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A Dark and Sure Descent (Being a True Account of the Long Island Outbreak) - SW Tanpepper's GAMELAND - cover

A Dark and Sure Descent (Being a True Account of the Long Island Outbreak) - SW Tanpepper's GAMELAND

Saul Tanpepper

Publisher: Brinestone Press

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Summary

After the unexplained death of their newborn son, experimental biologists and owners of the controversial Laroda Animal Research Laboratory Lyssa and Ramon Stemple find themselves the focus of a brutal murder investigation involving one of their employees. The case takes an unexpected twist when the slaying is linked to a deadly new illness sweeping Long Island: the victims begin to come back as the living undead. As the Stemples attempt to flee the scourge, their six-year-old daughter Cassie begins to exhibit symptoms of illness. Desperate to save her, Lyssa is forced to attempt a treatment so radical, so unspeakably horrifying, that the apocalypse itself will pale in comparison.
 

	A Dark and Sure Descent is a standalone novel in the world of GAMELAND, the epic cyberpunk series published in episode format from May through December 2012. The events in this current book take place twelve years before the series.
 

	The GAMELAND Collection currently consists of the following titles:
 

	Golgotha — the short prequel to the GAMELAND series.
 

	S.W. Tanpepper’s GAMELAND — The eight-episode series telling the story of how a group of computer gamers and hackers break into the Long Island live-action virtual reality gaming arcade in hopes of seeing some of the undead. Breaking in was easy, but getting back out is a killer.
 

	Infected: Hacked Files from the GAMELAND Archive — Insights into the world for the avid GAMELAND fan.
 

	Velveteen — A terrifying twist on a classic children’s tale as told by six-year-old Cassie Stemple.
 

	Signs of Life (Jessie's Game, Book 1) — The thrilling follow up to the series.
 

	SUBSCRIBE to receive advance notice of new releases, special (and exclusive) pricing events and giveaways, signings and appearances: Tanpepper Tidings: tinyletter.com/SWTanpepper (or visit the author's webpage at tanpepperwrites.com).

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