White Trash Zombie Apocalypse

White Trash Zombie Apocalypse

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Horror meets humorous urban fantasy in third book of the White Trash Zombie series - Winner of the 2012 Best Urban Fantasy Protagonist by the RT Awards Our favorite white trash zombie, Angel Crawford, has enough problems of her own, what with dealing with her alcoholic, deadbeat dad, issues with her not-quite boyfriend, the zombie mafia, industrial espionage and evil corporations. Oh, and it's raining, and won't let up. But things get even crazier when a zombie movie starts filming in town, and Angel begins to suspect that it's not just the plot of the movie that's rotten. Soon she's fighting her way through mud, blood, bullets and intrigue, even as zombies, both real and fake, prowl the streets. Angel's been through more than her share of crap, but this time she's in way over her head. She'll need plenty of brainpower to fit all the pieces--and body parts--together in order to save herself, her town, and quite possibly the human race. At least for now.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 311 pages
  • 106.68 x 170.18 x 25.4mm | 136.08g
  • DAW BOOKS
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0756408032
  • 9780756408039
  • 111,164

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Praise for the White Trash Zombie series: "Rowland is a hilarious writer, and her White Trash Zombie series shines in a crowded genre." --USA Today "An incredibly fun series, and a breath of fresh air in an increasingly crowded field.... While there's no denying that the basic premise is fascinating and entertaining, the real draw here is Angel's personal journey of growth and self-discovery." --Tor.com "Uber-talented Rowland takes a break from her Demon series to produce a wonderful story with a zombie heroine who is endearing and engaging. This unique twist on a coming-of-age story explores a young woman's journey toward self-acceptance in the face of long odds. Throw in the need for brains and a nasty serial killer and presto--you have the recipe for a terrific read!" --RT Book Reviews "An intriguing mystery and a hilarious mix of the horrific and mundane aspects of zombie life open a promising new series from Rowland.... Humor and gore are balanced by surprisingly touching moments as Angel tries to turn her (un)life around." --Publishers Weekly "Rowland's delightful novel jumps genre lines with a little something for everyone--mystery, horror, humor, and even a smattering of romance. Not to be missed--all that's required is a high tolerance for gray matter. For true zombiephiles, of course, that's a no brainer." --Library Journal "Blending very mild horror, humor and mystery, I was hooked from the start. Both urban fantasy and zombie fans will enjoy this highly entertaining novel. Full of suspense, drama, and several surprising twists, this is one zombie story I couldn't get enough of." --Sci Fi Chick "Angel will make you laugh out loud, and she will also make you come close to losing your lunch. After all, these are creatures that suck down pureed brains for a pick-me-up.... Angel is a distinct character, and she has grown through the series." --Kings River Life Magazine "Equally gross and heartwarming, disgusting and riveting, My Life as a White Trash Zombie is a clever read. If you like to see a flawed heroine pull herself back up, and can handle visceral imagery, it's a brilliant book. Fans of Carolyn Crane, Stacia Kane and Allison Pang will dig on this one. Big time." --Vampirebookclub.netshow more

About Diana Rowland

Diana Rowland has lived her entire life below the Mason-Dixon line. She has worked as a bartender, a blackjack dealer, a pit boss, a street cop, a detective, a computer forensics specialist, a crime scene investigator, and a morgue assistant, which means that she's seen more than her share of what humans can do to each other and to themselves. She won the marksmanship award in her Police Academy class, has a black belt in Hapkido, and has handled numerous dead bodies in various states of decomposition. She presently lives in southern Louisiana with her husband and her daughter where she is deeply grateful for the existence of air conditioning. A master of urban fantasy, she's the author of the Demon series and the White Trash Zombie series. She can be contacted via her website, dianarowland.com, or on Twitter at @dianarowland.show more

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3,620 ratings
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4 46% (1,653)
3 23% (821)
2 3% (106)
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