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Children of the Apocalypse by Skyla Dawn Cameron

Passion. Vengeance. Redemption. Sacrifice. Destiny.

From the author of the award winning novel “River” and internet cult hit “Catharsis” comes a serialized novel about the end of the world and the lives of those destined to stop it. Three girls are thrust together by their shared abilities and the roles they are to play in the nearing apocalypse. They are guided only by the mysterious . . .

A partial series, with no recent updates.  Recommended by A. M. Harte and 1 other member.
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No Man An Island by G.S. Williams

Boy meets girl. Fights demons. Faces the devil to save the world. Your basic love story.

Eight friends gather for a reunion vacation, but go missing after a hurricane strikes along their plane’s flight path. While friends and family mourn their loss when the crashed plane is found, the impossible happens: they appear in public claiming to have been in a cave in the mountains. Missing for months, they have no memory of the interval. What . . .

A complete novel.  Recommended by Fiona Gregory and 2 other members.
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Sam at the End of the World by Michael Cooper

Sam is my kind of reluctant hero. He is overweight, self-absorbed, and teetering on the edge of suicide after loneliness and fear have worn him down. Sam feels Life’s whip more keenly than most people. A cynical slob with no delusions of grandeur, he wonders ‘why me’ at every step. As a bewildered non-combatant he is spared, by . . .

A complete novel.  Recommended by Fiona Gregory.
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The Sick Land by Jon Hills

The blog of Alex Case, a researcher at a remote station on the outskirts of The Sick Land. The Sick Land is different to the rest of the world. Machinery breaks down, living creatures change. People can’t survive there for long. Not as they are. The Sick Land is a cosmic horror story. . . .

A complete blogfic.  Recommended by David Demchuk.
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Bad Influences by Emma Pooka

Bad Influences concerns the devastating spread of a fatal pandemic flu virus. The story is set exactly thirteen years from now – the posts and comments will go up in real time, on the same dates and at the same moments that the characters will post them in 2026. The story is told simultaneously from the viewpoint of four major . . .

A complete blogfic.  Recommended by Fiona Gregory.
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The Apocalypse Blog by Melanie Edmonds

A real-time blog of the end of the world.

Faith’s world has ended. Broken, poisoned, and increasingly infested with the shambling dead, it isn’t much like the world she used to know. She made it through an apocalypse with a handful of strangers, but what does she do next? This is her story, told in real-time as she tries to keep a journal of her group’s journey, searching . . .

A complete blogfic.
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BAD INFLUENCES

Subtle, clever, thoughtful, and surprising

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Feb 27, 2013: This is a true blogfic, not a first person narrative thinly disguised as a blog. The experience is more like watching a play than reading a novel. The stage is set by the four blogger’s pages, giving us an impression of each character before a word is read. Mei, the artist, has put up one of her beautiful watercolours of rooftops seen from her university dorm in Beijing. Jack, cartoonist, gamer, and American farmboy, has a comic with zombies eating cauliflowers. English-Iranian Ash, nurse and aspiring permaculturalist, is [more . . .]

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DON'T FEED THE DARK

Solid, exciting zombie story.

By Deadpansmirk, author of Desert Steel

Jan 18, 2016: Disclaimer: This review is part of a review swap. As always, I did my best to stay impartial.

Don’t Feed The Dark is a zombie story. And it’s a darn good one. The opening chapter is riveting and engaging. The characters introduced are interesting and fleshed out, meaning when all hell breaks loose, and it sure does, you already care about who lives and who dies. Which brings me to what I would consider Don’t Feed the Dark’s greatest strength: it’s [more . . .]

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