by Cherie Priest
Inventor Leviticus Blue creates a machine that accidentally decimates Seattle's banking district and uncovers a vein of Blight Gas that turns everyone who breathes it into the living dead. With a ruined reputation, life is tough for Blue's widow, Briar, but she and her teenage son Ezekiel are surviving -- until Zeke decides that he must reclaim his father's name from the clutches of history.
Handling the Undead
by John Ajvide Lindqvist
Something very peculiar is happening in Stockholm. There's a heatwave on and people cannot turn their lights out or switch their appliances off. Then the terrible news breaks. In the city morgue, the dead are waking up ...
by David Wellington
It's been one month since a global disaster. Manhattan has become Monster Island. A plague has turned all its denizens into shambling, rotting animated corpses, except for a couple who have kept their intelligence and also acquired psychic powers. When another group of humans arrives, the zombie masters mobilize their forces to kill or eat the living people.
by Jonathan Maberry
Joe Ledger is a Baltimore detective who has just been secretly recruited by the government to lead a new taskforce created to deal with the problems that Homeland Security can't handle. The group's first mission is to stop a group of terrorists from releasing a bio-weapon that can turn ordinary people into zombies. The fate of the world hangs in the balance...
The Living Dead
by John Joseph Adams
The stories in this collection include a wide variety of types of zombie fiction, from super-gory to literary. Contributing authors include Stephen King, Laurell K. Hamilton, and Neil Gaiman.
by Brian Keene
A man embarks on a cross-country trip to save his son after a plague has turned nearly all of America's population into zombies.
The Walking Dead: A Continuing Story of Survival Horror
by Robert Kirkman
In this graphic novel series, police officer Rick Grimes is shot on the job and wakes up a month later to find that the world that he knows is gone. Zombies have taken over and are killing and eating those who are still alive. He sets out toward Atlanta in the hope that his family is still alive and witnesses many horrors along the way.
World War Z
by Max Brooks
The Zombie War came unbelievably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks traveled across the United States and throughout the world to record the testimony of men, women, and sometimes children who came face-to-face with the living, or at least the undead, hell of that dreadful time.