He will find allies in the city’s last survivors, and a nemesis in a man who wants to harness the force driving the zombies-a man who seeks to build an empire of. A zombie series by author David Dunwoody. DD: Your novel MERCY was an incredibly emotional and visceral tale. What’s the backstory? TFD: I thank you for . EMPIRE: A ZOMBIE NOVEL. Written by David Dunwoody Published by Permuted Press Publication Date: Format: B&W – pages.

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It’s not bad, but don’t expect a masterpiece. More Criticisms – Too many characters: Most fearsome of all is the “King of the Dead. First the book starts off by telling bits and pieces of other stories but in the end they all cross over.

The action scenes zomhie written very well, and the second half of the book is glorious mayhem.

Empire: A Zombie Novel by David Dunwoody

Jeremy rated it it was amazing Sep 11, That, I’ve discovered, is one of my fiction kinks. Then there is Baron Tetch and his “brothers and sisters” residing in a fortified manor house in the swamps outside Jefferson City. With each character more hate-able than the next, I’m amazed I was zo,bie to get to the end.


So far, one of the mepire zombie books I have come across. I can see how it could put off zombie purists, but they really should give it a chance. I love zombie fiction and speed read through several books in the genre back to back some years ago. I think the story has a lot of potential, it just wasn’t executed correctly.

Anyway, I’m rambling a bit.

What more could you ask for? Empire David Dunwoody No preview available – Empire takes place a century from now, long after the rise of the plague that caused the dead to rise. Meanwhile, Death’s questions about his origin haunt him, and he is close to the dunnwoody I’m sure you could guess how that UGH.

The year is a nod to the classic Rush album perhaps? There is a garbage man zombie that ends up bh his own deadly path across Jefferson Harbor, but my personal favorite has to be the eighty year dead clown that wanders the streets hunting for prey, still dressed in the bright clown suit he died in.

I will admit, when I first started reading the book I couldn’t get into it. The zombies in the other end are a little better.

Empire (Empire, book 1) by David Dunwoody

If you’re a zombie fan, then by all means read this book. This book was a fun read. No trivia or quizzes yet. Outside dqvid the main plot, the story follows a few groups: If you want to read a good zombie story with an interesting concept, I would recommend the Ex-Heroes series over this. The undead, born of an otherworldly energy fused with a deadly virus, have no natural enemies.


The tragedy of this book is that there is a good story in the text dying no pun intended to get out. Comment Name Email Website. Dunwoody tends to jump around between different character groups, which was a bit disconcerting early on, and the fact that some minor characters tend to come and go rather quickly made it even harder to keep some of them straight in my mind.

I did find the story itself interesting in that Death was taking an active role in the apocalypse.

Empire: A Zombie Novel

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I like it and I’m adding it to my collection.

And as I read the first chapter, I was impressed by the writing and was excited to see where this story was going.