This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Released on February 14, 2013
I was eager to give this one a try when the book was introduced to me on a blog tour and so I was thrilled when I won my own copy. The idea of a girl that is part zombie living in a world occupied by humans and zombies sounded great.
The book is a short serial installment of about twenty pages. It opens with a prologue scene about Wunder’s birth and then it jumps forward several years to the present when Wunder is fighting zombies with her father. She is attracted to Pete and for her birthday decides to do something about her attraction. In the process, she learns something that changes everything and that’s when this portion of the story ends abruptly ready for the next serial installment.
I thought the premise good and the plot clipped along, but I do wish the backstory, worldbuilding, and characters would have been teased out more so I could have been even more vested in the story. My curious mind wanted to know more of the ‘how’s and ‘why’s not just the ‘what’s, ‘where’s and ‘when’s. The story jumped into a place in Wunder’s time line in such a way that I felt like I was entering things in the middle instead of the beginning.
The story was engaging so I do want to know what happens next for Wunder, her dad, and Pete in their world where zombies are a part of their past and present culture. Even in the limited amount of pages offered there was a firecracker hot and explosive scene between Pete and Wunder that left me a little breathless and bothered. And for those squeamish types like myself who don’t like their zombies too juicy and menacing, this is a safe read.
Those who enjoy short stories with a paranormal element and a spice romantic encounter should give this serial a try.