BOOKS

 

Devan Sagliani is the author of the Zombie Attack series, the Undead L.A. series, The Rising Dead, Saint Death and Thirst for Fire. He is also the cofounder and a contributor to At Hell's Gates, a horror anthology whose proceeds go to help wounded soldiers and their families through the Intrepid Fallen Heros Fund.  His books are listed below.

Zombie Attack! Rise of the Horde

Available in Paperback & Amazon Kindle

When 16 year old Xander's older brother Moto left him at Vandenberg Airforce Base he only had one request - don't leave no matter what. But there was no way he could have known that one day zombies would gather into groups big enough to knock down walls and take out entire buildings full of people. That was before the rise of the horde!

 

Now Xander is on the run, fleeing south to Port Hueneme to locate his brother with nothing but his martial arts training and the katana blade left to him. Along the way he'll have to fight for his life against other survivors, neo-Nazi's, outlaw bikers, gang bangers, cannibals, cult members, and a seemingly endless sea of flesh hungry zombies.

 

But Xander is far from alone. Traveling with him are Benji, a 12 year old comic book geek, and Felicity Jane, a childhood celebrity with wild mood swings. Will they make it together in one piece to the safe zone or will they become the next meal for a hungry horde of wild zombies?

Zombie Attack! Curse of the Living

Available in Paperback & Amazon Kindle

Xander MacNamara’s adventure continues when he joins the surviving military force and is placed in charge of a civilian colony outside Barstow, California. He and his young wife, Felicity Jane, face the daily grind of reconstruction under the constant menace of zombies and an equally terrifying nemesis – hungry cannibal biker tribes known as Alphas who constantly threaten to topple everything they’ve built before selling them into slavery – or worse! 

 

Things heat up fast when Xander is taken captive by his enemies and Sonya, a mysterious stranger sent by a secretive benefactor, helps him escape. When new troops arrive at the colony shortly after and take him into custody Xander discovers that his abduction was no accident! A secret plot is being hatched to discredit him and his family. Once again Xander and Felicity find themselves fleeing for their lives as a never-ending series of horrifying enemies old and new hunt them down. Will they make it to Hueneme to warn Xander’s brother Moto in time? Or will they succumb to the curse of the living? 

 

Zombie Attack! Army of the Dead

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After being captured by his enemies Xander learns his troubles have only just begun! It seems the forces working against him have aligned leaving him no choice but to fight his way through bikers, warlords, mercenaries, rogue soldiers, ninjas, and endless hordes of undead flesh hungry zombies! Along the way he makes some unlikely allies who help change his perception of life after Z-Day and what kind of world he wants to build moving forward. 

 

Meanwhile a hidden enemy within the military is hell bent on creating a secret weapon: genetically engineered super zombies! With the assistance of a kidnapped scientist this power hungry monster bends the laws of nature and science to create his unstoppable Army of the Dead! Friends and soldiers are pitted against each other as one side races to spread the cure while the other battles to gain ultimate control over the fate of mankind. Will the future of humanity be determined by greedy warlords bent on destruction and chaos? Or can Xander and his friends stop them before it’s too late?! 

 

Zombie Attack! Master of the Dead

Available exclusively on Amazon

Zane’s life has been a living hell since Franco and the Blackshirts uprising was put down. He’d been sentenced to death by hanging, but General Moto Macnamara sent him to a work camp instead, chained to Desdemona, the traitorous widow who betrayed them all!

After helping her escape, the two flee to the Fringe lands, between the new society that has sprung up and the infamous badlands. Overrun by bikers, gang members, gamblers, thieves, and killers, Zane is forced to serve as Desdemona’s assistant, that is until a mysterious man in all black shows up at the zombie fighting pits and follows him home.

Who is this mysterious stranger and why has he come to the Fringes? Is he a bounty hunter come to collect the reward on their heads? Or something much worse?

The answer leaves Zane stunned speechless, along with the offer to strike back at the people who brought about his ruin… Xander and Moto Macnamara!

Return to the world of Zombie Attack with this standalone novella!

Undead L.A. 1

Available in Paperback and Amazon Kindle

On September 20, the zombie virus was released into the dense population of transients on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles. It spread like unstoppable wildfire in all directions, decimating everything in its path for six full weeks before outside measures were taken to cleanse the scourge. These stories take place in those final times. They are told through the eyes of several different Angelinos, each offering a unique perspective to the events as they unfolded and to the aftermath of the virus. 

Undead L.A. 2

Available in Paperback and Amazon Kindle

 

On September 20, the zombie virus was released into the dense population of transients on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles. It spread like unstoppable wildfire in all directions, decimating everything in its path for six full weeks before outside measures were taken to cleanse the scourge. These seven new stories take place in those final times. They are told through the eyes of several different Angelinos, each offering a unique perspective to the events as they unfolded and to the aftermath of the virus. 

"Clive Barker would be proud." - Dave Gammon, Horror News  

The Rising Dead

Available in Paperback and Amazon Kindle

Chaos breaks out when a virulent new strain of biological warfare is unwittingly released into the general population, causing all who are infected with it to turn into flesh hungry monsters driven by a hive mind that yearns to feed! 

Gunner, a paranoid war veteran and the head of security at the Biotech lab where the designer virus was created, knew this day would eventually come. That's why he spent nearly every day since his return from Iraq preparing for the end of the world. It's up to him to save the residents of Thunderdome, a run down apartment complex in Northern Las Vegas. Max hosts a live show as Asphyxia Stardust, a semi-nude cosplayer with a love of all things horror who is hosting the cities first ZombieCon. Travis is a computer nerd slash borderline stalker obsessed with zombies and Gemma, a misunderstood party girl everyone thinks is a tease. His roommate Parker is a star athlete gone bad who spends his days partying and chasing skirts. Holt is a stereotypical frat boy who finds new meaning in the apocalypse as a warrior for God with a crowbar sent to kill demons from the pit of hell. Together this unlikely band of college students and burnouts fight their way through a zombie horde in search of somewhere safe to take refuge, encountering every horror imaginable along the way. 

Is this an inescapable global pandemic or can they find a safe zone outside of Sin City and away from the endless sea of rotting monsters with razor sharp teeth trying to infect and kill them? 

At Hell's Gates

Available in Paperback and exclusively on Amazon

When evil overflows from the deepest, fiery pits, the battle will be At Hell’s Gates…Whether you are a zombie aficionado, or you feed on horror, there is something for everyone. We’ve summoned some of the top Zompoc authors, masters in horror, and even some new talent to strike fear into even the most jaded soul. Dare you look, let alone approach, the dreaded gates? 

 

Each skillfully crafted vignette showcases previously created worlds in the individual author’s works. If you’ve ever yearned for more back story or ached to learn what happened to a peripheral character; your wait is over. But, as they say, “Be careful what you wish for”. Once it has been seen, you cannot go back. And once infected; there is no cure. 

 

This collaboration is in honor of the brave men and women in our Armed Services who willingly lay down their lives for our freedom. Words could not possibly express our undying gratitude, so we have banded together, doing what we do best, to show our appreciation. All proceeds from the sale of this anthology will go to The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, a non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to serve wounded soldiers and their families. This is for you, those who have truly been…At Hell’s Gates. 

 

Short Stories from seventeen of your favorite authors, and set in the worlds you know!

At Hell's Gates 2

Available in Paperback and exclusively on Amazon

Welcome back to Hell’s Gates! The palpable sense of dread may seem familiar, but this time things are a bit…different. Fresher. Newer. As though just recently born… 

 

See that squealing baby over there? He could grow up to be a lifesaving doctor (or perhaps the antichrist.) What about that scientist burning the midnight oil? He could be working on a bug zapper (or a doomsday device.) Did you catch that comet out of the corner of your eye? It might bring good luck (or an apocalyptic plague.) 

 

Yes, every darkness has a source, every monster has a birthplace, and every evil has an origin. In the second volume of the #1 Bestselling AT HELL’S GATES series, twenty-three of the finest dark fiction authors working today will force you to witness the ORIGINS OF EVIL. Each unique tale of terror traces an unspeakable horror back to its very beginning. 

 

All proceeds from this horror anthology series go to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, a charity benefiting military veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury. The authors and editors of this series are pleased to donate their time and effort to a truly worthy cause. 

 

So sit back, relax, support a fine charity, and enjoy twenty-three tales of dawning calamity from some of horror fiction’s leading lights.

At Hell's Gates 3

Available in Paperback and exclusively on Amazon

Welcome back to Hell’s Gates! It may be thicker than water, but AT HELL’S GATES the blood will flow like a river… 

In the third volume of the #1 Bestselling AT HELL’S GATES series, some of the finest children of the family of horror authors will show you what it means to be BOUND BY BLOOD. Each unique tale of bloodcurdling darkness shows how kith and kin survive the things that go bump in the night…or become them. 

All proceeds from this horror anthology series go to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, a charity benefiting military veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury. The authors, editors, and supporters of this series are pleased to donate their time and effort to our nation’s proudest sons and daughters.

A Thirst for Fire

Available on Amazon Kindle

Fourteen amazing short stories taken from the early published works of Devan Sagliani come together to create this wildly infectious collection of edgy, raw literary fiction.

Nominated for a prestigious Pushcart Prize, as well as the Million Writer's Award, these imaginative tales first appeared in literary publications online, including Word Riot, Hobart, Thieves Jargon, Cherry Bleeds, Girls With Insurance, Outcry, and Thirst for Fire.

In the tradition of writers like Brett Easton Ellis,Harry Crews, and Chuck Palahniuk, these well-crafted stories effortlessly blend poetry and grit in a clash of cultures, revealing a parade of shocking events and unforgettable characters along the way.

A THIRST FOR FIRE is a harrowing ride to the dark side in a windowless van with no seat belts. You won't be able to put it down!

Poseidon Pier

Available on Amazon Kindle

Welcome to Poseidon Pier! 

We’ve recently renovated, adding a mega coaster, a dazzling water slide, and several other thrilling attractions!

A word of warning, this is no ordinary pier. Don’t let the happy-looking kids or the short lines fool you… real danger lurks around every corner!

Are you brave enough to ride the Kraken? Can you make it out of Neptune’s Net of Ocean Oddities alive? Time to find out!

After all, this is a PLOT TWISTERS book, which means this nautically-themed adventure is all about you!

You decide what happens next, through one wild adventure after another, with over 20 different endings!

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