All Together Now: A Zombie Story
(Middle Grade Ninja Press, Dec. 6, 2013)
Yea though we perish, yea though we die, we'll all be together in the sweet by and by..."ALL TOGETHER NOW: A ZOMBIE STORY is by turns disgusting, terrifying, funny, and heartbreaking. Fans of THE WALKING DEAD will eat it up like, well, zombies munching fresh brains. A stellar debut from a novelist to watch!"—Mike Mullin, award-winning author of ASHFALL, ASHEN WINTER, and SUNRISEFifteen-year-old Ricky Genero is writing a journal of the zombie apocalypse. His high school has burned to the ground, his friends are all either dead or shambling corpses roaming the earth in search of human flesh, and his best friend died saving his six-year-old brother Chuck from a zombie horde. When Chuck is bitten and infected with the zombie virus, Ricky must travel among the walking dead in search of a cure.WARNINGThis YOUNG ADULT novel is mean and nasty and intended for a mature audience. It is absolutely not appropriate for younger readers. ALL TOGETHER NOW: A ZOMBIE STORY is a gruesome, repugnant tale featuring horrific acts of violence sure to warp young minds.They moaned in unison, the sound of each harmonizing with the moans of the others so I couldn't tell if the moans were coming from three zombies, or five, or ten. All I knew for sure is they were on the other side of the door.WHAM!!!At first I thought it was the sound of a gun, but then it happened again, just above me."Sh—" Michelle slapped a hand to Levi's mouth before he could say more.A corpse's palm smacked against the window glass, fell away, and smacked again.A second hand smacked the glass, closer to the entrance. Then a third hand started on the other side of the door, so all three hands were smacking in unison.Michelle bit the fingers on her left hand, but in her right hand our one gun was trained on the glass.I tightened my grip on my bat.WHAM!!! WHAM!!! WHAM!!! WHAM!!!The glass wavered, rippling with each smack, but didn't break.Yet.WHAM!!! WHAM!!! WHAM!!! WHAM!!!