Our family has escaped death . . . But for how long? It's been a year since a meteor collided with the moon, catastrophically altering the Earth's climate. For Miranda Evans life as she knew it no longer exists. Her friends and neighbours are dead, the landscape is frozen and food is increasingly scarce. Miranda and her family are on the edge. And then a small party of survivors arrives on their doorstep, threatening to stretch supplies to dangerous limits. Alex Morales is among them, and he and Miranda must put aside their differences in order to fight for food-with all of the odds against them. . .