I need to get my hands on the next one, I want to know where Simmons takes it next. There is no real mystery, suspense, action, comedy, horror, intrigue or plot. Most of the characters were alread flawed prior to the outbreak of the virus. We also get to see some things going on behind the scenes with the military, although our time with Major Connor Jackson and Dr. But two hous later your back up, back from the dead.
Yet, they are no longer human. Because when you catch the flu, armed police come and lock you in your house to die alone. After that, we skip ahead six weeks and discover that the city of Belfast is a wasteland, with few survivors and undead numbers growing exponentially. Galactic Cowboys by Galactic Cowboys 10 We actually met online and you are very active in cyberspace. Whilst Fever is technically a sequel to Flu the story occurs alongside rather than directly after the events of the original.
I liked that nobody was safe, just like it would be in a real zombie apocalypse. An epidemic, they call it. But if they couldn't hear or see, then surely the zombies would just be wandering around aimlessly with no purpose. The premise here is a flu that rips through the populace, putting down almost everyone as it goes airborne. And that is part of what makes it such a compulsive page-turner. One of the reason I removed a star is due to the fact that Wayne Simmons is one of those authors who could very easily kill off a character as soon as you get used to them.
One finally stands up for herself and then immediately draws a bubble bath?? Some of the events took place before Flu and some happened after. So when I saw this beauty, with the pretty awesome cover, a while back, I knew I had to have it. As the flu continues to mutate, another phenomenon rocks the very foundations of Belfast. People are dying after catching a new strain of flu virus only to rise again as the undead. A deadly strain of flu has mutated. The story unraveled quickly for me, as I found myself rooting for them to kill each other or to get chewed on in the first 25% of the book. This is so much more than a zombie apocalypse survival book.
He has also written reviews for various online magazines. That will change with the new one, Plastic Jesus, which is a sci-fi thriller set within a fictional island off the coast of America. Because of his wide range of activities related to the literary works, Wayne is counted among the few zombie authors who offer the editing services on their websites. Because when you catch the flu, armed police come and lock you in your house to die alone. It begs the question, what would you do to survive? On the face of it, Flu appears to be a bog-standard zombie book; and to a certain extent, that's true. It does have a section on what happened to the people at the end of Flu which was good. Přeci jen některé knihy v dvouhvězdičkově poličce ji o něco předčí.
The characters themselves, as I mentioned above, meant nothing to me and I doubt I will remember them. It covers several stories of various flu survivors in Ireland who try to stay alive while more and more people around them get infected. An epidemic, they call it. This plot has been done over and over again and to be quite frank, I do enjoy these kind of stories, but there is nothing new and unique about Flu. Flu is, in many ways, a more 'traditional' tale of the dead rising. It is definitely one of the dark novels and contained no humor, like some zombie books do. Many of the successful written works of author Wayne have been translated in almost half a dozen foreign languages across the world.
When zombies are shot, brains and skull are splattered everywhere; when rotten flesh is disturbed, flies rise from feeding; and these are the tamer examples from the visceral episodes interspersed regularly throughout Flu. I'm trying not to give anything away, so I'm purposely being vague. An epidemic, they call it. The setting is in Northern Ireland, and it describes what led to the state that everything was currently in. Finally, The evolution of the behaviors demonstrated by the zombies. In this book the people turned in to zombies after they caught the flu. A small part of me always hoped that they were merely hobbits, holed up somewhere and living purely through their characters.
There's a nasty flu going round. After reading the first chapter, I kept going because I wanted to find out what happens, its that good. Wayne currently lives in Wales. There is an epidemic, lots of people die but rise again to bite and infect others. With Flu, Wayne Simmons has given his readers a good old fashioned zombie book; it has the spirit of Dawn of the Dead with all of the feelings of 28 Days Later.