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Devils Unto Dust - A Haunting Tale of the Wild West

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Welcome to the unforgiving landscape of the Wild West, where danger lurks at every corner and survival is a constant battle. In the midst of this desolate realm, Emma Berquist weaves a haunting tale of survival, sacrifice, and supernatural beings in her gripping novel, "Devils Unto Dust." Feast your eyes on this in-depth review as we delve into the depths of Berquist's mesmerizing storytelling.

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Devils Unto Dust
by Emma Berquist (Kindle Edition)

4.7 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 1317 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Print length : 482 pages

The Plot

In "Devils Unto Dust," we meet our fierce protagonist, Daisy Wilcox, who lives in a world overrun by 'shakes,' bloodthirsty creatures infected by a deadly disease. With her mother suffering from the illness and her father determined to find a cure, Daisy's world is turned upside down when her father goes missing. Armed with unmatched determination, Daisy embarks on a treacherous journey across the desolate desert to rescue her family despite the lurking dangers.

This engrossing narrative takes readers on a rollercoaster of emotions as Daisy battles not only with the shakes but also with her own demons. Berquist's meticulous attention to detail effortlessly transports readers to the unforgiving backdrop of the Wild West, immersing them in its dusty trails and sinister secrets.

The Themes

At its core, "Devils Unto Dust" explores the theme of resilience in the face of adversity. Daisy's unwavering determination to survive and protect her loved ones serves as a testament to the strength of the human spirit. Berquist skillfully weaves in elements of family, sacrifice, and the lengths one would go to in order to ensure the safety and well-being of those they hold dear.

The novel also incorporates supernatural elements, adding a layer of mystery and intrigue to the story. The presence of these supernatural beings, known as 'shakes,' creates an eerie atmosphere that keeps readers on the edge of their seats, eagerly turning the pages in anticipation of what lies ahead.

The Writing Style

Berquist's writing style is a perfect blend of vivid imagery and lyrical prose. Her descriptive language brings the Wild West to life, painting a vivid picture in the reader's mind with each turn of the page. The pacing of the story is impeccable, with heart-pounding action sequences juxtaposed with quieter, introspective moments that allow readers to truly connect with the characters.

Furthermore, Berquist's deep understanding of the human psyche is evident as she delves into the emotional turmoil experienced by Daisy and other characters. This emotional depth adds layers of complexity to the story, making it more than just a tale of survival but a poignant exploration of the human condition.

"Devils Unto Dust" is a captivating journey through a post-apocalyptic Wild West, filled with danger, sacrifice, and supernatural beings. With Berquist's masterful storytelling, readers are transported to a world on the brink of collapse, where resilience and determination shine through the darkness. It is a testament to the power of the human spirit and the lengths one would go to protect their loved ones.

If you're a fan of thrilling supernatural fiction, "Devils Unto Dust" is an absolute must-read. Join Daisy Wilcox on her treacherous quest and be prepared for a heart-stopping adventure that will leave you breathless.

Devils Unto Dust
by Emma Berquist (Kindle Edition)

4.7 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 1317 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Print length : 482 pages

Keep together. Keep your eyes open. Keep your wits about you.

The desert is unkind in the best of times. And the decade since the Civil War has been anything but the best of times for Daisy Wilcox鈥攃all her Willie鈥攁nd her family. This tense, heart-pounding alternate history about a young woman fighting to survive the unthinkable will keep fans of Westworld and The Walking Dead reading late into the night.

A horrifying sickness has spread across the West Texas desert. Infected people鈥攕hakes鈥攁ttack the living, and the surviving towns are only as safe as their perimeter walls are strong. The state is all but quarantined from the rest of the country. Glory, Texas, is a near ghost town. Still, seventeen-year-old Willie has managed to keep her siblings safe, even after the sickness took their mother. But then her good-for-nothing father steals a fortune from one of the most merciless shake hunters in town, and Willie is left on the hook for his debt. With two young hunters as guides, Willie sets out across the desert to find her father. And the desert holds more dangers than just shakes.

This riveting debut novel blends True Grit with 28 Days Later for an unforgettable journey.

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