Autumn: Purification

· Autumn series Book 3 · Sold by St. Martin's Griffin
36 reviews

About this ebook

A bastard hybrid of War of the Worlds and Night of the Living Dead, the Autumn series chronicles the struggle survivors are forced to contend with in a world torn apart by a deadly disease. 99% of the population of the planet has been killed in less than 24 hours. Animated by "phase two" of some unknown contagion, the dead begin to rise. At first slow, blind, dumb and lumbering, the bodies soon regain their most basic senses and abilities—sight, hearing, locomotion—as well as the instinct toward aggression and violence. Held back only by the restraints of their rapidly decomposing flesh, the dead seem to have only one single goal—to lumber forth and destroy the sole remaining attraction in the silent, lifeless world: those who have survived the plague, who now find themselves outnumbered 1,000,000 to 1...

In Autumn: Purification, the heroes from the original Autumn novel and Autumn: The City work together to survive in this horrifying new world.

Without ever using the ‘Z' word, the Autumn series offers a new perspective on the traditional zombie story. There's no flesh eating, no fast-moving corpses, no gore for gore's sake. Combining the atmosphere and tone of a George Romero film with the attitude and awareness of 28 Days Later, this horrifying and suspenseful novel is filled with relentless cold, dark fear.

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36 reviews
Justine Dyke
May 15, 2016
Easy to read but very entertaining. I loved that the characters fight and struggle to survive knowing tomorrow isn't promised and life is forever changed, to put myself into their bleak and situation and the thought of running and hiding everyday from dead and rotting corpses is terrifying. A creature that used to be human and is now dead and without reason that's only intention is to rip the living apart and destroy is horrific.
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Mike Moondog
March 29, 2014
Say there hun! gotta little ketchup just there in the corner of your mouth... let me get that for you,,, whack. There you go . . . No worries now. I understand it's a little dark, okay, maybe very dark, but after tossing 3 Autumn books down in just days I want to join the survivors party. It's really boring here. I don't have to explain, those readers who enjoy this, understand. Fun Fantasy read.
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Barbara Woods
March 25, 2016
Just wish I got more for the money.
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About the author

David Moody is the author of Hater, Dog Blood, Autumn and Autumn: The City. He grew up in Birmingham, England, on a diet of horror movies and post-apocalyptic fiction. He started his career working at a bank, but then decided to write the kind of fiction he loved. His first novel, Straight to You, had what Moody calls "microscopic sales," and so when he wrote Autumn, he decided to publish it online. The book became a sensation and has been downloaded by half a million readers. He started his own publishing company, Infected Books. He lives in Britain with his wife and a houseful of daughters, which may explain his preoccupation with Armageddon.

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