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The Dead rule the world. Cunning and intelligent, they have hunted humanity to the edge of extinction and enslaved it. Humans are bred like cattle in unspeakable conditions in prison camps set up by the dead to preserve their dwindling supply of living flesh to feed on. No land is free of the Dead's rotting grasp. . . But on the waves of the ocean, one ship fights on for t ...more
(first published January 11th 2006)
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Good, unique concept for zombie fiction that's almost ruined by poor writing. I loved the "smart" zombies and the breeding farm and the cruise ship outfitted with missles (I didn't even ask how that happened!). I hated the poor writing style and break-neck structure to the story. The scenes moved from one place and time to another so rapidly I felt at times my head was spinning like Linda Blair's. This book really needed a few phrases like, "meanwhile, back at the ranch",or some such hoke, so th ...more
I appreciate a different take on the undead. Instead of being mindless, brain-craving zombies Brown portrays the undead as taking over the human race by force and with intelligence. Other than that I felt the story was extremely generic, predictable, and short.
Don't expect much from this novel,its just another "Below Average" zombie novel.read it just to add another name to your list only,otherwise don't waste your time on this if you want to get serious Zombie Acton & Adventure.
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