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Devil's wake : a novel

Author: Steven Barnes; Tananarive Due
Publisher: New York : Atria Paperback, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Atria pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"The first book of an exciting new paranormal series from two award-winning authors about what happens when an alien race brings Earth to the brink of the Apocalypse. The husband and wife writing team of Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes continue to achieve extraordinary literary feats with this first book in the exciting new Devil's Wake series. Due's The Living Blood and My Soul to Keep were each named to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Barnes; Tananarive Due
ISBN: 9781451617009 1451617003 9781451617016 1451617011
OCLC Number: 741542537
Description: 278 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due.

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"The first book of an exciting new paranormal series from two award-winning authors about what happens when an alien race brings Earth to the brink of the Apocalypse. The husband and wife writing team of Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes continue to achieve extraordinary literary feats with this first book in the exciting new Devil's Wake series. Due's The Living Blood and My Soul to Keep were each named to Publishers Weekly's list of Best Novels of the Year, and both were nominated for the Bram Stoker award. Barnes scored New York Times' bestsellers with The Legacy of Heorot and Star Wars: The Cestus Deception, and he has been nominated for both the Hugo and Cable Ace awards for his work in television. The eeriness of Devil's Wake begins a week after tomorrow. An unprecedented infection has swept across the world, bringing an epidemic of mindless biting attacks from the infected that leave their victims "changed." Society has broken down. The victims are more than mindless zombies. They are the result of a sinister alien life-form in the wake of the aliens' insidious plot, humanity ultimately becomes enmeshed in a brutal struggle for control of its home, planet Earth. Part Dawn of the Dead and part Road Warrior, Devil's Wake is a testimony to courage, friendship, and the power of faith. Horrifying and heartbreaking, exciting and challenging, it is a compelling, brilliant story on the edge of what could be the end of it all"--

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"Zombie lovers won't be able to put down Barnes' gripping yarn, which will leave them hungry for the next installment." "-- Booklist"

 
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