Mini Review: Dead City (Dead World, #1) by Joe McKinney
Battered by five cataclysmic hurricanes in three weeks, the Texas Gulf Coast and half of the Lone Star State is reeling from the worst devastation in history. Thousands are dead or dying but the worst is only beginning. Amid the wreckage, something unimaginable is happening: a deadly virus has broken out, returning the dead to lifewith an insatiable hunger for human flesh...
The Nightmare Begins
Within hours, the plague has spread all over Texas. San Antonio police officer Eddie Hudson finds his city overrun by a voracious army of the living dead. Along with a small group of survivors, Eddie must fight off the savage horde in a race to save his family...
Hell On Earth
There's no place to run. No place to hide. The zombie horde is growing as the virus runs rampant. Eddie knows he has to find a way to destroy these walking horrors...but he doesn't know the price he will have to pay...
I will be posting a series of mini reviews of some of my absolute favorites (my highlight reel) this week. Dead City is hands down a front runner for blood, guts, and non-stop action. McKinney delivers a gripping tale and it is clear he has a laser focused grasp on the zombie genre.
I realize this is an oldie, but it was new to me, and well worth the read. Haven't read it yet? Shame on you! Go snag your copy on Amazon.
What I loved most about this book is the author didn't sugar coat over the gore. Joe McKinney has a fantastically wild imagination and I found myself scared and jumpy the entire time I was reading. He definitely kept me on the edge of my seat.
Already read it? Then check out some of his other work.
Stay tuned for more mini reviews from The Bookie Monster's highlight reel as well as full length reviews of books on my current reading list.
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