Across North America, flocks of birds hurl themselves into
airplanes, causing at least a dozen to crash. Thousands of people
die. Fearing terrorism, the United States government grounds all
flights, and millions of travelers are stranded.
Among them are Reese and her debate team partner and longtime
crush David, who are in Arizona when the disaster occurs. On their
drive home to San Francisco, along a stretch of empty highway in
the middle of the Nevada night, a bird flies into their headlights.
The car flips over. When they wake up in a military hospital, the
doctor won''t tell them what happened, where they are--or how
they''ve been miraculously healed.
Things become even stranger when Reese returns home. San Francisco
feels like a different place with police enforcing curfew, hazmat
teams collecting dead birds, and a strange presence that seems to
be following her. When Reese unexpectedly collides with the
beautiful Amber Gray, her search for the truth is forced in an
entirely new direction-and threatens to expose a vast global
conspiracy that the government has worked for decades to keep
Adaptation is a bold contemporary science-fiction thriller
from the acclaimed author of Ash.