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Dead of Eve

(Trilogy of Eve #1)

3.89  ·  Rating details ·  1,256 ratings  ·  259 reviews
A virus devastates humanity. Few men survive. The rest are monsters. The women are dead, except Evie. Through a quirk in her genetics, she survives. When her physiology begins to evolve, she must come to terms with what she is and accept her role in finding a cure.

The mutated hunt her. The men brutalize her…except three. Cryptic warrior, contrite lover, caring enemy; they
Kindle Edition, 432 pages
Published October 22nd 2012 by Pam Godwin
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4 to hell and back stars
Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light. I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.

Sarah Williams

Eve is the last real woman on earth, there are others but they are in a form of a nymph, deadly to children and to men, turning men into aphids. She's lost everyone who ever meant anything to her, and no matter how committed she is to dying just the same, something about her is different making her immune to the diseas
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Jan 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I will start off by saying this is probably one of the hardest books I've ever read. At about 18% I put it down and almost didn't pick it back up. I slept on it. Thought about it. I almost picked up another book, but I couldn't- I had to to see this through.

In Dead of Eve we meet Evie. Evie is probably the strongest female character I've ever read in a book. Evie has survived the loss of her entire family and is this only surviving female in this apocalyptic world. It is unknown how she has surv
❤️ Paulette & Her Alphas
Title: ➳ Dead of Eve
Series ➳Trilogy of Eve 1#
Author: ➳ Pam Godwin

ღ Honestly I don't know what possessed me to read this book , Cuz anyone who knows me this is way out of my comfort zone. Cuz its sci-fi & horror are not my preferred genre. But it was suggested to me & it has been in my Tbr for so long I said what heck. Now I am so glad I followed my instincts even if it took me a while to do so

➦.. A Muslim extremist accused spread virus throughout the world, killing off women & children. The men
Stacia (the 2010 club)
May 15, 2013 added it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Stacia (the 2010 club) by: Buddy read w/Ash, Rebecca, Joan, Crystal, and Amanda
I'm going to pull an Ash and not rate this book because I'm not sure what to think.

Trigger Warnings : Rape, bad pop culture references, incest, baby-kicking, bugs feasting on humans, religion bashing, grotesque race-mutating and medical experimenting, excessive gore, woman-shaming, abuse of sex toys, and a ridiculous love triangle pentagon.

If any book is going to get people talking it's going to be this. Are we talking in a good or bad way? Heck, I don't know. I can't imagine anyone reading thr
Bex (Beckie Bookworm)

This is not an easy feel-good story, it’s a brutal tale of survival and tragedy where a woman has to rise above her grief and play the hand she's been dealt.

This was unrelentingly intense, remorseless and savage and at times it brought me to my knees and had me sobbing like a baby.
The pain, misery and torment the unfairness of it all and the depravity of what people are actually capable of when you peel back the layers of civility and expose the rotten carcass.

In Evie’s case, this journey showca
Lo Bookfrantic
3.5 Stars

Genre: Paranormal
Type: Book 1 of Trilogy of Eve Series
POV: First Person – Female

This book is the beginning of Eve's journey into survival. She is the last female left on earth on this cruel times where a virus has basically killed so many. There's only some survivors but none are females or kids. Eve is bound to find out why she is so special.

In the midst of her journey she meets three males that for a reason she can't explained she develops feelings for them all. The three heroes beco
Aug 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
HOLY FREAKING SHIT! Like for real!

I decided to read this book, which is definitely outside of my comfort zone after meeting the fabulous Pam Godwin at a signing. She said there is romance in it, so of course, I was like I am in! I started this book today and couldn't put it down. I felt so many things while reading this story: heartbreak, fear, anxious and love.

Is this my normal read, no, but I can't wait for more. I am terrified for Evie, I am terrified for just how much more she will have to
4 Ladybug stars!

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Dead of Eve was an exciting and intriguing science fiction/apocalyptic novel that is the first in a trilogy.

A virus has spread throughout the world, killing off women and children. The men who are infected turn into a bug-like creature that feed off of the living. Somehow Evie is not effected. Her and her husband have been staying safe in their home for a couple of months.They have the means to survive with their food supply, weapons, and skills.

In a deep depression after
~*~Brooke's Stripped Down Reviews~*~
Holy Fucktoids!
This books is in a category all by itself, no comparison, no debate!

Brilliant. Thrilling. Horrific. Suspenseful. Apocalyptic. Imaginative. Lustful.

This story consumed me, devoured me whole, and won't ever let me go. I am awed by this author, captivated by the complexity of the story, and fearful that I may not survive until the next book comes out!

The rest of my review cannot be written without spoilers, I apologize...
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night court
Sep 28, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: dnf
review: 2018

DNF at about 20% - this made me so fucking angry I couldn't even type this review at first. I've loved other books by this author (which I honestly want to go back and re rate, but I don’t believe in lying) - this book took the fucking piss.

Do you have any idea how much power you have as an author? books are supposed to be escape from reality. I never expected to see this anti muslim rhetoric in my fiction... wow. In a post-apocalyptic (smutty romance)
setting, the last thing I expec
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Dead of Eve…..huh, just finished it and I have been itching to write my review for days now. I just….I don’t have words.
One massive point that needs to be made straight away is that this is not a straight up horror read, many people who will love this book will pass it up with the belief that it isn't for them because of the horror and gore. Please don't think that! This book is a deep, emotional and intelligent read, I would urge yo
Lillian ☁ Cloud 9 Books ☁
***** 4 Stars *****

I thought this was going to be about zombies, but the fantasy involves a lot more than just mindless walkers. The creatures are more like mutated monsters that have the ability to move quickly.

Their infectious bite left the world with only a few survivors.

And only one woman.

As Evie struggles to survive, strange things happen to her body because she's evolving too. As she travels around the world to find a cure, she finds allies to help her on her journey.

This story is excit
Jane Stewart
4 ½ stars. Excellent suspense throughout the book. Kept me awake at night. Good writing! It’s apocalyptic sci fi.

Emotionally engaging. I didn’t want to stop reading. It reminded me of Stephen King stories: good story, creative characters, violence, some good people die. It also felt part Star Wars: lots of fight scenes and being in the belly of the beast. There are some loving relationships. They support the plot in an interesting way. I liked the idea of Evie using something from men.

Story Bri
Mar 17, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: dystopia
If you like apocalyptic genre do not be discouraged by my rating, writing was excellent and you will probably love this book. I loved it myself and would rate it with 5 stars until two thirds... Than I could not stomach what was happening and it kind of ruined whole story for me so I am going with middle rating even though writing style really enraptured me.
My Evie:

Evie is 33 years old with a husband of 15 years and the only woman who survived virus which killed all kids, old people and mutated
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DNF @ 12%

I loved this author's book, DELIVER, but nothing of hers I've read since can recapture that magic for me. DEAD OF EVE had a lot of problems, though. It's a post-apocalyptic book where a "Muslim insurgency" has unleashed a plague upon the U.S. that turns them all into bug people. The xenophobic/mutant plot kind of reads like something you would see in a 1950s Z movie, that could just as easily be called "Invasion of the Bug Peopl
Elise ✘ a.k.a Ryder's Pet ✘
I was bored out of my mind. I felt like the story wasn't whole, that things didn't add up. I also felt like Evie's story was way over, even though it apparently has just begun. Typical that she is just one woman, and got three men loving her. I kept waiting for the book to be over. It's also typical that I didn't enjoy the book, while other seem to love it. I finished it though, so applause to me.
“Stay Alive. Seek Truth. Don't look back.”

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Genre: - (Adult) Paranormal
Amber Rose
First book of the Trilogy!!

I got advance readers copy since I am that special :)

This book hooked me from the very beginning. Trying to straitening my hair and read just to figure out what happens next trying not to burn my fingers, That's when I know I am HOOKED....
This book may not be for everyone. It does contain strong sexual violence and death. The ghost of her children gave me goose bumps. But went perfect in the book, to me!!!


I fell in love with all
Ash Wednesday

Like a feminist's wet dream and the politically correct's nightmare all in one book.

So the world ended with a Muslim extremist movement dropping a virus that turned humans into insect-like creatures called Aphids. All woman-kind have been wiped out save for one, Evie Delina. Now Evie is special: she moves like these creatures while having an uncanny connection to them. This sounds a lot like Resident Evil to be honest, with a lot of extra side dishes to the heroine. Not only is Ev
Rough Draft Book Blog
Nov 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Dead of Eve by Pam Godwin
5 Stars because 10 isn't an option

Never in my life have I read a book like this one... I have to admit... as a kid, I was always the first in line to see a Freddie Krueger or Jason Vorhee movie, horror/science fiction was always a favorite of mine... now at 42 years of age... I'm not so sure... this book scared the ever lovin' shite out me... I literally had nightmares!!! I would wake up with a start... still holding my Kindle... then I figured, I was
Ellen Gail
Okay, so this book is an unrepentant ridiculous sci-fi sexy mess, that somehow still has really human moments. But it's so damn weird. And yet I like it?

You probably shouldn't trust my judgement when it comes to books about giant mutant aphids, lots o' guns, and boning. But hey, I (kinda) like what I like.

As usual, Pam Godwin left me in stunned awe. She's a freakin' amazing writer!

The book kept me on my toes the whole time, I was hooked from the first page, it was like I've been transferred to anther word.
it wasn't an easy read! It was much more....

Amazing.Thrilling. Terrifying. Suspenseful. Brutal. Apocalyptic. Creative. violent. HOT.

How shocking it was to see how human cruel and ugly nature manifests when subjected to such situation. How they turn into something much uglier and brutal than the
Nov 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What in the apocalyptic world did I just read? This is a book unlike any that I have ever read. Pam Godwin has created an awesomely horrific new world where you have to fight just to live. The characters she has created are wonderfully complex and devotedly delicious. I have fallen in love with three remarkable men. Three men who are completely different from one another, with their own strengths and weaknesses, but who all have one goal in common, to guard and protect the last unaffected woman ...more
Di Covey/TwistedBookReviews
5 Phenomenal Stars!

“Stay alive. Seek truth.”

Pam Godwin delivers the perfect amount of suspense and action, the characters fold into the story like butter, I was hypnotized into the world she created. Unconventional, heartbreaking, and darkly beautiful. I couldn't look away.

Eve, the last woman on earth. An earth in complete destruction. I was instantly drawn to her story. The revelations were devastating. I felt every ounce of sadness. I've never read a story like this. With each chapter, it
Jan 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites, paranormal
Amazing book and one of the BEST heroines I have EVER read.

"Your intimidation is only effective with me unarmed and restrained. Unlock my restraints and fight me like the little man bitch that you are."

Yup,that's our heroine,Evie

I have had many book boyfriends but this was first time I had a book girlfriend LOL! She was just that awesome!

Don't let the blurb deter you from reading this book. There is so much more then just gore and monsters. It's downright brilliant!
What an emotionl roller
Apr 19, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This author has a clear, easy to read way of writing, with pretty clean text. The idea behind this plot - a virus that turns everyone into bugs? Sweet. A kick-ass heroine? Nice. Sex? Bonus!

As it happens, once I hit the eye-rolling zone, I had difficulty getting out of it. Either you can roll with it or you can't, and at the time I just wasn't in the mood I think. This is heavy fantasy, and I'm more of a sci-fi gal (unless we're talking magic). It's also got quite a bit of spirituality in it. I d
Jan 20, 2017 marked it as own-tbr  ·  review of another edition
Free for the Kindle @ Amazon US today. ...more
So when I saw the blurb for this I knew I had to read it. Dystopian romance is one of my trash tropes. But this was on a whole other level. Absolutely original take on the trope and I was captivated throughout the book with Eve and this world.

The story centers around Eve the last remaining women in a world after a virus that transforms humans into ravenous creatures known as aphids. After losing what no woman should ever have to lose she embarks on a quest for answers to the virus. Battling aga
M. Joseph Murphy
Oct 24, 2012 rated it really liked it
To say I was shocked by this book is an understatement. I followed Pam Godwin on twitter because I saw she was a fellow writer. And it just so happened her book was coming out. How could I not read it?

I was unprepared for how good it was.

At her worst moments in the book, Godwin writes with the detail and energy of Richard Laymon. In her best moments she is something more than that: original, vibrant and completely engrossing. This is not another Buffy Summers clone. Eve is a fresh and, like ever
This lengthy story is not easy to read and it has some very disturbing elements. Germ-warfare is never pretty but add in a crazy-ass scientific muslim extremist, scary bug-like zombie mutations, rape, child death, extreme violence, gore and you get a post-apocalyptic hell with only one remaining woman.

Evie is extremely strong and I don't really know how she keeps going. Her guardians are pretty amazing but I wanted more of a connection from Jesse.
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New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author, Pam Godwin, lives in the Midwest with her husband, their two children, and a foulmouthed parrot. When she ran away, she traveled fourteen countries across five continents, attended three universities, and married the vocalist of her favorite rock band.

Java, tobacco, and dark romance novels are her favorite indulgences, and migh

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