Publisher Description

NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR, ELLE CASEY, brings readers Book 1 of 4 in the YA Dystopian APOCALYPSIS Series, suitable for older teens and adults. With over 900 5-star ratings on Goodreads for Book 1, readers love the Apocalypsis Series!

KAHAYATLE. My name is Bryn Mathis. I'm seventeen years old, and I live in a neighborhood outside of Orlando, Florida. I’m here alone because my dad died almost a year ago, along with all the other adults in the world. I'm almost out of food, and the gangs of kids that roam around my town are getting more vicious by the day. It's time for me to leave and find another place to live ... a place where I can find food and shelter ... a place where they won't be able to find me. Alone, it might have been possible, but now I've got company. I'm worried that I don't have what it takes to get from here to my final destination, and I have no idea what might be waiting for me when I get there.

Content Warning: Mild violence and some foul language within. Meant for older Young Adult readers (age 15+). 


Apocalypsis: Book 1 (Kahayatle)

Apocalypsis: Book 2 (Warpaint)

Apocalypsis: Book 3 (Exodus)

Apocalypsis: Book 4 (Haven)


The storytelling was absolutely first class.” ~Trevor Morris, reviewer

"Elle Casey has done it again. Created a world that drags you in and won't let you go.  I think I am a little bit in love with her brain ... at least the imagination part of it.  I love books that make me root for the characters, and this one has you rooting from the very first page..." ~ Cynthia Shepp book reviews

"What took me so flipping long to read this book?! Apocalypsis: Kahayatle was so very different than what I expected - but just that much better because of it. Elle Casey creates a world ridden with violence and horror and injects the perfect amount of belly-laughing sarcasm, wit, and romance. Her characterization is phenomenal and honest through a setting that is disturbingly realistic..." ~ Jenna, Book Blogger

"Wow. I just finished Apocalypsis and all I can say is I loved it! It was incredible! It was classic Elle Casey: funny, a little spooky, well written and absolutely engrossing! I couldn't put it down. I cannot wait until the next one comes out!! Five stars and many thanks, Elle Casey!!"  ~ "Fantasy Fan", Amazon reviewer

This series is dedicated to the amazing, wonderful Native Americans who populate our nation, continuing their traditions and reminding the rest of us that sometimes, progress isn’t always the best thing for our people. I invite you to learn more about the Miccosukee tribe, their history, culture, and lifestyle by visiting this website:

About the author: Elle Casey, a former attorney and teacher, is a NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestselling American author who lives in France with her husband, three kids, and a number of furry friends. She has written books in several genres and publishes an average of one full-length novel per month.

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Fiction & Literature
June 28
Elle Casey
Sparks Blackthorn Inc.

Customer Reviews

4RissaJoy ,

I thoroughly enjoyed this book!

I really enjoyed the author's style of writing and the characters are engaging. So much fun to read and you definitely want to know what happens next.

GameMeister21 ,

Apocalypsis Book 1

I loved the characters. It kept you on the edge of your seat wanting to know what would happen next. Great kick-butt girl for the main character, plus a little beginning romance. I look forward to reading the other books in the series.

Scrabble Sue ,

Shocked by all the good reviews

This book LEAPT into a far-fetched premise (all adults over age 20 died—on schedule—of an unspecified illness that didn’t affect anyone younger as they aged) with a series of ridiculous coincidences (our heroine HAPPENS to be a Krav Maga expert, the EXACT helpful gear appears, JUST the right helpers show up, etc.), and episodes of horrifying societal breakdown that made some degree of sense, perhaps, but were seriously depressing given the mess we adults have managed to make of the planet. I can’t fathom why anyone would bother reading the rest of the series. There are much, much better postapocalyptic books out there than this.

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