Zombie, Illinois: A Novel
Scott Kenemore writes with a deadpan wit that makes you keep turning pages. - Cleveland Plain DealerThe sequel to the bestselling Zombie, Ohio, this explosive supernatural thriller from Scott Kenemore tells the story of three Chicagoans who have been thrown together by a bizarre, interconnected... show more
Scott Kenemore writes with a deadpan wit that makes you keep turning pages. - Cleveland Plain DealerThe sequel to the bestselling Zombie, Ohio, this explosive supernatural thriller from Scott Kenemore tells the story of three Chicagoans who have been thrown together by a bizarre, interconnected series of events during the first twenty-four hours of a zombie outbreak in the Midwest's largest city. A partnership is crafted between a pastor from Chicago's rough South Side, an intrepid newspaper reporter, and a young female musician, all of whom are fighting for survival as they struggle to protect themselves and their communities in a city overrun with the walking dead. Between the barricaded neighborhoods and violent zombie hunters, the trio encounters many mysterious occurrences that leave them shaken and disturbed. When the mayor of Chicago is eaten by zombies on live television, and a group of shady aldermen attempt to seize power in the vacuum, these unlikely friends realize that they have stumbled upon a conspiracy to overthrow the city . . . and that they alone may be qualified to combine their talents to stop it. Zombie, Illinois will delight devoted zombie fans and put readers in mind of some of the best recent works of supernatural horror. You will be left shocked, horrified, and craving brains! This novel will grab you from the first page and not let go until the riveting finale.
Publish date: October 1st 2012
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Pages no: 392
Edition language: English
A sexy, young, Latina drummer...a wimpy-ish white reporter...an older, no-nonsense, black pastor. This sounds like the opening to a "So and so walk into a bar" joke, but these are actually the three main characters in "Zombie, Illinois," although arguably, the real star of the story is Chicago's sou...