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Book Review: Patient Zero – Author Jonathan Maberry

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PATIENT ZERO Author Jonathan Maberry Published by St. Martin’s Griffin Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black / White – 421 pages Price: $14.95 To label “Patient Zero” a mere zombie-novel is to do it terrible injustice. Multiple Bram Stoker Award-winning author Jonathan Maberry has deftly woven a fictional tale that is not bound just to the horror genre. With “Patient Zero” the ...

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Book Review: Ancestor – Author Scott Sigler

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ANCESTOR Written by Scott Sigler Published by: Crown Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black /White – 432 pages Price: $24.99 Scott Sigler’s 2007 novel, ANCESTOR, was originally produced exclusively in audio format and, at that time, became the world’s most-popular “podcast novel”. A serialized audio book delivered in 20 weekly episodes played to an initial audience of more than 30,000 ...

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Book Review: The Passage – Author Justin Cronin

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Written by Justin Cronin Published by: Ballantine Books Publication Date: 2010 Format: Black / White – 784 pages Price: $27.00 The most anticipated novel of this summer — and possibly all of 2010 — is Justin Cronin’s THE PASSAGE. Following the current trend of ‘vampire fiction’ he has penned an epic novel in the tradition of Stephen King’s THE STAND and ...

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