Sometimes all the clever and insightful books in the world are not enough. Some days the only thing that will prevent that itch at the back of my skull is a simple horror story. This probably goes back to my love of tacky B-movies as a teenager. This fits that mould exactly. A cheaply shot and easy to follow zombie apocalypse story. There are times where that style is exactly what I need. Last week was one of those times. I got to turn off my brain and sink in to a nice relaxing zombie blood bath.
I like fast moving zombies. Somehow they seem more rabid than the slow shuffling kind. Running away get a lot more difficult. Making a stand becomes almost the only option, and we know how that usually turns out. I enjoyed the realism reflected in the snippets of bunker life and although it would have spoiled the pacing of the story I could quite happily have read more about that part of the back story.
This story seems too short to me. I wanted more. A lot more. It was a fun story with plenty of bloodshed and a simplistic yet interesting storyline. If you are looking for a distraction from the serious stuff of life you could do a lot worse than buying this book.
If you enjoy this book I can highly recommend Requiem in E Sharp by the same author.
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