Locked In (Zombie Bedtime Stories, #1)

Rated 3.00/5 based on 4 reviews
While on a call, junior paramedic Haley is attacked by a friend. She is sent home early to rest and recover from her injuries, but rest does not come easily for her.

She begins to change, but into what? Can she be herself again?

This is the first installment of the Zombie Bedtime Stories series. More

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About Thea Gregory

Born and raised in rural western Quebec, Thea Gregory moved to the big city at 17 to attend college. She has had an eclectic career ever since, and has studied computer networking and physics and worked in technical support, sales, and teaching. She presently lives in Montreal, Quebec. Thea enjoys zombies, cycling, reading, walking, cooking and dreaming up twisted scenarios for future projects.

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Review by: Kayleigh Goldenberg on March 06, 2013 :
Giving this author one star is being generous. I do not understand where the good reviews are coming from. There is nothing original about this story and it bored me. Granted it was free, I can now see why!
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: C. M. Kenyon on Feb. 22, 2012 :
A nice, quick, and unique take on the typical zombie story.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: L. E. White on Jan. 27, 2012 :
Today I would like to review Locked In, the first book in Thea Gregory’s horror series, The Zombie Bedtime Stories. You can find her book on Smashwords as well as all of the major E-Book retailers.

This short story offers a fairly typical zombie apocalypse setting and begins at the first signs of infection. The main character is a new paramedic who then suffers through the disease. The story describes the onset of symptoms through to the death of the character in detail.

The beginning of the story did a pretty good job of grabbing your attention with an ambulance ride and a physical struggle. However, I didn’t feel the description of the diseases onset moved the story along with the same speed. I think the reader is quickly rewarded though when the character discovers their condition. The description of the rest of the story from inside the zombie’s point of view is fantastic.

I feel this story needed to be a little bit longer. It went too quickly by leaving out the mental anguish that was available but it is hard to say that it wouldn’t have actually slowed the action down too much. This is a judgment call that I would have probably made in the other direction. Besides this, I felt it was a very enjoyable read and would recommend that you give it a try.

One note, I have downloaded it in both a rich text format and the kindle mobi format. The RTF is full of formatting errors that do not exist in the other files.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: chickrocking on Aug. 16, 2011 : (no rating)
A fun to read short story

Quick paced, easy to read

Perfect to length to be able to sit and read in on sitting

A new great twist on zombie stories. You do not feel like you have read this a million times

Zombie with a conscious is a new take on take on zombies

Limited gore so perfect for those who do not want a book full of blood and guts

Zombie fans will enjoy

When you come to the end you are glad to know there will be more books coming

Makes you want to read more by Thea as soon as you can

Pick up this book. Do not miss out on the fun little story.

A must read.
(reviewed long after purchase)

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