Baghdad: City of Peace, City of Blood gIf you love your horror with aood dose of snark and humor "Like The Good Old "the Imagine That! good old of Buffy and Angel then this is the novel for you Hunter s life isoing Elena's Conquest great He s in love with his high school sweetheart Jordan and they ve finallyotten to the doing it stage What Sister of My Heart guy could want Naturally that s when the zombie apocalypse descends on his town Everyone he knows is either dead coming back from the dead or running away from the dead And these zombies aren t shambling mindless idiots These are fast smart zombies the worst kind there is If they don tet you and kill you right away they ll talk your ear off with wild ramblings about sinning the Rapture and the chosen until you start wondering if they could be right Hunter s irlfriend is "kidnapped he and a tough uirky band of " He and a tough uirky band of are determined to save her So begins their cross country journey where they find how sneaky and dangerous the dead can beThe author does a reat job from beginning to end Everything is perfect from the funny and sympathetic hero to the exciting fight scenes that Rescuing Gus get thrilling with every chapter The prose is fantastic making the book a real pleasure to read Highly recommended Welcome to the Twilight Zone Do do do do The Zombie Rapture is here Hunter is in love and everything isreat in his world Until that is he wakes up the next day He finds his mom and dad spewing religious stuff at him Then they try to save him That s when all the craziness begins Hunter has to Class of 92: Out of Our League go through hell to find the love of his life Jordan With the help of Brigitte Scout Jordans sister they start their Journey On the way theyo to save his no nonsense Grandpa He s a Veteran and takes his experiences from the war to teach them to use weapons and how to think They also meet Bob and Father
DobbsThey all row together as this highly dysfunctional family This was all row together as this highly dysfunctional family This was really interesting story It throws you into this world The idea that something could happen to turn the undead into these religious freaks It would truly be a nightmare Stuart does it again with a thrilling humorous story That keeps you on the edge of your seat This is Stuart West at his very best The story of a teen who suddenly finds his entire world thrown into chaos where friends and family have died and risen again claiming the rapture the second coming of Christ Sounds serious Actually it s hilarious at first but then becomes and Stephen King like as the reality young Hunter finds himself in trying to find and save his irlfriend becomes and hopeless I couldn t stop reading this book West has the perfect balance of action respite and humour I see this as the next Hunger Games movies and all And I m hoping West will write a seuel It left me crying for This is definitely a crowd pleaser This is not your typical zombie novel Yes there is a catastrophe which causes normal people to alter into something horrific and o after the living but these zombies have Zombies dark humor suspense and Stuart R West also adds a love story to this 'end of the world' book ZOMBIE RAPTURELife is ood for Hunter Wright He's ju. .
Purpose They re organized They have a leader with a purpose They have a mission They want to save you from your sins and bring you into the fold of their lorious heaven on earth There s a killing part along the way but you can t et something for nothingHunter a teenager in small town middle of nowhere Kansas is on the cusp of a lorious new chapter in his life He s found a irl Their love is mutual but before he has to celebrate his "world oes His parents have become religious zealots who try to " goes haywire His parents have become religious zealots who try to him Soon he finds that pretty much everyone in town has Fallen Angel: The Passion of Fausto Coppi gone nuts as well And worst of all Jordan has disappeared With the help of Jordan s younger sister Hunter breaks hisrandfather out of a retirement home Convinced that Jordan may be taken to Kansas City Hunter and other survivors embark on a hellish road trip fraught with many near death escapesZombie Rapture is fast paced and flavored with enough humor and pathos to bring you to laughter and tears Grab your un and take a ride with Hunter and crew The alternative is unthinkable One thing I really like about Stuart West s writing is his ability to put a funny twist on the most serious situation Let s face it Zombies are laughable to begin with though I did read a book about zombie ized ants being controlled by some kind of wasp To make them scary is the hard part Mr West has done both What s worse than a zombie holy roller who wants to save you by killing you so you ll be raised up in the rapture That s incredibly scary because I think I ve seen some of these zombies in action waving uns and screaming at everything they hate And there ain t
Much They Don T Hate they don t hate d be a kindness to put them out of their misery Hunter the main dude learns this lesson from his cowboy Alien Alpha grandpa as theroup of survivors fight their way through zombies to rescue Hunter s irlfriend Yeah that seems like a low priority iven the circumstances but young love is not to be deniedAnyway this is a wonderful take on the zombie theme Why not have some laughs while you re A most unusual take on the zombie enre the Zombie Rapture is full of surprises Just when a young man finds love the world oes topsy turvy and the best day of his life turns into a night no movie script could possibly topThe Zombie Rapture while tongue in cheek is fast paced and a journey across Kansas I wouldn t have had the heart to make However this champion is out to save his true love and with the help of his war hero randfather his irlfriend s younger sister and a priest he s determined Despite all the hardships along the way Hunter doesn t lose his humanityFun frightening funny at times but at the same time heartbreaking this story is a necessary addition the bookshelves of all West s book have a sense of humor that I can t et enough of and Zombie Rapture doesn t disappoint The characters are well drawn and you can t help but root for them Plus the supportin. St about to raduate from high school and he's found true love Just in time to lose her Because the Rapture's begun and those in his path living and dead. G cast is spunky and all kinds of fun The zombies themselves aren t your typical shuffling dead eyed well dead but they are definitely Beautiful Ghosts going to leave you hoping that if the world ends itoes some other way If you enjoy a ood zombie tale with a twist and a dash of romance this is the read for you The incident that creates the zombies happens early on in the book but we don t learn the how behind it for a while When our main character Hunter discovers his parents and his neighbors have been turned into crazy scripture spewing zombies he heads to his
girlfriend jordan sJordan s in the hopes that like him she s been spared from the transformation Instead he finds her little sister Scout who is dealing with zombie parents of her own Together they rescue Hunter s randfather and the search for Jordan commences The book keeps us intrigued along the way with harrowing encounters with zombies and humans alike the uest for Jordan the uestion of how it all came about In the end we et a satisfying ending even if it isn t all rosy that ties up the loose ends even while leaving us with character motivation for a second book Zombie Rapture is written for a mature audience If I were to classify it I d put it in the New Adult category because of mature themes and a lot of cussing
But if a foul mouthed kid doesn t bother you then I recommend you pick up your ownif a foul mouthed kid doesn t bother you then I recommend you pick up your own of Zombie Rapture I like zombies I m a Walking Dead devotee I ve even written a couple few zombie stories of my own So really it s no surprise that I loved Stuart West s latest book Zombie Rapture The thing is this is a book for than just zombie fans It s a book for anyone who enjoys a ood story engaging characters dark humor and lots of actionMain character Hunter which I considered naming my son so I liked him right off the bat was very well drawn He s an every teen thrown into a very unusual situation It was fascinating and sometimes terrifying to see how he coped with the sudden drastic upheaval to his world All of the supporting characters were so much than that they were strong and intriguing Every time I picked this book back up I felt like I was checking in with old friendsNow I can t say that I loved every twist and turn that this book took Not to F. Scott Fitzgerald give any spoilers but there were a few things I would have liked to see um shall we say resolved But I m hoping this leaves an opening for a seuel Zombie RaptureThis author s writing isetting stronger with each book he publishes Mr West has written a fast pasted plot that leaves a reader suirming on the edge of their seat I normally avoid this The Devil Hath Been Raised: A Documentary History of the Salem Village Witchcraft Outbreak of March 1692; Together With a Collection of Newly Located and Gathered Witchcraft Documents genre like the plague not interested in horror or zombies but being a big fan of this author I decided to read Zombie Rapture Mr West is a master of combining humour with tension When I wasn t speed reading uestioning what would happen next I was chuckling He writes characters that are witty charming yet need aood smack I refuse Stand in his way of finding her And it's not the Rapture the faithful have been expecting either Someone failed to tell the dead they’re not in Heaven.