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Derek Gunn

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Derek Gunn is the author of the critically acclaimed bestseller, Vampire Apocalypse: A World Torn Asunder - the eBook alone has had over 100,000 downloads and has been described as “a Summer Blockbuster..” ~Gorezone, “An incredibly original piece of fiction “ ~Horror-Web, and “a terrific tale.” ~Apex Science Fiction and Horror Digest.

Three more books have been published in this series, Descent into Chaos and Fallout and a fourth instalment in April 2014, Vampire Apocalypse, Trail of Tears.

In August 2012, Derek self published in eBook editions two novellas (The Diabolical Plan and The Island) and a novel (Crimson Seas) in his historical naval horror fiction series, The HMS Swift Adventures. These have been picked up by his publisher Permute

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Vampire Apocalypse: A World...
3.34 of 5 stars 3.34 avg rating — 229 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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The Estuary
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 111 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Vampire Apocalypse Books 1 - 3
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Descent Into Chaos
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A Prelude to the Apocalypse
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2011
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The End of Things
4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2013
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Vampire Apocalypse: Trail o...
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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The Gatekeeper
4.83 of 5 stars 4.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Crimson Seas
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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"Why has ths series of Books not been made into a TV Series yet? Read this in a day, can't wait for the next installment!! "
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"At last, the Vampire Apocalypse continues... It took some pages to get reacquainted with familiar characters, and I would have wished for a short retrospective introduction to jog my memory. However, it was easy to get back into the VA universe an..." Read more of this review »
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"This is the second book I have read by Mr. Gunn. The first, The Estuary, is also of the zombie genre, and I have read it several times. I like reading stories of survival from across the pond because, stop and think: they are very limited to gun a..." Read more of this review »
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message 7: by Dillon (last edited Jul 19, 2014 12:14PM)

Dillon  Clay  Asher Derek, thank you for accepting my friend request.
I've downloaded and look forward to reading Vampire Apocalypse Books 1 - 3.
Wishing you the very best!

message 6: by Derek

Derek Carl wrote: "Hi Derek thanks for the acceptance, love the story it's like vampires meet Wolverine! Non stop action, keeps moving along at a lively pace, make a great TV series."

My pleasure Carl! And yes, I also think it would make a great tv series but I could be accused of being a little biased!

message 5: by Carl

Carl Don't know why I put Wolverine in there, lost it for a moment!!

message 4: by Carl

Carl Hi Derek thanks for the acceptance, love the story it's like vampires meet Wolverine! Non stop action, keeps moving along at a lively pace, make a great TV series.

Jeannie Faulkner Barber Thanks for the friendship Derek!

message 2: by Derek

Derek Yes, Kylee, VA: Descent into Chaos is due out late 2008/early 2009 followed by VA: Fallout.

At this stage, a movie adaptation of VA is in development (see IMDb).


message 1: by KyleeJ (last edited Mar 20, 2008 08:36AM)

KyleeJ I just discovered the VA is to be a series. Fantastic! I've already made notations in my calendar to look for "VA: Descent into Chaos" late this year.

ETA: And a movie for Torn Asunder, wow!

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