Saturday, June 20, 2015

Preorder "Aliens Versus Zombies for only $0.99/£0.99 through Release Day, July 10

Special preorder price: $0.99/£0.99 now through Release Day, July 10. On July 11, the price goes up.

My latest novel, Aliens Versus Zombies is a most unconventional sci-fi/zombie hybrid (not really horror).

The end of the world began with a neither a bang nor a whimper, but with pain. March 23, 2033 was the day the Tibetan hemorrhagic fever virus jumped species.

Eighty-two percent of the human race—more than eight billion people—died within six months, screaming as necrotic tissue rotted on the bone. Of the eighteen percent of humanity that survived the pandemic, nearly all suffered through intense fever that resulted in damage to the higher brain functions. They didn’t die, but they also were no longer quite human. Instead, they became ravening feral hordes, forever hunting for living things to eat: snakes, raccoons, people—it didn’t matter. As long as it had a heartbeat, the zombies—for want of a better term—pursued and ate it. However these zombies were not the mindless, shuffling, automatons of horror fiction. They were something else entirely. They were fast, cunning, hunted in packs, and could use simple tools.

The remaining eight-tenths of one percent of humanity—fewer than eight million individuals worldwide—were immune to the virus. However, with the collapse of all governments and military they stood little chance of surviving long-term against almost two billion zombies.

And then, fourteen months after the plague struck, the Drahtch invasion fleet arrived with more than twenty thousand armed ships, two million ground troops, and a half-million colonists.

Mankind doesn’t stand a chance.

Or does it?

Aliens Versus Zombies is available on Amazon in 13 countries.

If you'd like to help me promote AVZ, just click on the Thunderclap promotional campaign link below. It shouldn't take more than a few seconds of your time; just a few clicks. All that's required is granting permission for Thunderclap to post one time to your FB and Tumblr accounts, and/or Twitter. (It's just a 140-character ad for my book. You can see the ad at the link below.) Thunderclap will do the rest automatically, on July 1. It's a one-time deal; your walls won't get spammed. The book ships on July 10.

I need only 100 people by June 30 for the campaign to go live (40 so far in less than 7 days. The social media “reach” is already up over 40,000 people.) The more people who click, the wider the message gets spread. Let's get viral!


To find out more about this and my other novels, go to my blog or my website, where there’s a free sample chapter. @MarkTerenceChap

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