Breath by Breath
Book Three Step by StepStep by Step (Volume 3)
Breath by Breath is the explosive conclusion to the near-future, science fiction thriller trilogy Step by Step from the bestselling author Morgan Llywelyn and follows the events of Drop by Drop and Inch by Inch.
In Breath by Breath, book three in the trilogy, the residents of Sycamore River have weathered the Change and the nuclear war it provoked. They emerge to try to build a life from the shattered remains of their town.
But for some, the very air has become toxic.
The people of Sycamore River have to survived the unthinkable. Can they build something new from the ashes?
Llywelyn blends her signature character-driven portrait of small-town life with the appeal of William Fortschen's One Second After.
As the double doors slid open the people inside the barn waited, eager yet fearful to see what the daylight would reveal. They had spent months underground waiting for this moment. The fecund smell of the earth still coated the insides...
Praise for Breath by Breath
"Ms. Llywelyn's command of language is exquisite."—SFRevu on Only the Stones Survive
"Her prose is by turns reflective, lyrical, and stalwart."—Publishers Weekly
“A timely and gripping novel. . . . The historical characters are woven into a masterful plot.” —The Irish Times on 1916
"The works of Morgan Llywelyn are awe-inspiring."—Jean K. Bills, President and Founder, Celtic Women International on 1949
“A captivating story.”—Kirkus Reviews on 1949