by Kilayla Pilon (Goodreads Author)
After her parents are slaughtered in her, Arin sets off to find a place where she hopes to survive. With her strength challenged with every step, Arin will be forced to do whatever it takes to stop the people who killed her parents. Even if it means losing her life. [close]
by Scott B. Williams (Goodreads Author)
With the power, communication and transportation grids destroyed by massive solar flares, America has spiraled into anarchy and violence. Artie Drager and his daughter Casey reunite after his harrowing voyage across the Caribbean and her traumatic escape from a crumbling New Orleans and a deranged abductor.
But their situation remains dire. The Gulf Coast swamps have provided a brief respite from danger, but Artie, Casey and their small band of friends know they must keep moving to stay ahead of the urban mobs. Although they accept Artie’s plan to sail to safety aboard his brother’s catamaran, none are aware that vicious marauders have ransacked the boat and left his brother to die.
Meanwhile, Casey’s ordeal has left her shaken. Her courage and adaptability are tested again when the man she loves has become separated from the group. Casey must now decide whether to stay behind to save him or continue on with her father and uncle in search of refuge.
by Mark Wilson (Goodreads Author)
The bubonic plague rages. In a desperate attempt to quarantine the infected, the city leaders seal the resi…more
The bubonic plague rages. In a desperate attempt to quarantine the infected, the city leaders seal the residents of Mary King's Close in their underground homes.
Mary King's Close is reopened, unleashing a mutated plague upon the city residents. The UK government seals the entire city. Declaring it a dead zone they seal the survivors inside alongside the infected. dEaDINBURGH is declared a no man's land, its residents left for dead and to the dead.
Joseph MacLeod, born onto the cobbles of the Royal Mile and stolen from the clutches of the infected is determined to escape the quarantined city. Under the guidance of former -marine Padre Jock, he leaves the confines of the city centre and hones his archery and free-running skills.
Alys Shephard, born into an all-women farming community believes a cure lies in the south of the quarantined zone. The finest combatant in the dead city, Alys burns with anger. The anger of an abandoned child.
Something much worse than the infected waits for them in the south, in the form of a religious cult led by a madman named Somna who collects gruesome trophies and worships the dead body of a former celebrity. Added to this, the enigmatic Bracha, a supreme survivalist and sadistic former-Royal with his own agenda stalks the teenagers.
A self-contained story, dEaDINBURGH is a character-driven Young Adult/horror novel, exploring the human capacity for good, evil and for survival. Inspired by George A Romero's 'Dawn of the Dead' and Jonahan Maberry's 'Rot and Ruin' series. [close]
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