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TitleThe Rising (The Rising #1)
AuthorBrian Keene
ISBN0843952016
ImprintBrian Keene Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaperback
Pages321

Description

Nothing stays dead for long The dead are returning to life, intelligent, determined and very hungry Escape seems impossible for Jim Thurmond, one of the few left alive in this nightmare world But Jim s young son is also alive and in grave danger hundreds of miles away Despite astronomical odds, Jim vows to find him or die trying.Joined by an elderly preacher, a guilt ridden scientist and an ex prostitute, Jim sets out on a cross country rescue mission Together they must battle both the living and the living dead and the even greater evil that awaits them at the end of their journey.

Reviews

Dan Schwent

The Rising (The Rising #1) By Brian Keene

The shit has hit the fan and the dead walk the earth Survivors wander around, staying one step ahead of the undead hordes and struggling to survive Rogue military units are on patrol, rounding up survivors Meanwhile, Jim Thurmond is on a trek from West Virginia to New Jersey to find his sonI m a zom... (Sign in to see more)


Char

The Rising (The Rising #1) By Brian Keene

3.5 stars It didn t take long to make my way through this zombie filled wasteland of a book Humans, whether they still be humans or be they zombies , are not the only monsters here I loved the originality of this story I can t get into the specifics of it without spoilers, but some of the t... (Sign in to see more)


CasualDebris

The Rising (The Rising #1) By Brian Keene

There are too many things wrong with this book Despite some original ideas and a few worthy tense moments, it is most of the time laughably bad, and embarrassingly badly written.

The amount of typos and the atrocious grammar was shocking Someone needs to tell Keene, the copyeditors and publishers ... (Sign in to see more)


Paul Nelson

The Rising (The Rising #1) By Brian Keene

Not your normal Zombie s, thank fuck, these can think, even plan their main course from well done to medium rare that s where you come in and the return of the dead is eagerly awaited, they have purpose Although it s the normal method of dispatch in a head shot or decapitation, luckily that s pretty... (Sign in to see more)


Rob

The Rising (The Rising #1) By Brian Keene

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Oh dear Where to startWhilst looking for zombie books worth reading, I saw this one mentioned and figured it looked like it might be a decent read.I was so wrong Maybe the fellow in the forums that mentioned this book as... (Sign in to see more)


Caryn

The Rising (The Rising #1) By Brian Keene

I m sorry zombie fish I kind of lost it after that


Mr. Matt

The Rising (The Rising #1) By Brian Keene

When you re reading about the end of the world, what s better than zombies They are relentless, they spread like wildfire, and they hunger for human flesh Under the weight of hordes of the undead, civilization folds in on itself and the survivors are left to fend for themselves That s why I like a g... (Sign in to see more)


Filamena Young

The Rising (The Rising #1) By Brian Keene

So to be perfectly honest, I ve been going back and forth on whether on not I actually wanted to write this review It basically came down to not burning bridges in a very small universe, or being honest with my readers I know, all three of you When I weighted it out, I decided a bad review treated f... (Sign in to see more)


Beatriz

The Rising (The Rising #1) By Brian Keene

Le esta novela como parte del desaf o Hell o Win de La Cafeter a de Audrey Me inscrib porque me gusta el g nero de terror, aunque no hab a le do mucho de zombis precisamente Siempre he pensado que es un subg nero donde no se puede innovar mucho grupo de sobrevivientes que intenta pasar el d a sin se... (Sign in to see more)


Pam

The Rising (The Rising #1) By Brian Keene

Zombified goldfish Nah.


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