Follow these runaways as they search for a lost friend in a world gone mad for a cure.

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jamie Thornton. 

Mary knows how to thrive on the street. She makes it her mission to keep other kids away from everyday monsters. But when she’s attacked by a crazed man clutching a bloody heart she realizes—there’s a new kind of monster in town.A single drop of blood, and now Mary’s one of the infected. Unless she can stop the virus and save her friends, the new monster in town might just be her.

This is the opening novella to a post-apocalyptic Young Adult series where the runaways are the heroes, the zombies aren’t really zombies, and you can’t trust your memories—even if they’re all you have left.

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“…action packed and will have you reading this book at every opportunity…to anyone who enjoys reading about viruses and plagues gone wild in a post apocalyptic type setting…” – Bedazzled by Books

“…this book packs a big punch. I am completely hooked…If you are a zombie fan, make sure to add Jamie Thornton to your shelves. She is definitely one author that knows her zombies.” – JBronder Book Reviews

…a can’t-put-down zombie thriller that will have you reading into the wee hours of the night. – The Chronicles of Jen

“Being a fan of The Walking Dead, I was looking forward to … Contamination. I was not disappointed. I love her ability to put a unique slant on her characters, villains, settings and action.” – GoodReads reviewer

“This series takes a truly unique twist on the zombie genre…” – GoodReads reviewer

Zombies Are Human – The Movie?

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Jamie Thornton is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Zombies Are Human series, which has recently been optioned for TV. She lives in Northern California with her husband, two dogs, a garden, lots of chickens, a viola, and a bicycle.

Jamie writes stories that take place halfway around the world, in an apocalyptic future, in a parallel universe—her books don’t always stick to one genre, but they always take the reader on a dark adventure.

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