest currently burning up in flames, it s no shocker to anyone that climate change is very real Without diving too much into the past of how and why, After the Floo...

  7. Pauline says:

    This story is set in the future at a time when most of the Earth is covered with water People live high up on the mountains or on boats on the water Food, drinking water and other goods are scarce and people barter to stay alive There are many pirate ships and they take what they want even people to use as slaves.Seven years before Myra s husband fled the flood taking their five year old daughter with him Myra was left pregnant but had her parents to help her.Now alone with her seven year ol This story is set in the future at a time when most of the Earth is covered with water People live high up on the mountains or on boats on the water Food, drinking water and other goods are scarce and people barter to stay alive There are many pirate ships and they take what they want even people to use as slaves.Seven years before Myra s husband fled the flood taking their five year old daughter with him M...

  8. Devyn says:

    I received this book from Goodreads.It s about damn time a decent Post Apocalyptic hit the shelves.After the Flood is suspenseful, evocative, atmospheric, emotional, and heartbreaking In a menacing prediction of the nonfiction kind, Kassandra Montag gives us a ominous fictional look at a world of rising sea levels, resource scarcity, the fall of countries and governments and the rise of mountaintop colonies and pirates, the unpredictability of humans in a crisis, impossible moral choices, and t I received this book from Goodreads.It s about damn time a decent Post Apocalyptic hit the shelves.After the Flood is suspenseful, evocative, atmospheric, emotional, and heartbreaking In a menacing prediction of the nonfiction kind, Kassandra Montag gives us a ominous fictional look at a world of rising sea levels, resource scarcity, the fall of countries and governments and the rise of mountaintop colonies and pirates, the unpredictability of humans in a crisis, impossible moral choices, and the unanswerable question of how far one woman will go for her children.I suggest finding somewhere comfortable because this book will rivet your butt to the seat Be prepared for hard questions, emotional turm...

  9. Larry H says:

    When I think of those days, of losing the people I ve loved, I think of how my loneliness deepened, like being lowered into a well, water rising around me as I clawed at the stone walls, reaching for sunlight How you get used to being at the bottom of a well How you wouldn t recognize a rope if it was thrown down to you This book was utterly amazing Beautifully written, bleak, tremendously poignant, and full of lyrical imagery and memorable characters, it is hard to believe that After the When I think of those days, of losing the people I ve loved, I think of how my loneliness deepened, like being lowered into a well, water rising around me as I clawed at the stone walls, reaching for sunlight How you get used to being at the bottom of a well How you wouldn t recognize a rope if it was thrown down to you This book was utterly amazing Beautifully written, bleak, tremendously poignant, and full of lyrical imagery and memorable characters, it is hard to believe that After the Flood is Kassandra Montag s debut novel But theyou read, theyou become fully immersed in this story you realize that debut novel or not, this is one of those books you ll think about and talk about for years to come.Just over a century from now, our world has been taken over by massive flooding which obliterated much of the landscape, leaving only mountains and random pieces of land scattered through our world, with whole cities left underwater Myra and her young daughter Pearl live off ...

  10. Laura Peden says:

    After the Flood is a dystopian novel by debut author Kassandra Montag The story starts a century into the future after a six year flood Pregnant Myra, her young daughter Row, and her husband, Jacob planned to sail away on a boat that her grandfather is building in the attic of their flooded home Then one day, Jacob leaves on a motorboat with young Row without Myra Myra and her grandfather set sail with Myra giving birth to her daughter Pearl along the way Life reverts to bas After the Flood is a dystopian novel by debut author Kassandra Montag The story starts a century into the future after a six year flood Pregnant Myra, her young daughter Row, and her husband, Jacob planned to sail away on a boat that her grandfather is building in the attic of their flooded home Then one day, Jacob leaves on a motorboat with young Row without Myra Myra and her grandfather set sail with Myra giving birth to her daughter Pearl along the way Life reverts to basic survival and Myra has one goal in mind, to find Row Seven years later with her grandfather dead, Myra finally gets a glimmer of hope tha...

  11. Laura says:

    I am not the shards of a broken glass, but the water let loose from it The uncontainable thing that will not shatter and stay broken I loved Kassandra Montag s debut novel While it is another book about surviving in a post apocalyptic world it went so much deeper than that It s about clinging to the smallest bit of hope you can find in the most desolate of times and not letting go It s about love, loss, grief and the ever present question is there such a thing as salvation and if so, how I am not the shards of a broken glass, but the water let loose from it The uncontainable thing that will not shatter and stay broken I loved Kassandra Montag s debut novel While it is another book about surviving in a post apocalyptic world it went so much deeper than that It s about clinging to the smallest bit of hope you can find in the most desolate of times and not letting go It s about love, loss, grief and the ever present question is there such a thing as salvation and if so, how do wefind it It s 2130 and climate change has caused the world to flood, turning it into one big ocean, with only small dots of land left Some people are surviving by bartering for food and meager supplies in the small villages that are left Others have taken advantage of the chaos and destruction and turned into raiders Basically, pirates Vikings who come and raid villages, killing anyone who gets in their way and taking the rest for slaves Myra, our heroine, has one goal g...

  12. Liz Barnsley says:

    After The Flood is both beautiful and heartbreaking, a rich tapestry of emotion set against the backdrop of a gone away world.The post apocalyptic setting allows the author to explore a range of human feeling when every day brings new challenges, resources are short and staying alive has to be the first priority but what then of actually living The story follows Myra and daughter Pearl, on a quest to find the missing Row, taken away by her Father before Pearl was born Along the way they will fi After The Flood is both beautiful and heartbreaking, a rich tapestry of emotion set against the backdrop of a gone away world.The post apocalyptic setting allows the author to explore a range of human feeling when every day brings new challenges, resources are short and staying alive has to be the first priority but what then of actually living The story follows Myra and daughter Pearl, on a quest to find the missing Row, taken away by her Father before Pearl was born Along th...

  13. Kelly says:

    A promising premise that does not deliver Full disclosure I received a free e ARC for review through Edelweiss Trigger warning for rape, kidnapping, human trafficking, suicide, and drug use This is how the water takes us.DNF at 76%.Thirty something Myra lives in a future that could one day very well be our own Flooding fueled by climate change gradually claimed the coasts before she was born and, when she just a young woman, the Hundred Year flood reached her doorstep the plains of Nebr A promising premise that does not deliver Full disclosure I received a free e ARC for review through Edelweiss Trigger warning for rape, kidnapping, human trafficking, suicide, and drug use This is how the water takes us.DNF at 76%.Thirty something Myra lives in a future that could one day very well be our own Flooding fueled by climate change gradually claimed the coasts before she was born and, when she just a young woman, the Hundred Year flood reached her doorstep the plains of Nebraska sweeping her mother away in a tidal wave The family her m...

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