Emma Johnson’s first job as a nurse is at The Liberia Treatment and Research Camp in West Africa. Young and naïve, she soon learns about the horrors of medical experimentation in the African jungle. Journalist Hunter Morgan begins researching Chen-Zamora Pharmaceuticals, a company that has found a way to mutate the Ebola virus to create a Zombie Virus or “Z” Virus. He uncovers a web of sinister intrigue that connects the treatment and research camp, the pharmaceutical company, U.S. government officials, the CDC and the World Health Organization. This is conspiracy theory fiction in which zombies are used as biological weapons.
Boxed Set of NOVELETTES and NOVELLAS. GENRES: Apocalyptic Science Fiction, Zombie Fiction, Conspiracy Fiction, Horror.
Book #1, Mutation Z: The Ebola Zombies:
“The plot sucked me in, as it was well done and believable. This take on the pandemic angle was well done, and an interesting to see a zombie outbreak from start. I have to say this kept me on the edge of my seat, and made me want to wash my hands repeatedly.” – Shandy Jo, Mama Knows Books
“I am VERY excited to hear that this novelette will be growing into a series! Especially because of the ending that leaves you with buggy eyes and an impressive jaw gape.” – Rebecca Engelmann, Sister Sinister Speaks blog
Book #2, Mutation Z: Closing the Borders:
Winner, Best Horror, eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBook Awards.
“Ms Peake delivered an enthralling read...Ms Peake pulls you into the story and keeps you reading with lots of action and twists to keep you on your toes.” – Shandy Jo at Mama Knows Books
“This second book is as intense as the first one. And the addition of new characters and the spread of the disease build the suspense to a fever pitch.” – Laura, FUONLYKNEW Blog
“I am so into Mutation Z, I am wringing my hands with an evil grin on my face as Marilyn Peake tells me Mutation Z: Protecting Your Own, Book III, has just come out and I can have a copy for review. YAY!!!!” – Sherry Fundin, Blogger and Reviewer
Book #3, Mutation Z: Protecting Our Own:
“Electrifying: Science Gone Amuck” – Mallory Heart Reviews
“Holy crap! / Just when you think things can’t get any crazier, they do. This is one intense series. I loved the first two books and this one is just as good, if not better.” – Laura, FUONLYKNEW Blog
“The Mutation Z series is a must read for horror and dystopian lovers everywhere. The story grows better and better with each novella.” – Sherry Fundin, Blogger and Reviewer
“The Mutation Z Series is a unique and attention-grabbing zombie tale that’s well worth your time to read.” – Margaret Marr, NightsAndWeekends.com
“Whether you are a fan of zombie or apocalyptic tales or not, this series is worth a look. / You just may find that Ms Peake is your new favorite author for fiction with the ring of truth.” – Kat’s Inspiration Corner
USA TODAY and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Marilyn Peake writes Science Fiction and Fantasy. She's one of the contributing authors in Book: The Sequel, published by The Perseus Books Group, with one of her entries included in serialization at The Daily Beast. In addition, Marilyn has served as Editor for a number of anthologies. Her short stories have been published in numerous anthologies and on the literary blog, Glass Cases.
AWARDS: Silver Award, two Honorable Mentions and eight Finalist placements in the ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards, two Winner and two Finalist placements in the EPPIE Awards, Winner of the Dream Realm Awards, Finalist placement in the 2015 National Indie Excellence Book Awards, Winner of "Best Horror" in the eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBook Awards, two Semi-Finalist placements in the Young Adult category of the Kindle Book Awards, and Gold Award in the Fantasy / Science Fiction category of the eLit Book Awards.