Tag Archives: Zombies

The Girl With All The Gifts by MR Carey – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, turns his attention to The Girl With All The Gifts, by MR Carey, one of the best novels of 2014, a zombie horror book published by Orbit. MR Carey is the penname of popular comics author Mike Carey, responsible for The Unwritten and many other series.

“Hands down, the best book of the year so far. Unputdownable, engrossing and imaginative, I can’t recommend this enough. You’ll love it.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields


The Best Books From The First Half of 2014


Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, runs down the Top 10 Books from the first Half of 2014.

Afflicted Dawn by Gregory Napier – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Examining an entry into the zombie genre, Bellarius details his thoughts on Afflicted Dawn by Gregory Napier.

“While Napier shows he has potential as a writer, Afflicted Dawn makes too many basic errors from the outset to recommend.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

The Remaining by D.J. Molles – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Milo, aka “Bane of Kings” reviews The Remaining by D.J. Molles, the first in the zombie series of the same name that was initially self-published in 2012, and has now been picked up by a traditional publisher – Orbit Books. This is currently available to buy in both the USA and the UK. 

“A fun, action packed read that although suffers from a poor main character, is for the most part, entertaining and enjoyable – and allows for a great new take on zombies.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Dead Space: Salvage by Antony Johnston and Christopher Shy – Comic Review [Bellarius]


Bellarius finds that Dead Space: Salvage by Antony Johnston and Christopher Shy leaves much to be desired.

“Unsalvageable” – The Founding Fields

The New Deadwardians by Dan Abnett – Advance Graphic Novel Review [Bane of Kings]

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Bane of Kings reviews the standalone graphic novel published by Vertigo Comics, an imprint of DC – and written by Dan Abnett, one of Black Library’s finest authors. The book is out on February 19th, and this copy was received from NetGalley. 

“A thrilling, horror ride through a twisted new world. Horror fans will get as much a kick out of this as comics fans. Abnett fans should love this as well. It’s a stellar comic.” ~The Founding Fields

EX-Heroes by Peter Clines – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings shares his thoughts on Peter Clines’ zombie/superhero novel, Ex-Heroes, which is just as fun as the premise makes you think it is.

“Superheroes and zombies in one novel? Peter Clines presents a very strong and entertaining novel that will keep you flicking through the pages.” ~The Founding Fields

5 Zombies and Fred by Jules Sherred and Matt Schubbe ***CONTEST*** – Review [djinn24]


Larry ‘djinn24’ Killian reviews the not-for-children children’s book written by Jules Sherred and illustrates by Matt Schubbe, an awesome tale of Fred and the 5 Zombies trying to turn him into dinner. The contest information is below, ends the 15th of November and SUPER easy to enter!

Jules and Matt created a fun and exciting read with the for-adults children’s book. – The Founding Fields

The Alone Trilogy: Chasers by James Phelan [Bane of Kings]

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Bane of Kings reviews the young adult, zombie horror novel Chasers, written by James Phelan. It’s published by Kensington Publishing Group.

“An interesting tale that impresses, and delivers a fantastic, mind-blowing conclusion that you will not see coming.” ~The Founding Fields

The Walking Dead Vol. 1: Days Gone Bye by Robert Kirkman – Comics Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings reviews the first volume in The Walking Dead comic series, Days Gone Bye, written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics.

“A great take on the zombie genre. One of the best.” ~The Founding Fields