Sons of War 2: Saints

Nicholas Sansbury Smith

Ray Porter (Narrator)

09-15-20

11hrs 48min

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09-15-20

11hrs 48min

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Fiction/Science Fiction

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“Nicholas Sansbury Smith’s captivating new postapocalyptic mobster series starts with a daringly original, high-octane bang. An engaging cast of characters you will root for—even when you shouldn’t.” Don Winslow on Sons of War

An An i09 Pick of Best Books of the Month
A Tor.com Reviewers' Choice of the Month

The civil war is over, but the struggle for power is just beginning …

In the aftermath of a devastating civil war, America has fallen into anarchy and chaos. Los Angeles is divided into different territories controlled by criminal organizations. Don Antonio Moretti has won a slice of the pie but is hungry for more. In his quest for power, he sends his nephew and a small crew to Mexico, to negotiate a new deal for their staple product, while the don returns to Italy for some unfinished business.

While the crime families battle for power in LA, Dominic Salvatore and his elite team at the LAPD fight tirelessly to stem the rot. But their fight often seems futile in a force rife with corruption. Dom’s father, Ronaldo, is a deputy fighting to secure the border, but when intel arises about his missing daughter, he leaves Los Angeles for the desert wastes, to find her and bring her home.

To the Morettis and the Salvatores, family is everything, and they will protect their own no matter the cost.

Praise

“Nicholas Sansbury Smith’s captivating new postapocalyptic mobster series starts with a daringly original, high-octane bang. An engaging cast of characters you will root for—even when you shouldn’t.” Don Winslow on Sons of War

“Smith knows how to deliver a powerful story.” Orson Scott Card, New York Times bestselling author of Ender’s Game

“Jam-packed with compelling characters thrown into a chaotic world of kill or be killed, Sons of War seizes the genre in a death grip!” D. J. Molles, New York Times bestselling author, on Sons of War

“Nicholas Sansbury Smith is the undisputed master of fresh, page-turning postapocalyptic thrillers. Smith reboots the genre with Sons of War, a cleverly designed, tirelessly engaging story of societal collapse—told from an unexpected and ground-breaking point of view. Sons of War grabs you from the first pages and doesn’t let go.” Steven Konkoly, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and USA Today bestselling author of the Ryan Decker series, on Sons of War

“The Sopranos meets Mad Max … In a fresh take on the apocalypse, Nicholas Sansbury Smith’s Sons of War presents the end of America as a time of horror, transformation, and, for one enterprising crime family, opportunity. Smith’s smooth prose and tough cast of characters keep the pages turning at a thriller pace. Never has the end of the world as we know it been so fun to read.” Craig DiLouie, author of Our War, on Sons of War

“A Mafia family, a team of marines, and the army of a rogue president fighting it out on the streets of Los Angeles during an apocalypse? That’s a hell of a cocktail!” David Pedreira, author of Gunpowder Moon, on Sons of War

“The explosive new Sons of War series is a harrowing and realistic depiction of what a second American Civil War and the aftermath might look like.” Fantastic Fiction

“A deftly crafted dystopian action/adventure novel that is made all the more plausible by the anticipated coming of a second Covid 19–generated Great Depression…A simply riveting read from cover to cover…Impressively original.” Midwest Book Review on Sons of War

“Much like Mario Puzo’s classic, The Godfather, Nicholas Sansbury Smith has created an elaborate and timely lens for us to examine family bonds. Sons of War brings us into an entirely plausible near-future dystopia to shine a light on sons thrust into circumstances of their fathers’ making.” Thrillerfix on Sons of War

“Sons of War is a super interesting take on a postapocalyptic story that had me staying up late just to see what happened next.” Brian’s Book Blog

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Release Date September 15, 2020
Language English
Genre Action & Adventure, Apocalyptic & Post-Apocalyptic, Crime, Disaster, Dystopian, Fiction, General, Military, Science Fiction, Thrillers, War & Military
Author Bio
Nicholas Sansbury Smith

Nicholas Sansbury Smith is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Hell Divers series, the Orbs series, the Trackers series, the Extinction Cycle series, the Sons of War series, and the new E-Day series. He worked for Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management in disaster mitigation before switching careers to focus on storytelling. When he isn’t writing or daydreaming about the apocalypse, he enjoys running, biking, spending time with his family, and traveling the world. He is an Ironman triathlete and lives in Iowa with his wife, daughter, and their dogs. 

Narrator Bio
Ray Porter

Ray Porter has garnered two Audie nominations as well as several Earphones Awards and enthusiastic reviews for his sparkling narration of audiobooks. A fifteen-year veteran of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, he has also appeared in numerous films and television shows.

Overview

An An i09 Pick of Best Books of the Month
A Tor.com Reviewers' Choice of the Month

The civil war is over, but the struggle for power is just beginning …

In the aftermath of a devastating civil war, America has fallen into anarchy and chaos. Los Angeles is divided into different territories controlled by criminal organizations. Don Antonio Moretti has won a slice of the pie but is hungry for more. In his quest for power, he sends his nephew and a small crew to Mexico, to negotiate a new deal for their staple product, while the don returns to Italy for some unfinished business.

While the crime families battle for power in LA, Dominic Salvatore and his elite team at the LAPD fight tirelessly to stem the rot. But their fight often seems futile in a force rife with corruption. Dom’s father, Ronaldo, is a deputy fighting to secure the border, but when intel arises about his missing daughter, he leaves Los Angeles for the desert wastes, to find her and bring her home.

To the Morettis and the Salvatores, family is everything, and they will protect their own no matter the cost.