16/10/2009. Contributed by Jessica Martin
Derek Gunn's third Vampire Apocalypse book Fallout is now available. Fallout is Derek Gunn's latest book in is his Vampire Apocalypse series and it's available from Black Death Books in a trade paperback edition. In this military/post-apocalyptic series the Vampires rule.
Humanity is enslaved in a nightmare world where those who are still alive are bred as food for the vampires and the entertainment for the vicious thralls who guard them.
According to the author this instalment sees vampires pitted against vampires and the thralls use this war to their advantage. But the small band of human survivors holds a secret of immeasurable power - a coating for bullets that can kill the vampires. The thralls want it and the vampires must destroy it. But first they have to find them. Across the country another power struggle threatens them all and the doomsday clock continues to tick relentlessly towards Armageddon. On top of all that there is a traitor in the human community and the small matter of a potential nuclear catastrophe.
The Graphic Novel rights to Vampire Apocalypse have been licensed by US indie comic publisher New Baby Productions and the first Vampire Apocalypse graphic novel is in development and scheduled for an early 2011 release.
"In recent pop culture, vampires have been turned into beings that should be loved. Derek Gunn returns vampires to the blood-thirsty dangerous monsters that they should be," stated New Baby Publisher Eric Mullarky. "This is the perfect story to launch New Baby into the horror genre."
Film Rights to the first Vampire Apocalypse book A World Torn Asunder are optioned and an adaptation is in development.
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