It starts in a laboratory. A man-made strain of flesh-eating virus. Created by a power-hungry cartel. Capable of turning victims into brain-dead carnivores. Smuggled aboard a cruise ship that’s about to set sail…One by one, the passengers are exposed. A U.S. senator. A young couple. An undercover agent. A beautiful assassin. Some will be infected. Others will survive. But no one will be spared if the outbreak isn’t contained – and the dead outnumber the living…Enter Delta Force operative Juan Perez. He’s fought the deadliest killers in the darkest hellholes on earth. But he’s never seen anything like this – an apocalyptic cargo of pure zombie mayhem heading for the coast. If Perez and his SEAL team can’t stop it, America, and quickly the entire population of the world, are finished. The plague years will begin.
Joe McKinney gives a twisted meaning to the words pleasure cruise!
What would you do if you found yourself trapped on a disabled cruise ship infested with zombies? Panic comes to mind. But what if your job responsibilities included saving a VIP? Or you found yourself trying to rescue a group of terrified children? What then?
Once again, Joe McKinney has put us, his readers, smack dab in the middle of a terrifying zombie apocalypse. Unlike traditional zombie stories which usually revolve around an accidental creation and release of a pathogen, The Savage Dead set sail in a different direction. Seeking to assassinate a U.S senator, a Mexican drug cartel has purposely invented and released a hybrid bacteria aboard a cruise ship. Showing no mercy, the bacteria seeks out it’s intended target infecting everyone in it’s path. For those who do survive, they’ll have to fight for their lives and cling on to the fleeting chances they’ll be rescued. [Read more...]