Published October 25th 2019 by JournalStone – Trepidatio Publishing
A 5 star read
Usually, zombie books bore me to death (no pun intended). I used to love watching and reading all the Resident Evil movies/novelizations, but at some point the whole trope was overdone. Zombies just popped up here and there, and it wasn’t anything new anymore. This isn’t the case with River of Souls, in fact, it might be the best dang zombie novel I’ve ever read.
Here, we get the story from the zombies’ perspective, and they really have it rough. Being treated like second class citizens, they have to register themselves and give up their entire life – all while still being conscious like any other human. The government also makes them take drugs and forces them to be supervised by someone at all times. It sucks for them.
That’s when we meet Davin, and his sister Zoe. The two of them have to take care of their dead father, and it isn’t long until Davin also becomes a living dead citizen. He realizes he can no longer trust the government, and remains unregistered. Along the way he meets more unregistered Undead and might just make a friend or two.
I could go on and on about how much I loved this book, but you’ll just have to read it for yourself. I can’t wait to read the second book!
Thanks to the author for the review copy.