In a war-torn, fractured America, a lone man walks the desolate highway. Filled with the infected and the last unconnected remnants of society, he heads west carrying with him a single bag over his shoulder and the ghosts he has left in his wake.
Enter Elizabeth. A woman hell-bent on surviving on her own determined that she is meant to live her life alone and by her strength only.
Across the far-reaching plains of Nebraska, not everyone feels the world should be left to rebuild itself under its own devices, and they will use their growing influence to bring order to the chaos.
Merchant is the first book in a story that will extend the breadth of America and leave in its wake a tale of destruction and redemption for a man who has fallen only to rise again to reclaim what has been taken from him.