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Lizzie Borden, Zombie Hunter
     

Lizzie Borden, Zombie Hunter

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by C. A. Verstraete
 
Every family has its secrets...

One hot August morning in 1892, Lizzie Borden picked up an axe and murdered her father and stepmother. Newspapers claim she did it for the oldest of reasons: family conflicts, jealousy and greed. But what if her parents were already dead? What if Lizzie slaughtered them because they'd become zombies?

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Every family has its secrets...

One hot August morning in 1892, Lizzie Borden picked up an axe and murdered her father and stepmother. Newspapers claim she did it for the oldest of reasons: family conflicts, jealousy and greed. But what if her parents were already dead? What if Lizzie slaughtered them because they'd become zombies?

Thrust into a horrific world where the walking dead are part of a shocking conspiracy to infect not only Fall River, Massachusetts, but also the world beyond, Lizzie battles to protect her sister, Emma, and her hometown from nightmarish ghouls and the evil forces controlling them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781772232738
Publisher:
Imajin Books
Publication date:
09/05/2016
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.44(d)

Meet the Author

Christine (C.A.) Verstraete is an award-winning journalist who also enjoys writing fiction with a bit of a "scare."

Her short stories have been published in anthologies and publications including, Happy Homicides 3, Mystery Weekly, Young Adventurers: Explorers, Heroes and Swashbucklers; Baby Shoes: 100 Stories by 100 Authors; Athena's Daughters, Feast of the Dead: Hors D'Oeuvres; 100 Doors to Madness; and in Timeshares, Steampunk'd, and Hot & Steamy: Tales of Steampunk Romance, DAW Books.

She is also the author of a young adult novel, GIRL Z: My Life as a Teenage Zombie and books on dollhouse miniatures. When's she's not writing, (when is that?), Christine enjoys creating and collecting miniatures.

Learn more at her blog, http://girlzombieauthors.blogspot.com and her website, http://cverstraete.com.

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Lizzie Borden, Zombie Hunter 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Boundlessbookreviews 9 months ago
I've always heard about Lizzie Borden, but I did not really know her story before reading this book. I decided to research a little to understand the book a little better. I found that this book, while just a book of fiction, also followed the truth very well. This subject was very well researched.  This is a classic and very true crime story. Lizzie Borden is arrested for the murders of her father and stepmother. She is later found not guilty because of lack of evidence. BUT, What if she did do it? What if she had a good reason? What if they were zombies? This is what this story presents to you. A truth that is not so easy to believe, but makes perfect sense. It is quite a wild ride. Lizzie is attacked, she kills her family, and she finds out about a secret society that takes care of these types of things. She is also in fear for herself. Since, she knows others will not believe such a crazy story, of dead people walking the earth. She accepts her fate while protecting the world from the real truth of horrors unknown.  This book was a crazy ride from beginning to end. It was also quite interesting. It follows the facts so well that, even though you know that zombies are not real. It still makes you wonder what if? I guess that makes this a really well written book. I'd definitely have to recommend this book to any horror, history, or zombie lover. It covered all three and is very much worth the read....Stormi 
WhatsBeyondForks 11 months ago
Lizze Borden is a person in our American history who never ceases to fascinate us. Mostly because we still don't know what happened. Did she do it? Didn't she do it? Who did? Why? It's a crazy, sad mess. Well, some of these questions may now be answered for us. Zombies. Lizzie was protecting her self from Zombies. And why not? It makes about as much sense as anything else. I found the whole idea to be quite clever actually. I love when a book takes history's mysteries and fills in the blanks. The ARC of Lizzie Borden, Zombie Hunter by C.A. Verstraete was kindly provided to me by the author for review. The opinions are my own.
lauralovesreviewingLT More than 1 year ago
I’m sure a lot of you are fascinated by the legend of Lizzie Borden. Did she truly hack her parents to death with an axe and get away with it? And, if so, why such a violent killing method? Well, this book will answer your question. Perhaps, they were zombies? Oh yes. They were in this tale. And Lizzie had no choice but to whack them multiple times to make sure they died, again. This was a fast, entertaining tale. You’ll get the events, the trial, and what comes after. The author follows much of the true story, adding in zombies and conspiracy to really make it thrilling. She did a fine job too. Many parts are recognizable, and when she weaves in the zombie aspect, she does it smoothly, making it darn near believable. Lizzie goes to extraordinary limits to protect her beloved sister, Emma, and find out who’s behind the zombie epidemic. I enjoyed this version of Lizzie. She’s much in character with her strong love and protectiveness for her sister. She may start out timidly, but she soon becomes quite proficient at taking out the shufflers. The conspiracy was good too. The zombies had to come from somewhere, right? The motive was as old as time. The mess was something else altogether. As the zombie numbers continue to grow, so do the encounters. Some scenes are pretty hairy. Have you thinking the worst. As with all zombie stories, anything can happen. Characters you’ve become fond of can, and sometimes do, die. I enjoyed how the author opened each new chapter with excerpts from Lizzie’s trial. Much of the story took place afterwards and the trial wasn’t the main focus, so these were especially interesting. A thrilling read from the get go, with well fleshed out characters, which I’m sure the zombies appreciate!, and plenty of zombie action for all who love the genre.