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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Lockdown Book Review & Giveaway



Leah’s practical joke has spiraled way out of control. Now everyone seems convinced that the apocalypse is coming – in the form of zombies. The government is calling the virus AM13, and is advising – or more like forcing – everyone to stay indoors while they ’clean up the mess’. Leah tries to persuade everyone that it was all just a horrible mistake, however she starts to see there may be more truth to it all than she first thought.

I received a digital copy of this book at no cost in exchange for an honest review.

My Review

Everything zombie and supernatural is all the rage right now, so I have read and reviewed quite a few books in the genre. Lockdown was a refreshing surprise when it comes to the "typical" zombie apocalypse story. I got very invested in the main characters very quickly. The story has a lot of unexpected twists and turns that kept me reading quite late for a few nights. The gore of the virus and the zombies is balanced really well with the rest of the story, so this is not just a bloody gore fest. There is a real, and engaging story here. Lockdown does not have a happy ending, and I am OK with that as it makes the story feel more realistic and frightening. I love the direction this series is heading and I can't wait to read the next installment!

About the Author


Samie Sands is a 30 year old freelance graphic designer who has recently decided to follow her lifelong dream and use her creativity in a new way by writing.

She has a degree in Media Studies and PR and has already had articles published in a number of e-zines, including one of the most popular pieces at Zombie Guide Magazine. She's also had a number of short stories published in some very successful anthologies.

She lives in a small seaside town in the UK, but loves to travel to gain inspiration from new places and different cultures. To follow Samie's work, please connect with her using social media.

Twitter - @SamieSands

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