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Plague Zone [Kindle Edition]

David Wellington
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (180 customer reviews)

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Book Description

There are a million zombies in the Seattle Plague Zone. Tim needs to find and kill just one. In the midst of world-wide apocalypse, there are still some things a man has to do. Like get vengeance for his lost family.

From the author of the acclaimed MONSTER ISLAND series comes a whole new zombie tale--full of gore and action and the quick-paced suspense David Wellington's readers have come to expect.


Product Details

  • File Size: 388 KB
  • Print Length: 239 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B009HNKE3O
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #100,843 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good promise. December 2, 2012
By Niknak
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Good promise, a page turner, but I didn't care about the characters and completely didn't get the motivations. It felt a little forced and by the end I just had to groan. It was frightening to me as it was set in my city of Seattle, so that was very interesting to me. If you have time and like a zombie yarn, try it. Otherwise, maybe keep looking.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars it was ok January 5, 2013
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it was ok. A week after reading i could not even remember what it was about, It started out good then about a quarter way through i t it just lost my interest.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars A different storyline March 8, 2013
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I enjoyed this story although the plot line of going back and getting revenge seemed a little far fetched. The main character is interesting in the fact that he is very ordinary. In fact he even seemed overly reactive to every occurrence. There were many instances where I was thinking what the hell are you doing? The story was still intriguing though not the best apocalyptic book I've read. There were a lot of confusing actions by many characters. Still an enjoyable read however
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars This felt forced. April 16, 2013
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I am a huge fan of David Wellington. I fell in love with his Monster Island, Nation, and Planet books. Then...he decided to explore other elements. I am not against a horror writer in the zombie genre toying with other ideas, but I also think "you dance with the girl what brung ya" and this story just felt like it was thrown together to shut up his zombie fans. His heart just didn't seem to be in this. His story telling was mediocre and he gave us characters that were flat, unlikable, and uninspiring.

I am not against his 13 Bullets story or anything else, but when he does throw his zombie fans a bone, I would hope that he put more into it. I will wait eagerly for the next one, and I will get it with the hope that the Wellington I am a huge fan of will return.
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16 of 23 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars I'M SURPRISED I FINISHED IT..... November 16, 2012
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Well, at least it's only .99 cents now. That's still a ripoff. I think I paid $4 for it when it first release, so for a buck it might be worth it to you. But first let me dissaude you.... There are multiple problems I have with this novel. Some quite profound. I'll number them, like a list.

1. THE PLOT OF THE STORY - This literally has to be the silliest and stupidest idea for a story I've ever heard. After a plague strikes(actually it hits all of America but Seattle is ground zero) a man's hometown of Seattle, his wife and son are killed by a zombie(this was a person he knew in life) and this man(our main protagonist) decides to seek revenge against this zombie. Yep. That's the whole point of the story; him to travel across country(Chicago to San Fran by plane and on foot from there to Seattle) to kill one zombie out of vengeance! That is absurd. Why bother? The zombie is a mindless being. I could maybe understand if you just happened to randomly encounter it along the way and say what the crap, let's kill just for the sake of killing it. But going out of your way, risking life and limb, all for something so retarded as vengeance against a mindless shambling zombie. I could see this happening if the main character was insane/mad, but in this novel he wasn't. And btw, the synopsis for the book says nothing about seeking vengeance against a 'cough' zombie or I would have skipped this badboy and save $4 smackers.

2. TYPOS - It seemed liked the first half was worse than the second half, but that could be a result of me doing so serious skimming of pages in the second half. I mean really people why release a professional publication if you're not going to spellcheck. It gets tiresome and ridiculous after a while.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Waste of Time May 18, 2013
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The country is overrun with killer zombies. When Tim, the protagonist witnesses a TV news video showing his wife and son being killed by a zombie, he goes on a mission of revenge. His mission is to hunt down that particular zombie...and kill him.

The plot is ridiculous. The ending is even worse. I skimmed the last three-quarters of this dreadful story because I was curious to know how it ended. I suspect that the author suddenly got tired of writing and simply added a closing paragraph that leaves the reader feeling abandoned and abused.

The book is loaded with grammatical errors and characters that do little more than react to situations, and it has no proper ending. I'm glad it was free, but that doesn't excuse the author for robbing us of our time. He invites the reader to ride with him, but rather than carry us to a promised destination he suddenly kicks us out of the car miles away from civilization.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Revenge is a dish best served cold August 14, 2013
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And in Seattle it is cold. Single-minded and resolute main character.. Hard to wrap my mind around the motivation when chances you are gonna get eaten,
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3.0 out of 5 stars Bland May 23, 2013
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Read was ok but not great. I think Jim's revenge was a little over the top and UN realistic. Maybe it should have been to see if his son was alive would have been a better story. You would have then been rooting for the guy to hurry and admired him for his determination. Instead I felt him kind of whimpy
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars love the way its written
love the way its written. definite page turner from beginning to end. found myself staying up until the wee hours to find out what happens next, sometimes had to force myself to... Read more
Published 9 days ago by Brianne
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved
Very good short story. Enjoyed the quick read. Read free with my prime membership and glad that it was offered.
Published 1 month ago by Donna Waterman
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great book
Published 1 month ago by Imke
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
OK.
Published 1 month ago by S.A. Pjos
2.0 out of 5 stars Nom Nom Not A Good Read Nom Nom
The book started off well, then kinda dipped down. It was as if the book was written in a hurry. Not sure if wanting to kill the zombie that ate your wife is a good story line. Read more
Published 2 months ago by cicily White
2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars
Pretty average
Published 2 months ago by Tyrone Digby
2.0 out of 5 stars Ending sucked
So/so . Ending sucked
Published 2 months ago by Casey Belcher
4.0 out of 5 stars Plague zone
This book was pretty good compared to some zombie books.
The author actually told you how the plague started. There was a definate beginning, middle and end. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Donna Galbraith
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing
This book was amazing , for one reason is because I admire that Tim wanted revenge on Nero just to do it for his family. Read more
Published 3 months ago by swagis4fags
5.0 out of 5 stars Good
Good story, good character good development of the story. On my side I love zombies before the walking dead and I'm a old school zombie story reader it a good book!
Published 6 months ago by Ivan Sepulveda
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More About the Author

David Wellington was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He attended Syracuse University and received an MFA in creative writing from Penn State.

In 2004 he began serializing his novel Monster Island online. The book rapidly gained a following, and was acquired for print publication by Thunder's Mouth Press.

Since then, Wellington has published more than 15 novels, and has been featured in The New York Times, Boing Boing and the Los Angeles Times.

You can find him online at davidwellington.net.

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