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The Extinction Cycle Saga continues!

Attention, Extinction Cycle fans!

I’m thrilled to announce the Extinction Cycle series is now a universe in the Kindle Worlds program. What does this mean? It means you can write and share your Extinction Cycle story—and make money doing it!

Have you wondered how other countries around the globe are coping with the Variants? How would your favorite city be affected during the early months of the Hemorrhage Virus outbreak? Is there an existing character whose backstory you’d like to explore, or do you have an idea for a totally original character? The possibilities are limitless!

Now’s your chance to contribute your unique story to the Extinction Cycle saga. I can’t wait to read them.

For more information, please visit the Extinction Cycle’s Kindle Worlds page or contact me at nicksansbury@gmail.com.

The Rule Of Three

by Adrian Smith

What would you do to survive the apocalypse?

Jack Gee, hiking the New Zealand mountains, is blissfully unaware of the Hemorrhage virus sweeping the world. A desperate message from his wife Dee alerts him, and he must return to Hamilton. On the way, he is captured by man-eating monsters and taken to their meat locker. To escape, he will need to draw on all his experience as an outdoorsman, but first he must find the will to survive.

Surrounded by Variants, Dee is trapped in her Hamilton basement with a group of survivors. With Jack missing, and dwindling food supplies, she must leave the basement, her only defence a Katana.

The nightmare has just begun. Will they find each other in the chaos?

Available at kindle

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Extinction: Isolation

by Brian Martinez

As a pandemic dubbed the Hemorrhage Virus brings the world to its knees, scientists and Delta Force Operators fight to save the world. But in the streets and homes of America, everyday men and women simply struggle to stay alive.

Bounty hunter Will Sharpe is one such man. After tracking his fugitive brother Stanley from Washington D.C. to the snowy forests of Pennsylvania, he finds himself isolated from civilization. Hundreds of miles of failing infrastructure and blood-thirsty creatures separate him from his family. His brother, an infamous hacker, claims he knows who’s responsible for the end of the world. Together they make the impossible journey home, as Will’s wife and son face their own battles in the crumbling nation’s capital.

Set during the exact timeline of Extinction Horizon from Nicholas Sansbury Smith’s best-selling Extinction Cycle, follow one family’s fight through Hell itself.

Available at kindle

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Operation Freedom

by E. G. Michaels

It was only a matter of time. Time until the Variants outbreak reached Philadelphia. Time until the City of Brotherly Love was locked in a fight to the death to keep the city from being overrun. It’s taking every member of the armed forces and police to battle the Variants and it’s a battle they appear to be losing.

SWAT Sergeant Vince Black and his team are assigned a new desperate mission: To travel through Variant infested neighborhoods into the heart of the city and rescue the Governor’s daughter, who is trapped without food or water there.

Can Black and his team complete this suicide mission and live to see the next day?

This is their story.

Available at kindle

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Bone Collector

by Jeff Olah

Where the end is something we fear less than what is directly ahead…

Six weeks ago Blake Chambers prayed that death would take him as he slept. Today he can’t seem to remember why. He’s also having trouble recalling where he’s been or what he’s done.

But that only begins to describe the problems this former professional athlete is having.

Follow along as one of the most loathsome characters from the Extinction Cycle series is introduced. See things through his demented eyes. Find out what brought him here and how the events of the world’s most devastating virus changed him forever.

This is The Bone Collector…

Available at kindle

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Red Line

by Tom Abrahams

“Every story has an origin. For THE EXTINCTION CYCLE, it’s RED LINE—A chilling and heart-pounding novel that grabs and won’t let go!”
—USAToday Best Selling Author Nicholas Sansbury Smith, creator of the The Extinction Cycle series.

For a dozen years, villagers along the ancient Da River in Vietnam have feared a nightmarish creature who hunts and consumes human flesh. Only in whispers do they mention its name, The White Ghost. The ghost is what’s left of Marine Lieutenant Trevor Brett, a chemically engineered experiment gone wrong. Now, as he stalks the jungle for prey, the men who made him into the monster he’s become are hunting him. His end was just the beginning.

RED LINE is a novel length story set in The Extinction Cycle world.

Available at kindle

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Extinction Thailand

by Russell Blake

Pattaya, Thailand, 1972. A string of brutal murders of American servicemen during the Vietnam War has paralyzed the small beach community. When the son of a Pentagon general falls prey, Marine criminal investigator Hal Shaw must untangle a web of deceit in order to stop the killer before he strikes again.

Available at kindle

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Extinction Trippin’

by Mark Tufo

Man’s extinction is on the horizon and it’s up to four people torn from their own world by unseen forces to do their best to make sure that doesn’t happen. Follow along as Michael Talbot, part-time prepper, along with his best friend BT “Big Tiny” and the anti-hero Mrs. Deneaux are pulled into another realm, seemingly spun from the mind of the ever stoned John the Tripper in a desperate bid to right what has gone wrong.

Available at kindle

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Darkness Evolved

by Anthony Melchiorri

The military has been fighting a losing battle against the Variants. These men-turned- monsters are evolving. With each passing day, they grow stronger and fiercer.

When the Variants threaten to destroy a vital naval base, Staff Sergeant Jose Garcia leads a suicidal recon mission into Variant-infested North Carolina. But for Garcia, the mission isn’t just about finding vital intel. It’s personal. North Carolina used to be his home. It was there the Variants killed his wife and daughter.

In a desperate race against time, Garcia must confront his own inner demons while facing enemies more terrifying than any he has seen before. If he fails, the US military will lose one of the only surviving bases holding them together.

Available at kindle

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Battle for Orchard Hill

by WJ Lundy

A deadly Ebola outbreak rages across Africa. The United States scrambles teams of scientists from the Centers of Disease Control. America’s top field agents tasked with collecting samples and developing a cure. A secret lab of scientists, racing against the clock, mixing man made chemicals with the worst that nature has to offer, stumbles upon a would-be cure; but was it a cure they were even after?

Thus begins the greatest outbreak in the history of human kind. A disease so deadly and rapidly evolving, it pushes the human race to the brink of extinction. Entire populations and regions of the United States quickly wiped out, falling victim to the plague. In the wake of the fast spreading pandemic, state and local governments, desperate for answers, rush to provide relief to the devastated and overwhelmed communities. Experts in Bio-Medical Research are desperately summoned to Atlanta and military facilities across the country.

On a cold morning, the men of India Company, Second Platoon: Task Force Resolve, are alerted and rapid-deployed to central Michigan. Their mission: to recover and escort experts in bio-medicine, specifically in the development and production of vaccines. With faulty intelligence and half-truths, Second Platoon moves forward.

This is their story.

Available at kindle

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Lost Valley

by Walt Browning

John Eric Carver and Shrek are a retired Navy SEAL war dog team, now living in the mountains outside of San Diego. Both man and dog thought their life was now settled, finding peace on the forty acre ranch they had moved to. But life, and a mutated virus, changed all that. Now, they had to survive the infection that was consuming the world. Taking refuge in a near-by Boy Scout camp, he leads a group of teens and their parents as they are forced to deal with infected creatures that were rapidly consuming the world. A novel based in the “Extinction Cycle” Kindle world created by the fertile mind of Nicholas Sansbury Smith, “Lost Valley” takes the reader through the first months of the apocalypse that threatens all of humanity.

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by Owen Baillie

Tearing across the globe, the man-made Hemorrhage Virus obliterates the world’s helpless population. Australia is no different, as cities and towns falling rapidly, the government unable to prevent the uprising of a brutal enemy.

At a secret military facility in a remote location south-west of Sydney, in the Blue Mountains, one man and his small team of scientists fight the adversary at a microscopic level. But something goes horribly wrong.

With limited options, military command is forced to recall one of Australia’s highest-level Special Forces teams from the badlands of Helmand Province. Minus their leader, the men must overcome their differences as they face an enemy that will test everything they know about skill and survival in what will be their most deadly mission.

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The Fall of Fort Bragg

by Rachel Aukes

A tale of a family’s survival and a mother’s sacrifice as the Hemorrhage Virus tramples the Earth.

Sheila Horn has kept her daughters safe… until now.

When her husband—and the rest of Delta Force Team Ghost—leave the base to take on a dangerous mission, she stays behind with their two young children. Fort Bragg is heavily defended and should be secure. But when the Variants break through the base perimeter, Sheila, Tasha, and Jenny must make a run for their lives. Can Sheila get her family to the tunnels before the Variants reach them?

The Fall of Fort Bragg is an apocalyptic thriller set in the world of Nicholas Sansbury Smith’s bestselling Extinction Cycle series and takes place during the early days of the Hemorrhage Virus when the Variants stake their claim on the world.

Available at kindle

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by Aj Sikes

In the early hours of April 19th, 2015, a virus begins sweeping through America’s cities, pitting the worst humanity has to offer against its best warriors and scientists in a race against extinction. The virus doesn’t just kill. It transforms and creates monsters of men and women.

New York firefighter Meg Pratt is among the survivors. Together with her fellow rescue workers and the scattered elements of America’s front line military fighters, Meg will have to survive the first day of the Hemorrhage Virus. She hopes to save at least one other soul from the coming apocalypse, but day will turn to night and the monsters are winning.

Across the city, a would-be United States Marine, Jed Welch, is on his own path to survival, and it is taking him straight to Meg’s fire station.

When the world is ending, and monsters are crawling out of every shadow, where do you look for help? If Meg and Jed are lucky, they’ll see the help they need emerge from within, just as everything around them is coming to an end.

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From The Ashes

by Michael Patrick Hicks

In an effort to contain the spread of the Hemorrhage Virus, the United States government launched an attack on its nation’s cities. Hundreds of thousands of lives, and a number of major cities, were lost in Operation Reaper but the monsters created by the bioengineered virus remained.

A small team of Army Rangers have entered the ruins of Detroit in an effort to save whatever refugees they can, and stop whatever creatures they encounter. In an all-or-nothing gambit, the Rangers will soon discover that in the heart of the Motor City, evil rises from the ashes.

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Flight 906 to Chicago

by Mike Evans

When unforeseen circumstances lead Henry and Charlie on what is supposed to be a routine favor to pick up Henry’s younger brother Lewis, nothing goes as it should. Charlie and Henry end up in the mother of all traffic jams. They are both impatiently waiting and think an accident is being cleaned up. Little do they know the newest threat to America and soon the world, The Variants are on the loose, angry, hungry, and infecting. Check out Flight 906 and see what the bystanders of day one were forced to deal with and the insanity that entailed!

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Operation Survive

by Koji Steven Sakai

Bryan Suzuki has been obsessed with the end of the world since the first grade. Thirty plus years later, he’s still waiting for the apocalypse. But now he’s got a well-stocked bunker and a family. So when he gets word about a mysterious Ebola outbreak at O’Hare International Airport and an attack at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, he’s ready. He tries to warn his co-workers and his wife who is actually in Chicago for business. The problem? No one believes him. Not even his young teenage son—whom he pulls out of school via gun point. Almost as soon as they get to the bunker, all hell breaks loose. Variants—aka: super zombies created by a weaponized version of Ebola—are on the hunt. Will Bryan and his son be able to survive the coming apocalypse? And at what price?

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