The Song of Kali

By Dan Simmons

Calcutta: a great urban of substantial slums, disorder and distress, is clasped within the foetid include of an historical cult. At its decaying center is the Goddess Kali: the darkish mom of ache, four-armed and everlasting, her tune the sound of dying and destruction. Robert Luczak has been employed via Harper's to discover a famous Indian poet who has reappeared, below unusual conditions, years after he was once notion useless. yet not anything is straightforward in Calcutta and Lucsak's regimen project becomes a nightmare whilst he learns that the poet is rumoured to were introduced again to lifestyles in a bloody and grisly rite of human sacrifice.

A nice paintings of horror, yet with deeply tense scenes in it.

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Zombie Kid Diaries, Volume 1: Playing Dead

By David Hutchinson, Fred Perry

Heart college is bad sufficient for any sixth grader's first day. yet for invoice Stokes, it's a festering, rotting, undead nightmare. on account that Bill's deadbeat dad received arrested attempting to burn the home down for the coverage, Mom's needed to make ends meet via volunteering to numerous scientific study businesses for money. fortunately, Bill's nonetheless been capable of educate for is dream occupation: seasoned video gamer. So this is able to be all nice if mother hadn't introduced domestic a mysterious zombie virus! Now invoice has to house epidermis difficulties and physique chemistry adjustments that make puberty appear like a simple task!

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The Cinema of George A. Romero: Knight of the Living Dead (Directors' Cuts)

By Tony Williams

The Cinema of George A. Romero: Knight of the residing Dead is the 1st in-depth learn in English of the profession of this best auteur operating on the margins of the Hollywood mainstream within the horror style. In putting Romero's oeuvre within the context of literary naturalism, the e-book explores the relevance of the director's motion pictures inside of American cultural traditions and therefore explains the efficiency of such paintings past 'splatter motion picture' versions. the writer explores the roots of naturalism within the paintings of Emile Zola and strains this via to the EC Comics of the Fifties and directly to the paintings of Stephen King. In so doing, the publication illuminates the significance of seminal Romero texts comparable to Night of the dwelling Dead (1968), Creepshow (1982), Monkey Shines (1988), The darkish Half (1992). This learn additionally comprises complete insurance of Romero's most recent characteristic, Bruiser (2000), in addition to his screenplays and teleplays.

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Zone One

By Colson Whitehead

A pandemic has devastated the planet, sorting humanity into kinds: the uninfected and the contaminated, the residing and the residing lifeless. After the worst of the plague is over, militia stationed in Chinatown’s citadel Wonton have effectively reclaimed the island south of Canal Street—aka quarter One. Mark Spitz is a member of 1 of the three-person civilian sweeper devices tasked with clearing decrease big apple of the rest feral zombies. Zone One unfolds over 3 surreal days during which Spitz is thinking about the mundane undertaking of straggler elimination, the trials of Post-Apocalyptic rigidity sickness (PASD), and the very unlikely activity of coming to phrases with a fallen international. after which issues begin to cross extraordinarily wrong…

At as soon as a chilling horror tale and a literary novel by way of a latest grasp, Zone One is a blinding portrait of contemporary civilization in all its wretched, shambling glory.

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Dead Island

By Mark Morris

Based at the terrifying new online game, a unique of the zombie apocalypse

Welcome to Banoi, a tropical island the place you could go away the stresses of the area at the back of. The Royal fingers hotel deals its site visitors from all over the world the final word in luxurious and relaxation, a vacation paradise the place your desires should still come true—but the place a nightmare is ready to start. A mysterious epidemic has unexpectedly, and all of sudden, damaged out around the island. The neighborhood islanders, inn site visitors, and employees alike are struck down—only to upward thrust back, yearning the flesh and the blood of the nonetheless dwelling. For 4 of the tourists and a handful of others scattered round Banoi who're possible unaffected by way of the plague, they need to face the grim, terrifying truth of a zombie apocalypse. Now there's just one factor left to do: continue to exist. Welcome to lifeless Island—a paradise to die for.

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The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks

By Max Brooks

Those who don’t research from historical past are condemned to copy it.

From the Stone Age to the data age, the undead have threatened to engulf the human race. They’ re coming. They’re hungry.

Don’t watch for them to come back to you!

This is the photograph novel the enthusiasts demanded: significant zombie assaults from the sunrise of humanity. at the African savannas, opposed to the legions of historical Rome, at the excessive seas with Francis Drake . . . each civilization has confronted them. listed below are the grisly and heroic stories–complete with eye-popping paintings that pulsates with the hideous faces of the undead.

Organize ahead of they rise!

Scripted by means of the world’s best zombie authority, Max Brooks, Recorded Attacks unearths how different eras and cultures have dealt with–and survived– the traditional viral plague. through immersing ourselves in earlier horror we may perhaps but be triumphant over the arrival outbreak in our time.

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dreadfully Ever After

By Steve Hockensmith

Once we final observed Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy—at the tip of the New York Times top vendor Pride and Prejudice and Zombies—they have been getting ready for a life of wedded bliss. but the honeymoon has slightly all started whilst terrible Mr. Darcy is nipped through a rampaging dreadful. Elizabeth understands the one applicable plan of action is to in a timely fashion behead her husband (and then burn the corpse, simply to be safe). but if she learns of a miracle antidote being constructed in London, she realizes there is one final likelihood to avoid wasting her actual love—and for everybody to reside fortunately ever after.

Complete with romance, heartbreak, martial arts, cannibalism, and a military of shambling corpses, Dreadfully Ever After brings the tale of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies to an exhilarating conclusion.

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Monster Planet: A Zombie Novel

By David Wellington

Set twelve years after the shambling zombie lots have overrun big apple, the United States, and the area, Monster Planet is the surprising end to what needs to be the scariest trilogy ever. Oceans of blood, scattered limbs, wanton violence, and common mayhem abound, besides revivified mummies, a Welsh sorcerer, and Wellington's signature model of cool high-tech weaponry and sly humor — zombies, in the end, are the last word shoppers. What do the undead wish, apart from clean meat? Do the progressively diminishing variety of people who've by some means controlled to outlive over a decade of residing hell stand an opportunity on a planet the place they've been lowered to the prestige of prey? all of it ends right here, on Monster Planet.

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Bloodstone (A Deadtown Novel)

By Nancy Holzner

They name it Deadtown: the city's quarantined part for its inhuman and undead citizens. so much people remain faraway from its borders - yet Victory Vaughn, Boston's in basic terms specialist demon slayer, isn't really precisely human...

Boston's varied South finish is understood for its structure and nice eating places, now not its physique count number. So whilst mutilated human corpses commence turning up within the quarter, the total urban takes discover. The killer-dubbed the South finish Reaper-uses a curved blade for his grisly paintings. or even although there isn't any genuine proof pointing to a mystical perpetrator, the deaths are straining the already-tense kinfolk among Boston's human and inhuman citizens.

As the our bodies pile up, Vicky, her bold aunt, Mab, and her werewolf boyfriend, Kane examine, in simple terms to discover that the creature in the back of the carnage is after anything even more than blood...

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A New World: Return (Volume 2)

By John O'Brien

Safeguard is the dream.

Nightmare is the truth. A nightmare the place possibility lurks round each corner.

Jack Walker, journeyed part method worldwide and accomplished his bold rescue. He needs to now go back domestic, traversing an international full of unending hordes of evening runners; the genetically altered, ferocious species that now inhabit the darkish recesses left over from the death of mankind and now dominate the planet. the one issues extra dominate are the billions of corpses left to rot the place they died.
It is thru this international that Jack needs to use his designated forces education to steer a small workforce of survivors again domestic to the place there's the faint wish of sanctuary. His education is driven to the boundaries as he's faced with scenario after state of affairs coming head to head with the evening runners. He needs to stroll that soft, wonderful facet among motion and conserving his youngsters out of harm's means; among taking hazards and turning away as he keeps his quest for survival.
Never having walked clear of dicy events, Jack needs to now conscientiously weigh his judgements because the stakes are a lot better. His childrens' very safeguard hangs within the stability, in addition to the security of the few final survivors. This gripping, action-packed story tells Jack's tale of survival in a post-apocalyptic international jam-packed with peril.

Safety is the dream.

Nightmare is the truth. those that have survived consider a time whilst the dream used to be the truth. yet now, the realm has moved on.

Book I - a brand new World:Chaos 
Book II - a brand new global: Return 
Book III - a brand new international: Sanctuary 
Book IV - a brand new global: Taken 
Book V - a brand new global: Awakening 
Book VI - a brand new global: Dissension 
Book VII - a brand new international: Takedown 
BookVIII - a brand new international: Conspiracy 
Book IX - a brand new international: Reckoning

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