Ruby is the most aggressively disturbed patient ever admitted to Drummersgate High Security Forensic Unit, on the bleak Derbyshire moors in England. With no improvement after almost two years, psychiatrist Jack McGowan, finally decides to take a risk and hypnotises her . With devastating effects.
Spanning five decades, from the last days of the 1970s to the present, leaping genres, and barreling toward an astonishing conclusion, this intricately woven novel will pull you into a reality-warping new vision of the haunted house storyâ€”as only David Mitchell could imagine it. A Publishers Weekly Literary Fiction Top 10 Pick for Fall 2015
Women. Infected blood. Rotting corpses. Welcome to the world of Katrine Baten, aka Midnight. She is one of the oldest existing Vampyirs and only surrounds herself with eye candy.
Described as a "zombie novel with a twist," Exhibit 692: Love in the Time of Zombies takes readers on a very personal journey through The Outbreak. Karen, a solitary survivor in her mid-twenties, decides on a whim to start recording her daily life as she travels around the Midwest, decapitating every zombie she comes across.
THE CITY IS INFESTED. Vampires, werewolves, and demons stalk the streets, plying their dark trade. But they're the least of the city's problems. Bloodthirsty, slavering, horrific, they at least follow the old ways... THE NEW GUY DOESNâ€™T. A junky gunslinger, he's slunk into town, and he's killing everybody and anybody. No one's safe.
Bill Wise has blood in his past, so he turns to horror films to wipe it clean. Jaime Stein has felt the betrayal of death, so she too takes refuge in the on-screen deaths of others. Now Bill, Jaime, and seventeen other horror-loving teens have gathered at Rabbit in Red Studios, the brainchild of eccentric horror producer Jay â€śJBâ€ť Bell, for the terror-filled, blood-drenched contest of their lives.
After ravenous corpses topple society and consume most of the worldâ€™s population, freighter captain Henk Martigan is shocked to receive a distress call. Eighty survivors beg him to whisk them away to the relative safety of the South Pacific. Martigan wants to help, but to rescue anyone he must first pass through the nightmare backwater of the Curien island chain.
Braineater Jones wakes up face down in a swimming pool with no memory of his former life, how he died, or why heâ€™s now a zombie. With a smart-aleck severed head as a partner, Jones descends into the undead ghetto to solve his own murder.