Cure: A Strandville Zombie Novel

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Runner-up in the General Fiction Category of the 2012 HALLOWEEN BOOK FESTIVAL
**Optioned for film**

Medicine meets horror in this thrilling escape tale about the evil men do in the name of progress.

Welcome to the Nixon Healing and Research Center, playground for the maniacal Dr. Howard Nixon whose medical research has him dabbling in the undead and has the women of ...

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Overview

Runner-up in the General Fiction Category of the 2012 HALLOWEEN BOOK FESTIVAL
**Optioned for film**

Medicine meets horror in this thrilling escape tale about the evil men do in the name of progress.

Welcome to the Nixon Healing and Research Center, playground for the maniacal Dr. Howard Nixon whose medical research has him dabbling in the undead and has the women of Strandville disappearing.

Desperate to find a cure for the lethal virus which turns its victims into zombies, Nixon kidnaps Miranda Penton, a security recruit with a past that won't let her go. He doesn't count on anyone coming looking for her, least of all her ex-husband, Scott.
A warning call brings Scott to Strandville where he bands together with a team of locals determined to bring their own loved ones home. Together, they infiltrate Nixon's staff, hatching a plan that releases not only the surviving women, but the virus on those left in the hospital.

Nixon locks down the center to contain the spread, turning patients, visitors, and staff into a dangerous horde that is almost impossible to escape. Miranda and the others fight for their lives. The town of Strandville is ground zero for the zombie apocalypse and Miranda must get free because the fate of humanity lies with her unborn child.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781482669336
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/4/2013
  • Pages: 268
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

After fifteen years of working in healthcare, Belinda Frisch's stories can't help being medicine influenced. A writer of dark tales in the horror, mystery, and thriller genres, she is a storyteller at heart, and has been writing since her teens. Her fiction has appeared in Shroud Magazine, Dabblestone Horror, and Tales of Zombie War. She is an honorable mention winner in the Writer's Digest 76th Annual Writing Competition. Her novel, CURE, is the runner-up in the General Fiction category of the 2012 Halloween Book Festival and was optioned for film. She is the author of CRISIS HOSPITAL, CURE, AFTERBIRTH, and FATAL REACTION. She resides in upstate New York with her husband, sons, and a small menagerie of beloved animals.
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  • Posted November 23, 2013

    In short, I didn¿t find the writing to be anything noteworthy, a

    In short, I didn’t find the writing to be anything noteworthy, and from all the positive reviews I expected something a little more remarkable. With there being quite an astounding amount of characters to keep track of, I couldn’t connect with any of them. But, as far as zombie novels go, this is definitely one of the better ones, and as mediocre as the writing is, the plot itself is riveting and original. For readers with an aversion to gore and violence, I won’t recommend this book. As with any good zombie novel worth its salt, there’s a lot of brutality and detailed gruesome scenes of human depravity in this story. Cure ended up being a relatively enjoyable read which I finished in one sitting. I might in time read the rest of this series. 

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