by Anna North
Eighteen-year-old Darcy lives on the island of America Pacifica--one of the last places on earth that is still habitable, after North America has succumbed to a second ice age. Education, food, and basic means of survival are the province of a chosen few, while the majority of the island residents must struggle to stay alive.
by Jose Saramago
An inexplicable epidemic of white blindness descends upon the world. The victims are placed in an abandoned insane asylum. Societal structures break down and one woman who can see struggles to protect her band of charges.
I Am Legend
by Richard Matheson
A lone human survivor in a world that is overrun by vampires, Robert Neville leads a desperate life in which he must barricade himself in his home every night and hunt down the starving undead by day.
One Second After
by William R. Forstchen
One man struggles to save his family and his small North Carolina town after America loses a war, in one second, a war based upon an Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP) weapon that will send America back to the Dark Ages.
Sword of the Lady: A Novel of the Change
by S.M. Stirling
Rudi Mackenzie has journeyed far across the land that was once the United States of America, hoping to find the source of the world-altering event that has come to be known as The Change. On the island of Nantucket he finds a beautifully made sword waiting for him -- and once he takes it up, nothing will ever be the same.
by Cormac McCarthy
A father and his son walk alone through burned, ravaged America. Their destination is the coast, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there. They have nothing; just a pistol to defend themselves against the lawless bands that stalk the road, the clothes they are wearing, a cart of scavenged food and each other.
by Stephen King
The ultimate forces of good and evil have it out after mots of the world's population is decimated by a virus.
The Year of the Flood: A Novel
by Margaret Atwood
Adam One, the kindly leader of the God's Gardeners -- a religion devoted to the melding of science and religion, as well as the preservation of all plant and animal life -- has long predicted a natural disaster that will alter Earth as we know it. Now it has occurred, obliterating most human life. Two women have survived: Ren, a young trapeze dancer locked inside the high-end sex club Scales and Tails, and Toby, a God's Gardener barricaded inside a luxurious spa where many of the treatments are edible. Have others survived?