Frank Tayell

Biography

Frank Tayell is the author of post-apocalyptic fiction including the series Surviving the Evacuation and it’s North American spin-off, Here We Stand. "The outbreak began in New York, but they said Britain was safe. They lied. Nowhere is safe from the undead." He’s also the author of Strike a Match, a police procedural set twenty years after a nuclear war. The series chronicles the cases of the Serious Crimes Unit as they unravel a conspiracy threatening to turn their struggling democracy into a dystopia. For more information about Frank Tayell, visit http://blog.franktayell.com or http://www.facebook.com/FrankTayell

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Books

Surviving The Evacuation, Book 11: Search and Rescue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,710. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Nowhere is safe from the living dead, not even The Tower of London. The ancient fortress has become home to nearly a hundred people. Food is scarce and the undead are many. The survivors are doomed unless help can be found, but the only place it can come from is Anglesey. Eamonn Finnegan sets out alone to seek their salvation. He never reaches Wales.
Surviving The Evacuation, Book 10: The Last Candidate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,770. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Nine months after the outbreak, ten thousand survivors have found a refuge on the Welsh island of Anglesey. Hordes of the undead ravage the wastelands. Food, fuel, and ammunition are running low. Intended as an alternative to a slide into despotism, an election is called. Anglesey is on the verge of collapse, and humanity is on the brink of extinction.
Surviving The Evacuation, Book 9: Ireland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,450. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Within a few minutes of the outbreak, Manhattan was overrun by the living dead. Within a few days, the undead had reached every corner of the globe. Ireland was no exception. There was no evacuation of Northern Ireland, and no quarantine in the Republic. Eight months later, there are only a few dozen survivors left on the entire island of Ireland. This is the next volume of Bill Wright's journals.
Surviving The Evacuation, Book 8: Anglesey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,550. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Trapped. Alone. Unconcerned. Eight months after the outbreak, Bill Wright is trapped during a survey mission in Ireland. Surrounded by the undead, low on food and lower on water, he’s been in this situation before. Unlike before, help is only a rifle shot away. While waiting for the rescue he’s sure will come, he records the turbulent events since his last entry.
Here We Stand 2: Divided
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,790. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
It is a week since the outbreak began in New York. The president has been betrayed. The vice-president is dead. The government has collapsed. The conspirators are close to victory. Still hopeful he can find the cause of the outbreak, and so end it, Tom fights his way through an undead America. As he searches for the cabal, he is unaware that they are searching for him.
Here We Stand 1: Infected
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,570. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Framed for murder, Tom Clemens is on the run when the first outbreak occurs. With thousands of others, he fights his way out of New York and joins the exodus searching for a safe refuge somewhere in America. So begins his quest to save humanity. Here We Stand 1: Infected & 2: Divided are part of the post-apocalyptic series Surviving the Evacuation, set before Book 1: London.
Strike a Match 2: Counterfeit Conspiracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,740. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In 2019, the AIs went to war. Millions died before a nuclear holocaust brought an end to their reign of terror. Billions more succumbed to radiation poisoning, disease, and the chaotic violence of that apocalypse. Some survived. They rebuilt. Twenty years later, crime is on the rise. Detectives Mitchell and Deering must unmask the conspiracy threatening to destroy their fragile democracy.
Strike a Match 1: Serious Crimes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,920. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The AIs nearly destroyed the planet. Billions died. The survivors rebuilt. Twenty years later, crime is on the rise, and power is once again a prize worth murdering for. Police Cadet Ruth Deering, newly assigned to the Serious Crimes Unit, is called to investigate a murder. Soon, she uncovers a counterfeiting ring, and a conspiracy that threatens to destroy their fragile democracy.
Surviving The Evacuation, Book 7: Home
Series: Surviving The Evacuation. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,860. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
The outbreak began in February. Billions were infected. They died. They came back. Out of the tens of millions in southern England, only ninety people remain. They sought sanctuary behind the walls of the Tower of London, but they were betrayed, and are now besieged by the living and undead alike. Some must be sacrificed so others might find somewhere in the undead wasteland they can call home.
Surviving The Evacuation, Book 6: Harvest
Series: Surviving The Evacuation. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,130. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
It is seven months since the outbreak. Fifty people have found refuge from the undead in the Tower of London. In a final attempt to make the ancient castle a place where they can do more than just slowly starve, the survivors search for food in the abandoned coastal farms. They find something else. They discover that hunger, thirst, and the undead aren’t the only threat threat they face.
Work. Rest. Repeat. A Post Apocalyptic Detective Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,760. Language: British English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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The survivors of the war that made the Earth uninhabitable took shelter within towered cities. Sixty years later, their descendants have nearly completed the colony ships that will allow them to leave the ruined planet. A day before an election to choose who will lead the exodus, two workers are murdered. The killer must be caught. The ships must be launched. Above all, production must come first.
Surviving The Evacuation, Book 5: Reunion
Series: Surviving The Evacuation, 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,760. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
During the journey through the British wasteland, Nilda learns more about the self-confessed criminal, Chester Carson. He tells her about Radio Free England, the conspiracy behind the outbreak, and how he was involved in it all. As they near Hull, she realises it is too late to change her travelling companion. She will need his help to escape the zombie infested city, and be reunited with her son.
Surviving The Evacuation, Book 4: Unsafe Haven
Series: Surviving The Evacuation, 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,850. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
There are no reported outbreaks in the UK or Ireland. That is what the government broadcast. Nilda didn’t believe it. She, and her son, Jay, chose to stay behind when Penrith is evacuated. Joining with other survivors, she finds not all of them have the same motives. Some only want to help. Others only want to help themselves. Nilda only has one aim; to find a safe haven for her son.
Surviving The Evacuation, Book 3: Family
Series: Surviving The Evacuation, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,330. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Billions died. Nations collapsed. The Evacuation failed. But there is safety, so Bill is told, in a small village on the Irish coast. if they can cross hundreds of miles of undead wasteland, a boat is waiting to take them there. First they must rescue the children. Even then, Bill's journey won't be over, not until he's confronted his past and those responsible for the outbreak.
Surviving The Evacuation, Book 2: Wasteland
Series: Surviving The Evacuation, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,740. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Billions were infected. Nations fell. The evacuation failed. Bill Wright's journey has only one destination, the research facility that created the virus. Meeting others who have survived the evacuation and its aftermath, he discovers that it is not just the undead who need to be feared. This is the second volume of his journal.
Surviving The Evacuation, Book 0.5: Zombies vs The Living Dead
Series: Surviving The Evacuation, 0.5. Price: Free! Words: 14,410. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
The outbreak began in New York. Within days the world descended into chaos. Across Britain, millions are told to evacuate to one of the coastal enclaves. When George Tull and the other residents of the Waverly-Price Retirement Home are abandoned by the staff, George must choose to fight or abandon the woman he loves. This short story accompanies the series "Surviving The Evacuation".
Surviving The Evacuation, Book 1: London
Series: Surviving The Evacuation, 1. Price: Free! Words: 73,280. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Undead
The outbreak began in New York. Within days it had spread to every corner of the world. Nowhere is safe from the undead. Bill watched from his window as London was evacuated. His leg broken, unable to join the exodus, he waits and hopes for rescue. As the days turn into weeks, he is forced to escape into the undead wasteland that once was England. This is the first volume of his journal

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