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Contaminated

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Contaminated

About the series:

A gripping survival story of a strong girl rebuilding her life in a post-apocalyptic society where a contaminated diet drink makes victims act like zombies; just right for fans of James Dashner, Carrie Ryan, and "The Walking Dead."

After the Contamination --- an epidemic caused by the diet drink ThinPro that turned ordinary citizens into shambling creatures unable to control their violent impulses --- the government rounded up the "Connies" to protect the remaining population.

In CONTAMINATED, Velvet Ellis has struggles to care for her 10-year-old sister and maintain a sense of normalcy, despite brutal government rations and curfews. She goes to the "Kennels" every day searching for her parents, and when she finds her mother, she's eager to bring her home. Sacrificing everything --- her boyfriend, her home and her job --- Velvet will do anything to protect her mother..

In CONTAMINATED 2: Mercy Mode, Velvet, her little sister, their mom and Velvet's sweet boyfriend, Dillon, are attempting to build a new life amid the rationing and regulations of the post-outbreak nation. But the outbreak isn't over: more people turning into "Connies," more madness erupting, more killings occurring. And what they are being told is not the truth; the truth is far darker and more threatening.

Gritty and grabbing, the Contaminated series is an emotionally rich dystopic venture into YA from a well-known and respected writer of women's fiction.

Winners

Acacia from Leesburg, VA
Ali from Winslow, AR
Aliyah from Canton, MS
Alysia from Gardendale, AL
Angela from Brownstown, MI
Angie from Spokane Valley, WA
Anjelica from San Antonio, TX
Anni from Lilburn, GA
Autumn from Coeur D Alene, ID
Berta from Corpus Christi, TX
Brean from Philadephia, PA
Brian from Brockton, MA
Brittany from Sterling Heights, MI
Carla from Boynton Beach, FL
Carol from Henrico, NC
Caroline from Clifton, NJ
Carolyn from Freeport, IL
Catherine from Chillicothe, IL
Cherie Saylor from Lampasas, TX
Cheyenne from Sioux Falls, SD
Christine from Elverta, CA
Ciara from Garfield, NJ
Claire from Mt. Vernon, IN
Courtney from Fremont, NE
Courtney from Snoqualmie, WA
Dara from San Marcos, CA
Debbie from Fort Wayne, IN
Debbie from Erie, PA
Debra from San Antonio, TX
Desirae from Corpus Christi, TX
Diane from Dover, NH
Dianna from Marina, CA
Eliza from South Bend, IN
Emily from Martinsville, IN
Emma from Basking Ridge, NJ
Emma from San Carlos, CA
Esther from Springfield, MO
Estrella from Justice, IL
Gena from Racine, WI
Haley from Ann Arbor, MI
Haley from Ankeny, IA
Holly from Pataskala, OH
Jaden from Spokane, WA
Jeanette from Lexington, KY
Jenelle from Tyngsboro, MA
Jennifer from Richmond, MI
Jenny from Syracuse, NY
Jocelyn from Lewis Center, OH
Julie from Ellinwood, KS
Juveriyah from Fremont, CA
Kathy from Warren, PA
Katie from Erie, PA
Kemi from Snellville, GA
Korynne from Lake Tapps, WA
Kristina from Olympia, WA
Laura from Beaufort, SC
Linnea from Elk Grove Village, IL
Madi from Matthews, NC
Maggie from Farmington Hills, MI
Mamie from Valley Stream, NY
Mandy from York, SC
Margaret from Spring Lake, MI
Maria from San Francisco, CA
Maria from Oxnard, CA
Mariah from Myersville, MD
Maricela from Davis, CA
Martha from Rosedalae, MS
Mary from Lewiston, ME
Mary from Summerfield, FL
Maryann from Okeechobee, FL
Maxine from Martinsburg, WV
Maya from Rockville, MD
Mckenna from Evergreen Park, IL
Michelle from Pullman, WA
Miranda from Pittsburgh, PA
Monica from Port Jefferson, NY
Morgan from Overland Park, KS
Naorin from Secaucus, NJ
Navarra from Dalzell, SC
Nicholas from Hanover, PA
Pamela from Rehoboth, MA
Pawanpreet from Fremont, CA
Piper from Hillsboro, OR
Rhonda from Tool, TX
Riley from North Tonawanda, NY
Rufayda from Xenia, OH
Samantha from Whitewater, KS
Sarah from Lawrenceburg, IN
Sarah from Chapel Hill, NC
Sheree from Fleetwood, PA
Sherreka from Odenton, MD
Shiloh from Glendale, AZ
Stephanie from South Colton, NY
Summer from Greenfield, IN
Sydney from La Vergne, TN
Tammy from Brazil, IN
Tess from Starkville, MS
Tristan from Vinton, VA
Viviana from Hood River, OR
Yesenia from Riverside, CA
Contaminated by Em Garner - Dystopian Thriller

July 23, 2013

 

After the Contamination --- an epidemic caused by the super-trendy diet drink SlimPro that turned ordinary citizens into shambling creatures unable to control their violent impulses --- the government rounded up the "Connies" to protect the remaining population. But now, two years later, the government has started sending the rehabilitated back home, complete with shock collars that will either stop the Connies from committing violent acts or kill them before they do any further harm.

Contaminated 2: Mercy Mode by Em Garner - Fiction

August 26, 2014

 

In this sequel to CONTAMINATED, 17-year-old Velvet, her little sister, Opal, their mom, who is recovering from the Contamination, and Velvet's sweet boyfriend, Dillon, are attempting to build a new life amid the rationing and regulations of the post-outbreak nation. But the outbreak isn't over: more people turning into "Connies," more madness erupting, more killings occurring. And what they are being told is not the truth; the truth is far darker and more threatening.