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Divided: Silent Nation Book One
Joseph Coley - 2019
His grandmother died, his ex-fiancee was trying to take his daughter away, the snow was coming down, and he was on his way back from Ohio. Then something happened. As he stops at a rest stop in northwest Ohio, the power goes out. Not just the lights, but the cars, phones, and everything else that made up everyday life. He has to get home, and he has no idea how to do it. Stuck in the snow amid a cataclysmic event that no one can precisely explain, he sets out to help not only himself, but those trapped with him. He has to find a way to travel the 300+ miles home, and he needs to do it fast. His family at home is saddled with problems of their own, and they have no way of knowing what has happened to him. As the world slowly spirals out of control, Ben must try to make it home...or die trying. From the bestselling author of the Six Feet From Hell and Refuge From the Dead series comes a realistic take on TEOTWAWKI - the end of the world as we know it. No zombies this time, just pure survival.
Megalodon: It's Not Extinct... ...It's Here.
Paul Conley - 2013
His observations lead him to a conclusion that he cannot believe--and won't believe until it's too late! Along with his colleague, a Coast Guard helicopter pilot, and crazy old man on a rendezvous with death, Murphy sets out to confront the beast that has uprooted the world around him--the massive, once-thought extinct shark known to science as C. Megalodon! Hungry, terrifying and fearless, the Megalodon is here!
Jeremy Robinson - 2017
A century after a series of apocalyptic events, humanity is struggling to survive. In the frigid north of Scandinavia, people have returned to farming, fishing, and fighting amongst themselves, living as their ancient Viking ancestors once did. But their days in the world are numbered.The last tattered remnants of humankind have become barren. No new live births have occurred in over a decade. When the remaining population dies, the human race will end.When a call goes out to the greatest fighters in the North, men capable of surviving a long journey and crushing any obstacle in their path, a young female berserker named Val takes up the challenge. With her eyes hidden behind red-lens goggles, she violently proves her worth, seizes control of a small band of fellow berserkers, and heads south to claim her prize: the first glimmer of hope for a tomorrow.Traveling deep into the wastes of Europe, surrounded by dangerous landscapes and the mutated creatures that populate them, they find themselves pursued by enemies determined to stop them at all costs. Attacked from without and betrayed from within, Val fights for the future, and if she fails, humanity fails along with her.
Shark: Infested Waters
P.K. Hawkins - 2018
His enthusiasm for the trip may be tempered by the poor conditions of the boat and their captain leading the tour, but most of the tourists think they can look the other way on it. Except things go wrong quickly. After a horrific accident, Simon and the other tourists find themselves trapped on a tiny island in the middle of the river. It's the rainy season, and the river is rising. The island is surrounded by hungry bull sharks that won't let them swim away. And worst of all, the sharks might not be the only blood-thirsty killers among them. It was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime. Instead, they'll be lucky if they make it out with their lives at all.
F. Paul Wilson - 1997
he's one of the best at what he does--and what he does is kill people for a living. But it's a young man's game and he wants out.And his instincts are right. When Jake reluctantly agrees to go on one last hit, he's double-crossed, and ends up completely paralyzed. The mob thinks he's done a deal. But what they don't know is that a brilliant doctor has developed a dangerous and deadly new technique. And if he succeeds, Jack Nacht will not only walk away again--but might also get a shot at revenge.
The Complete Dead State Series
Derek Shupert - 2020
An infectious primal hunger. Some discoveries are better left buried…James would much rather hang out with his friends than go hunting with his father, the survivalist. What starts out as another uneventful trip, however, takes a hard turn for the worse when they’re attacked without explanation. Panic stricken and running for his life, trying to get back to his family, James and a handful of other survivors are forced to fight an enemy they cannot beat on grounds they do not know. The odds are not in their favor, but if they want to survive, they must venture deep into the deadly unknown, right down to the heart of his ravenous horde…The Complete Dead State series is an action-packed survival story focusing on fortitude, strength of character, and the power of community. If you like spine-crawling suspense mixed with post-apocalyptic grit, this is an edge-of-your seat tale you can’t afford to miss!The Complete Dead State is perfect for fans of David Simpson, Christopher Artinian, and Peter Meredith. Grab all five full-length thrillers, plus the Novella (Catalyst), at 60% off and start binge reading the series today!
The Ghost of Voodoo Village
William Alan Webb - 2016
Before Project Overtime, Task Force Zombie, or Green Ghost, there was just Nick Bauer, a teenager. Then he, his twin sister Nikki, and two of their friends dared to visit Voodoo Village, and everything changed. Find out how Green Ghost became Green Ghost in The Ghost of Voodoo Village. Then find out more about General Thomas Steeple, the brain behind Overtime, and his ominous visitor from Texas. See if Captain Randall and Lieutenant Carlos' new crew chief has her eyes on more than their AH-72 Comanche. And what about those ten mysterious CHILSS in their special, hidden chamber? If you're one of the thousands who read Standing The Final Watch and can't wait for Standing In The Storm this spring, let this bonus material tide you over until you can get your next fix of Nick Angriff, Green Ghost, and the 7th Cavalry. You bought the ticket, now take the ride.
Kellee L. Greene - 2020
Millions of people lost their lives but for those who remained, the fight for their lives had only just begun. No one could have been prepared for the disastrous events that followed The Reset. As those who remained worked to find a way to survive amid the destruction, others began a quest to take control of what was left. The race to survival is on, but in the end, will anyone win? Flood is the first book in the new page-turning, natural disaster survival series by Kellee L. Greene.
The Last Blade Of Grass
Robert Brown - 2015
They outfitted their ranch for survival, built up defenses and stockpiled years worth of supplies. When the collapse arrives as an engineered plague instead of a monetary collapse, their plans of hunkering down and hiding until order is restored are thrown out the window. Instead they work to save people from the fast moving illness and to maintain a small safe zone around their home. But in this new world, survivors will kill for supplies, criminals have free reign and all the others are zombies that hunt the uninfected. Eddie struggles to maintain his sense of right and wrong in this post-apocalyptic landscape where the safest course of action is to kill anyone you meet rather than speak with them. His actions and decisions make his friends, family and even himself question where the real evil resides, at the ranch or outside of it.
The Wolves of Solomon
R.L. Blackhurst - 2010
When he discovers the truth of their nature, he vows to destroy the Order and have the Knights burned to the last.When hundreds of Templars are arrested in France and Catherine is taken by De Floyran, Galeren resolves to rescue her and save as many of his brethren as he can. Alone, he journeys to France and into the heart of danger to face his enemy and risk everything to save his race from destruction.
War Dogs Heading Home
A.J. Newman - 2019
An EMP blast causes their plane to crash in the middle of nowhere. Having survived two disasters, they face the struggle to get home. Being warfighters, they certainly have the skills needed to survive in hostile surroundings, but in a world gone mad, where life clings on by a thread and people will kill for a few scraps of food, can they make it home alive? And if they can, will there be anything left to return to?
W.J. Lundy - 2018
TORMENT From the War on Terror a world crippling Bio-Weapon is released. The United States scrambles teams of scientists from the Centers For Disease Control. America's top field agent are tasked with collecting samples and developing a cure. In a national laboratory scientists race against the clock searching for a cure. Borders are closed, martial law and soldiers deployed across the homeland. Thus, begins the greatest outbreak in the history of human kind. A disease so deadly it pushes humanity to the brink of extinction. Entire populations and regions of the United States quickly wiped out, millions falling victim to the Primal Virus. In the wake of the fast spreading pandemic, state and local governments, desperate for answers, rush to provide relief to the devastated and overwhelmed communities. Experts in Bio-Medical Research are desperately summoned to Atlanta and military facilities across the country. On a cold morning, the men of India Company, Second Platoon, are alerted and rapid-deployed to Virginia. Their mission: to recover and escort experts in bio-medicine, specifically in the development and production of vaccines. With faulty intelligence and half-truths, Second Platoon moves forward. What they find is worse than anyone could have predicted. What was a rescue mission, turns into a struggle for their own survival. Author’s Note: Torment is a story I first began writing in 2014 shortly after WTF 5 Something to Fight For was completed. I wanted to tell the story of how things unfolded back in the states, and have it be a standalone book from the rest of the series. Because of the popularity of the primary story line, I kept shelving Torment and driving on with the Whiskey Tango Foxtrot primary band of characters. But then came The Invasion Trilogy, and then Donovan’s War. Torment, fell further and further down the to do list. Eventually I adapted some of the early chapters of Torment, into a short story and released it with Amazon Publishing’s Kindle Worlds under the title Battle for Orchard Hill. A decision I immediately regretted, because I knew then that the story may never be completed. Then something happened, Kindle Worlds is gone and with that those chapters went back to the bench. That motivated me to get back into the original manuscript and finish Torment. A story that I always enjoyed and thought needed to be told. Torment is not a rewrite of the Kindle Worlds novella; Battle for Orchard hill. Torment is the original imagining and telling of that story the way I always intended it to be. If you read The Battle for Orchard Hill and gasped at the Novella's ending hungry for more, you will be happy to know that Torment is no short story, the content has tripled, the elements expanded and the heat turned up to high. Torment is now the book I always wanted it to be, and the first book of the Soldier Series if the readers will it. As always thank you for reading and I hope you enjoy. – Torment: A Post-Apocalyptic Thriller. The Soldier Book 1
John O'Brien - 2016
Those infected serve only to afflict others through any means. As forces move in on the beleaguered city, Sergeant Brown has to make his way through roving bands of the infected in order to escape. Will the ring close before he can reach safe grounds or will he and others he finds be added to the final tally?
The Last Five Days
Paul Seiple - 2016
Being part of the tight-knit, small town shielded them from the horror that plagued the evening news. And then something happened. It happened fast. Two fishermen became ill after a day on Black Dog Lake. The mysterious virus that had an almost supernatural way of evolving began to spread. People got sick. People got violent. And then they died. But the hunger that ravaged their bodies lived on. The infected were considered the lucky ones. The cloudy film covering their eyes blinded them from the death of mankind. The survivors witnessed everything—the true value of life and the evil that lurked deep in the human soul. Each day the world darkened. On the bright side, it would all be over in five days. [The Last Five Days: The Complete Novel contains Day One: Luther's Diner, Day Two: Evil Urges, Day Three: The Smoker, Day Four: Brothers Fight, and Day Five: Judas Kiss which were originally released in serialized form. The full novel saves you almost a dollar and several extra clicks.]