One of the few human beings not blinded by the meteor shower of a quarter-century ago, David Masen, Bill’s son, has become a pilot, traveling in search of an effective weapon against the Triffids. In New York City, he discovers a group of people who appear to be immune to the Triffids’ deadly poison. But all is not as it seems in this colony, and soon David must face a dangerous adversary from his family’s past.
Simon Clark is a British horror writer and the author of numerous acclaimed novels and short stories. Some of his best-known works include Night of the Triffids, Nailed By the Heart, Darker, The Fall, Blood Crazy, and Vampyrrhic; his short stories have been featured in anthologies including Blood & Grit and Salt Snake & Other Bloody Cuts. His short story “Goblin City Lights” won the British Fantasy Award for Best Short Story in 2001; he has also won the Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel, the World Fantasy Award for Best Novella, and the British Fantasy Award for his novels.
Clark is also the author of The Dalek Factor, an original Doctor Who novella, and has written prose material for the international rock band U2.
But when Wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize. The race is on, and if Wade's going to survive, he'll have to win—and confront the real world he's always been so desperate to escape.