Details

TitleInfected (Infected, #1)
AuthorScott Sigler
ISBN0307406105
ImprintScott Sigler Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatHardcover
Pages342

Description

Across America a mysterious disease is turning ordinary people into raving, paranoid murderers who inflict brutal horrors on strangers, themselves, and even their own families Working under the government s shroud of secrecy, CIA operative Dew Phillips crisscrosses the country trying in vain to capture a live victim With only decomposing corpses for clues, CDC epidemiologist Margaret Montoya races to analyze the science behind this deadly contagion She discovers that these killers all have one thing in common they ve been contaminated by a bioengineered parasite, shaped by a complexity far beyond the limits of known science.Meanwhile Perry Dawsey a hulking former football star now resigned to life as a cubicle bound desk jockey awakens one morning to find several mysterious welts growing on his body Soon Perry finds himself acting and thinking strangely, hearing voices he is infected The fate of the human race may well depend on the bloody war Perry must wage with his own body, because the parasites want something from him, something that goes beyond mere murder Infected is the first major print release from Internet phenom Scott Sigler, whose podcast only audiobooks have drawn an immense cult following, with than three million individual episodes downloaded Now Sigler storms the bookstore shelves with this cinematic, relentlessly paced novel that mixes and matches genres, combining horror, technothriller, and suspense in a heady mix that is equal parts Chuck Palahniuk, Michael Crichton, and Stephen King Infected will crawl beneath your skin and leave fresh blood on every page.

Reviews

Stephen

Infected (Infected, #1) By Scott Sigler

Geeumwellthis wasuh severely frustrating.It had an interesting premise, a solid story, and truly excellent horror elements BUT it also had shitty characters, and dialogue that grated on my nerve clusters bad enough to leave me irked with the entire effort Such a hope dashing, bitter disappointment t... (Sign in to see more)


Shelby *trains flying monkeys*

Infected (Infected, #1) By Scott Sigler

This book should cause me to lose a few pounds because now my stomach is queasy.When I started the book I was all fangirl because I love some contagion books Yes, I know I have weird tastes in books Some kind of contagion is sweeping a town, it causes people to go completely nuts and to kill the peo... (Sign in to see more)


mark monday

Infected (Infected, #1) By Scott Sigler

dude if you can t even read your own novel effectively then hire someone I for one am not a fan of overly emphatic narration that sounds like the reader has too much saliva in their mouth and it s right there inside of my ears spit or swallow, Sigler it was so gross that I didn t even have a chance ... (Sign in to see more)


Michael

Infected (Infected, #1) By Scott Sigler

Scott Sigler is one of those new fangled podcast novelists who is revolutionizing the publishing industry Sigler offered audiences his first couple of novels free to the whoever wanted to download them Through hard work and shameless self promotion, Sigler got his name out there, drew in audiences a... (Sign in to see more)


Karen

Infected (Infected, #1) By Scott Sigler

This was truly one of the grossest books at times and I m surprised I didn t have nightmares And I loved it I have a signed copy and the inscription reads Save Perry s balls I caught on about halfway through There is science, and itching, and science, and alien things, and gore, and gore, and You ... (Sign in to see more)


Sh3lly ☽ escaping in books is my reality ☽

Infected (Infected, #1) By Scott Sigler

I got to page 111 and am calling it quits for now I can t get into it No rating There s nothing wrong with the writing or plot I m just not in the mood for a contagion thriller type book I guess Doesn t seem like a zombie book at all, at least where I left off, so not sure why it s tagged that way O... (Sign in to see more)


Michael

Infected (Infected, #1) By Scott Sigler

This book did nothing for me If you re going to give me action, then give me action I can believe and not have to stop every other page and question what I m reading If you re going to give me violence and gore and be warned, there is a lot of violence and gore here then give me violence and gore I ... (Sign in to see more)


Cathleen

Infected (Infected, #1) By Scott Sigler

Well plotted enough, I suppose, but most definitely NOT my kind of read Incessant foul language, manic violence, graphic gore, and grating characters Ending wasn t what I d expected not a compliment , and I weary of obvious sequel set ups.audiobook note Authors rarely do a good job reading their own... (Sign in to see more)


Mauoijenn ~ *Mouthy Jenn* ~

Infected (Infected, #1) By Scott Sigler

AWESOME Totally awesome.Love this first book.I was getting the creepy willies all while reading it.


Mandy Moody

Infected (Infected, #1) By Scott Sigler

Scott Sigler is a podcast author 1 on every aggregator, icluding Itunes Infected is his first published novel I picked it up because the cover looked cool, and the title sounded creepy The short synopsis inside the front cover convinced me to buy it.Boy, was I glad I did Infected is an original stor... (Sign in to see more)


Sign up to write a comment.