A gripping psychological thriller on the inherent greed and evil of
man, dooming the planet.
Two hundred years of tender love between
man and alien, political downfalls, wanton violence of unspeakable order
tempered with laughter, family loyalty and hope is the thrilling vehicle by
which Ms. Accinni conveys her cautionary tale of the merciless disrespect man
gives his planet and the vulnerable creatures entrusted to him.
This charming, yet brutal saga will chill and
surprise you as it foretells the selfishly destructive path man has followed
since his species evolved. It pulls no punches while allowing Netty and Baby’s
influence to transcend mortal life as the world dances toward depraved
indifference, introducing other characters along the ride that readers will
laugh,shed tears with and learn to despise.
What lengths will Baby and
Echo go to complete their mission? Will it spell Armageddon for the
beleaguered planet with its vulnerable and exploited creatures or will man tip
the scales himself, leaving those that love the creatures to salvage the pitiful
Netty’s influence transcends a full century as the United States evolves to a point of politically driven economic collapse. The year is 2033 as a young mother, abused by her shiftless husband, heroically decides to remove her two sickly children, Scotty and Abby, from the mean streets of their government subsidized tenement town of Short Hills, New Jersey to the hills and old farmland of Sussex County. There they unite with a Latino family that adopted Jose, a young boy from Costa Rica, traumatized at the age of seven by the brutal murder of his parents and the kidnapping of his infant sister.
The two families unite to pool finances, creating the love and bonds that will enable them to survive the psychotic attention of Armoni, a soul damaged beyond redemption, discovery of Baby’s miraculous offspring, Echo; and their subsequent body changes. Through the efforts of Echo who develops an unexplained passion for the curly haired dog, Barney, they flee the clutches of Armoni after the murder of Armoni’s sidekicks by Echo, to Sarasota, Florida, one of the last remaining enclaves of wealth in the U.S.
Scotty learns to utilize Echo as a co-conspirator in his intrigue to thwart the efforts of heinous people that prey on the lives of creatures in their environmentally rich new home, where the insidious miscreant, Armoni, tracks them; dragging along Ginger Mae, a New York City prostitute looking for opportunity with her mute child, Daisy; bringing brutality and violence to all.
Having fallen in love, the young Abby and Jose draw close, only to be separated by the transcendental Netty, who tries to use Abby as a conduit in her plan to rescue as much wildlife as they can before despicable political events bring on the specter of Armageddon.