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Breaking News: an Autozombiography [Kindle Edition]

N.J. Hallard
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

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Book Description

When civilisation finally collapsed and the undead grew weak enough for the survivors to catch their breath, they were left with one question... what to do with dear old England? On the south coast two zombie film fans are caught up in the summer madness of a real plague of the undead. They know how to deal with the situation and what to arm themselves with, but everyone else seems a little preoccupied. As mobile reception is lost, radio stations fall silent and passenger jets drop from the sky they seek shelter on top of an Iron Age hill fort, soon joined by friends and enemies alike. With 300 pages and 16 original illustrations and maps. WARNING: This book contains material unsuitable for minors, including coarse language; scenes of extreme violence and gore; instances of drug-taking and sex. You have been warned!

Product Details

  • File Size: 1833 KB
  • Print Length: 248 pages
  • Publisher: Cissbury Publishing; 2 edition (October 5, 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00466HRXM
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #154,985 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An avalanche October 12, 2010
Format:Kindle Edition
This book has a great pace and really kept me interested. Ever see an avalanche? That's how fast it is. I also found that this book has lots of good tips on how to restart civilization. The characters are quirky and multidimensional. I highly recommend it to all horror fans.

Lori Bowland
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good read January 9, 2013
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A nice piece of zombie reading. As an American reader, I found the English angle interesting. I look forward to the continuation.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Interesting Read January 3, 2013
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Really enjoyed the different (Non-American)take on a Zombie Apocalypse. I.e. no real access to guns, etc. Also enjoyed it from the, essentially, average Joe Couch Potato view. Have really come to appreciate the Zombie stories, including this one, where the characters react to a fictional yet "oh S***" now it's actually happening scenario. As opposed to the "we've never seen this before, even in movies" scenario's.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Worth a read December 3, 2012
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This read like someone's daydream. It was ok but really SPOILER ALERT - all the main character's family and friends (bar one sacrificial lamb) survive?
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars must read!! February 27, 2011
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A zombie romp set in the UK!

Any fans of the zombie genre will appreciate this fast paced survivalist tale set on the Sussex downs, straight into the action, this novel draws you in and establishes believable characters as they fight, survive and rebuild.
In the tradition of classic gloomy British sci-fi, this tale evokes the gritty realism of Terry Nations original Survivors whilst adhering to the Zombie rulebook as established by George A Romero.

A worthy purchase!!!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Really good book July 14, 2014
By Patty P
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Sometimes too much detail, but good. Fast paced. I hope there's a book two in the making it doesn't need it, but it be nice
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5.0 out of 5 stars quite enjoyable April 8, 2014
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I especially enjoyed the action of the beginning of the novel, it seemed the pace slowed down toward the end. Good, interesting characters and a story well told.
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5.0 out of 5 stars What a marvelous tale March 19, 2014
By Lisa
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This has taken the zombie apocalypse genre to new heights. What amazing and wonderful story telling. A new perspective.
British style at its finest. Funny and irreverent and somehow the author made me cry and laugh, all at the same time. I can't wait for the next novel. Truly storytelling the way it should be done. Loved it!!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars Breaking news
Good characters and believable,but felt the zombies got lost along the story,there was more about there every day survival and less and less about zombies.
Published 5 months ago by Danny Earls
5.0 out of 5 stars absolutely amazing!
This ranks up at the top of zombie tales! Very very good, great characters you want to be friends with, just a good and great yarn...
Published 10 months ago by Darrell Steckler
5.0 out of 5 stars really enjoyed it
It was a nice change to see one set in the UK, not in the US. They used their area well and I think it's a great take on the whole zombie apocalypse genre.
Published 10 months ago by Liz Long
5.0 out of 5 stars I love this book!
This is my third read and if anything I enjoyed it even more than the first time. Beautifully crafted story, character driven plot and my kind of zombies. Don't miss this one.
Published 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
4.0 out of 5 stars Second British book
This is an interesting take on Zombies. I enjoyed it thoroughly. A little free on the drugs, and a lot of food I would never intentionally cook, or eat.
Published 11 months ago by Chad Brown
5.0 out of 5 stars The best so far.
A very good book that is the most realistic that I've read so far.
Seeing how a society rebuilds after a zombie apocalypse was a refreshing change from the usual that ends... Read more
Published 14 months ago by Dan
4.0 out of 5 stars great book.
Good book. I was invested in the characters. The story was interesting and kept me reading. And I enjoyed the ending.
Published 18 months ago by C squared
5.0 out of 5 stars Good overall read.
Great overall read. Not about being a super hero just an average working stiff, and now there are zombies in your life!
Published 18 months ago by Robb Poland 3
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More About the Author

N.J. Hallard was born in England in 1975. He lives with his wife and child in Worthing on the West Sussex coast. He enjoys cooking and telling tall tales.

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