Source: free on Kindle
I love reading about pandemic (which sounds macabre...), especially when the deceased don't return as zombies. I find it fascinating to read about the isolation of the survivors and the constant thread of getting sick as well. It's also the most realistic end of the world scenario to me that could actually happen.
(Have you seen the movie "Contagion"? Absolutely brilliant!)
The Peeling is a novella trilogy about the same named pandemic that's going to kill more than half of the world population. "Jeremy's Choice" pictures the beginning of the pandemic and follows a security guard whose wife is already infected.
It had a great set-up and atmosphere and I look forward to read the other two parts in the series.
(Yuck, I just noticed how disgusting the cover looks up close)