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Darkest Days

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  • Posted November 2, 2011

    Could not put it down!

    If you are a zombie fan this is the book for you. I loved it, and couldn't put it down! The author really sucks you in with such detail that you can imagine you are there surviving in a town that's gone crazy. It was great! Oh....and for the ladies there is a great love story that I was not expecting when I decided to read this book. I really feel in love with the characters. They took me back to when I was a teen in love. So all around great book! Love, adrenaline, crime, gore, and twists that you wouldn't expect. I'm really hoping for more great reads like this from James Layton.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 22, 2011

    Like Zombies? Buy this book!

    When I first set eyes on Darkest Days: A Southern Zombie Tale, I thought I was looking at another cheesy zombie novel. But from the moment I read about the zombie grandma with no teeth gumming her prey, I knew I had something special!

    The author does a great job of balancing romance, humor, action, and gore. Every scene is painted for the reader in great detail. He doesn't shy away from describing the gore in excruciating detail, describing what happens to bones, blood, and innards. On that note, younger or more sensitive readers aren't this book's target audience. There are other mature details in the book as well.

    Most impressively, the author presents an intertwining story of a half dozen characters in such a way that you continually want to know what happens next with each one. Overall, a great read that you won't want to put down once you start.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 10, 2014

    OMG!!!!!! This is a great story!!!!

    OMG!!!!!! This is a great story!!!!

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  • Posted November 20, 2011

    Wait 'til you sink your teeth into this one!

    Hard to believe this is this young author's first effort. Great descriptive writing...I swear I kept smelling sweat, sex or blood, all the way through this horrifying, character driven, action read.

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