Afterburn: A Free Post-Apocalyptic Thriller

Haunted Computer Books
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 "One of the most thrilling writers working today. Miss him at your peril." - Blake Crouch, Dark Matter

A near-future spinoff of the bestselling AFTER post-apocalyptic thriller series.

NEXT #1: AFTERBURN

Five years after a devastating solar storm wipes out civilization and spawns a strange race of mutants, Rachel Wheeler and her misfit family must choose whether to hide away or fight to join other survivors.

As their food supply dwindles in the military bunker they’ve occupied, radiation from abandoned nuclear plants is altering the world around them. Not only are the mutants building their own cities and weapons, the remaining dregs of the U.S. military are massing for an attack. As the environment decays, hostile new creatures crawl out from the crevices and up from the waterways to threaten them all.

But as a half-mutant, Rachel’s choice isn’t as simple as mere survival—the mutant way of life might be more promising than anything humans could hope to restore. And Rachel’s next decision could tear apart her family and the entire world.

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"Always surprises and always entertains." - Jonathan Maberry, the Joe Ledger series

"Like Stephen King, he summons serious scares." - Bentley Little, The Mailman

"Nobody thrills like Nicholson does. Nobody." - J.A. Konrath, the Jack Daniels series

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"Always surprises and always entertains." - Jonathan Maberry, Patient Zero

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The After Series: Books 0-3

When devastating solar storms wipe out the technological infrastructure and kill billions, the few survivors struggle to adapt. But some among them have changed, becoming primal and violent. But the mutants quickly evolve into something even more dangerous to the future of the human race. 

Rachel Wheeler and her group of friends find themselves caught between the mysterious new tribe, roving bands of scavengers, and rogue military units as they carve out a home in the new world.

After #0: First Light- Prequel novella. NASA scientists warn of the possible effects of heightened solar activity, but the threat is downplayed until it's far too late.

After #1: The Shock- Rachel Wheeler flees the dangers of Charlotte to seek her grandfather's remote compound in the Blue Ridge Mountains. She is joined by several other survivors as they fight back against a hostile world.

After #2: The Echo- The survivors discover the mutant Zapheads are evolving by imitating human speech and behavior, but the threat of savage violence remains.

After #3: Milepost 291- As Rachel and the others near her grandfather's compound, new dangers emerge, including a military unit that has established its own harsh laws.

Look for the rest of the After books: Whiteout, Red Scare, and Dying Light. See what happens five years later in the NEXT series.
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"One of the most thrilling writers working today. Miss him at your peril." - Blake Crouch, Wayward Pines

"Nobody thrills like Nicholson does. Nobody." - J.A. Konrath, Origin

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Publisher
Haunted Computer Books
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Published on
Oct 27, 2015
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Pages
300
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ISBN
9781626479241
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Horror
Fiction / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Science Fiction / Apocalyptic & Post-Apocalyptic
Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Fiction / Thrillers / Military
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
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Scott Nicholson
Scott Nicholson
"Always surprises and always entertains." - Jonathan Maberry, Patient Zero

A box set of four books in the bestselling AFTER post-apocalyptic thriller series

The After Series: Books 0-3

When devastating solar storms wipe out the technological infrastructure and kill billions, the few survivors struggle to adapt. But some among them have changed, becoming primal and violent. But the mutants quickly evolve into something even more dangerous to the future of the human race. 

Rachel Wheeler and her group of friends find themselves caught between the mysterious new tribe, roving bands of scavengers, and rogue military units as they carve out a home in the new world.

After #0: First Light- Prequel novella. NASA scientists warn of the possible effects of heightened solar activity, but the threat is downplayed until it's far too late.

After #1: The Shock- Rachel Wheeler flees the dangers of Charlotte to seek her grandfather's remote compound in the Blue Ridge Mountains. She is joined by several other survivors as they fight back against a hostile world.

After #2: The Echo- The survivors discover the mutant Zapheads are evolving by imitating human speech and behavior, but the threat of savage violence remains.

After #3: Milepost 291- As Rachel and the others near her grandfather's compound, new dangers emerge, including a military unit that has established its own harsh laws.

Look for the rest of the After books: Whiteout, Red Scare, and Dying Light. See what happens five years later in the NEXT series.
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"One of the most thrilling writers working today. Miss him at your peril." - Blake Crouch, Wayward Pines

"Nobody thrills like Nicholson does. Nobody." - J.A. Konrath, Origin

keywords: doomsday fiction, post-apocalyptic horror, survival horror, science fiction action, adventure, Justin Cronin, Stephen King, zombies, zombie book series, mutant dystopian, Hugh Howey Wool, Edward W. Robertson, Bobby Adair, T.W. Piperbrook, Brian Keene, J.L. Bourne, military suspense, omnibus, discount ebooks, futuristic thriller, dark fantasy, technothriller, technological, bargain box set, cheap ebooks

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