One life saved results in many lives lost. The fight for survival continues. Howard's life is spared when the implanted hosts are surgically removed by Dr. Wilson and Soo Kim, a young nurse arriving in Montego Bay with the rest of Jamaica's survivors. Dr. Marshall, the last known surviving member of parliament, saves the specimens for further study, however they grow quickly and have a taste for human flesh. Howard, Emily, Dave, and the others, must fight for their lives or find a way off the island. This is third and final installment in the Desolate series. This book is intended to be read by adults and may be unsuitable for children under 17. Contains indecent language and descriptions of graphic violence.