When zombies arrived between paychecks, the Jake and Karen had no place to go. Their neighbors were guest workers from India–12,000 miles away from home. They were all trapped in an apartment complex. This is the story of very different people coming together to stand and fight the dead.
Fahrenheit 451 x Divergent. In the anticipated sequel to the award-winning ‘Resistance’, Otpor has become a warzone of vengeance and retribution. Against this violent backdrop, Anaiya must forge new relationships among those she has betrayed and learn the truth of her Heterodoxy and her shameful past.
Dick Chaser , the best agent at that P.E.N.I.S.(Personal Espionage Navigators Intelligence Services) has, is sent twenty years in the future when it’s discovered that rival terrorist organization C.U.N.T.(Citizens Uniting Neighbors Together.) is about to detonate a small nuclear device somewhere in the United States. The world changed, can Dick?
Alliance Military Guard sent the order. Sergeant Tucker Thompson acquiesced. Hopping on a plane to his long-lost Australian birthplace, he’s been charged with his toughest mission yet. Thompson must rally his company of soldiers to prevent a new generation of weaponry from breaching the world’s borders. Pound the war drums. Rattle the cages. Here be Dragons.
The apocalypse arrived as a quiet virus that put humanity’s future in jeopardy. Now musician Ed Johnson is stalked by strangers, and nightmare creatures threaten his sister and friends. Can magic and the true power of music save them and perhaps the future of the human race?
Children abandoned in the wild at age 12, fighting to survive. A mother intent on finding the son she was forced to give up. A scientist who creates a drug that could destroy the world. Wild Children is a story of abandonment and survival, of hope and determination, and of a love that refused to die.
Against the day of national collapse a heavily-armed military unit sleeps in cryogenic storage, to be awakened when needed. But It never got the call. Now America may be dead, with warlords ruling the ruins, but Nick Angriff will kick their ass to resurrect his beloved country.
Death calls to him, granting Winter premonition by showing him all the ways he can die. Where does his power come from and why has he been singled out to save the world? Only Death knows the darkness ready to be unleashed from King Drohn’s conquest of the empires. He must be stopped, or the Demons of Lost Souls will rise on the wings of war to end mankind and begin the Annihilation.
After an EMP event, small-town Beth Ann finds herself in a chaotic society desperate for food and water. A wealthy opportunist saves her town, but the darkness that follows is more devastating than the electrical outage. When Beth Ann finds herself alone, she must find a way to survive.
When an accident plunges his city into anarchy, Charles and his boss, Janet, must journey to a distant town. They encounter a particularly hot sun, possibly dirty water, un-openable cans, impolite cannibals and sore feet. When the trail mix has no chocolate chips, can things ever go back to normal?
After a nuclear holocaust, a mutated virus sweeps across the nation. Scientists find a cure, but not enough medicine remains to manufacture it. Frank and Simko leave their small community in a decrepit old semi-truck, one of the few vehicles still working, to search the wastelands for medical supplies
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Take a journey through the questions from your favorite space & science movies that may continue to puzzle your brain. This is a radically original critique of how humans have confronted the majesty of the vast universe-via art, media, science, pop culture, space exploration, and the greatest space films.
The war over artificial intelligence and cyberization killed billions. To preserve the future, cyborg Ailith must save her own kind from those who tried to destroy them and brought humankind to its knees. The Seeds of Winter is fast-paced, character-driven post-apocalyptic science fiction featuring a strong female lead and mature themes.
50 years ago in San Francisco there was a brief season known as the Summer of Love. A time of music, celebration and consciousness-expansion, it was also for some the time when the schemes of primordial beings entered and forever altered their lives. Called from the world’s four corners, they came—from the incredibly distant and empty west of Oceania, the Black Corner; the frightening void of the frozen steppes of the far northwest and from the trapped, dying Norse culture on Greenland, the ‘Land of the Frozen Sunrise’, the cold White Corner; from the East, with its recently liberated Iberian Peninsula and the overpopulated island of Britain, the Red Corner; from the barren coastlines and lush tropical forests of the South, the Green Corner—Called, they came. Fleeing eco-catastrophe on islands grown too small to support their numbers (Easter Island, Great Britain, Greenland…) they voyaged toward the future. Opposing forces Called them to be One and on the other hand to remain uniquely Individual. To the summoned voices of their dead ancestors, they listened; to the future they, in turn, spoke. They built (and destroyed) great cities with pyramids that towered skyward. Sharing a part of themselves with animals, through drug-induced dreams they soared and prowled beyond their mortal frames. Having repulsed Islamic and Mongol intrusions into their European homelands, they sailed in ships big as houses to invade and conquer for themselves a New World; introduced to the blood-thirsty gods of the New World, they crushed them and forced worship of One of their own; seeing the temples built to honor the Old gods, they reduced them to rubble, atop which they erected cathedrals dedicated to the New. Fleeing the tyranny of autocracy, monarchy and theocracy, they created a democracy. E pluribus unum. From many, the One. But there is an older force at work, a hidden design slowly revealing itself over millennia: a Lineage of Blood containing a secret concealed even from itself. When one world falls, another rises. When worlds collide… ***Author’s note: This literary work is intended for a general, adult readership; there are scenes of sexual activity, drug use, torture and violence—you know, like in real life. This is Volume One of the unsettling epic of the settling of America. Volume Two will be ePublished on the last day of summer, 2017.
There is a city in Eastern Europe where American vagabonds go to live like kings. There is a beautiful woman there, sitting by a window, laughing. There is a curse in her kiss, that takes the most broken of souls. And therein lies the Night Country, whose door opens only in dreams…
In the distant future, Insects have risen to supremacy and are locked in a centuries long war. The Polistines and Beetleguise, must put these differences aside to stop a tyrannical warlord, Diabolix, and the Eye of Hermes; a weapon that has the potential to wipe out the universe.
Two cousins are leaving the protection of their underground bunker, after a cataclysmic war and unrelenting disease ravaged the earth. On the other side of North America, a young survivalist is leaving the seclusion of his cabin in the woods.
I would highly recommend this gripping post-apocalyptic thriller to anyone who has a thirst for the genre, and to anyone who wants to read an action-packed, thought-provoking book. The first part of the book builds the tension up superbly, like a horror film, tipping you to the edge of your seat, whilst also dipping back into the past to explain what has brought the world to this point. The second half of the story is almost sad in its gory inevitability. Humans have not had enough violence or death, and the war continues. I was fully involved with the characters and rooting for them to come through. Very much looking forward to reading the next installment.
In a future post-apocalyptic Paris, a rebellion threatens to upset the city’s perfectly-structured balance and plunge its citizens into anarchy. Two generations after the Execution of Kane 148 and Otpor’s return to Orthodoxy, forbidden murals are appearing on crumbling concrete walls – calling citizens to action. Calling for Resistance.
Mad mages, hordes of demons and unfortunate explosions follow Derek as he attempts to save the world. Which begs the question, what does happen after the apocalypse?
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Foul-mouthed Katrina has been Edenized as the Messiah while the rest of the gang have been reincarnated by Robert (better known as Satan) as the Seven Deadly Sins. Their task: Corrupt the humans into being the complex, assholey beings they were before.
Transcendence, the first installment in The Chronicles of the Long Apocalypse, follows Emmett Kessler and his daughters, Jennifer (a berserker) and Bobby-Leigh, as they learn to survive in what’s left of a world where the monsters lurking within have started to find their way out.
100 by 100 is a collection of 100 stories that are each 100 words long. Mathematically, that makes each worth 1/10 of a picture. Some of these 0.1 pictures are scary, some are funny, some are funny and scary, while others are just odd.
This book is recommended for fans of horror and speculative fiction. It is especially good for those who like short stories and flash fiction. However, due to the brevity of the stories, it is not recommended for readers who are looking for an in-depth story.
This post-apocalyptic fantasy follows one girl’s journey of self-discovery in the midst of a battle between the offspring of fallen angels. She is thrust into a conflict where she alone has the power to stop an event more disastrous than the end of the world.
Dominion of the Star is an engaging journey through an intricate world. Readers who like symbolism or mythology in their novels will enjoy this work. Additionally, those in search of complex motivations and unlikely characters will find this a fascinating read.
With mankind on the brink of extinction, Violina, a girl polarized by love and loathing, travels back in time to prevent the apocalypse and dish out lethal justice against all who wrong her—a list that grows exponentially until it encompasses all of mankind.
Eighteen-year-old Seven lives where all is peaceful … except for the war raging above the sky. Every year, on Assignment Day, the path of each eighteen-year-old’s life is laid out. Some are given jobs and are “paired” for mating. The others are sent to The War and never return.
It’s Andromeda Strain meets Back to the Future with a healthy dose of Dirty Dancing. Fall into this edgy, action-packed, dystopian love story, and encounter a finicky time machine, a mysterious seashell, and a very clever dog (some sex, swearing and violence, but no vampires and absolutely no ditzes!)
Agent Mark Steele, an elite counterterrorist operative, and his team are ordered to retrieve a CDC specialist from the besieged US Embassy Kinshasa. Steele and his team go head to head with an enemy like no other, as it ravages friends and foes alike…the insatiable, virus-infected living dead.
This story teleports a father and son into an astronomical adventure through time and space to save the universe from a hostile takeover. Along the way these two unlikely heroes create the greatest fighting force known to mankind, properly named AstroKnights.
Ally is an Ordinary; a human immune to the virus. Luke is an Exceptional; a superior human being. After a twist of fate, their lives collide, and neither of the events that follow will change both of their lives, forever. How will Ally handle life in the City? How will Luke handle pressure from his father to excel?
Lacey Stamford is just like anyone else, until one day when a simple, harmless decision changes it all. Now, thrust suddenly into a world she’s never known, this single mother of two must face the impossible: an otherworldly force so pervasive, it could threaten the very fate of humanity itself…
A fifteen year old girl survives the apocalypse and must fight zombies as she travels across North America to find her father. Not a dream, not a trick, this a brutally true memoir that will change how you think about heroes, crayfish, memoirs and zombies forever.
As chaos descends on a crippled Earth, survivors are tormented by strange psychic gifts. In this time of apocalyptic despair, love is put to the test. A mystical journey, a haunting love…
FALLEN is the kind of novel you tumble into heart first, immediately lost in a thicket of emotion where hope-filled light shines through intertwining thorny points of fear and devastation. The author creates a cadence where revelation is ripe and ready, as if she knows exactly how much we need to see and understand in order to recognize Emma’s struggles as our own.
Go ahead, allow yourself to fall into FALLEN. While the ending is one of those “things that make you go hmm,” you can exhale in knowing there are three more books in the After series. Phew.
Remember how it feels to Fall in Love? Race against the clock through a dystopian nightmare. Climb naked into an untested time machine. Wake up twenty years younger on a tropical beach, buck naked and mortally wounded, with your heart in your throat. Fall in love!
The first book in the Percipience series, 2022, centers on an eco-terrorist threat and the efforts to stop it while also setting up a large scale experiment for sustainable living. The book combines murder, espionage, romance and revenge into the fictional story along with the urgency of current global issues.
This the story of Chad Strickland, his family and friends as they try to survive a virulent plague. They are forced out of their home, on the road to escape a gang of infected bikers led by Special Agent Macklin who is part of a plot to overthrow the Government.
A GROUP OF RUNAWAYS. A HORRIFYING VIRUS. A single drop of blood, and now 16-year-old Mary is one of the infected. Unless she can stop the virus and save her friends, the new monster in town might now be her.
Germination is a relatively short tale, meant as a primer for a larger series, and in this respect it is successful. However, the story also satisfies as a self-contained tale, and will serve well those of you looking for a quick read.
If strong female leads are what you’re after, the heroine, Mary, is fiercely independent, and a self-styled protector of her fellow street kids. After being exposed to infection she is horrified to discover that her identity, and her values, are slowly succumbing to a burgeoning and unreasoning aggression. This development is much of what is interesting and refreshing about this zombie tale– it is not a bunch of kids fighting off the undead with improvised weapons, as you might expect, but rather one girl’s struggle to retain her humanity.
As a stepping stone into the post-apocalyptic world of The Feast of Weeds series, Germination certainly plucks at your curiosity, and as a stand alone tale it satisfies and engages.