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  “Players. Welcome to the apocalypse…”

Kelly Lawrence is a grieving widow. Jack Minnow is a website designer. Reis Anderson is the son of a senator. Each of these players has their own reasons for signing up to The Apocalypse Games, a state of the art virtual game designed to entertain doomsday preppers, gamers, and cosplayers. Altogether, over 100 people enter NASA designed simulation pods and hook up to the mainframe computer with one goal: survive 24 hours of an apocalypse. Instead of game over at the end, they’re plugged straight into a new game. Then another. It’s clear the computer has malfunctioned. What’s not clear is why. With no communication to or from the outside operators, they can only fight endless battles and hope they’re rescued before it’s too late. While they can’t die inside the game, they can die if the pods break down while they’re still hooked up. This game of survival just got real.


"From the very first to the last page, the story is emotionally charged, the action intense, and the conflict driving the plot forward." - Readers Favorite  ( )

Book Details:

Pages:            437 ebook / 416 print
ASIN:               B01N01QFTQ
Digital ISBN:   9781370736201
Print ISBN:      9781539545699
Release date: November 21, 2016
Genre:              apocalyptic sci-fi

SPECIAL PRICE: 0.99c ebook intro price till end of Nov 2016
                               0.99c from 1 Jan to 7 Jan 2017 to celebrate National Science Fiction Day in the US

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About the Author:

D L Richardson is a writer of speculative fiction, with reviews such as "exciting and fast-paced book with an original story line--Buzzwords Books", "I really enjoyed the twists and turns of this YA novel--Night Owl Reviews" and "This was a marvelous book--Lit Pick Reviews". She conducts workshops at writers centres and has appeared on panels at Conflux 2015. She recently held a mentor a role at a writer weekend retreat. Writing credentials include "Writing Feature Articles for Newspaper and Magazines" Sydney Writers Centre, "Writing for Children and Young Adults" Sydney Writers Centre, and "James Patterson Teaches Writing" Masterclass. Her published books can be found on her website

When she's not writing, she can be found wandering in her yard waging war on weeds, watching back-to-back episodes on Netflix, playing her piano or guitar, curled up on the couch reading a book, or walking the dog.


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Debbie Richardson
11/26/2016 2:58pm

Thank you Ally for kindly sharing news about my new apocalyptic sci-fi series.

D L Richardson

11/26/2016 4:11pm

My pleasure, Debbie! Have a great weekend.

12/05/2016 6:33am

Good Post.

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