This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Free Book Program, which is open to all readers and is completely free. The author will provide you with a free copy of their book in exchange for an honest review. You and the author will discuss what sites you will post your review to and what kind of copy of the book you would like to receive (eBook, PDF, Word, paperback, etc.). To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Lit Amri for Readers' Favorite
“Some say it started in Miami. Some say New York or London, but no one really knew for sure.” New Orleans is infested by zombies like the other cities, and two long-time friends struggle to stay alive in their beloved historical town. Time is against them, as they strive to find how the disastrous plague came to be. Written by Lazarus Infinity, Occupation is a gripping zombie story bringing a fresh twist to the genre.
The author first introduces us to the Devereaux family with historic ties in Louisiana corruption and organized crime – making them a powerful force to be reckoned with for many years. Initially, I didn’t know how the Devereaux fitted into the story until I read the ending. I enjoy reading how long-time friends, Barabbas Purify and Nicodemus Jackson, keep each other alive in the zombie-infested city. I even love their quirky names. The action scenes are tense, fast, and vividly portrayed, making it absolutely enjoyable to read. Amid all the chaos, the uninfected, living people still look forward to the Super Bowl that takes place right in the middle of the annual Mardi Gras season.
The truth behind the virus is interesting and realistic indeed – one that will make readers think deep about our political situation today. I find the quality of the writing is high and straightforward. The editing is mostly flawless. Humor is perfectly balanced with the gore and horror. On the whole, a fast-paced novelette that is on a par with any zombie novels. Fans of the genre would find it highly satisfying.