The first title will be
Pandemic: Patient Zero
, hitting shelves in September. Then, a few years in the future, an expert team of epidemiologists is tasked with tracking down potential outbreaks and ensuring that they are resolved before a full pandemic can break out.
"To say this series has been long in the planning would be an understatement," says Marc Gascoigne, publisher, Aconyte. "
was completely written and about to be announced in early Spring 2020 when… well, we all know what happened next. So even with a message as positive as the one enshrined in the game and the novels, the timing wasn't right. Now updated, it truthfully and respectfully captures the courage and sacrifice of experts in the field. It shows what can be achieved when teamwork, cooperation and empowerment are put to the test."
The author is Amanda Bridgeman, whose
, have recently been optioned for a TV series by the team behind "True Detective" and "Mr. Robot." Two more novels are currently in development for publication in 2022.
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