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A Collection of
Undead Guy Tales
Preview: Read one of the zombie tales from
Forever Zombie: A
Collection of Undead Guy Tales right now! Check out
Death You Take, just one of the many tales in this anthology.
The following list of zombie books is an ongoing
project. We update the list on a regular basis.
list contains only books whose primary focus is on zombies.
Anthologies are allowed as long as all short stories within that
collection are zombie-oriented. That means, no vampire books where
zombies only play a minor role. Think 100% zombie!
World War Z
"The Crisis" nearly wiped out humanity. Brooks (son of
Mel Brooks and author of The Zombie Survival Guide, 2003) has
taken it upon himself to document the "first hand" experiences and
testimonies of those lucky to survive 10 years after the
fictitious zombie war. MORE...
The Zombie Survival
In this outrageous parody of a survival guide, Brooks
prepares humanity for its eventual battle with zombies. One would
expect the son of Mel Brooks to have a genetic predisposition to
humor, and indeed, he does, and he exhibits it relentlessly here:
The Living Dead
John Jospeh Adams
Gathering the best zombie literature of the last three
decades from many of today's most renowned authors (including
Stephen King, Harlan Ellison, George R. R. Martin, Clive Barker
and Neil Gaiman) this volume covers a broad spectrum of zombie
In Cell King taps into readers fears of technological
warfare and terrorism. Mobile phones deliver the apocalypse to
millions of unsuspecting humans by wiping their brains of any
humanity, leaving only aggressive and destructive impulses behind.
Plague of the Dead
Z. A. Recht
The end begins with a viral outbreak unlike anything
mankind has ever encountered before. The infected are subject to
delirium, fever, a dramatic increase in violent behavior, and a
one-hundred percent mortality rate. Death. But it doesn't end there.
Most of the world has fallen to
the undead, with pockets of survivors clinging to a precarious
existence. At the behest of the leader of the Free Women's
Republic of Somaliland, a shipload of those make the trip to New
York in a quest for medicine. MORE...
Day by Day
J. L. Bourne
START INTERCEPT_ Sporadic
news reports indicate chaos and violence spreading through major
U.S. cities. An unknown evil is sweeping the planet leaving no one
untouched. The dead are rising to claim the Earth as the new
In less than twenty-four hours a vicious and virulent disease destroys
virtually all of the population. Billions are killed. Thousands die
every second. There are no symptoms and no warnings. Within moments of
infection each victim suffers a violent and agonizing death.
Pride and Prejudice
"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie
in possession of brains must be in want of more brains." So begins
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, an expanded edition of the
beloved Jane Austen novel featuring all-new scenes of
bone-crunching zombie mayhem. MORE...
Zombies and quick-witted humor? You bet! Not your typical blood and
gore zombie tales, even non-zombie fans will enjoy these stories.
These tales will make you almost believe that the existence of zombies
is a distinct possibility and that life after the undead might be much
different than you might imagine.