The sequel to?Jolt: a rural noir,?Two Close: A Story of Survival?follows the paths of the Matters family, Mary, Lou, and their sons, Jason and Marty. Separated by circumstances following terrorism and a nuclear meltdown, Mary, at home, recuperates from radiation sickness while, Lou, brain injured in a dirty bomb explosion, recovers from amnesia and right side brain damage. Their sons, wishing to miss the effects of radiation fallout, have fled the scene and unable to make contact with their parents, survive alone in the woods and then in a shelter over the next year or so.?Two Close?is the story of the family?s survival and how through determination and happenstance they are reunited on Mary?s sister?s farm in Ohio.?