Born and raised in Texas and now residing in Arizona, I published my first work Purgatory - 13 Tales of the Macabre in 2011, and Floor Four - A Novella of Horror. I am also writing the Night Dreams Series with episodes to be released every couple of months. My column, ‘Ask AJ’, appears in the All Authors Magazine, online. I chose the Horror genre for the first few books, and have plans to write in different genres with short stories, novellas, and novels. Connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads, and my Blog.
on Nov. 06, 2015 :
This was the standard zombie story of the outbreak happening when a person was seperated from their loved ones and trying to find a way home. I read a lot of stories with the same plot so I don't have any complaints about a lot of them being similar as long as they are still enjoyable. So the idea of the story, while not anything new in the genre, was fine.
It was the way the story was written that I was unhappy with. The whole story is connected by the use of a mobile phone. He calls home and his wife and kid are safe, locked in the house. He phones back and they are on the run. He phones back and they are hiding somewhere so he heads that way. He phones, they have moved. It just jumps around all the time with no flow to the story. There is no opportunity for the tension to build around her dangerous situation and I felt no connection to her at all. It was just a bit flat and repetitive and of course the ending was also predictable. It just seems to a man racing around town talking on a phone plus there wasn't enough zombie action!
Bit disappointing really.
(review of free book)