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Zom-B Fugitive by Darren Shan
  

Zom-B Fugitive

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Pulsating with tension, twists and a whole lot of blood, Zom-B Fugitive is the penultimate book in an addictive twelve-volume series by horror supremo, Darren Shan. While the ingeniously unpredictable plot, involving the likes of a crazy killer clown, mutant babies and legions of brain-eating zombies, will have gore fans turning the pages at breakneck speed, this series also confronts big issues face-on. The horror of fighting for survival in a violent, post-apocalyptic world is juxtaposed with horrors readers will recognise from our own - racism, cruelty and the abuse of power. And the stakes couldn’t be higher as the momentum of this unique series hurtles towards its undoubtedly shocking climax. As B, the resilient protagonist, remarks, she’s “carrying hope for the entire world”. Featuring evocative full-page illustrations by acclaimed comic book artist Warren Pleece, this is an audaciously inventive read for older readers with a thirst for the gory. - Joanne Owen

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Reader Reviews

Teens love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert review, some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review the first title in the series Zom-B.  You can read their reviews below.

  • Jake Brown, age 13 - 'Shan tackles taboo subjects like racism and domestic situations warts and all and is not afraid to do so...The first in a great new series. Read if you dare.' Read full review >
  • Jennifer Bridgeman - 'Zom-B was scary but amazing at the same time. It was really scary because the zombies could crack your skull open with there long fingers. I loved it.' Read full review >
  • Janet Gilliard - 'My son would recommend it...definitely a young adult novel!' Read full review >

Synopsis

Zom-B Fugitive by Darren Shan

The penultimate tale in this gory, epic series from Darren Shan - with unmissably horrifying twists!

Zom-B is a 12 part series of which 11 have so far been released

1. Zom-B

2. Zom-B Underground

3. Zom-B City

4. Zom-B Angels

5. Zom-B Baby

6. Zom-B Gladiator

7. Zom-B Mission

8. Zom-B Clans

9. Zom-B Family

10. Zom-B Bride

11. Zom-B Fugitive

For more Zom-B news & competitions visit www.darrenshan.com or join in the chat the Zom-B Facebook page. And there are competitions & giveways at www.zom-b.co.uk

Reviews

A clever mix of horror, fantasy and realism...gripping The Telegraph

About the Author

Darren Shan

Darren Shan is the number one bestselling author of the young adult series Cirque du Freak, The Demonata, The Saga of Larten Crepsley and Zom-B, as well as the standalone books The Thin Executioner and Koyasan. For adults he has written Procession of the Dead, Hell's Horizon and City of the Snakes, collectively known as The City Trilogy.

Shan's books are sold in every continent, in thirty-one languages, and have been bestsellers in countries including America, Britain, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway and the UAE. His books have also topped the adult bestseller charts in Hungary, Japan and Taiwan. In total, Shan's books have sold over twenty-five million copies worldwide. He lives with his girlfriend in Limerick and London.

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Book Info

Publication date

10th September 2015

Author

Darren Shan

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Publisher

Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Format

Hardback

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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ISBN

9780857077929

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