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Old 07-10-2013, 21:08   #41
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I've just finished the 4th book in the 'The Remaining' series by D.J. Molles. Again, not really zombies but 28 Days Later style infected. But still awesome. Very captivating indeed.
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Old 07-10-2013, 21:15   #42
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Another one here who quite enjoyed the White Flag of the Dead series.
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Old 08-10-2013, 19:05   #43
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I thought I Zombie by Hugh Howey was good.

Its basically from the perspective of the zombies as if the part of the brain that makes them human is still functioning, but locked away and unable to do anything other than observe .

Also - not Zombie related, but his (hugh howey) Silo Series books are a really good.
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Old 08-10-2013, 21:10   #44
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I've just finished the 4th book in the 'The Remaining' series by D.J. Molles. Again, not really zombies but 28 Days Later style infected. But still awesome. Very captivating indeed.
I too have read these 4 books and would recommend them

Although i have read that the 5th wont be out until 2015 !!!
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Old 09-10-2013, 19:13   #45
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Yeah. I saw that the other day. So far away But he said he's writing a few novellas to provide a bit of a background for the new characters he will be introducing in the meantime. He can certainly write a bad guy. That *******
...TWD should take note ha.

Did you know there's a film coming out soon that is basically completely ripping it off and not officially linked? It would make a killer TV series I think.

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Old 16-12-2013, 08:28   #46
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half way through book 3 of the remaining - glad I did. Its pretty good.
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Old 07-01-2014, 12:15   #47
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Im on to book 6 of the Zombie Fallout series. Loving them all, very good narrative and well laid-out with characters you can care about (and some you couldn't care less about lol).
Highly recommended.
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I enjoyed the Walking Dead novels - The Road to Woodbury series on Audible, all 3 are worth listening to if you like the series
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Old 17-01-2014, 11:41   #49
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Just finished book 4 of D.J Molles The Remaining. They were awesome.

I now need more zombie books. I stupidly bought one based on amazon reviews, but it turns out the reviews are either fake, or the people writing the reviews are imbeciles as the author writes like a child.

Any other recommendations on Zombie books?
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You can't write that and not then tell us what the crap book is!
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Old 17-01-2014, 17:20   #51
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You can't write that and not then tell us what the crap book is!
http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Undead-F...=zombie+7+days

The 1 star comments sum up my thoughts..... do NOT buy.

He writes in the first person narrative, but does it very badly.

My preference is 3rd person / 3rd person omniscient narrative to get lost in. D.J. Molles does it very well, and probably why I enjoy Dean Koontz page turners so much.
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Old 17-01-2014, 17:33   #52
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http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Undead-F...=zombie+7+days

The 1 star comments sum up my thoughts..... do NOT buy.

He writes in the first person narrative, but does it very badly.

My preference is 3rd person / 3rd person omniscient narrative to get lost in. D.J. Molles does it very well, and probably why I enjoy Dean Koontz page turners so much.
Probably best to get a sample sent to you if you're unsure what you getting.
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The Arisen series by Glynn James & Michael Stephen Fuchs was quite good. Quite over the top and ridiculous even for this genre but i enjoyed it!

The Left Series by Christian Fletcher. Was ok, worth a punt on the 1st one if it's cheap still and you want to check it out.

Not strictly Zombies but still post apocalyptic virus turns everyone into monsters type fare:

The Infection series (Infection and Killing Floor) by Craig DiLouie was entertaining.

Terminus by Adam Baker. Outpost i mentioned before is much better. Terminus is set in the same 'world' and is a prequel of sorts (although has no bearing on the events in Outpost).
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Old 23-01-2014, 11:41   #54
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I've Just started the "Rot & Ruin" series of books by Jonathan Maberry .

This is set about 13 years into a Zombie Apocalypse referring to the Rot & Ruin as anything outside designated enclosed camps of survivors.

It was recommended by my brother who also liked The Remaining series. So far so good.

Also started watching The Walking Dead a few weeks back. I've had a few horrific dreams lately about "people" trying to get into my house .
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Old 23-01-2014, 12:01   #55
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I've had a few horrific dreams lately about "people" trying to get into my house .
Ha ha. I have the occasional zombie dream and I always wake up terrified.

EDIT: I have read the first Rot and Ruin book, and wasn't a fan, in fact I have the next one to read and haven't gotten around to it yet.

I would, however recommend "Patient Zero" by the same author. Think Jack Reacher meets zombies. It is the first book in a series, but the follow-ups aren't great.

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just an update, DJ Molles has a Remaining Novella out :

DJ Molles - The Remaining - Trust - Novella

I'm guessing a few of these pumped out will be enough to satisfy those until his next remaining book.

Think its a back story for one of the newer characters. I haven't read it yet.

As for Jonathan Maberry, I read rot & ruin - made it to the end - it picked up from middle to the end, but I started Patient Zero and haven't gotten to dust and decay yet. Patient Zero seems pretty decent so far.
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Sweet. Thanks for the heads up.
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Ah yes, the Zombie novel. I think it's one of the most interesting (and probably underrated) genres out there, actually! The last one I read was "Breathers" by SG Browne, which was a fun, quirky read, a bit "rom-com" style but very enjoyable, especially if you like humorous Zombie stories!
Other favourites are "Raising Stony Mayhall" and "Patient Zero"
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Another vote for Breathers here. Read it a couple of years ago and enjoyed it.
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I'm reading Ex-heroes by Peter Clines and it's excellent. A cracking mix of traditional superhero fiction with proper old school Zombies. And some of the Superheroes have been turned.

Burned through about 40% this afternoon.

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