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ISBN13: 9781439176733
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The “zombie apocalypse,” once on the fringes of horror, has become one of the most buzzworthy genres in popular culture. Now, in Plague of the Dead, Z.A. Recht delivers an intelligent, gripping thriller that will leave both new and die-hard zombie fans breathless.

The end begins with a viral outbreak unlike anything mankind has ever encountered before. The infected are subject to delirium, fever, a dramatic increase in violent behavior, and a one-hundred percent mortality rate. But it doesn’t end there. The victims return from death to walk the earth. When a massive military operation fails to contain the living dead it escalates into a global pandemic. In one fell swoop, the necessities of life become much more basic. Gone are petty everyday concerns. Gone are the amenities of civilized life. Yet a single law of nature remains: Live, or die. Kill, or be killed. On one side of the world, a battle-hardened general surveys the remnants of his command: a young medic, a veteran photographer, a brash Private, and dozens of refugees, all are his responsibility—­all thousands of miles from home. Back in the United States, an Army colonel discovers the darker side of Morningstar virus and begins to collaborate with a well-known journalist to leak the information to the public...and the Morningstar Saga has begun.

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The end begins with a viral outbreak unlike anything humankind has ever encountered before. The infected are subject to a dramatic increase in violent behavior and certain death. But it doesn't end there--the victims return from death to walk the Earth.

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The “zombie apocalypse,” once on the fringes of horror, has become one of the most buzzworthy genres in popular culture. Now, in Plague of the Dead, Z.A. Recht delivers an intelligent, gripping thriller that will leave both new and die-hard zombie fans breathless.

The end begins with a viral outbreak unlike anything mankind has ever encountered before. The infected are subject to delirium, fever, a dramatic increase in violent behavior, and a one-hundred percent mortality rate. But it doesn’t end there. The victims return from death to walk the earth. When a massive military operation fails to contain the living dead it escalates into a global pandemic. In one fell swoop, the necessities of life become much more basic. Gone are petty everyday concerns. Gone are the amenities of civilized life. Yet a single law of nature remains: Live, or die. Kill, or be killed. On one side of the world, a battle-hardened general surveys the remnants of his command: a young medic, a veteran photographer, a brash Private, and dozens of refugees, all are his responsibility—­all thousands of miles from home. Back in the United States, an Army colonel discovers the darker side of Morningstar virus and begins to collaborate with a well-known journalist to leak the information to the public...and the Morningstar Saga has begun.

Synopsis:

THE END BEGINS WITH AN UNPRECEDENTED VIRAL OUTBREAK:

Morningstar. The infected are subject to delirium, fever, violent behavior...and a one hundred percent mortality rate.

BUT THE END IS ONLY THE BEGINNING:

The victims return from death to walk the earth. When a massive military operation fails to contain the plague of the living dead, it escalates into a worldwide pandemic.

NOW, A SINGLE LAW OF NATURE DOMINATES THE GLOBAL LANDSCAPE:

Live or die, kill or be killed. On one side of the world, thousands of miles from home, a battle-hardened general surveys the remnants of his command: a young medic, a veteran photographer, a brash private, and dozens of refugees — all are his responsibility. While in the United States, an army colonel discovers the darker side of Morningstar and collaborates with a well-known journalist to leak the information to the public....

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ttopaster, January 14, 2010 (view all comments by ttopaster)
My introduction to Permuted Press books and i was not disappointed. very funny and chilling read, the characters were likable (although maybe too many going on so there was not enough depth given to each which is my only complaint) and the zombies were a neat mixture of classic slow-moving ones and the hyper danny boyle type. i cannot wait to read book 2, which i will be picking up used here from Powells. if you like zombie fiction, gives this one a try...
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781439176733
Author:
Recht, Z. A.
Publisher:
Permuted Press
Introduction by:
Ibarra, Bowie
Introduction:
Ibarra, Bowie
Author:
Bourne, J. L.
Subject:
Horror - General
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Horror
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 11.13 oz

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"Synopsis" by , The end begins with a viral outbreak unlike anything humankind has ever encountered before. The infected are subject to a dramatic increase in violent behavior and certain death. But it doesn't end there--the victims return from death to walk the Earth.
"Synopsis" by , The “zombie apocalypse,” once on the fringes of horror, has become one of the most buzzworthy genres in popular culture. Now, in Plague of the Dead, Z.A. Recht delivers an intelligent, gripping thriller that will leave both new and die-hard zombie fans breathless.

The end begins with a viral outbreak unlike anything mankind has ever encountered before. The infected are subject to delirium, fever, a dramatic increase in violent behavior, and a one-hundred percent mortality rate. But it doesn’t end there. The victims return from death to walk the earth. When a massive military operation fails to contain the living dead it escalates into a global pandemic. In one fell swoop, the necessities of life become much more basic. Gone are petty everyday concerns. Gone are the amenities of civilized life. Yet a single law of nature remains: Live, or die. Kill, or be killed. On one side of the world, a battle-hardened general surveys the remnants of his command: a young medic, a veteran photographer, a brash Private, and dozens of refugees, all are his responsibility—­all thousands of miles from home. Back in the United States, an Army colonel discovers the darker side of Morningstar virus and begins to collaborate with a well-known journalist to leak the information to the public...and the Morningstar Saga has begun.

"Synopsis" by ,

THE END BEGINS WITH AN UNPRECEDENTED VIRAL OUTBREAK:

Morningstar. The infected are subject to delirium, fever, violent behavior...and a one hundred percent mortality rate.

BUT THE END IS ONLY THE BEGINNING:

The victims return from death to walk the earth. When a massive military operation fails to contain the plague of the living dead, it escalates into a worldwide pandemic.

NOW, A SINGLE LAW OF NATURE DOMINATES THE GLOBAL LANDSCAPE:

Live or die, kill or be killed. On one side of the world, thousands of miles from home, a battle-hardened general surveys the remnants of his command: a young medic, a veteran photographer, a brash private, and dozens of refugees — all are his responsibility. While in the United States, an army colonel discovers the darker side of Morningstar and collaborates with a well-known journalist to leak the information to the public....

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