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The Contagion By Ernest Bywater
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There's a deadly virus sweeping the world bringing the recent dead back to life. A Think Tank Group is visiting the Cheyenne Mountain Complex when the problem is recognised and the alert issued. The... More > senior members of the Think Tank group are called into an emergency conference with all the senior military of the area where the Commander of the United States Northern Command lays out the problem and relays their orders from the Pentagon. Maximilian 'Mad Max' Milton, the second in charge of the Think Tank Group demonstrates the reason for his nickname, and then the war is on with the dangerous dead afflicted with The Contagion. Will they win the war, can they win the war? 11,400 words.< Less
The Contagion By Ernest Bywater
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There's a deadly virus sweeping the world bringing the recent dead back to life. A Think Tank Group is visiting the Cheyenne Mountain Complex when the problem is recognised and the alert issued. The... More > senior members of the Think Tank group are called into an emergency conference with all the senior military of the area where the Commander of the United States Northern Command lays out the problem and relays their orders from the Pentagon. Maximilian 'Mad Max' Milton, the second in charge of the Think Tank Group demonstrates the reason for his nickname, and then the war is on with the dangerous dead afflicted with The Contagion. Will they win the war, can they win the war? 11,400 words.< Less
Contagion By Jason Gehlert
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When world-renowned doctor Quentin Forsythe goes missing after traveling to a decimated colony in the heart of south Africa, a team of doctors must find a way to save one of their own when a sinister... More > new virus is unleashed, transforming the colonists into something unspeakable. Doctors Judas Sturgis and Katy Madison embark into the colony to find their missing colleague, Dr. Quentin Forsythe, who supposedly has found a cure. They will witness the horrifying wake of this unstoppable virus. It's a race against the clock when the U.S. Military led by Capt. Nathaniel Logan arrives - on orders to quarantine the whole area. A fractured rebel army arrives with their own dark agenda, and Dr. Sturgis starts to unravel from the seams. Can Katy Madison and Capt. Logan hold everything together and find a way to save the colony, or risk becoming her next victims?< Less
Contagion By Jason Gehlert
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When world-renowned doctor Quentin Forsythe goes missing after traveling to a decimated colony in the heart of south Africa, a team of doctors must find a way to save one of their own when a sinister... More > new virus is unleashed, transforming the colonists into something unspeakable. Doctors Judas Sturgis and Katy Madison embark into the colony to find their missing colleague, Dr. Quentin Forsythe, who supposedly has found a cure. They will witness the horrifying wake of this unstoppable virus. It's a race against the clock when the U.S. Military led by Capt. Nathaniel Logan arrives - on orders to quarantine the whole area. A fractured rebel army arrives with their own dark agenda, and Dr. Sturgis starts to unravel from the seams. Can Katy Madison and Capt. Logan hold everything together and find a way to save the colony, or risk becoming her next victims?< Less
Project Contagion By M.G. Sullivan, Dustin La Valley
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An anthology series of infectious fiction from some of today's best new talent. Project Contagion Vol. 1 contains amazing fiction from the following authors: Ken Goldman, Brian W. Keen, Brutal... More > Dreamer, Jennifer Warner, John Edward Lawson, Nathen Tyree, Mike Philbin, Rebecca Lloyd, David L. Tamarin, Nancy Jackson, Gerard Brennan, Kurt Newton, Zahid Zamen, and David Probert! A great read from start to finish.< Less
Contagion of the Gods By Scott Rhine
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If Pythias reads the future one more time, he could go blind. What could induce him to scry the sun again? When two ruthless princes engage in a titanic battle to become the next incarnation of... More > Dionysus--the contagion of the gods is loose again. As a member of a secret society known as the Sons of Prometheus, Pythias must find a way to stop the demigods or the nations of the Mediterranean will be drawn into war. A witch and a horse-legged silenus guide him through the secrets behind the Greek legends in an odyssey that travels to the fabled island of the Gorgons and beyond. An epic fantasy in the vein of Gene Wolfe or Tim Powers.< Less
The Bangarang Contagion By Ryan Scavnicky
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Throughout history, philosophers have meditated on the end of the human race beyond mere apocalyptic terms of explosions, wars, or aliens, but rather a slow societal and cultural decay that permeates... More > humans ability to think, create, or criticize. These degenerative scenarios have taken us from the brutish and short life of man before the social contract described by Hobbes in Leviathan, to the stuffed and vapid existence of T.S. Eliot’s Hollow Men, to the bland, obese, digital lifestyle depicted in Disney’s WALL-E. These cultural decompositions produce fascinating landscapes, however distant they seem in possibility. All of this begs the question: are the theories and warning signs behind this kind of degeneration - the devolution of mankind - all too real in today’s placeless and increasingly digital culture?< Less
Financial Contagion : Lessons from the Great Depression By Richard Lewinsohn-Morus
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Why bother with a book written three quarters of a century ago about the 1930s world economic crisis? Didn't John Kenneth Galbraith publish the definitive work on the subject in 1955? Historians... More > write with the benefit of distance and perspective. But there is nothing quite like a good contemporary account. Richard Lewinsohn combines wit, perspicacity and a sceptical eye for the follies of his own times with a rare historical perspective. It took journalistic courage to argue in 1934 that the crisis he chronicled - though the greatest in history - was neither unprecedented nor likely to be the last of its kind. The financial upheavals since 2007 and the economic impact they have had underline Lewinsohn's wisdom.< Less
Loimologia: Or, an Historical Account of the Plague in London in 1665 With Precautionary Directions Against the Like Contagion By John Quincy
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Quincy (died 1722) was an English apothecary known as a... More > medical writer.He was apprenticed to an apothecary, and afterwards practised medicine as an apothecary in London. He was a Dissenter and a Whig, a friend of Dr. Richard Mead, and an enemy of Dr. John Woodward. He studied mathematics and the philosophy of Isaac Newton. He died in 1722.He knew little of clinical medicine, and was only skilful in the arrangement of drugs in prescriptions. He considered dried millipedes good for tuberculous lymphatic glands, but thought the royal touch for scrofula superstitious. He received the degree of M.D. from the University of Edinburgh for his ‘Medicina Statica Britannica’ (1712), a translation of the ‘Aphorisms’ of Sanctorius, of which a second edition appeared in 1720. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Quincy_(medical_writer)< Less
The Verneece Chronicles By euhal allen
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One of the great fears of man is that a new Black Death will appear and, because antibiotics are becoming useless, no one will be able to stop it. Another such fear is that someone will create such... More > a plague and use it as a weapon, with newer more virulent versions of that plague appearing until the conditions of the perpetrators are met. The Verneece Fever is such a weapon This is the story of a possible future such happening and why perpetrators might do such a thing. Every society spawn in its own time, an aristocracy that seeks to cement its place in the outworking’s of that system. It is a common thing among that aristocracy that the members truly believe for some reason – birth, strength, race, or some special merit – that they are the natural holders of their station, and that any attempt to deny that assigned position is a negation of what is fore ordained. It is fiction. We hope it never comes about, yet we know that it could.< Less