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Ground Zero: A Zombie Apocalypse [Kindle Edition]

Nicholas Ryan
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (345 customer reviews)

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Book Description

New Release Also Available by Nicholas Ryan: 

"Nicholas Ryan has delivered complete madness. A bloody zombie-smash from start to finish. Any fan of the genre will have a blast reading this."
- D.J. MOLLES Bestselling Author of 
'The Remaining', 'The Remaining: Aftermath', 'The Remaining: Refugees', 'The Remaining: Fractured'

Aboard a freighter bound for Baltimore harbor, an Iranian terrorist prepares to unleash an unimaginable horror upon the United States. The 'Wrath' is an undead plague - an infection that consumes its victims with a maddening rage and turns them into mindless blood-thirsty killers.
Jack Cutter is just an ordinary guy dealing with a dreadful guilt when the virus tears through his home town. Before it's too late, Cutter will have to find a way to survive, and find a reason to fight: HIS REDEMPTION.

A novel of approx. 57,000 words.
"This is exactly the kind of intelligent, action-packed zombie thriller that fans of DJ Molles and Max Brooks will love!" - ZombieBookBlog

Editorial Reviews


A review from Little Blog of Horror

"When I think zombie novels, I used to think Max Brooks, but there is a new name I will think of from now on, Nicholas Ryan.
Many zombie novels that I have read have been severely lacking the proper descriptiveness to draw the reader into the horror they are trying to give them.  Nicholas Ryan's 'Ground Zero' is every bit as horrifying and descriptive as a Max Brooks novel.  The scenes he describes are terrifying and so vivid I almost feel like I am watching a George A. Romero film.  The way he depicts his characters and the scenarios that they are faced with, I could feel their fear and I felt as though I was watching all of these horrors unfold through the eyes of these terrified people.  He gave every character a back story, so you really get to know them and learn what makes them tick. This is what makes any story worth reading.
The twists and turns that his main character, Jack Cutter, faces are fantastically thought out.  The changes he goes through and the things he comes to terms with are both heartbreaking and unsettling.
'Ground Zero' is not a lengthy story, but packs all the punches of a Stephen King length novel.  None of the story feels rushed.  The natural flow of the novel from beginning to end is seamless and well thought out.  Through the time that I was reading it, I never thought "well this could be better" or "he really should have added something here".  'Ground Zero' really is a work of art and has all of the makings of a real horror literary classic.
I could not recommend 'Ground Zero' enough to anyone that enjoys a truly captivating horror story.  Even if you are not a fan of horror or zombie novels, I would still give it a read. 

Product Details

  • File Size: 1947 KB
  • Print Length: 212 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00F83EPL4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #12,563 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent heart pounding great read June 3, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
There have been many book reviews that state " you can't put the book down". With Ground Zero this is true so don't start reading unless you have enough time to finish. The book follows an unlikely hero named Cutter who finds himself in the middle of a zombie virus that causes anyone infected to become walking / running dead with a passion to hunt and kill everyone. The virus spreads quickly and soon there are only small groups of living people. It is so real that it will make you wonder what you would do to escape and what you would do to protect your family.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great zombie read, love it December 29, 2013
By Ivo
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This is a great zombie read, realistic, very exciting, with nice horror elements, never a moment boring. I loved reading it, to bad I finished it so quickly.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great read! November 26, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
Very good book I really enjoyed it very much. Has just the right amount of action mixed in with some subtle romance
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book June 12, 2014
By Chris R
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Great book. I hope he writes more. I have read both of the current books and I give them both five stars.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars wow May 13, 2014
By TexasXB
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Short, but exhilarating. The action of this book is absolutely non-stop. Very well written, and worth the read.
Kinda glad it's over, so now my heart can slow down a bit.
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Zombies rule! December 30, 2013
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Best book I've read so far. I love books that keep you on your toes the whole time. I def recommend it!
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This book was awesome! December 12, 2013
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I decided to give this book a try and was a surprised! This book kept me at the edged of my seat and at the same time kept me laughing while scared at the same time. The author did an awesome job. And the book was so good that I went ahead and bought me the part 2 book. Readers who buy this book wont be disappointed.
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Kept me interested December 12, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
It was short but exciting to the end. I look forward to reading more from the author in the future!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars Not great, but really not bad.
The good: Pretty much sticks to the genre, which more shambling than running zombies, and actually "dead" zombies, not "infected with rage virus" zombies. Read more
Published 14 hours ago by Matt B.
3.0 out of 5 stars Well Written
I enjoyed this book. It was well written and the characters are realistic. I would like to have seen the survivalists in the story explored more.
Published 18 days ago by Neutron
3.0 out of 5 stars I so wanted to love this
I so wanted to love Ground Zero: A Zombie Apocalypse it sounded, from the summary, to have everything that is needed to be a truly great story. But sadly I didn't. Read more
Published 23 days ago by AudioBookReviewer
3.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable little zombie thriller
Enjoyable little zombie thriller, good action and decently written. Some of the female characters and the sexual aspect of their behavior is a little off-putting (some might say... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Kevin Brown
2.0 out of 5 stars Kept My Interest
Interesting premise and good execution, the story moves along at a brisk pace covering the first three days of an act of terrorism that turns into a Zombie Apocalypse. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
3.0 out of 5 stars Not bad!
Reading series The Remaining" ruined all other zombie books cause its so GOOD!

However this was decent book about zombies, some of the scenes make you horny, funny... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Matt D.
4.0 out of 5 stars Good zombie starter book
Not a bad zombie novel. Kind of generic but not too much lovey touchy feely carp between the survivors. I like it when the author has the zombies running. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Jill Magee
2.0 out of 5 stars Okay but...
If you removed all the women from the story and focused on the action it'd be much improved. The author just isn't pulling off anything believable with them. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Absurdity
2.0 out of 5 stars Move on, nothing to see in this book
Predictable, boring and averagely written. If I wasn't reading it on my iPad it would of ended up in the bin so no one else wastes their time with this one. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Andrew Lochore
3.0 out of 5 stars Strong Men, weak women, perky breasts,....and a Zombie Apokalypse
It started out pretty good and at the beginning I had a hard time, to put the book aside. I am a fan of this genre and read a lot of "Z" novels over last year (and just discovered... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Wilhelm Haas
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