When a chance encounter brings the inventor of instant powdered booze and the designer of a pedal-powered car together at the opening of David Ohle's third novel, their prospects for entanglement seem slim. Both are traveling to Witchy Toe, where they'll each spend five years with a new mate randomly selected by the government. But American dictator Reverend Herman Hooker's forced relocation program suddenly makes sense—to Jacob Balls, at least—when the couple discover they'll be sharing a trailer and a bed. Wary of the parasitic infections ravaging the nation, Mildred Vink won't even grant her new husband a kiss...at least before her first shot of... More >>>