Former policeman Jim Reaper becomes judge, jury and executioner when a pandemic sweeps the world and society shreds.
Those who are left are prey to roving gangs who rape, kill and take what they want.
Reaper, a man who has lost everything, saves 18-year old Sandra from gang abuse and trains her in the killing arts of survival. Together, they lead a group to a country estate near York to make a new start and soon, it expands with refugees from violent cities and towns.
But rogue bands roam the countryside and an ambitious and ruthless warlord is gathering a private army in the north. And what is the truth about the rumours that Prince Harry is forming a government at Windsor?
Reaper must go to war to help his people survive.
A novel partly inspired by the era of the Asbo youth and rampant hooliganism on the streets of Britain. Reaper is a strictly moral but utterly ruthless hero who dispenses justice without compunction. Based on the fact that a pandemic will eventually happen and have devastating effects, and that if society's rules did break down, violent gangs would rule the streets. Until somebody stopped them.
But Reaper knows that just as decent people are coming together in ever-greater numbers and with more sophisticated technology, so too, inevitably, are the predators and the depraved. And so Reaper and Sandra venture abroad seeking early intelligence of the threats that lie over the horizon while dealing with evil wherever they find it, and in the only way they know how.
But Sandra is no longer an apprentice: the loss of her husband has turned her hard, efficient and ruthless. Across the isolated settlements a modern legend spreads. It speaks of the Angel of Death.