C. K. CRIGGER. Hereafter

C. K. CRIGGER. Hereafter. Amber Quill Press. 265 pages; trade paperback $13.95, e-book $5.25; amberquill.com.

Border Patrol agent Lily Turnbow is fighting a terrorist for her life when everything around her dissolves into a maelstrom of light and thunder. Awakening one hundred years in the future, she finds a ruined world, one reverted to the American Frontier. The enemy now consists of bands of mutants at war with normal humans. Lily must use her strengths for the good of the O’Quinn clan, which has taken her in.