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Mad World: Desperation by Samaire Provost ~ A Review

mad world desperationForget what you thought you knew about this story, because everything is about to change.
With Alyssa near death, Luke, Jacob and their companions make a desperate attempt to reach Boston with the final ingredient needed for the plague antidote. They must travel through the Canadian wilderness, some of the roughest country in North America. Along the way they are joined by new friends and old as they fight to reach their destination and save Alyssa. What they don’t know is that something is hunting them.
Something evil is lurking, waiting to strike when they least expect it.
After years of fighting courageously against the living plague, they’d thought they knew their enemy. They’d believed their wits, bravery and strength would be enough to win this fight against the threat that had overrun so much of the world they once knew. But they were wrong.
Now Luke, Risa, Jacob, DeAndre and Jonathan face their most dangerous trials yet as they battle the ever-present zombie threat, along with a new challenge they never saw coming. How many ways can this plague try to kill them? Find out, in the latest installment of the Mad World series.

~*~ The Review ~*~

Sometimes I’m not sure what goes through my mind when I say yes to a review. As my Daddy would say, “Ain’t no telling.” So I sat down with Mad World Desperation and shook my head at myself. A Zombie book? What was I thinking? I don’t like zombie books, or any type of ‘dark paranormals’. But I had promised a review and a fair review I was going to give. So I braced myself for guts and brains and mayhem and began reading.

My plan was simple: read the book, check out the writing style, the voice, the congruence of the story and review based off of things I do know about. (I don’t read zombie books so I couldn’t form an opinion based off past knowledge.) I was going to skim the book (sorry Samaire, but it was self preservation to keep myself from having nightmares.)

But my plan fell apart as I begin to read. Mad World: Desperation is a fantabulous book! The writing style is great, fresh and easy to read. The characters are likable and sympathetic. Instead of skimming, I found myself truly reading. What a surprise for me! I don’t like zombie books! LOL

My only regret is that I wish I had started the series at the beginning. The book explains some of what was in the first three books, but I would have preferred to read it firsthand.

I never thought I would say this but go out and get this zombie book! You’re going to love it!

~*~ Author Bio ~*~

Samaire ProvostSamaire Provost is a novelist living in California.  Author of the Mad World trilogy: EPIDEMIC ~ SANCTUARY ~ DESPERATION.  Her upcoming work is a vampire thriller slated to be released in early 2014.

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