Book I of the INFECTED Trilogy

“Sigler is masterful at grabbing the reader by the throat and refusing to let go. Just when I thought I knew what abyss he was leading me across, he knocked the bridge out from under … I think I screamed the whole way down … INFECTED is a marvel of gonzo, in-your-face, up-to-the-minute terror.”
—Lincoln Child, New York Times bestselling author of Deep Storm and Death Match

Perry Dawsey is 6-foot-5, 265 pounds of angry ex-linebacker. He knows all too well that if he doesn’t control his quick temper, people get hurt. Through constant focus, he has locked his violent past away in the deep dungeons of his mind.

The infection changes everything.

Strange microscopic parasites tap into Perry’s bloodstream like tiny little vampires. They start as bright orange blisters, but soon take the shape of triangular growths just beneath his skin. The “Triangles,” as Perry calls them, try to control their host by manipulating hormone levels and flooding his body with neurotransmitters — imbalances of which cause paranoia, schizophrenia and excessive aggression. As Perry begins a desperate battle to cut the Triangles out of his body before it’s too late, his self-control dissolves into raging, murderous madness.

“Part Stephen King, part Chuck Palahniuk, Infected blends science fiction and horror into a pulpy masterpiece of action, terror, and suspense. Three recommendations: don’t read it at night, or just after you’ve eaten a full meal, or if you’re weak of heart. You’ve been warned!”
James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author of The Judas Strain and Black Order

“Sigler is the Richard Matheson of the 21st Century…smart and creepy, INFECTED is a flawless thinking-person’s thriller. Bravo to a bold new talent!”
—Jonathan Maberry, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Bad Moon Rising and Ghost Road Blues

“Horror mavens rejoice! INFECTED is a revelation — a novel that lives up to its hype. From page one, the story of a mysterious smart-virus that turns its hosts into deadly drooling drones creeps up on a reader like the ratchet of a roller coaster climbing toward its inevitable crest. Sigler brings the folksy character detail of Stephen King, the conceptual panache of Clive Barker, and the oozing, shuddery pathologies of a David Cronenberg movie. Zombies, spies, conspiracies, and gallons of goo make this the fastest read in the west! Highest recommendation!”
— Jay Bonansinga, National Bestselling author of SHATTERED, TWISTED, FROZEN, and THE SINKING OF THE EASTLAND

“Sigler has a unique talent for keeping readers on the edge of their seats; I absolutely had to know what was going to happen next. Infected is full of mayhem, action, and gore–and you won’t be able to put it down.”
— Dave Wellington, author of 13 BULLETS and the MONSTER ISLAND trilogy

“Scott Sigler’s Infected is a bucking pulp pony that throws you this way and that, and just when you think you’ve got your balance, that ole pony bucks the other way. All in all, one hell of an exhilarating ride, and highly recommended.”
—Joe R. Lansdale, World Horror Convention Grand Master and six-time Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Bubba Ho-Tep and Lost Echoes


  1. Charlotte

    Checked out Infected audio book from our local library for a long road trip. What a great choice. Found myself sitting in the parking lot at the hotel just to finish! Can’t wait to start the next one. You’ve added me as a fan, Mr. Sigler!

  2. Jamie

    I just finished the audio version of Infected. WOW what a masterpiece. You did a great job with the narration (even the girl voice). I was an adrenalin rush. I just wanted to say thanks – starting Contagious now. So glad I found them.

    1. Profile photo of scottsiglerscottsigler

      Jamie: Excellent! So glad you enjoyed the story and the reading. I read CONTAGIOUS as well, but be warned that Phil Gigante is the narrator for the final book, PANDEMIC.

  3. Alex Dee

    I downloaded this Audiobook from Podiobooks. Some chapters have weird noise, like in chapter 10 there’s a man whistling in the background and in chapter 32 an alien-ish voice said “help me please” and later “Please no no no!” what the heck was that? Was it on purpose? Is it a part of the audiobook? it sounds like it isn’t.

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  6. Profile photo of Terry LeeTerry Lee

    I was just watching “Ancient Aliens” Season 3, Episode 7. They were talking about Morgellons disease where people have bad skin sores and a sensation of things crawling under the skin and biting from the inside. I immediately thought of Infected, Contagious and the soon to be released Pandemic and then I had a shiver up my spine.


  7. Mateo Hellion

    Just finished the audio book of Infected… then decided to listen to and found myself listening to Frank singing “I’ve got you under my skin”… talk about a creepy feeling. Great Book

  8. Mr_Fahrenheit

    Don’t worry

    You could always get the audiobook. I couldn’t take the waiting so grabbed it a few weeks ago. It helps calm the cravings. Strangley though it actually makes the weekly fix better. You don’t find yourself cliff hangered and wanting some more of the damn story. Well thats a lie, you will want more but you’ll have it, mwhahahahahahahahahahaha
    – Death, chaos and mayhem, the music of the night

  9. Scott

    It’s only a matter of time, I’m afraid …

    Seeing the Orange and the Black is a symptom of overdose. Please name me as the primary benificiary in your will … not that anything will happen to you, of course.

  10. sotonrich


    I just mainlined 18 episodes of “The Starter” in a weekend. I’m starting to feel strange, I keep seeing orange and black spots everywhere.

    Is there anything I can do – I just ordered all 3 GFL books…is that enough?

  11. infected_once

    they said it’s cause you’re

    they said it’s cause you’re an Arsenal fan, dude. if you followed a real team like Liverpool, they’d let you buy it.

    Molly McButters is my Homeboy!

  12. waylander001

    f**k no!

    Hey scott i just tried to download your promotion priced infected ebook even though i own a paper back version just to help you out, but just because i dont live in the good ole U S OF A i cant! WTF? any chance you passing on the fact you have a few fans outside america who wanna get your stuff just as much as you bunch of hill billy red necks??

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