We love post-apocalyptic stories. We’ve published PA series that run the gamut, from thrillers to genre to literary and beyond, and all of them have become best-sellers.

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When the end of the world arrived, it came not with a bang, as most expected, but with more of a “pfft” instead.

Humanity has been torn asunder and brought to the edge of total annihilation in less than an hour. For those who died, it was a quick death, so fast that their brains didn’t have time to process the pain signals from their nerves. For those who survived, the true horror is about to begin as they struggle to not only stay alive, but come to grips with the shocking realization about what – and who – was responsible.

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Final Dawn

What connects us will destroy us.

When a devastating attack cripples and destroys every Internet-connected device in the country, Rick Waters is stranded a thousand miles from his wife, Dianne, and their children. To get back home he’ll have to draw on every survival instinct he has as he’s pulled into a web of lies and conspiracy that threaten not just his survival but that of the entire world.

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Surviving the Fall

A nationwide terrorist attack. A mysterious stranger. One chance to make it home.

The country in shambles and the country’s transportation capabilities are crippled beyond repair. Frank Richards barely escapes with his life when he watches his truck explode in front of his eyes. As chaos descends across the country, Frank’s home-grown survival and preparedness training and the help of a mysterious stranger he meets are the only things he can rely on to see him safely across the thousand miles separating him and his loved ones.

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No Sanctuary

A disaster in the North Atlantic. A father and daughter caught in the middle. A desperate struggle for survival, where each step may be the last.

In the North Atlantic, a massive fissure in the sea floor has opened up, and an underground reservoir is releasing quadrillions of gallons of water into the oceans.

A dozen Naval ships investigating this strange anomaly are sunk, leaving one scientist and his daughter as the only survivors.

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Epoch’s End

A young girl who saw her father die. A soldier who lost everything. Now, in the shadow of the apocalypse, they will fight to survive.

The skies above America darken as powerful, corrupt forces inadvertently unleash a disaster of biblical proportions.

In a quiet southern town, a lonely soldier lives each day in a bottle, forever regretting sins and losses of the past.

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Storm’s Fury

A bold scientific breakthrough? Or an end to modern society as we know it?

It was supposed to be a ground-breaking demonstration: MELT, a newly created compound, promised to revolutionize waste processing. When things don’t go as planned and the city begins to implode, Bill and Alice Everlee are caught on opposite sides of the divide. Stuck at ground zero as the city begins to sink around her, Alice races to discover what is causing the disaster and how to stop it – if she even can. Meanwhile, having received a frightening message from his wife, Bill hurries to pack everyone up at home before racing to a remote cottage in upstate New York to begin preparing for the coming storm…

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Melt

A radical new mission. A devastating disaster. Survival is no longer guaranteed.

The Tikkanen Kinetic Mining corporation has perfected the science of asteroid mining – or so they say.

When they bring an asteroid in from the asteroid belt and try to put it into orbit around the Earth, though, it turns out things aren’t as perfect as they’d like us to believe.

The 1600-meter rock gets loose and plummets down, bringing death and chaos across the entire continental United States. Along with this chaos comes opportunity, though, for those who know where to find it.

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Impact

When a geo-engineering project goes catastrophically wrong, one man will risk everything to rescue his daughter.

Put in place to try and fix the the melting ice caps, the Exobot project was supposed to be our salvation.

It became our destruction instead.

In the space of a few hours, most of the world’s land masses – including over 95% of the United States – have been covered with water. Billions are dead, governments are in chaos, and the few survivors left are literally treading water, trying to find the few bits of dry land left.

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Deluge

America’s food crops cover nearly a billion acres. In the race to produce as much as we could… something went wrong.

A billion acres of food have been wiped off the map overnight.

A mysterious illness, somehow connected to America’s agriculture collapse, tears through the country – and the world – like a hot knife through butter, killing millions as it spreads.

Pockets of survivors are forced to trek west, seeking shelter and food as they fight against the disease that lives in the air and soil around them.

As death and destruction spread and the country collapses in upon itself, those left behind will be forced to work together to survive, lest they be consumed by the spores.

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Spore

If your life dissolved in a flash, would you be strong enough to survive?

Half of the earth’s population has been wiped out. Impossible to predict or stop, the Gamma Ray Burst tore through the Earth like a bullet, its radiation wave killing hundreds of millions and the aftereffects ensuring the deaths of billions more.

Now, as the world crumbles around them, a ragtag group of survivors make for the only home they know – the small town of Mercy. Spared the worst of the GRB’s effects, the town is isolated, safe and self-sufficient – for now. The flash hasn’t just decimated the Earth’s population, though. It’s brought out the worst in many of those who are still alive.

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Flashpoint

An unimaginable disaster. A country torn apart. A man who will stop at nothing to get home to his family.

When a massive landslide in the Canary Islands sets off a mega-tsunami, the east coast of North America is square in its path. On a fishing trip off the coast of Maine, Reese Lavelle barely manages to make it to high ground when the wave hits. His only thought? Getting home to his wife and daughter in South Carolina.

Cami and Amber Lavelle barely escape the wave in Charleston, they retreat inland, watching the city as it’s wiped out by the wave in one fell swoop. As those who survived slowly sink into madness and the country succumbs to chaos, Cami’s goal is simple: survive at any cost.

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Broken Tide

Spared the fires of a devastating nationwide terrorist attack, one small town fights for survival against overwhelming odds.

When explosions ring out across the country, the town of Hope is mysteriously spared from the apocalyptic disaster. Waking up the morning after, the residents of the town quickly come to realize that they are an oasis in a vast hellscape, with threats looming on all sides.

While some in the town fight for the survival of all, a few have more sinister plans, seeking to exploit Hope’s status for their own benefit. Allies become enemies and the old adage of “the enemy of my enemy is my friend” rings true as Hope fights to survive the firestorm.

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Last City

One day the lights will go out. How prepared are you?

An enormous coronal mass ejection engulfs the world, destroying electrical grids and causing secondary fires to break out in every major city. Millions die in the first few hours, and even those who are most prepared are caught unawares. Trapped in the firestorm raging across Chicago, Leonard will stop at nothing to find his family while his wife and son struggle to stay alive in the chaos.

When a CME that dwarfs the Carrington Event engulfs the world, Len – a businessman with next to zero survival training and experience – sets off to find his wife and child. Emerging out of the heart of Chicago, he will face dangers of all types and experience both the heights and depths of humanity. His survival depends solely on his ability to learn on the fly in this twisted new hellscape of a world.

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Solar Crash

An ancient killer. A nation torn apart. One woman will stop at nothing to save her family – or die trying.

An underwater explosion devastates a chain of islands.

A mysterious illness begins to spring up across the world.

Earthquakes shatter the west coast, causing untold damage and loss of life.

To the ordinary observer, these events appear random and coincidental – but for some they’re all pieces of a global puzzle that leads to one conclusion: the end of humanity.

In a desperate race against time, the survivors must not only survive but learn to adapt to an insidious set of foes, each more dangerous than the last.

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Extinction

No food. No shelter. No way out but through.

A calamitous pair of storms.

Two women on the run from their past caught in the whirlwind.

They’ll either stand and fight – or be consumed in the aftermath.

Twin hurricanes obliterate the eastern coast of the United States, bringing with them a blight that devastated America’s breadbasket.

As the nation’s food supply withers on the vine, the population turns upon itself and millions die from starvation, infighting and disease within days of the storms’ passing.

In the midst of the devastation left by the storms, two women in the Gulf Coast must fight against the dangers from their past to survive the aftermath of the storms and find a new order in a broken nation.

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Aftermath

A desperate deal. A catastrophic disaster. A father who will stop at nothing to return home.

Far from home, a father makes a secret deal with the devil to secure his family’s future.

Alone on their rural homestead, his wife and child continue to eke out a quiet living, quietly counting the days until he returns.

When the mother of all earthquakes rips North and South America apart, the family’s survival skills will be tested more than they ever realize as they fight to survive – and reunite – in the face of overwhelming odds.

This post-apocalyptic thriller will keep you up late at night as you explore a world that’s both eerily familiar and spine-tinglingly realistic.

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Aftershocks

When the sky goes dark and the rivers run red, what will you sacrifice to save the ones you love?

A routine survey mission turns into the unthinkable as the Yellowstone Caldera finally breaks free of its earthen chains, releasing thousands of years of pent-up energy in an instant. As fire and ash consume all in their path, signs point to the disaster not being as natural as it first appears…

Barely escaping the disaster in a small plane that takes off from the Yellowstone airport, Mia finds her Texas A&M life turned upside down as the days of class and studying turn into a fight for the very air she needs to survive. While she tries to help her fellow survivors, her niece and nephew are being watched over by her parents on a small farm that quickly succumbs to the choking clouds of ash.

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Escaping Darkness

When the end arrives, how far will you go to save the ones you love?

When a terrorist plot results in the detonation of several nuclear devices across the West Coast, the Frasers are thrown into disarray and their strained familial relationships are tested as they watch society collapse around them. Tens of millions of people are killed, injured and driven away from their homes as the result of a sinister plot that the government and its citizens are struggling to understand. With their older daughter lost in the chaos, the Frasers must somehow pull together to support each other and fight to reunite their family.

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Darkness Rising

Trapped by the storm a thousand miles from home, Jake Walton and his family face the ultimate test of survival.

Stuck in Boston at a technology conference with his wife and children at their cabin in Tennessee, Jake Walton becomes trapped as multiple category five hurricanes devastate the east coast. As the situation worsens and an unknown foe begins to target key infrastructure points across the country, he will risk everything to get back to his family. Meanwhile, at their cabin, Sara and their children become ensnared in a dangerous conspiracy as they prepare to fight the elements, pulling them into a web of destruction that threatens the stability of the entire country.

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Weathering the Storm

A revolutionary technology. A sinister foe. A desperate fight for survival.

When a new drilling method enables access to a deep source of renewable energy, all expectations are that Ultilitron will champion a new era in electricity production. When the lights go out and the killing starts, the country’s emotions quickly turn from elation to fear. As a sinister foe emerges from the shadows, the survivors of the initial disaster must band together to survive, lest their lights be snuffed out like the countless others before them….

A new, intensely thrilling and terrifyingly nail-biting series, Last Light is a post-apocalyptic adventure from Justin Bell and Mike Kraus like you’ve never seen before. 

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Last Light

A devastating attack. A family separated. A desperate struggle to survive.

Jackson Block is trapped far from his family and those he loves when a rogue state unleashes a devastating attack on the United States. To reunite with his loved ones he must fight through streets that have turned into a war zone as survivors and government agents alike threaten not only his existence, but that of the entire nation.

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Zero Hour

When the sky comes crashing down, one family must risk everything to survive.

An unprecedented terrorist attack rips apart the Gregory family, trapping them on opposite sides of the world. As Marilyn struggles to keep her three children alive and out of harms way, Marcus fights to stay alive in the middle of a war-torn region, all while searching for answer to a global catastrophe that threatens the lives of his family – and the world.

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Heaven’s Fist

When the world starts to collapse, what will you do to survive?

A research station in the Arctic suffers catastrophic destruction. A soldier in Poland dies in a mysterious accident. A reporter in Manhattan stumbles across a conspiracy that has global consequences. As millions succumb to the strange attack across the globe, a handful of brave souls must step forward and fight not just for their own survival but that of the entire human race.

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The Long Fall

Modern technology designed to heal has been sabotaged, leaving hundreds of millions dead.

For the survivors, each day brings new horrors as the world descends into madness, all while powerful forces seek to take advantage of the turmoil. One man will stand apart in the chaos, seeking to reunite with his family as he becomes embroiled in a desperate attempt to save those few who survived The Long Night.

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The Long Night

A soldier at the end of his rope. An FBI agent caught in a web of lies. To survive the apocalypse they must fight the most desperate battle of their lives – or die trying.

A former soldier trying to escape his past is adrift in small town USA.

An FBI agent goes against her superiors’ orders, investigating strange kidnappings in the heart of middle America.

When the unimaginable happens and the world is plunged into darkness, the survivors will be forced to face their greatest fears as they’re dragged to their breaking points – and beyond.

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The Breaking Point

Where will you seek refuge when the world unravels?

It’s a quiet day on his beat when NYPD officer Paul Gault finds himself on the frontline of a new, never-before seen disaster. Bodies drop like flies in the streets as panic descends on the city.

When he meets daycare worker Olivia Foster, the two must battle against not only the disaster but humanity itself to make it out of the city so that they may find some semblance of safety – if it still exists.

As the unlikely duo attempts to flee the chaos and destruction, one man watches the destruction with frustration and regret, knowing all too well that the worst is yet to come….

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It Falls Apart

92% of the world’s currency exists solely on computers. What if it all vanished overnight?

Trident Banking Corporation, the global powerhouse, suddenly loses the trillions of dollars that it holds for the world’s economies. All records of individual, business and government holdings are erased and backup systems are purged.

Samuel Westchester, the Marketing Director of Trident, is working in New York City when the disaster is unveiled. Battling the rioting crowds, he’s caught between using his access to search for answers to the disaster and getting to his aging parents far across the city.

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Wipeout

A storm of historic proportions. A man separated from his family. A deadly race against time to reunite – before it’s too late.

A massive dust storm sweeps across the continental United States, dwarfing the storms from the 30’s and wreaking havoc on everything in its path.

As multiple states deal with catastrophic power outages, more storms roll across the country, killing millions and leaving vast swaths of the country virtually unlivable.

In the midst of the chaos, Derek Stagg must journey to reunite with his family on the opposite side of the country, hunted by a mysterious assassin and threatened by truly world-ending storms.

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Lost Sanctuary

An unprecedented disaster. A world on the brink. One man will stop at nothing until his family is safe.

Fault lines begin splitting apart without warning.

Entire nations are wiped out in the blink of an eye.

As the US Government pursues the man with the only theory behind what’s happening, he will do anything to reach his family… or die trying.

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Fracture

When disaster strikes, who will you trust?

A coordinated, global attack kills half a billion in minutes, leaving the world clothed in chaos and death.

A young woman struggling with the trauma of witnessing her father’s murder is thrust into the limelight after the disaster, forced to overcome her past if she wants to survive.

Together with an unlikely companion, she must navigate the disaster to save her family – or die trying.

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No Refuge

When the only safe place is the dark, how will you survive?

A civilization-ending storm kills billions overnight, and sunlight is now the mortal enemy of those left alive.

A family torn apart in the midst of the chaos are stretched to their limits, struggling just to stay alive.

When daylight becomes your mortal enemy, how will you outlast the end of days?

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Edge of Ruin