This week, I'll be reviewing Broken World by Kate L. Mary. Despite some of the small issues that I had with the story, Broken World turned out to be quite an entertaining read and one I'm so happy to have had the chance to review.
Series: Broken World #1
Genre: Horror, Zombies, Apocalyptic
Expected Publication: July 4, 2014
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When a deadly virus sweeps the country, Vivian Thomas sets out for California in hopes of seeing the daughter she gave up for adoption. Then her car breaks down and she’s faced with a choice. Give up, or accept a ride from redneck brothers, Angus and Axl. Vivian knows the offer has more to do with her double D’s than kindness, but she’s prepared to do whatever it takes to reach her daughter.
The virus is spreading, and by the time the group makes it to California, most of the population has been wiped out. When the dead start coming back, Vivian and the others realize that no electricity or running water are the least of their concerns. Now Vivian has to figure out how to be a mother under the most frightening circumstances, cope with Angus’s aggressive mood swings, and sort out her growing attraction to his brooding younger brother, Axl.
While searching for a safe place to go, they pick up a pompous billionaire who may be the answer to all their problems. Trusting him means going into the middle of the Mojave Desert and possibly risking their lives, but with the streets overrun and nowhere else to turn, it seems he might be their only chance for survival.
Minor Spoilers Below
Despite a few issues with the story and of course the obvious similarities to characters from The Walking Dead, I still thoroughly enjoyed reading Broken World. The writing was solid, the story action packed and the world building decent. If you like Zombies and are looking for something new to read then definitely check out Broken World once it releases.
With that being said, I'll be rating Broken World by Kate L. Mary ★★★★.
*Copy provided by Author for review. All opinions are my own and I was not compensated in an which way for providing them.
About the Author
Kate L. Mary is a stay-at-home mother of four and an Air Force wife. She spent most of her life in a small town just north of Dayton, Ohio where she and her husband met at the age of twelve. Since their marriage in 2002, they have lived in Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, and California.
Kate’s love of books and writing has helped her survive countless husbandless nights. She enjoys any post-apocalyptic story – especially if zombies are involved – as long as there is a romantic twist to give the story hope. Kate prefers nerdy, non-traditional heroes that can make you laugh to hunky pieces of man-meat, and her love of wine and chocolate is legendary among her friends and family. She currently resides in Oklahoma with her husband and children.
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Would you travel to California hoping your daughter survived or stay put?
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