What better time to get your zombie fiction fix than Halloween?

The genre is blood-red hot right now — just ask CanLit icon Margaret Atwood who recently co-wrote a serialized novel called The Happy Zombie Sunrise Home with U.K. writer Naomi Alderman, for Wattpad.

Wattpad, a social network for readers and writers alike, rounded up their best zombie stories for the season — full of all kinds of dead, undead, flesh-eaters and post-apocalyptic hell on earth.

The best part is they're free!

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  • 100 Days in Deadland

    Two survivors journey through the nine circles of hell, where they find that nowhere is safe from the undead…or the living. <a href="http://www.wattpad.com/story/7196771-100-days-in-deadland" target="_blank">Read <em>100 Days in Deadland</em> on Wattpad</a>.

  • Eva Wilde vs the Zombie Apocalypse

    A virus spread throughout Australia, transforming it into a wasteland of deadly disease and flesh-eating zombies. Now, Eva and her friends must do whatever they can to survive. <a href="http://www.wattpad.com/story/3311345-eva-wilde-vs-the-zombie-apocalypse" target="_blank">Read <em>Eva Wilde vs the Zombie Apocalypse</em> on Wattpad</a>.

  • World War Zed

    Max Brooks' fan fiction. These are the survivors’ stories as they embark on the long task of rebuilding a shattered world. <a href="http://www.wattpad.com/story/90055-world-war-zed" target="_blank">Read <em>World War Zed</em> on Wattpad</a>.

  • Paraplegic Zombie Slayer

    In the post apocalyptic dust zone, Georgy Founder has already lost his wife, his daughter and his legs. He’s out to reconcile his past, to give his sons a future worth living. <a href="http://www.wattpad.com/story/356601-paraplegic-zombie-slayer" target="_blank">Read <em>Paraplegic Zombie Slayer</em> on Wattpad</a>.

  • The Happy Zombie Sunrise Home

    Okie's fifteen. She lives in New York. She's got a few problems. But things get a lot worse when her mom turns into a zombie and eats Okie's dad. <a href="http://www.wattpad.com/story/2426517-the-happy-zombie-sunrise-home" target="_blank">Read <em>The Happy Zombie Sunrise Home</em> on Wattapd</a>.

  • The Zombie Prophecies - Part I - First Light

    After Donovan's bitten, his boyfriend Jasper lies about it to protect him, is it a misguided attempt at chivalry or could Jasper know more than he's letting on? <a href="http://www.wattpad.com/story/1011898-the-zombie-prophecies-part-i-first-light" target="_blank">Read <em>First Light</em> on Wattpad</a>.

  • Zombies Don't Swim

    Viv wasn't sure about the new zombie pool boy. That is, until he walked out of the shallow end...and straight into her heart. <a href="http://www.wattpad.com/story/495448-zombies-don't-swim-a-living-dead-short-story-by" target="_blank">Read <em>Zombies Don't Swim </em>on Wattpad</a>.

  • My GF Is a Zombie Hooker

    Just as the title suggests, Jack is shocked to discover that his girlfriend is a zombie hooker. <a href="http://www.wattpad.com/story/1322211-my-gf-is-a-zombie-hooker" target="_blank">Read <em>My GF Is a Zombie Hooker</em> on Wattpad</a>.

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