The Guardsman (Book 1)

Author: R.G. Taark

Category: Dystopian & Apocalyptic

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Deal starts: January 15, 2018

Deal ends: January 19, 2018

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A lone man who carries the name of the Empire's ultimate shame and anonymity, 'John Smith'. Stripped of everything from his past, cast out and stumbling through the world he sees everything he grew up believing with new eyes. The harsh realities of his world nip at his flanks and heels every day of his new life, while memories and painful traumas of his old life plague his days and even nights. The true price and cause of his silent suffering and banishment are a secret he refuses to speak. The intrigue that precipitated his fall still lurks in the shadows of the Empire waiting for its prey. The plot he deflected, thinking he defeated, is only delayed and is slowly closing again. Suddenly he is thrust back into the shadowed and deadly game he thought he was insulated from and had left behind forever.

When Rome Stumbles (Book 1)

Author: David Kershner

Category: Dystopian & Apocalyptic

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In his fictional debut, David Kershner asked himself two questions: What would it take to remove GMO's from the US food chain? And, what would it look like if we did so abruptly? He answers those questions and more in When Rome Stumbles, Foreign and Domestic Part I so hang on for wild ride through the halls of Congress, corporate boardrooms, and small town America!As greed, collusion, and corruption collide in the skies above him, Josh Simmons is forced to put the pieces of his life back together and quickly recover from the last two hellish weeks of his life. He's had to bury his ex-wife, received a letter from the grave, and gone looking for the bottom of the bottle all in an attempt to suppress the demons from his failed marriage and the barbarism he experienced as a POW. Little did he know that his eccentricities and panache for self-sufficiency were about to be thrust center stage for all the world to see. Small town America is an afterthought to the backdoor dealings that hits closer to home than you might think.Note: The second edition of Foreign and Domestic, Part I: When Rome Stumbles was released on August 3, 2014.

Grace Lost (Book 1)

Author: M. Lauryl Lewis

Category: Dystopian & Apocalyptic

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There was no warning. No way to prepare. One might think that the end of the world would come slowly, or loudly, or perhaps so quickly that the end would be a vast dark nothing. One might think there would be news traveling of impending doom. Some hint of how the human race would die. One would think... Zoe’s been on her own since she was a teenager, when tragedy took her family. Living in a remote small town, she withdrew from society. Her longtime friend, Adam Boggs, left her even more broken when he left for college and cut off communication. When he’s back in town for a visit, they attempt to reconcile. The next morning brings an end to life as they knew it. Fleeing for safety, they soon cross paths with other survivors. It doesn’t take long until they realize that the dead are not the only things to fear. While the world is taken over by the dead, Zoe and Boggs are brought together in a heated romance that neither expect. Things get even more complicated when Zoe finds herself cursed with a mental link to the dead. Their lives become all about surviving, coping, and loving each other. Book one of the Grace Series. Intended for mature audiences.

An Excess Male

Author: Maggie King

Category: Dystopian & Apocalyptic

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Deal starts: January 13, 2018

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One of the Washington Posts' "The 5 best science fiction and fantasy novels of 2017"!A B&N Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog "Best SFF of 2017" pick!A Kirkus "Best of the Best!" of 2017 Honorable MentionFrom debut author Maggie Shen King, An Excess Male is the chilling dystopian tale of politics, inequality, marriage, love, and rebellion, set in a near-future China, that further explores the themes of the classics The Handmaid's Tale and When She Woke.Under the One Child Policy, everyone plotted to have a son. Now 40 million of them can't find wives. China’s One Child Policy and its cultural preference for male heirs have created a society overrun by 40 million unmarriageable men. By the year 2030, more than twenty-five percent of men in their late thirties will not have a family of their own. An Excess Male is one such leftover man’s quest for love and family under a State that seeks to glorify its past mistakes and impose order through authoritarian measures, reinvigorated Communist ideals, and social engineering.Wei-guo holds fast to the belief that as long as he continues to improve himself, his small business, and in turn, his country, his chance at love will come. He finally saves up the dowry required to enter matchmaking talks at the lowest rung as a third husband—the maximum allowed by law. Only a single family—one harboring an illegal spouse—shows interest, yet with May-ling and her two husbands, Wei-guo feels seen, heard, and connected to like never before. But everyone and everything—walls, streetlights, garbage cans—are listening, and men, excess or not, are dispensable to the State. Wei-guo must reach a new understanding of patriotism and test the limits of his love and his resolve in order to save himself and this family he has come to hold dear.In Maggie Shen King’s startling and beautiful debut, An Excess Male looks to explore the intersection of marriage, family, gender, and state in an all-too-plausible future.

The Way (Book 1)

Author: Mary Twomey

Category: Dystopian & Apocalyptic

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Deal starts: January 10, 2018

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In a world not divided by race, creed or color, but by blood type, Blue Anders finds herself on the wrong end of fortune’s mercy. Born with a lesser blood type, Blue is raised in The Way, a work camp for A-bloods. She must fight against and alongside her violent brother to free their people and end the slavery forced upon her family. Standing up to her sociopath brother will be difficult, but admitting what she wants when she meets an intriguing man from the ruling class just might be impossible.
This is a Dark Fantasy Dystopia Fiction Trilogy with social and political commentary

Fall of the Cities

Author: Vance Huxley

Category: Dystopian & Apocalyptic

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Deal starts: January 10, 2018

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The world is falling apart. Terrorists spark a worldwide oil and gas crisis while imports grind to a halt. Europe and Britain are erupting into chaos as food runs out and desperate people take matters into their own hands. As the government begins to seal off rioting parts of the city, Corporal Harry Miller takes an offered discharge to get his sister and her kids to safety. But he’s not fast enough. Trapped in the city with a rag-tag collection of ordinary citizens, Harry struggles to create a small pocket of stability - a place to ride out the coming confrontation between rioters and the Army, and save themselves from complete annihilation.