By Madeleine Roux
One woman's tale as she blogs - and fights again - the zombie apocalypse
Allison Hewitt and her 5 colleagues on the Brooks and Peabody book place are trapped jointly whilst the zombie outbreak hits. Allison reaches out for aid via her web publication, writing on her computing device and using the military's emergency instant community (SNET). it could even be her basically likelihood to arrive her mom. yet because the fact in their scenario sinks in, Allison’s web publication turns into a harrowing account of her edge-of-the-seat adventures (with a few witty sarcasm thrown in) as she and her partners struggle their approach via starving zombies and occasionally much more risky people.
“Madeline Roux manages to reply to the everlasting query we all needs to ask ourselves finally: "When the zombie apocalypse comes (and it is going to come), how will I deal with it?" in my view, i'm hoping I deal with it with as a lot humanity and backbone as Allison. yet i need to make a request for greater weapons.”
--Christine Warren, New York Times bestselling writer of The Others series
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