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Zom-B by Darren Shan
  

Zom-B

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The first book in the explosive new zombie series from the master of horror, now in paperback.

The exciting new series from the master of teen horror. Zom-B is a radical new series about a zombie apocalypse, told in the first person by one of its victims. The series combines classic Shan action with a fiendishly twisting plot and hard-hitting and thought-provoking moral questions dealing with racism, abuse of power and more. This is challenging material, which will captivate existing Shan fans and bring in many new ones. As Darren says, It's a big, sprawling, vicious tale...a grisly piece of escapism, and a barbed look at the world in which we live. Each book in the series is short, fast-paced and bloody. A high body-count is guaranteed!

If you like Darren Shan you might also like to read books by Susan Hill, Simon Lelic and Tana French.

Synopsis

Zom-B by Darren Shan

Can you love a bullying racist thug if he's your father? How do you react when confronted with your darkest inner demons? What do you do when zombies attack? B Smith is about to find out...

Zom-B is a 12 part series of which 9 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

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

PRAISE FOR ZOM-B:

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

"Will make readers think as well as gag... a lean, punchy tale" SFX

"Gory and exciting" The Bookbag

"Darren Shan's most ambitious work yet. Brilliantly plotted, he has breathed new life into the zombie phenomenon" Red House

"I loved it from beginning to end... I wanted to hug and throttle Darren Shan at the same time for his sheer deviousness and audacity" Bookzone for Boys

"A great gory read that's sure to entertain and chill" Bookbitz

"Character development is impressive for a relatively short book, and Shan executes the transition from normalcy to wholesale terror masterfully." Publishers Weekly

"Shan's baaa-aaaack... A series opener to sink your teeth into" Kirkus Reviews

"A slice of superior teenage horror, with at least on gasp-inducing twist to keep readers hooked." Worcester News

"Shan has hit a home run and proved that he truly is the master of YA horror... ridiculously smart" Writing from the Tub

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

14th March 2013

Author

Darren Shan

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Publisher

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

Format

Paperback

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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ISBN

9780857077547

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