Part Mystery and part Science Fiction thriller, this book deals with the explosion of a meteor crater and how it transforms two men's lives. Witnesses of the explosion develop a strange virus that quickly destroys them. For Carin and Jake however they develop strange changes too their senses. The also seem to be immune to the infection.
The action in this story comes from the two men being pursued by the government. Some want to study them, others want them to just hurry up and die.
There is a definite fast paced feel to the book, Justiz's experiences in the military also lend the book an authentic feel. A very absorbing read.