Book 1: The Last Dog
DYSTOPIAN AT ITS BEST! Book Excellence Award Winner! Dystopian at its Best!After the Unified World Pact of 2045, people lived in a state of peace and prosperity previously unknown in human history. The World Guild, a new global government, managed all the needs of humanity and the animals it love. Then in 2086, a security breach of Xavier Labs in Colorado and Zheng Industries in China released the deadly experimental agent XSKL435. Anyone outside was dead within minutes. As statistics on the death toll are gathered from all over the world, Abby, the six-week old dog-daughter of Bill and Teresa Maxwell, was one of only four known surviving canines. News services soon announce that the other three dogs had succumbed to the deadly poison. Abby was now the last dog. You’re invited on a journey with a puppy who longs for home after she is confiscated and held captive at a lab, and the family who are determined to get her back at all costs. After escaping from the lab, Abby must quickly learn how to survive in the wild. Bill and Teresa must devise a plan to find Abby without being arrested themselves.
Book 2: Texmexzona
Texmexzona (TMZ), the region of the United States that comprises Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and the country of Mexico, is depicted as a lawless territory. The World Guild yanks USA citizenship when anyone defects to TMZ. In book 2, Texmexzona, Bill and Teresa Maxwell are settled into their new home in TMZ with Abby, Apollo, the pups, and Rex. They discover Texmexzona is not the lawless place the lying World Guild portrays to the world. The Tranquility Force raid Bill and Teresa’s house in WestUS. The place is an empty shell. They discover Bill & Teresa’s Dots on the kitchen counter. The Tranquility Force realize that the Maxwell’s defected. Global News Network (GNN) reports the Maxwell’s were killed while climbing a mountain in search of Abby. Becky and Percy are arrested in the middle of the night and brought to Tranquility Force headquarters. They are declared enemies of the World Guild. Bill works on a secret formula with the help of Starlight, the Timbisha Shoshone woman who helped Abby and Apollo in the mountains. Jerry sends a message to Rex that Becky and Percy are going to have illegal brain swipes. The dog-bot tells Bill, Harold and the committee that he found a former Enforcer in the tent city who might be helpful in the rescue operation. The puppies receive their Dots. That’s the end of quiet in the Maxwell household. Apollo is learning the ways of humanity through the files in his Dot. The wolf wants to make sure his pups are not dependent on the food console. He and Abby take them into the wild to teach them how to survive. Toby receives a message from Bill via a super bee, which includes plans for a dog-bot. He and his team plan to defect. They discover a traitor. Bill receives a weak SOS from Jerry. Tranquility Force scrapped him when it discovered the dog-bot betrayed the force. Bill Maxwell vows to take down the World Guild and restore the Dot to its original purpose.