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What begins as an unseasonal rainstorm turns out to be much more when the inhabitants of Earth find themselves being drowned out to make room for an alien race. After the rain stops, the fog moves in and with it comes the mental torture. Those that survived the rain are attacked by the reanimated dead, life-like fungi, and other creatures. When there is no hope left, one couple is given a mission by a golden retriever to try and protect the children of the town.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Horror story?    -   Yes Horror plotlets    -   the zombie chased me!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's


Earth setting:    -   current (early 21st century) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   some scientific explanation How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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