Outland Exile is part of the captivating Malila Series, and commenced on a high note as its main character, Second Lieutenant Malila Evanova Chiu’s avatar was in a deadly combat with two Movasi Whales, deep in the sea. She has no other option than to kill the two beasts, even while risking her own life, just to ensure the citizens she left ashore would not starve in the winter.
Other characters in the book include Edie, Hecate, Alexandra, Tiffany, Lucy, Lt. Gen. Suarez, Lt. Col. Jourdaine, Sisi, Percy, Moses, Jesse among etc.
Malila’s patriotism to Unity State was beyond measure, so when she realized that Sunprairie has become a liability to Unity State, she decided that the best thing to do was to covertly eliminate it through sabotage. Since Sunprairie is under her watch, she believed she could get the job done with the help of a few others. Unfortunately for her, she didn’t envision failure and its accompanying consequences.
The book has a rich plot and fairly developed characters, and with the author’s elaborate way of describing scenes, all combined to make it captivating.
BIO: Born in Chicago and raised outside Philadelphia, Clark, a physician, has taught and practiced intensive care for newborn infants on four continents and eight countries, as he continues to do after more than forty-five years on the job. He lives with his bride of over 40 years in Alabama. He has been an avid solo hiker, backpacker, and climber since he was a mere lad of 11. Some of his stories are true.
He has traveled extensively to Rwanda, Kenya, India, Ecuador, Zambia, and Ghana as a volunteer physician.
“Outland Exile,” a Pinnacle award recipient, (iUniverse, Oct 2015) and Exiles‘ Escape (Indigo River Feb 2018 and also a Pinnacle awardee) are the first two of an expected five-book series called “Old Men and Infidels” centering on aging, medical care, drug use, cybernetics, society and faith in a future dystopian America.
The third book (Malila of the Scorch) was released Nov 2019.