YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Prolific Yorktown author Susan Berliner has published a new dystopian thriller, “After the Bubbles.”

Oddly shaped bubbles are falling from the sky all over the world, transforming everyone who comes into contact with them into extraordinary beings that are no longer human. And these monsters want to kill people, which they can do just by touching them.

“After the Bubbles” can be purchased online as a paperback or ebook or ordered at bookstores. For details, visit susanberliner.com

Berliner is the author of supernatural thrillers (“DUST,” “Peachwood Lake,” “The Disappearance,” “Corsonia”) and short stories (“The Sea Crystal” and “Other Weird Tales”). She has been a non-fiction writer for nearly her entire career, including a 20-year stint as promotion manager for the Yorktown PennySaver. After beginning as a newspaper reporter for Fairchild Publications, she switched to freelance writing—mainly in education—producing a book series dealing with editing skills, language arts, and standardized testing, and creating teachers’ guides for Reader’s Digest. She was also a reporter for the North County News. A graduate of Queens College, she lives in Yorktown Heights with her husband, Larry, where she writes short stories and edits.