Dead Beginnings: A Zombie Horror Novella Series

The Dead Beginnings novella series takes place on the first days of the zombie apocalypse and follows characters from the Dead Soil series, though you do not have to read the Dead Soil series to read Dead Beginnings. These novellas can be read in any order.

Who ever said the apocalypse wouldn’t be bloody?


Lonnie Lands felt like his world was ending. His mother was long dead, leaving him with an abusive father. He was kicked out of the Army in his last days of bootcamp. And to top it off, his fiancé cheated on him and dumped him in a letter. Things couldn’t get any worse, that is until they did. When the zombie outbreak takes over Lonnie’s small town in Northwest Indiana, the Army washout is forced to tap into his survival skills and his humanity. Will he survive his first nights in the apocalypse?


Lee Hickey came to America from Ireland with a dream of helping others. As a nurse, sickness and death is a part of his everyday life. But when the zombie apocalypse breaks out he sees disease in a whole new light. As people change before his eyes in the hospital, he has to fight to escape. His pregnant wife needs him. But can a man whose purpose in life is to help others really kill to survive? Will he be able to scrape his way through hell to get back to his family to save them in time?


Dead Beginnings Volume 3 follows the first days of the zombie apocalypse through the eyes of Olivia Darling, a tough softball all-star teen. Her life is already headed in the wrong direction as she dates the wrong boys and gets into trouble with her parents. She can’t wait to get out of Northwest Indiana and take her softball skills to the next level. Little does she know she’s going to become a top hitter as she smashes her way through the undead. Can Olivia survive long enough to find a group to help her?

Available April 16, 2021