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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76  ·  rating details  ·  37 ratings  ·  6 reviews
In the potato fields of Dyer, Maine, lumbering, expressionless figures toil in the hot sun. They are relentless in the pursuit of their task, working without pause. As though mindless, they never slow, never stop...and never breathe. The potatoes must be picked. The small-town people of Dyer, happy with the way things are, never question the existence of the tireless workf ...more
Paperback, 544 pages
Published March 1st 1989 by Zebra (first published 1989)
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I wanted to give this book a four star rating but there were some inconsistencies and somewhat dumb behavior by the protagonists, that I had to lower my rating. Overall, though, it was a very enjoyable read and I would recommend it to anyone who is able to overlook certain flaws and allow themselves to read it just for fun, not to pick it apart. If you are the type of reader who does like to pick apart every sentence of a book, then this is not the one for you.
Jul 25, 2014 Dave rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: zombie fans
Today zombies are all the rage, thanks in part to the Walking Dead in television and comics and George Romero returning to the scene. In the late 80s however, zombies were still a small sub-genre of horror fiction. Sure there was Return of the Living Dead parts 1-3, Zombie High, Night of the Creeps and of course Day of the Dead but the fan base was not nearly as rabid it is today. It is in this setting that Rick Hautala delivers his zombie novel Moonwalker.

Moonwalker has a lot going for it righ
Rob Bliss
This was a good standard horror novel with many horror tropes, all of them done by a skilled hand. (A guy and a girl making out in a car, and the girl stops and says "What was that noise?" Sexy!) The creaking doors are there, the creepy house, the scary escaped mental patient, the things that go bump in the night ... all cliche, yes, but when they happen, you know you're gonna have a fun horror read.

Problems (somewhat): Rick Hautala over-writes. The 544 pages could have been chopped down. We go
Stony Graves
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This is another zombie novel I read in the past and just came across recently. Despite a number of bad reviews I have seen on Moonwalker, I must disagree and say that it's a decent novel. The zombies featured in this book are more the hoodoo voodoo type than the Romero type, but it's still a creepy novel with some scenes of droves of undead attacking humans. Not a bad read. Zombie lovers should check it out.
As I was reading this, I kept imagining it as a movie. Very creepy!
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AKA A.J. Matthews

Rick Hautala has more than thirty published books to his credit, including the million copy, international best-seller Nightstone, as well as Twilight Time, Little Brothers, Cold Whisper, Impulse, and The Wildman. He has also published four novels—The White Room, Looking Glass, Unbroken, and Follow—using the pseudonym A. J. Matthews. His more than sixty published short stories hav
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