Black River Falls by Jeff Hirsch
English | 2016 | Science Fiction | 2 MB
In a town without a memory, there’s one who can’t forget.
When a mysterious virus tears through the small town of Black River, it spares residents’ lives but takes something just as precious—their memories.
Six months later, the people of Black River are quarantined, surviving on rations, and policed by government forces. With their memories erased, they’ve all been transformed—some for better, some for worse.
Seventeen-year-old Cardinal Cassidy has escaped the virus, but he can’t escape its devastating impact on his home and family. He chooses to remain deep within the Quarantine Zone, living in a mountain camp with the town’s former bully—now his best friend. Together, they look after a group of orphaned kids and do their best to move on.
But then an enigmatic young woman appears, a private corporation takes control of Black River, and the safe, closed-off world Cardinal has created begins to crumble.