Books tagged: epidemics

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A World Made of Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,940. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
"Mark Childress is a writer of almost uncanny stylistic ability and clear vision ... makes you want to holler 'oh yeah!' like a guy who's gotten religion at a riverside camp meeting." -- Stephen King The first novel by the author of "Crazy in Alabama," "One Mississippi," and "Georgia Bottoms," "A World Made of Fire" is a Southern gothic tale rich in language, description, and spooky mysteries...
The dog that moo-ed
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,420. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A dog moos loudly in a park and then in a veterinarian's office. A day later an infant and an adult woman are heard moo-ing in front of the town supermarket. Soon almost all the children of Rover Corner are moo-ing. The mayor calls in disease control investigators from Atlanta. The chief investigator calls Washington to report to the President's advisor. He moos! Will the world be speechless?
Nightscape
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In his second collection, Morrell leads you through an adrenaline-charged NightScape of serial killers, third world revolutionaries, a policeman stalking a murderous cult, a son obsessed by his cryogenically frozen father, a psychology professor forced to suffer intense confinement, and a doctor combating an epidemic that he fears will destroy the world.
The Rainbow Virus Young Adult Edition
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 130,640. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A frightening epidemic of unknown viruses is turning people red, yellow, blue, chartreuse, pumpkin... An eccentric, brilliant biologist vanishes from a local biotech company. Is he the culprit? An unlikely team pursues the mystery: disgraced FBI agent Bobby Loudon and obsessive CDC disease detective Kathleen Shinohara. (This edition edited to remove adult language and situations.)
Life First
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Series: Life First, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,580. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Strong-willed Kelsey Reed must escape tonight or tomorrow her government will take her kidney and give it to a stranger. In this future forged by survivors of pandemics that wiped out much of the world’s population, life is valued above all else. Kelsey enlists the help of her boyfriend Luke and a dodgy doctor to flee. If they fail, Kelsey will be stripped of everything....
Signs Over the Pacific and Other Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,710. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Upper Rubber Boot Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In this enchanting and sometimes gruesome collection of short stories, New Zealand author RJ Astruc tells several intertwined tales, about a whole cast of airship dwellers, Interpol agents, geneticists, mutants, holograms, and others living on the cutting edge of morality.
Hep Z: Outbreak
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Series: Hep Z, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
"Outbreak" follows a mysterious epidemic from the perspective of James, an "average Joe." How strong are the bonds that hold society together? At what point do things fall apart? Part one in a three part novella.
Ache
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 16,610. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
What if there was something about you that made anyone who came near you literally fall sick? What if you realized something about yourself and that was there was something about you that caused other people to contract deadly diseases? What if people dropped dead from widow maker heart attacks anywhere you went? Such was the unfortunate fate of Melvin.