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March 2013 Book of the Month Best-selling Darren Shan, master of the dark story, spins another horrific thriller set after the zombie apocalypse. In the world of the dead, a terrifying battle is taking place over who will control the streets of London. Will it be the dead? Or the alive? Darren Shan’s fans, their tastes for terror sharpened by Cirque de Freak, will love this third volume in the Zom-B series.
How many survived the zombie apocalypse? Where do the living hide in a city of the dead? Who controls the streets of London? B Smith is setting out to explore...
Zom-B is a 12 part series of which 10 have so far been released
8. Zom-B Clans
9. Zom-B Family
10. Zom-B Bride
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.
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
|Publication date:||14th March 2013|
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd|
|Suitable for:||13+ readers|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month, eBooks, Reviewed by Children|
Darren Shan's real name is Darren O'Shaughnessy. Although he is Irish he was actually born at St. Thomas’ Hospital, London -- directly across the river from the Houses of Parliament in Westminster (which may explain his fascination with evil bloodsuckers ...). He lived in SouthEast London until the age of six, when he moved to Limerick in Ireland, with his parents and younger brother, and has lived there ever since (but he never lost his London accent!). He later returned to London to study Sociology and English at Roehampton University. He then worked for a cable television company in Limerick ...More About Darren Shan
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