Monday, December 23, 2013

The "Zombie Fallout" series from Mark Tufo

Whether you're new to the genre, or a committed zombie-phile, don't miss the acclaimed Zombie Fallout series from Mark Tufo. It's widely praised as chilling, thrilling, and delightfully witty. The first book - a deal today at 99 cents - has over 600 reader reviews. Click the book cover to see what all the fuss is about!

Zombie Fallout, by Mark Tufo

"The word lighthearted doesn’t usually come to mind when we think of the zombie apocalypse, but Mark Tufo does a skillful job balancing humor with horror in this entertaining stroll with the walking dead. When a new vaccine against the latest incarnation of the H1N1 turns the majority of the population into flesh-eating monsters, blue collar Colorado family man and survivalist Michael Talbot—along with his family and an eclectic group of neighbors from the small gated community of Little Turtle—is forced to fight for his life against an ever-growing hoard of the living dead. Tufo’s prose provides a welcome departure from the doom and gloom of most zombie tales. Still, he doesn’t forget that this is an apocalyptic horror story, making sure there are plenty of chills and thrills along the way." -- Amazon review

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Reuters - Estimates say that nearly three thousand people nationwide, and fifteen thousand people worldwide have died of the H1N1 virus or Swine flu and nearly eighty thousand cases have been confirmed in hospitals and clinics across the United States and the world, the World Heath Organization reported. The influenza pandemic of 2010, while not nearly as prolific as the one that raged in 1918 still has citizens around the world in a near state of panic.

New York Post (Headlines October 31st) - Beware! Children Carry Germs! - Halloween Canceled!

New York Times - (Headlines November 3rd) - Swine flu claims latest victim - Vice President surrounded by family and friends at the end.

Boston Globe - (Headlines November 28th) - Swine Flu Vaccinations Coming!

Boston Herald - (Headlines December 6th) - Shots in Short Supply - Lines Long!

National Enquirer - (Headlines December 7th) - The Dead Walk!

There would be no more headlines.

It started in a lab at the CDC (Center for Disease Control), virologists were so relieved to finally have an effective vaccination against the virulent swine flu. Pressure to come up with something had come from the highest office in the land. In an attempt at speed the virologists had made two mistakes, first they used a live virus and second they didn't properly test for side effects. Within days hundreds of thousands of vaccinations shipped across the US and the world. People lined up for the shots, like they were waiting in line for concert tickets. Fights broke out in drugstores as fearful throngs tried their best to get one of the limited shots. Within days the CDC knew something was wrong. Between 4 and 7 hours of receiving the shot roughly 95% succumbed to the active H1N1 virus in the vaccination. More unfortunate than the death of the infected was the added side effect of reanimation, it would be a decade before scientists were able to ascertain how that happened. The panic that followed couldn't be measured. Loved ones did what loved ones always do, they tried to comfort, their kids or their spouses or their siblings, but what came back was not human not even remotely. Those people that survived their first encounter with these monstrosities usually did not come through unscathed, if bitten they had fewer than 6 hours of humanity left, the clock was ticking. During the first few hysteria ridden days of The Coming as it has become known, many thought the virus was airborne, luckily that was not the case or nobody would have survived. It was a dark time in human history. One from which we may never be able to pull ourselves out of the ashes from.

*Zombie Fallout
*Zombie Fallout 2 A Plague Upon Your Family
*Zombie Fallout 3 The End
*Zombie Fallout 3.5 Dr. Hugh Mann
*Zombie Fallout 4 The End Has Come and Gone
*Zombie Fallout 5 Alive In A Dead World
*Zombie Fallout 6 'Til Death Do Us Part


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Meet the Author

Mark Tufo was born in Boston Massachusetts. He attended UMASS Amherst where he obtained a BA and later joined the US Marine Corp. He was stationed in Parris Island SC, Twenty Nine Palms CA and Kaneohe Bay Hawaii. After his tour he went into the Human Resources field with a worldwide financial institution and has gone back to college at CTU to complete his masters.

He has written the Indian Hill trilogy with the first Indian Hill - Encounters being published for the Amazon Kindle in July 2009. He has since written the Zombie Fallout series and is working on a new zombie book.

He lives in Maine with his wife, three kids and two English bulldogs. Visit him at marktufo.com or http://zombiefallout.blogspot.com or http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mark-Tufo/133954330009843 for news on his next two installments of the Indian Hill trilogy and upcoming installments of the Zombie Fallout series.



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