Release Date: 4th September
Dagger has survived the zombie apocalypse with nothing save a metal bat, blades, and assholery. With the company of an IPOD she attained courtesy of Dead-Dude, and King, the Bunker-Boy straggler she somehow acquired on her journey, she travels to the coast, putting down zombies, blowing up high-grade assholes, and teaching King how to ditch his pre-apocalypse conscience and keep his yellow ass alive.
I received a free copy of this from the author herself (via Instagram) in exchange for an honest review.
Dagger is making her way to Cornwall. There is a house that she owns there and a safe haven, from the zombies (or bitey-assholes as she calls them), when she saves King, a man who has spent the last ten months in a bunker. He begs her to help him, which she agrees to, reluctantly
This book should really be called How a badass survived the zombie apocalypse. I loved this novella, so much so I read it in one sitting! (That doesn’t happen very often, I have the attention span of a goldfish.).
This book is funny, clever and even touching in places. The author has cleverly intertwined the music into the story with each chapter is the title of a song ranging from classics such as Paint It Black by The Rolling Stones to Milkshake by Kelis. I love the prickly Dagger (she’s a woman by the way and a complete and utter bad ass) who plays off the sweet hearted King.
I will warn people if you’re not a fan of swearing in books this may not be for you. But I personally don’t think the author uses it gratuitously and if I were in an apocalypse, I’d be swearing too.
If I had any critique, it would be there could have been a little more detail and in places the story jumped a little bit quickly from one scene to another.
Also I just wanted more!!!
I don’t know if the author has plans for more stories featuring Dagger and King but I would definitely read them!
K.J. Chapman is an avid tea drinker, writer, blogger, book lover, and author of the EVO Nation Series, and Thrown to The Blue.
Born and raised in Cornwall, England, and with an accent to match, she is a self-proclaimed fan girl and geek; lover of everything science fiction, fantasy, and paranormal.
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