Collected here for the first time is every piece of short fiction from New York Times bestseller Mira Grant’s acclaimed Newsflesh series, with two new never-before-published novellas and all eight short works available for the first time.
We had cured cancer. We had beaten the common cold. But in doing so we created something new, something terrible that no one could stop. The infection spread, a man-made virus taking over bodies and minds, filling them with one, unstoppable command … FEED.
Mira Grant creates a chilling portrait of an America paralyzed with fear. No one leaves their houses and entire swaths of the country have been abandoned. And only the brave, the determined, or the very stupid, venture out into the wild.
Countdown © 2011 by Seanan McGuire. San Diego 2014: The Last Stand of the California Browncoats © 2012 by Seanan McGuire. How Green This Land, How Blue This Sea © 2013 by Seanan McGuire. The Day the Dead Came to Show and Tell © 2014 by Seanan McGuire. Everglades, Please Do Not Taunt the Octopus © 2015 by Seanan McGuire. Coming to You Live, All the Pretty Horses © 2016 by Seanan McGuire
It's a novel with as much brains as heart, and both are filling and delicious.The A. V. Club on FeedOK, all of you readers who want something weighty and yet light, campy and yet smart, horror with heart, a summer beach read that will stay in your head and whisper to you "what if," Deadline is just what you are looking for.RT Book Reviews on DeadlineGripping, thrilling, and brutal... Shunning misogynistic horror tropes in favor of genuine drama and pure creepiness, McGuire has crafted a masterpiece of suspense with engaging, appealing characters who conduct a soul-shredding examination of what's true and what's reported.Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) on Feed"Feed is a proper thriller with zombies. Grant doesn't get carried away with describing her world or the virus. She's clearly thought both out brilliantly, but she doesn't let it get in the way of a taut, well-written story.SFX on FeedWhile there's plenty of zombie mayhem, political snark, and pointedly funny observations here, the heart of this book is about human relationships, which are still the most important thing in the world...even in a world where you might have to shoot the person you love most in the head, just to stop them from biting off your face.Locus on FeedA rich expansion on a beloved universe.New York Times on Rise