Rise Again: A Zombie Thriller

By Ben Tripp
Read by Kirsten Potter

The Rise Again Series: Book 1

16.00 Hours 01/30/2012 unabridged
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A MYSTERIOUS CONTAGION. MASS HYSTERIA. SUDDEN DEATH.And a warning that would come all too late . . .Forest Peak, California. Fourth of July. Sheriff Danielle Adelman, a troubled war veteran, thinks she has all the problems she can handle in this all-American town after her kid sister runs away from home. But when a disease-stricken horde of panicked refugees fleeing the fall of Los Angeles swarms her small mountain community, Danny realizes her problems have only just begun-starting with what might very well be the end of the world. Danny thought she had seen humanity at its worst in war-torn Iraq, but nothing could prepare her for the remorseless struggle to survive in a dying world being overrun by the reanimated dead and men turned monster. Obsessed with finding her missing sister against all odds, Danny's epic and dangerous journey across the California desert will challenge her spirit . . . and bring her to the precipice of sanity itself.

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Summary

Summary

A MYSTERIOUS CONTAGION. MASS HYSTERIA. SUDDEN DEATH.And a warning that would come all too late . . .Forest Peak, California. Fourth of July. Sheriff Danielle Adelman, a troubled war veteran, thinks she has all the problems she can handle in this all-American town after her kid sister runs away from home. But when a disease-stricken horde of panicked refugees fleeing the fall of Los Angeles swarms her small mountain community, Danny realizes her problems have only just begun-starting with what might very well be the end of the world. Danny thought she had seen humanity at its worst in war-torn Iraq, but nothing could prepare her for the remorseless struggle to survive in a dying world being overrun by the reanimated dead and men turned monster. Obsessed with finding her missing sister against all odds, Danny's epic and dangerous journey across the California desert will challenge her spirit . . . and bring her to the precipice of sanity itself.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Danny's journey through a land of death to find [her sister] Kelley makes for a remarkable character-driven story, and the final sentence takes it to another level. Library Journal Starred Review
“Danny’s journey through a land of death to find [her sister] Kelley makes for a remarkable character-driven story, and the final sentence takes it to another level.” Library Journal (starred review)
“Tripp balances kinetically choreographed scenes of zombie carnage with studies of well-drawn characters and enough political intrigue to give his tale more gravity and grounding than most zombie gorefests.” Publishers Weekly
“Tripp’s debut is a thrilling page-turner that will delight fans of zombie fiction and post-apocalyptic stories, including Charlie Huston’s Sleepless and Justin Cronin’s The Passage.” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: Ben Tripp

Ben Tripp is a storyteller in many media who has worked with major entertainment companies and motion picture studios for more than two decades. A prolific artist and writer, he is also one of the world’s leading designers of public experiences, with a global portfolio of projects ranging from urban masterplans to theme parks and resorts. Rise Again is his first novel.

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Horror
Runtime: 16.00
Audience: Adult
Edition: English