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10 Minutes From Home: Episode 2 by Bill Howard
The Dead Walk The Earth
Luke Duffy - 2014
Eight soldiers, accustomed to operating below the radar, carrying out the dirty work of a modern democracy, become trapped within the carnage of a new and terrifying world. Deniable and completely expendable. That is how their government considers them, and as the dead begin to walk, Stan and his men must fight to survive.
Far from Home
Kate L. Mary - 2020
Doted on by a mother who never wanted anything but a child to love, she's never wanted for anything. Kiaya’s life, however, has been anything but easy. Parents who didn’t want her, followed by being torn away from her only sibling by the foster care system, she knows what it means to have to work hard for the things she wants. When a deadly virus sweeps the country, Rowan and Kiaya are away at college and far from everything they love. Desperate to make it home, they team up, but as the world around them dies, an unexpected detour leaves them stranded in Vega, Texas where they stumble upon a shocking discovery. The virus isn’t just killing people. It’s changing them. When muscle bound former cop Devon sweeps in to save the day, it looks like their luck has shifted. With hundreds of miles left to cross and the dead taking over, the trio is determined to do whatever it takes to get home. Traveling historic Route 66, Rowan, Kiaya, and Devon fight for survival as they struggle to come to terms with their changing world. Written in the tradition of the Amazon bestselling Broken World series, Far From Home follows a group of survivors through a zombie infested country as they search for safety, all the while growing and changing with the world around them.
Wake The Dead
Gary F. Vanucci - 2013
With the companionship of a lone wolf, Alex begins to accept this cruel existence, struggling at times to keep a moral compass, and setting out on a new quest of hope where he not only wants to survive, but also seeks to thrive in a world besieged by the living dead.
I Kill the Dead (Life of the Dead Book 4)
Tony Urban - 2017
His whereabouts have been a mystery, until now. I KILL THE DEAD is Mead's story and sets the stage for the LIFE OF THE DEAD finale in book 5.In the months after the zombies arrived, Mead travels the east coast, kills zombies with reckless glee, crafts an assortment of weapons, and meets fellow survivors, some new and some old. Along the way Mead shares his expertise on everything from exploding zombies to oral hygiene in the midst of the apocalypse. I KILL THE DEAD is a 125 page novella told from Mead's point of view.
The Camping Shop: An Undead Short Story (The Undead)
R.R. Haywood - 2019
An Undead Short Story THE UK'S BEST-SELLING HORROR SERIES By Washington Post, WSJ, Audible & Amazon #1 best-selling author RR Haywood. Creator of the smash-hit time travel series - Extracted and the #1 Audible sci-fi space-romp crime-heist thriller romcom The Worldship Humility It has been Twenty One days since the outbreak of an intelligent parasitic virus turning people into hosts, and Howie is busy fighting back. His team might be the only group able to save humanity - but a gruesome discovery makes them question why they are trying to save a species that only ever causes suffering and pain, and it soon becomes vital to know exactly what happened in the camping shop. *This is a standalone story that can be enjoyed separately to the main series A deadly infection spreads across Europe. The Undead Series: A terrifying account of one man desperately struggling to survive this harrowing event “Brilliant writing from start to end.” "A whip-cracking, adrenaline-fuelled doozy of a book!" "The best series ever!" "A cracking read..." "You'll cheer, laugh and cry..." "A gem of a series." "Gripping." "The best zombie series by far." “One of the best series out there and one of the best authors of this genre - totally gripping and will have you at the edge of your seat.” find out more about the author at rrhaywood.com *The Undead is entirely self-published.
The Zombie War Battle for Britain
Tom Holroyd - 2017
No one knows the true figure of those who lost their lives in the long years of the war and tragically too many have lost their lives in the years of peace that have followed. Life expectancy is a shadow of what it was and many diseases and ailments that science thought it had eradicated have returned. Many of those who survived the war have since died, taking with them the stories and memories of the most devastating and important struggle that mankind has ever waged. This book is the record of those stories, an attempt to remember the actions of those who lived through this devastating conflict. From the first stages of the outbreak, to the chaos of the mass panic and finally to the death of the last Infected, it is a homage to those who saved our nation.
8,000 Miles: Part 1: A World Apart
Sean P. Thomas - 2017
While unconscious, the world has fallen apart and he finds himself alone and unaware that a virus has spread across the globe and has turned a majority of the population into undead monsters. After he realizes that the world he knew no longer exists, his one motivation for survival is to get back to his wife Angie and son Sam who are 8,000 miles away in West Texas. John has to figure out how to make an impossible journey across the globe absent modern infrastructure, all while battling flesh eating zombies, hostile survivors, thirst, starvation, and nature itself. He has no idea if his family survived the apocalypse, but he will travel 8,000 miles to find out. In part one of this series, John struggles to escape Afghanistan with a group of fellow survivors. They are challenged with traveling across a foreign and hostile land with little understanding of the extent of the zombie apocalypse. The group charges ahead into the unknown, with the hope that they may one day be reunited with their families back home. Meanwhile, Angie encounters her own challenges back in the United States. She struggles to keep her son safe while desperately seeking a sanctuary, where they can survive the apocalypse.
Blood Memory: The Complete Season One
Perrin Briar - 2014
With a six-year hole in his memory, he remembers nothing of the Incident or the Lurchers who have claimed the land as their own. He joins the crew in their daily struggle to survive in a harsh new world where every meal is live or die.But when a shipwreck forces them from the safety of the sea, the crew soon discover their pursuers aren’t the only monsters out to get them. As Jordan confronts the horror of his past he unlocks a secret that threatens to destroy not only him but the future of the entire human race.
Death in a Northern Town
Peter Mckeirnon - 2013
'Death In A Northern Town had absolutely everything for me , it made me laugh , it made me cringe, it made me wince in imagined pain and ultimately it just made me very very happy. It is a modern zombie classic with real heart and I implore all lovers of horror fiction to pick up a copy of it NOW!! 10/10' - UK Horror Scene 'A must buy' - A Dead Little Podcast
The Last Town
Stephen Knight - 2017
A flu-like plague that infected thousands and killed roughly ten percent of its victims. Those who died awoke once again, but they were no longer among the living--they came back as soulless carnivorous corpses who desired only one thing: to feed on living human flesh. As the infection spread, across Europe and the rest of the globe, cities were overwhelmed. Nations fell. Humanity flickered like a candle flame in the wind. In the United States: the nation's great cities are becoming hunting grounds. New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles...all are falling victim to hordes of shambling dead who want only one thing: to devour the living. Single Tree, California is a small resort town in Inyo County. Between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, it's easy to overlook. And that's exactly what the citizens of Single Tree want, for the stenches and those fleeing them to ignore the town long enough for it to be transformed into a desert fortress at the foot of Mount Whitney. But time is not on their side. Not only do they have to worry about the dead... they have to fear the living.
Then Came War
Jacqueline Druga - 2012
He served his country, fought two wars, and in his eighty years on the earth could say he had seen it all. Until that day.Surprised that the group separates, Harry is left alone to care and guide an eight-year- old boy out of the devastation of New York and hopefully to safety. But finding safety isn’t easy. The destruction extends far beyond New York. A massive strike has commenced on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States and for the first time since the War of 1812, America has been invaded.Harry and the boy, along with the other survivors are deep inside occupied territory. As they journey and struggle through the front lines of a war that will rage for decades, they discover just how hard they have to fight for the price of freedom. A freedom they all had taken for granted.First there was normalcy ... then came war.Then Came War is the prequel to Wasteland and is part of the America’s Demise Series.
J. Rudolph - 2012
A virus that went awry and a plague of zombies made sure of that.Cali Anglin learned the hard way. Before, her life was simple. She was a mom, a wife, and a nurse. Now she is in a fight of her life to save her family, her neighbors, and herself.How do you survive the zombie apocalypse with your humanity intact?
Stephen A. North - 2008
BUT THERE ARE SURVIVORS. Nick Talaski is a hard-bitten, angry cop. Graham is a newly divorced cab driver. Bronte is a Gulf War veteran hunting his brother's killer. Janicea is a woman consumed by unflinching hate. Trish is a gentleman's club dancer. Morgan is a morgue janitor. THERE ARE NO CONTINGENCY PLANS FOR THIS. The dead have risen and the citizens of St. Petersburg and Pinellas Park are trapped. The survivors are scattered, and options are few. And not all monsters are created by a bite. Some still have a mind of their own...