Fiction About Epidemics
Fiction in which epidemics are a major plot element.
1 The Stand
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2 I Am Legend and Other Stories
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3 The Andromeda Strain
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4 Doomsday Book (Oxford Time ...
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5 The Plague
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6 A Journal of the Plague Year
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7 Year of Wonders
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8 Outbreak (Dr. Marissa Blume...
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9 Blindness (Blindness, #1)
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10 Oryx and Crake
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11 Fever 1793
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12 The Year of the Flood (Madd...
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13 Love in the Time of Cholera
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14 Darwin's Radio (Darwin's Ra...
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15 Company of Liars
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16 The Plague Tales (The Plagu...
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17 Moloka'i
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18 The Leper of Saint Giles (C...
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19 Stinger
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20 World Without End (The Pill...
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21 The Secret Garden
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22 The Suicide Collectors
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23 The Abyss
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24 La Quarantaine
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25 The Dream of Scipio
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26 Twelve Monkeys
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27 Grass (Arbai, #1)
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28 The Constant Gardener
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29 A Thief of Time (Navajo Mys...
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30 Brain Rose
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30 The Decameron
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30 Caretaker
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30 White Horse
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30 The Undead: Book One, Overview
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30 World War Z: An Oral Histor...
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30 The Year of My Indian Prince
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30 Heartsick
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38 Wickett's Remedy
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38 Medusa (NUMA Files, #8)
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38 The Family Tree
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38 Children of Morrow
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38 The Undead: Book Two, North...
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43 The Air We Breathe
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43 Light
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43 The Cobra Event
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43 Death in Venice and Other T...
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47 At the Sign of the Sugared ...
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47 Monster Island (Zombies, #1)
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49 Death at Hull House
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49 The Owl Killers
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51 The Last Town on Earth
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51 The Planet Savers: Includin...
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51 The Scarlet Plague
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54 Warsworn  (Chronicles of th...
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54 The Painted Veil
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56 The Trumpet Shall Sound
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57 The Blackwater Lightship
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58 After the Plague: and Other...
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59 Angels in America:  A Gay F...
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60 The White Plague
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61 The Death of Grass
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62 Restoration
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63 Jezebel
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64 Philadelphia
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65 Magdalenes
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66 Critical (Jack Stapleton & ...
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67 Whiteout
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68 Six Moon Dance
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69 The Swarm
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70 The Adventure of the Dying ...
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71 The Adventure of the Egypti...
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72 The Nine Tailors (Lord Pete...
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73 Shroud for a Nightingale (A...
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74 Fever Season (Benjamin Janu...
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message 1: by Phoenixfalls (new)

Phoenixfalls The Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story is not fiction; can somebody remove it?


message 3: by Thom (new)

Thom Dunn Susanna wrote: "Will do."

Phoenixfalls wrote: "The Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story is not fiction; can somebody remove it?"

NOT fiction--yet Stephen King called its first chapter the most horrifying thing he had ever read !


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