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Rhiannon Frater was born and raised a Texan. Though she has lived in various towns all over the state, she finally settled in Austin, Texas where she met her husband and worked as a governmental consultant.
During her travels for her job, she was inspired to write the story of two women fleeing into the Texas Hill Country in an attempt to survive the zombie apocalypse. Originally published as a serial online under the title AS THE WORLD DIES, she later self-published the series in three novels to satisfy the many fans of the story. The first novel in the series, THE FIRST DAYS, won the 2008 Dead Letter Award for Best Book (Fiction). The second book, FIGHTING TO SURVIVE won the 2009 Dead Letter Award in the same category.

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message 21: by Chad B.

Chad B. Hanson Rhiannon, thank you for accepting my friend request.
I've downloaded and look forward to reading The Living Dead Boy.
This sounds like an awesome read.
Wishing you the best in 2014!

Chad


Jennifer Thanks for adding me as a friend!


message 19: by M.C.

M.C. Sburlea thank you for accepting my friend request :)


Ms. MiLo Thanks for the add Rhiannon, looking forward to reading your books :)


Rhiannon Frater Echo wrote: "Thank you for accepting my friend request. Love your books :)"
Thank you :)


Echo - MMandBooks Blog Thank you for accepting my friend request. Love your books :)


Rhiannon Frater Darlene wrote: "I love when I find awesome new vampire stories to read!!! I adore the Tale of the Vampire Bride and The Vengeance of the Vampire Bride. I hope a third book is in the making!! Gothic Horror is my fa..."

Darlene, there will be a third book. :)


Rhiannon Frater Diana (Offbeat Vagabond) wrote: "Thanks so much for the friend invite hon. I gladly accept. Just emailed you my interview. Hope you like it. Thanks again for everything. Talk later :)"

You're awesome, Diana. :)


Rhiannon Frater Misery wrote: "Just got done reading, As the World Dies Zombie trilogy, Holy crap!!
Awesome!!"


Thanks!


Diana (Offbeat Vagabond) Thanks so much for the friend invite hon. I gladly accept. Just emailed you my interview. Hope you like it. Thanks again for everything. Talk later :)


Savannah Rhiannon, thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah
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message 10: by Darlene

Darlene Ruiz I love when I find awesome new vampire stories to read!!! I adore the Tale of the Vampire Bride and The Vengeance of the Vampire Bride. I hope a third book is in the making!! Gothic Horror is my favorite and my second favorite is probably vampire stories written in the south. Which is why I am reading Pretty when she dies!! Love Love!!


Beth  (Curling Up With A Good Book) Siege was amazing...Truly an awesome book---Had so much energy and fast paced action but with romance and drama as well!! I loved it!!


Karina Halle Thanks for accepting! You're awesome.


Rhiannon Frater Beth wrote: "How in the world can I get a copy of Siege???? People are saying they have readit yet Amazon says its not available till April 24??? I'm dying to read the last book!!! Please let me know where I ca..."

A lot of the ratings are for the self-published version. The recent reviews for the Tor version (which is the BEST version) are by reviewers who got advanced review copies or people who won an early copy. Xpresso Reads blog is hosting a giveaway for Siege right now.

Siege could show up in stores a week or two early. Good luck!

Rhiannon


Beth  (Curling Up With A Good Book) How in the world can I get a copy of Siege???? People are saying they have readit yet Amazon says its not available till April 24??? I'm dying to read the last book!!! Please let me know where I can order it from?? Pcemom11@gmail.com


message 5: by Jenna

Jenna Hope you get published in the UK as I am sure your trilogy would be a big hit over here. So gutted I can't buy it on ebook!


message 4: by Sofia

Sofia Galvez Thanks for accepting my request. I thought "as the world dies" trilogy was awesome. I wish you tons of success.


William O'Brien Hi Rhiannon - Thank you for your friendship.

Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date late Jan.

Best wishes, William


Pamela Hi Rhiannon...Thanks for accepting my friend request.


message 1: by Eva

Eva Leger Hi Rhiannon! I just started Eric's Story! I was only going to bring it up and then come back to it later but I'm already on page 22. I couldn't wait. LOL I'm not too far in yet but it's great so far and I can't wait to get back to it after dinner!


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