Superflare: The Fortunate Ones

Lisa Poche Calhoun
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After the Earth suffers a natural catastrophe that has brought with it EMP-like devastation, Colton Rayner’s family must fight to survive in an unfamiliar world. All modern means of communication have been lost and times are hard; there’s no electricity, stores have been looted and abandoned, gas pumps don’t work, and there’s no way to buy food or call for medical help. The family finds they must rely on horses, wagons, and their own ingenuity and will to live.


The patriarch of this farm family, Harold Engquist, had tried to prepare his loved ones in advance with the skills and the provisions needed to endure hard times, but did he do enough? Will his food stores attract desperate people who are in search of food and clean water, or worse yet, the unwanted attention of the degenerate Claggit family?


Meanwhile, Abby, a lovely stranded stranger, unloads her two horses and leaves her truck and trailer on the highway to go in search of help. She happens upon the family's farm, which soon pits Colt and his cousin Tyler against each other as they vie for her attention.


This survival fiction / contemporary western / romance novel is sure to pull you in when you join this family as they try to adapt and look to the future.

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About the author

 Lisa Poché Calhoun is the author of the exciting survival fiction novel "Superflare: The Fortunate Ones." Prior to writing the book, she once worked in front of the camera in the film industry. Attracted by life behind the scenes, she became a location scout and worked on productions from commercials to feature films, including "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, 1 and 2." She worked her way up and by the time and injury sidelined her, she had been the Location Manager on feature films. Between movies she had written for newspapers and magazines and realized she now had the spare time a novel would demand. Thanks to the success of the novel and request for sequels from her readers, she is focused on writing the next installment of Superflare.

Her thirst for knowledge keeps her reading and researching subjects that interest her. As her understanding of the subjects covered in "Superflare: The Fortunate Ones" grew, she felt compelled to write the book. She chose survival fiction as her genre and wrote in a style that submerges her readers into the story. She lets the characters tell the readers about themselves.

Lisa and her husband John make their home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and enjoy time spent with their family, their cat and dog. They have two retired show horses she calls their "pasture ornaments." They live in the city, but she grew up on a sugarcane farm and often points out that she's a country girl at heart.

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Lisa Poche Calhoun
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Published on
Aug 24, 2017
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Pages
686
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ISBN
9781544191058
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / General
Fiction / Romance / Clean & Wholesome
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / Western
Fiction / Small Town & Rural
Young Adult Fiction / Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
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