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Spec Ops Z

Published by Abaddon
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Handsome re-issue of a high-octane military-SF, as Russian Spetsnaz commandos are turned into zombies in ‘80s New York.

When Vadim Scorlenski and his elite Spetznaz squad are sent to New York at the height of the Cold War, they’re told it’s a ‘training exercise.’ They discover, too late, that the ‘practice’ chemical weapon they’re carrying is all too real. They go to their deaths...

...and awaken to a city overwhelmed by the walking dead, even now spreading across the globe. Somehow holding onto their identities amid the mindless monsters, Scorlenski and his squad of zombie commandos set out to return to Russia.

Someone’s going to pay.

Spec ops Z is a handsome re-issue of the high-octane military-SF, Special Purposes: First Strike Weapon (2017).

About The Author

Gavin G. Smith is the Dundee-born author of the hard edged, action-packed SF novels Veteran, War in Heaven, Age of Scorpio, A Quantum Mythology, The Beauty of Destruction and The Hangman’s Daughter, as well as the short story collection Crysis Escalation. In collaboration with Stephen Deas, as the composite personality Gavin Deas, he has co-written Elite: Wanted, and the shared world series Empires: Infiltration and Empires: Extraction. Spec Ops Z is his first World War Three/Horror novel and he enjoyed writing it a little too much.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Abaddon (February 2, 2021)
  • Length: 352 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781781088739

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“Pure, unapologetic, full-throttle, action packed awesomeness... Obviously, the author had too much fun.”

– The Bookbeard

“An exceptional talent”

"One of the greatest zombie stories I've ever read. You need this book in your life!" -- Edward Cox, author of The Song of the Sycamore

"Spec Ops Z provides continuous action and zombies." -- Aurealis

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