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The results of the poll are in and the X-Files News book club will officially be reading Ground Zero by Kevin J. Anderson for it's first month. Read after the jump for more details.


Ground Zero"Dr. Gregory, a renowned nuclear weapons researcher, is not only dead--he's been charred to a radioactive cinder.

Since this is a death on Federal property, Mulder and Scully are hastily called in. As FBI agents who specialize in unexplained phenomena, they are the investigators of The X-Files, strange and inexplicable cases which are also mysteries that the FBI doesn't want solved.

When a second victim, completely unrelated to nuclear science or Dr. Gregory is obliterated in the New Mexico desert, and then a third dies the same way in Washington, DC, Mulder and Scully begin to focus on the frightening dimension of their task. The bizarre deaths cannot be a coincidence. And as they work to uncover the secret unifying element that unites these deaths, it becomes clear that this twisted puzzle has fatal consequences for the entire world."

So reads the blurb for Ground Zero, our first choice for the X-Files News book club. We'll be reading the novel throughout March, so how can you join in?

Pick up a copy of the book:

Paper copies (hardback and paperback) are available second hand via Amazon, eBay and at many thrift stores. The audiobook is not available to download but cassette copies are available if you still have the technology to play them! The book is most conveniently available in ebook form; here's where you can pick it up:

Chat with us on the forums:

We will be posting questions on the X-Files News forums and we invite you to start your own threads to discuss whatever you find interesting. We simply ask that you keep spoilers out of the thread titles for the benefit of those further behind in the story.

We really hope you enjoy reading along with us and we're excited to hear your opinions of the books.