What if the H1N1 vaccination wasn’t just a preventative measure against
swine flu? It seemed like the flu came out of nowhere and yet, in no time
at all the government manufactured a vaccination.
Were lab workers diligent, or could the virus itself have been
Chase McKinney works as a dispatcher at 9-1-1. Taking emergency
calls, it becomes immediately obvious that the entire city is
infected with the walking dead.
His first goal is to reach and save his two children.
Could the walls built by the U.S.A. to keep out illegal aliens, and
the fact the Mexican government could not afford to vaccinate
their citizens against the flu, make the southern border the
only plausible destination for safety?
The start certainly got my attention; it wasn’t what I was
Reading through the short chapters made it a fast
Instantly addicted at the start as people seemed to
with some sort of disease; turning out to be a vaccination
The reader is promptly chucked into the exciting plot
as a personis bitten, while a woman crosses the street broken,
scratched and bleeding, appearing dead.
This was hard to put down. It started off thrilling and
only increased. Very little breaks as the mass of test subjects
increases. The telephone lines connecting with the police and
ambulance are flooded, and the main character has to tell friend
from foe. Having to escape away from these zombie-like creatures
as he and his girlfriend race to safe his kids from his ex and her
husband who have also been infected.
Tension increases as more is revealed. A tad bit on the conspiracy side
with the government trying to cover-up this monumental mistake;
while on the other the ever-increasing zombies coming from all
directions; some fast, some slow, all converging on them.
The characters are relatable; you are rooting for their escape. On the
edge of my seat as the characters keep on having to escape one
location after another without being attacked.
The characters now have to fight for survival, kill to live. No one
knows the numbers. Some are slow; some are record fast, all
seeking human blood and flesh to devour.
Excellently written, descriptive scenes of violence and death, but not
overdone in the scheme of things. The author easily creates images;
I could picture what I read. Feeling the desperation and the
progression of the characters.
As I enjoy fast-paced novels, this one is right up my alley. It doesn’t stop.
They have to be always on their guard, anything can attract the
I would highly recommend this book for those that enjoy
zombie-based thrillers, or anyone that enjoys a non-stop ride
4 ½ stars