Earth's orbit is moving closer to the Sun and our planet is heating up at an alarming rate. The spacecraft sent by NASA, to find a new home for the human race, has been destroyed by an alien force.. Twelve-year-old Jacob and his mother, Susan, are fighting for survival while witnessing the horrors of an apocalyptic world. With so many threats to our planet, the true enemy may not come from outer space, but from right here among us. Susan and Jacob are quickly running out of time. However, hope might be on its way after all... just not from where they expected. Will Susan and Jacob survive? Or will they fall prey to this dreadful, chaotic world? 2020 is the fourth novel from teenage author, Ben Spies. Ben was the bronze medal winner at the Moonbeam Children's Book Awards for the best book by youth author with his book The World of Greek Mythology. If you like heart-pounding action, high-stakes drama, and all things alien and sci-fi, you’ll love Ben’s new book.