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, inventive, and heroic champion of these whose difficulties nobody else can clear up. As Dean Koontz says, "Repairman Jack is likely one of the most unusual and exciting 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 coincidence in Florida. they have been at the outs, yet this is often his dad, so he heads south. within the clinic he meets Anya, one in all his father's buddies. She's a unusual outdated duck who turns out to understand a lot approximately his father, or even much approximately Jack.
Jack's arrival doesn't pass omitted. a tender lady named Semelee, who has unusual skills and lives in an remoted sector of the Everglades with a bunch of misshapen males, feels his presence. She senses that he is "special," like her.
Anya takes Jack again to Dad's senior group, Gateways South, which borders at the Everglades. Florida goes via an strange drought. there is a ban on watering; every little 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 earlier 12 months? 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 fixtures from one other position, one other reality.
If he's to guard his father from changing into the following 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.