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Ice Station Zombie
by J.E. Gurley
For most of the long, cold winter, Antactica is a frozen wasteland. Now, the ice is melting and the zombies are thawing. Arctic explorers Val Marino and Elliot Anson race against time and death to reach Australia, but the Demise has preceded them and zombies stalk the streets of Adelaide and Coober Pedy.
Kindle Edition, 226 pages
Published February 2nd 2012 by Severed Press
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Overall, not a bad read. This was one of those whim purchases that looked pretty interesting from the description, and I would say it lived up to expectations. My biggest gripe with the novel was not the story itself, but with the quality of the Kindle edition. There were quite a few grammatical and syntax errors. Additionally, there were a few glaring continuity errors on the part of the writer (or editor, as the case may be). While they were relatively minor, they served to break the narrative ...more
I feel like many of the reviews already posted on Amazon thoroughly discuss some the book's issues, as well as the plot. The author is a very strong writer; the survival tactics each character plans out, as well as their reactions to the crises, are very well thought-out. The characters, and the author, don't waste time attempting to deny or define what has happened, but rather, they're attempting to cope with their new reality while trying to understand how they can rebuild. The most interestin ...more
I found parts of this book fascinating in many respects and there were some slow spots that did not seem terribly relevant to the overall story. The author did a very nice job telling the story and struggles of the characters in Antartica, those were the sections I could not put down or stop reading! Their encounters with other bases & the new zombies and the airplane was fast moving and full of suspense. The second plot line in Australia started very strong as well, but sort of slowed to a ...more