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`READ KINDLE ⇹ The Rising ⇥ Nothing stays dead for long The dead are returning to life, intelligent, determined and very hungry Escape seems impossible for Jim Thurmond, one of the few left alive in this nightmare world But Jim s young son is also alive and in grave danger hundreds of miles away Despite astronomical odds, Jim vows to find him or die tryingJoined by an elderly preacher, a guilt ridden scientist and an ex prostitute, Jim sets out on a cross country rescue mission Together they must battle both the living and the living dead and the even greater evil that awaits them at the end of their journey


10 thoughts on “The Rising

  1. Dan Schwent Dan Schwent says:

    The shit has hit the fan and the dead walk the earth Survivors wander around, staying one step ahead of the undead hordes and struggling to survive Rogue military units are on patrol, rounding up survivors Meanwhile, Jim Thurmond is on a trek from West Virginia to New Jersey to find his sonI m a zombie fan from way back My favorite movie as a teenager was the 1990 Night of the Living Dead remake I have the Return of the Living Dead soundtrack on vinyl I can smell your brains and Zombi The shit has hit the fan and the dead walk the earth Survivors wander around, staying one step ahead of the undead hordes and struggling to survive Rogue military units are on patrol, rounding up survivors Meanwhile, Jim Thurmond is on a trek from West Virginia to New Jersey to find his sonI m a zombie fan from way back My fav...


  2. John Culuris John Culuris says:

    As the 21st Century dawned, zombies if you ll excuse the expression were dead Independently and through the use of three different media, that was about to change Almost simultaneously Brian Keene published The Rising, an English film called 28 Days Later was released, and Robert Kirkman started planning a comic book called The Walking Dead There s a story that Kirkman had to tell his publishers that aliens were secretly behind the zombie plague to get the comic approved If true, this news As the 21st Century dawned, zombies if you ll excuse the expression were dead Independently and through the use of three different media, that was about to change Almost simultaneously Brian Keene published The Rising, an English film called 28 Days Later was released, and Robert Kirkman started planning a comic book call...


  3. Char Char says:

    3.5 stars It didn t take long to make my way through this zombie filled wasteland of a book Humans, whether theystillbe humans or be they zombies , are not the only monsters here I loved the originality of this story I can t get into the specifics of it without spoilers, but some of the things imagined and written about in The Rising have still not been done in other zombie books or movies I really felt something for a few of these characters too The author pretty much put everyone a 3.5 stars It didn t take long to make my way through this zombie filled wasteland of a book Humans, whether theystillbe humans or be they zombies , are not the only monsters here I loved the originality of this story I can t get into the specifics of it without spoilers, but some of the things imagined and written about in The ...


  4. CasualDebris CasualDebris says:

    There are too many things wrong with this book Despite some original ideas and a few worthy tense moments, it is most of the time laughably bad, and embarrassingly badly written.The amount of typos and the atrocious grammar was shocking Someone needs to tell Keene, the copyeditors and publishers that the past tense of to spit is spat and that you don t tell a person to lay but to lie down Your prose can also benefit by not using the word again or any word, really again and again t There are too many things wrong with this book Despite some original ideas and a few worthy tense moments, it is most of the time laughably bad, and embarrassingly badly written.The amount of typos and the atrocious grammar was shocking Someone needs to tell Keene, the copyeditors and publishers that the past tense of to spit is s...


  5. Rob Rob says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Oh dear Where to startWhilst looking for zombie books worth reading, I saw this one mentioned and figured it looked like it might be a decent read.I was so wrong Maybe the fellow in the forums that mentioned this book as being good was a 7 year old Reading this was painful It started out alright, and well written, but then degenerated into what can only be described as a paper version of the worst B movie ever made Really I only need to give you a few examples of things that happen in thi Oh dear Where to startWhilst looking for zombie books worth reading, I saw this one mentioned and figured it looked like it might be a decent read.I was so wrong Maybe the fellow in the forums that mentioned this book as being good was a 7 year...


  6. Paul Nelson Paul Nelson says:

    Not your normal Zombie s, thank fuck, these can think, even plan their main course from well done to medium rare that s where you come in and the return of the dead is eagerly awaited, they have purpose Although it s the normal method of dispatch in a head shot or decapitation, luckily that s pretty much one of the few things in common with your average literary zombie catastrophe These Zombies are controlled by a demon like entity that has an intelligence and the wherewithal of the previous Not your normal Zombie s, thank fuck, these can think, even plan their main course from well done to medium rare that s where you come in and the return of the dead is eagerly awaited, they have purpose Although it s the normal method of dispatch in a head shot or decapitation, luckily that s pretty much one of the few ...


  7. Caryn Caryn says:

    I m sorry zombie fish I kind of lost it after that


  8. Mindi Mindi says:

    I m way late for the Brian Keene party Especially for The Rising, a book that reignited the zombie craze, and caused countless imitators This is is a must read book for anyone who calls themselves a horror fan, not just for the story and the writing, but for the incredibly huge impact this book had on society and the zombie mythos As usual, I finished the book, had my thoughts, and then went and read a bunch of reviews here I was actually surprised to see reviews all the way across the board I m way late for the Brian Keene party Especially for The Rising, a book that reignited the zombie craze, and caused countless imitators This is is a must read book for anyone who calls themselves a horror fan, not just for the story and the writing, but for the incredibly huge impact this book had on society and the zo...


  9. Mr. Matt Mr. Matt says:

    When you re reading about the end of the world, what s better than zombies They are relentless, they spread like wildfire, and they hunger for human flesh Under the weight of hordes of the undead, civilization folds in on itself and the survivors are left to fend for themselves That s why I like a good zombie apocalypse story And that s why I was so excited to read Brian Keene s story.The problem with zombie apocalypse stories is that they tend to be formulaic There is an outbreak Civiliza When you re reading about the end of the world, what s better than zombies They are relentless, they spread like wildfire, and they hunger for human flesh Under the weight of hordes of the undead, civilization folds in on itself and the survivors are left to fend for themselves That s why I like a good zombie apocalypse s...


  10. Filamena Young Filamena Young says:

    So to be perfectly honest, I ve been going back and forth on whether on not I actually wanted to write this review It basically came down to not burning bridges in a very small universe, or being honest with my readers I know, all three of you When I weighted it out, I decided a bad review treated fairly and note based on gut reaction might be better for the internet as a whole then a blank space Plus, that way, as new readers show up, I ll welcome you, reader number four, they can feel So to be perfectly honest, I ve been going back and forth on whether on not I actually wanted to write this review It basically came down to not burning bridges in a very small universe, or being honest with my readers I know, all three of you When I weighted it out, I decided a bad review treated fairly and note based on gu...