Fellow blogger and book enthusiast Lilyn over at SciFi and Scary reviewed Patient Zero by Jonathan Maberry a bit back and she made it sound like something I might like. That’s pretty hard to do because I’m not a huge fan of zombie stuff. Just see my posts about checking the bushes for zombies when I have to walk the dog in the dark. And to top it off the library only had it in this weird adobe editions thing, which meant I had to read the book on the big family computer. The one my hubs uses to game on and my son games and homeschools on. But by Chapter 5 I was wondering how I could rearrange my day to keep reading. I couldn’t of course and so every time I would come into the kitchen to read and find someone on the computer I would growl, not unlike a zombie. LOL
Patient Zero is the first in the Joe Ledger series. Terrorists have come up with a new way to attack America, zombies. The book’s time line is compressed, just a week. With multiple spectacular action sequences. I kept finding myself slightly dizzy and my chest super tight and then realized I was literally holding my breathe while I was reading. I’m guessing some people would complain that the action was gratuitous and the detective work too detailed to be interesting, but I was enthralled. This is pure adventure. Time to save the world people.
Part of me is desperate to get the next one and part of me is so wrung out from the adrenalin ride that I need a vacation. LOL. I’ve decided on a compromise, I ordered the physical copy of Code Zero, the next Joe Ledger from the library. That will take at least a week. Maybe in the mean time, I can finish the four other books I’m reading right now. LOL
℘℘℘℘℘ – Five Pages. I would have read it in one sitting if I could have. Already ordered the next book in the series. If you like your blood pumping, this book is amazing.