Flatline Virus: When Zombies Evolved by William D. Gibson
Approx. 74,000 words.
Published on March 21, 2011.
Long latent virus returns, hijacking cells of the dead. Cognitive and motor skills of the undead evolve quickly, making them very dangerous. Worldwide panic. Borders close. CDC works for a cure. Battles with reanimated occur on planes returning home for a honeymooning couple who finally takes refuge in well-armed New Mexico compound. Fight to the finish until…