Summer of Zombie 2015 SPOTLIGHT ON: Jake Bible
What is your latest zombie release?
My last zombie release was Z-Burbia 5: The Bleeding Heartland. But, since it is a sequel, I am going to talk about the first in the series, Z-Burbia!
Quick description of it (no spoilers)
Whispering Pines is a classic, quiet, private American subdivision on the edge of Asheville, NC, set in the pristine Blue Ridge Mountains. Which is good since the zombie apocalypse has come to Western North Carolina and really put suburban living to the test!
Surrounded by a sea of the undead, the residents of Whispering Pines have adapted their bucolic life of block parties to scavenging parties, common area groundskeeping to immediate area warfare, neighborhood beautification to neighborhood fortification.
But, even in the best of times, suburban living has its ups and downs what with nosy neighbors, a strict Home Owners’ Association, and a property management company that believes the words “strict interpretation” are holy words when applied to the HOA covenants. Now with the zombie apocalypse upon them even those innocuous, daily irritations quickly become dramatic struggles for personal identity, family security, and straight up survival.
Welcome to normal life in Z-Burbia!
Something unique about it.
The humor. There are plenty of zombie novels out there that go for the desolate, violent, post-apocalyptic take on the zombie genre. With Z-Burbia, I went back to the source, straight to Romero, and channeled his satiric look on American society. Instead of consumerism, I tackle conformity. Specifically, the American Suburb! But, don’t get me wrong, there is PLENTY of violence, gore, and terror in this puppy.
Links for people to purchase it.
Your promo links.
Facebook Personal: https://www.facebook.com/jake.bible?ref=tn_tnmn
Amazon Author Page: http://www.amazon.com/Jake-Bible/e/B0045SKS2I/
Your short Bio.
Jake Bible, Bram Stoker Award nominated-novelist, short story writer, independent screenwriter, podcaster, and inventor of the Drabble Novel, has entertained thousands with his horror and sci/fi tales. He reaches audiences of all ages with his uncanny ability to write a wide range of characters and genres.
Jake is the author of the bestselling Z-Burbia series set in Asheville, NC, the Apex Trilogy (DEAD MECH, The Americans, Metal and Ash) and the Mega series for Severed Press, as well as the YA zombie novel, Little Dead Man, the Bram Stoker Award nominated Teen horror novel, Intentional Haunting, the ScareScapes series, and the Reign of Four series for Permuted Press.
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The stench of rotting flesh is in the air! Welcome to the Summer of Zombie Blog Tour 2015, with 30+ of the best zombie authors spreading the disease in the month of June.
Stop by the event page on Facebook so you don’t miss an interview, guest post or teaser…and pick up some great swag as well!
Giveaways galore from most of the authors as well as interaction with them!
#SummerofZombie is the hashtag for Twitter, too!