Light

Autor: Sharon Butala
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 1443421669
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Lucia spends her days looking after her sister, Elaine, who was struck with polio as a child and is unable to care for herself as she battles lung cancer. As Elaine’s condition worsens, Lucia reads memoirs and first-person accounts of the Holocaust, which help her better understand her own position as an unhappy witness to the slow deterioration of a life. Real Life contains ten perfectly formed stories—singular moments of emotional intensity about the inner lives we all lead. Each story presents the moments of “real life” that all of us experience, stripping away defences to reveal truths of pain, joy, anger, fear, or hope. HarperCollins brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperCollins short-stories collection to build your digital library.

Primal Shift

Autor: Griffin Hayes
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ISBN: 9780991888115
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The apocalypse strikes without warning. A mysterious geomagnetic event that sweeps the globe, leaving a powerful amnesia in its wake. In the blink of an eye, the human race is robbed of the most basic skills learned in childhood: reading, writing and the ability to speak. Civilization crumbles, plunging the world into an age of unparalleled barbarism. From the ashes emerge a handful of survivors, largely unaffected by the change. Alone, they must brave a dangerous and chaotic world in order to reach the only known refuge: a camp set in the foothills of Salt Lake City, Utah. There lies food, shelter and maybe even answers. But standing between them and safety is more than bands of armed thugs and bloodthirsty cannibals. A new evil is gathering. One that's eager to destroy the last vestiges of life on earth and finish what it started, once and for all. The survivors: A man who awakens in the bowels of a secret laboratory with no memory of how he got there and only an enigmatic tattoo to guide him. A Coast Guard sailor searching for a killer who may not be what he seems. A mother of two and recent widow, struggling to protect her family from a world gone mad. A former CEO and full-time scumbag determined to do whatever it takes to thrive in this new apocalyptic wasteland.

One Second After

Autor: William R. Forstchen
Publisher: Forge Books
ISBN: 9781429922067
File Size: 38,89 MB
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New York Times best selling author William R. Forstchen now brings us a story which can be all too terrifyingly real...a story in which one man struggles to save his family and his small North Carolina town after America loses a war, in one second, a war that will send America back to the Dark Ages...A war based upon a weapon, an Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP). A weapon that may already be in the hands of our enemies. Months before publication, One Second After has already been cited on the floor of Congress as a book all Americans should read, a book already being discussed in the corridors of the Pentagon as a truly realistic look at a weapon and its awesome power to destroy the entire United States, literally within one second. It is a weapon that the Wall Street Journal warns could shatter America. In the tradition of On the Beach, Fail Safe and Testament, this book, set in a typical American town, is a dire warning of what might be our future...and our end. The John Matherson Series #1 One Second After #2 One Year After #3 The Final Day (forthcoming) Other Books Pillar to the Sky At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Lights Out

Autor: Ted Koppel
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 055341996X
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A nation unprepared : surviving the aftermath of a blackout where tens of millions of people over several states are affected.

New Reality

Autor: Michael Robertson
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781500376260
File Size: 57,70 MB
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When New Reality, a fully immersive, five-dimensional entertainment experience, was introduced to the world, everyone logged on. Everyone except Jake and Tom. It doesn't take long for the world to crumble into ruin, leaving Jake and Tom wandering through leveled cities occupied by New Reality dreamers. In order to find one gamer among many, they must risk everything—going up against Rixon, the corporation behind New Reality. Facing starvation, the New Reality headsets offer sustenance from a synthesized sludge pumped directly into the gamer's body. With a headset, they'll get fed and their only limitations are their own imaginations. They can have paradise, comfort, and peace. They have the power to realize their deepest desires. But for Tom, it'll mean sacrificing his son to the false reality masterminded by Rixon. For Jake, it'll mean sacrificing his dream of living a true existence, no matter how stark. Wrestling with the decision, they soon find out they aren't the only ones living in the ruins. Someone… something else, has taken an interest in the pair. Turning from scavengers to prey, they have to make a decision. Family or self? Faith or fear? Truth or New Reality?

Emp

Autor: Jonathan Hollerman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692417508
File Size: 76,69 MB
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In the riveting sequel to the Amazon Top Ten Bestseller, EMP: Equipping Modern Patriots- A Story of Survival, Jonathan Hollerman masterfully paints a realistic world of chaos and despair and an incredible will to survive in the aftermath of a nationwide, long-term, grid down scenario. When the retreat where Sean and Maria reside suddenly grows exponentially, they must make tough decisions on splitting up and dividing their resources. Unknowingly, this leaves them vulnerable to a new, much larger threat that looms nearby. The devastation of America is also revealed through the eyes of a new character, Lt. Col. Bruce Harris, Commander, 31st Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division. Colonel Harris is tasked with restoring electricity to the small town of Warren, PA, reestablishing order to the area, and tracking down a rogue platoon of Army Rangers that are reportedly pillaging the countryside. All is not as it seems though, and his orders will have life-changing consequences that leave him questioning where his true loyalty lies.

15 Miles From Home

Autor: P. A. Glaspy
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781986351577
File Size: 57,90 MB
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They said it wasn't possible. It shouldn't have happened. Yet it did. The world as they knew it was gone. Technology all but disappeared. Everything that defined their modern lives dead in one big flash. No more luxuries, only survival. Now if they can just figure out how to do that. With a president hell bent on taking their supplies and their liberties for his own agenda, the people of this once flourishing land will have to fight on all fronts for their very existence. Most of them don't know how to do that. They're going to have to learn. Fast.

For Those In Peril On The Sea

Autor: Colin M. Drysdale
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ISBN: 9780956897473
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Primarily set in the northern Bahamas, this book weaves its story of post-apocalyptic survival into the local sub-tropical seascape and the sailing culture that can be found there. With its evocative use of real locations haunted by zombie-like infected and atmospheric depictions of the trials of life at sea drawn from the author's own experiences, For Those In Peril On The Sea provides a new and unusual take on the traditional post-apocalyptic genre. From the back of the book: After a six week voyage across the Atlantic, they couldn't wait to get to shore. When they got there, they found the land would never be safe again... There was nothing to suggest it would be anything more than a routine delivery. Four people thrown together by chance, sailing a newly-built catamaran from South Africa to Miami. But while they were away, something happened, something none of them could ever have imagined. When they get back to civilisation, they find it no longer exists. The land is no longer safe. Their only option is to stay on the boat and try to survive. Join Bill, Rob, Jon and CJ as they travel around their frightening new world. One where they must struggle against the infected that now rule the land, the elements and each other.

Until The End Of The World

Autor: Sarah Lyons Fleming
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781491054499
File Size: 56,91 MB
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Cassie Forrest isn't surprised to learn that the day she's decided to get her life together is also the day the world ends. After all, she's been on a self-imposed losing streak since her survivalist parents died: she's stopped painting, broken off her engagement to Adrian and dated a real jerk. Rectifying her mistakes has to wait, however, because Cassie and her friends have just enough time to escape Brooklyn for her parents' cabin before Bornavirus LX turns them into zombies, too. This is difficult enough, but Cassie's tag along ex-boyfriend and her friend's bratty sister have a knack for making everything, even the apocalypse, more unpleasant. When the two attract a threat as deadly as the undead to their safe haven, Cassie's forced to see how far she'll go to protect those she loves. And it's a lot farther than she'd anticipated. This, coupled with Adrian's distant voice on Safe Zone Radio and, of course, the living dead, threaten to put Cassie right back into the funk she just dragged herself out of. Survival's great and all, especially when you have leather armor, good friends and home-brewed beer, but there's something Cassie must do besides survive: tell Adrian she still loves him. And to do that, Cassie has to find faith that she's stronger than she thinks, she's still a crack shot and true love never dies.