Hurst: the Post-apocalyptic Survival Thriller

By (author)Robin Crumby


In a lawless, post-apocalyptic society, seventy-four survivors in Hurst Castle must fend off rival groups seeking its resources. When a relief operation offers hope, leader Jack must decide whether to trust or unite against them. If you love fast-paced, post-apocalyptic stories like The Road and The Stand, don’t miss out on Hurst – a dark, dystopian page-turner.


Where would you go to survive the end of the world?Far from the smoking ruins of the cities, Hurst Castle stands alone. A medieval fortress surrounded by the tidal waters of the Solent on the south coast of England.Hurst’s seventy-four occupants scrape a living, scavenging for food and supplies in a lawless society without electricity or government. There is no time to mourn. Survival is all that matters.But they are not alone. Rival groups covet the castle’s closely guarded resources, probing its defences.When a military-led relief operation makes contact, Hurst’s stalwart leader, Jack, faces a desperate choice. To set aside their differences and join an alliance that promises hope or to unite against the newcomers and their plans for reconstruction. Jack must discover the truth about the Allies before it’s too late, but who can he trust? Only time will tell.The battle for Hurst has begun.”Contagion meets The Road”, “Terrifyingly realistic”, “A perfect blend of science fiction, history and social commentary.” “Written in 2016, before COVID-19, the author just got so many details spot on in this series.”If you enjoy fast-paced, post-apocalyptic stories such as The Road, Station Eleven, The Stand, The Last Day, Survivors, Pandemic and The Atlantis Gene, you’ll love Hurst, book one in The Hurst Chronicles post-apocalyptic series. “A dark, dystopian page-turner.” Get book one now.”One of the most original and just flat out interesting and intelligently profound dystopian novels I’ve ever read.” – Indie Book Reviewers”An action-packed, disturbing and thought-provoking story of an all-too-possible dystopian future.” – The Book Reviewers