By John Hornor Jacobs
The land is contaminated, electronics are defunct, the ravenous undead remain, and existence has fallen right into a nasty and brutish state of nature. Welcome to Bridge urban, in what was Arkansas: half medieval citadel, half Western outpost, and the precarious final stand for civilization. A ten-year-old prodigy whilst the area ended, Gus is now a battle-hardened younger guy. He designed Bridge urban to guard the dwelling few from the shamblers perpetually on the gates. Now he is being groomed via his doctor mom, Lucy, and the light monstrous Knock-Out to turn into the following chief of fellows. yet a military of slavers is on its method, and the conflict they are going to salary for the city's assets may suggest the tip of mankind as we all know it.
Can Gus develop into humanity's savior? And if that is so, will it suggest turning into a dictator, a martyr . . . or even anything a ways worse than even the zombies that plague the land?
"This shrewdpermanent addition to the zombie style is heroic and unusually hopeful, championing the unyielding human force for justice and civilization." - Publishers Weekly
"This darkish Earth is a great, considerate examine the top of humanity that offers frightening element choked with an emotional resonance. it is The Road meets World battle Z. Deftly written, with eloquent prose peppered with crisp, darkish humor, Jacobs crafts a chillingly plausible story that transcends style fiction and manages to do what I lengthy for each time I sit to learn a ebook: make me want i might written it."
- Scott G. Browne, writer of Breathers and Lucky Bastard
"A savage gut-punch of a story, lurching hellbent to a staggering showdown finishing unprecedented within the zombie canon."
- Sophie Littlefield, writer of Aftertime and Rebirth
"This darkish Earth is, without problems, the easiest zombie novel i have learn in years. Breathes a few much-needed new existence into the dead."
- Brian Keene, best-selling writer of The Rising and Ghoul