Saul Tanpepper

Deep Into the Game (A GAMELAND title)

Deep Into the Game (A GAMELAND title) by Saul Tanpepper
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fiction Fantasy, Suspense
For readers of:Hugh Howey, Suzanne Collins, Jonathan Maberry, Carrie Ryan, Stephen King
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Print Length134 pages
ISBN978-1479177554
PublisherBrinestone Press
Publication Date May 2012
LanguageEnglish
About the Book

6 Hackers, 1 Game... and 10,000 Undead.

Everyone's addicted to Survivalist, a live-action, virtual reality television show featuring highlights from Arc Entertainment's The Game. Filmed in Gameland, where cybernetically controlled zombies do battle in the middle of a Long Island wasteland, it's to die for.

If you're rich enough, you can buy your way in as an Operator. If you're desperate enough, you can volunteer to become one of the Undead Players. Jessie Daniels and her gang of computer hackers plan to break their way in.

Welcome to GAMELAND. Access Restricted.

EPISODE 1: Deep Into The Game

A reckless, end-of-summer plan leads Jessie and her friends onto Long Island hoping to catch a glimpse of the infected victims of a decades-old outbreak. But while breaking in might be easy, getting back out is a hell of a killer. It doesn't take long before they realize they're part of The Game.

Deep Into the Game is the first book in the hi-tech dystopian thriller GAMELAND. Structured on television's The Walking Dead and Law and Order, the nearly 400,000-word series consists of eight individual episodes, first published monthly between May and December 2012. All are available digitally in single and multi-episode packages, as well as in an omnibus edition. Also available in print.

Not recommended for readers under age 15.

Want more GAMELAND?

For insight into the world of GAMELAND, including how it all started, check out the short story Golgotha, available individually in digital format as well as in the short story collection Shorting the Undead and Other Horrors, by the same author (print and digital).

Infected: Hacked Files from the GAMELAND Archive. Includes a timeline of key events, a glossary of terms, character dossiers, essays, articles and never-before-released voice transcripts from the Golgotha recordings.

Velveteen. The story of Cassie, a six-year-old girl-turned-zombie, who has been trapped in a bathroom... until her inadvertent release twelve years later (by Jessie in Episode 4 of GAMELAND). Cassie has something she needs to do, something she's been thinking about for a long, long time. A terrifying twist on a classic children's tale.

<i style="font-size: 14px;">Signs of Life </i>(Jessie's Game, Bk 1). The adventure continues in this full-length thriller that picks up where Season One ends.

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About the Author

Saul writes in several speculative fiction genres, including horror, cyberpunk, biopunk, and straight science fiction. He is the creator and author of the epic cyberpunk series GAMELAND.

A former Army medic and trauma specialist, he earned a PhD in molecular biology and genetics; his works are heavily informed by these past experiences.

Saul spent his formative years in a century-old house overlooking the Erie Canal in Upstate New York. He shared an attic room with all manner of creatures, not all, he is convinced, flesh and blood.After several years spent overseas and working his way to executive positions in biotech, he returned to his true passion of storytelling.He now writes full time from his home in the San Francisco Bay Area.

He continues to be haunted by a variety of creatures, including a wife, kids, three dogs, three cats, twenty chickens, a wayward rooster, and one very grumpy possum. They are all flesh and blood. Except for the possum, which he's sure is the reincarnated spirit of Jack Torrance.

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