The Journal by Deborah D. Moore

The Journal: Cracked Earth (Book 1)

deborah-moore-the-journalWhen a major crisis rocks the nation, supply lines are shut down everywhere. The small town of Moose Creek feels the effects almost immediately as they begin to run out of food.
In the remote regions of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, the residents are hit again when the power is cut off to them in the middle of a brutal winter and they must struggle with one calamity after another, with the help of one woman
Allexa Smeth is their under-trained Emergency Manager, with problems of her own.

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