By F. Paul Wilson
Following final year's winning The Haunted Air, F. Paul Wilson returns with one other riveting episode within the saga of Repairman Jack, the secretive, creative, and heroic champion of these whose difficulties nobody else can clear up. As Dean Koontz says, "Repairman Jack is without doubt one of the most unusual and interesting characters to come up out of latest fiction in a while. His adventures are highly entertaining."
In Gateways, Jack learns that his father is in a coma after a automobile twist of fate in Florida. they have been at the outs, yet this can be his dad, so he heads south. within the health facility he meets Anya, certainly one of his father's acquaintances. She's a peculiar previous duck who turns out to grasp a lot approximately his father, or even much approximately Jack.
Jack's arrival doesn't pass ignored. a tender girl named Semelee, who has unusual abilities and lives in an remoted quarter of the Everglades with a gaggle of misshapen males, feels his presence. She senses that he is "special," like her.
Anya takes Jack again to Dad's senior neighborhood, Gateways South, which borders at the Everglades. Florida goes via an strange drought. there is a ban on watering; every thing is brown and wilting, yet Anya's garden is a deep eco-friendly.
Who is Anya? who's Semelee, and what's her connection to the new unusual deaths of Gateways residents-killed by way of birds, spiders, and snakes-during the prior yr? And what are the "lights" Jack retains listening to about-? lighting that emanate two times a yr from a sinkhole deep within the Everglades . . . lighting from one other position, one other reality.
If he's to guard his father from turning into the subsequent fatality at Gateways, there are questions Jack needs to resolution, secrets and techniques he needs to discover. secrets and techniques . . . Jack has lots of his personal, and alongside the way in which he learns that even his father has secrets.