An Interesting Zombie Story
5 out of 5 stars
Calvin and Leah are thrilled to be pregnant and are looking forward to life as parents. But things don’t turn out like that and their world is turned upside down. An outbreak has happened and the people who are infected are turning incredibly vicious, and it’s spreading faster than it can be contained. Calvin and Leah soon realize that they are no longer safe in their house and so set about leaving, but Leah is bitten. She goes into labor and the child is born. Leah changes not long after and Calvin can’t bring himself to kill her. He takes off with his newborn, Edward, in search of a sanctuary.
This book was such a great read. Calvin isn’t military, he isn’t a prepper, he is just a normal man trying to survive. He doesn’t have a clue what to do or where to go, but he will do his best to keep himself and his newborn alive. I loved his character! Along the way, Calvin meets Hannah. They join forces to get to safety but sometimes it’s not the zombies you will have to worry about!
The plot was well written and developed. It’s simply about people trying to survive unsurvivable conditions. There was a lot of emotions running through me while reading this, and that twist at the end just about broke me.
I’ve read a few books by this author and she always delivers great characters. Calvin, Hannah, and Edward will stay with me for a long time! It’s also nice to read a stand-alone zombie book and not feel like there were things left unsaid.
Andrew B. Wehrlen did a great job with this. He put real emotion behind his reading and it showed! He brought the atmosphere of the book to life and brought Calvin alive. Such a great performance.
No Man's Land by Jacqueline Druga
Narrator: Andrew B. Wehrlen
Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
on December 26th 2017
"It wasn't supposed to happen like this."
When Leah and Calvin found out they were expecting, they were over the moon. That day would be one to remember forever... but for more reasons than one. That was the day the world changed. That was the day joy turned to fear. A deadly virus broke out, with many of those infected becoming violent and uncontrollable. And it was spreading fast. Realizing they are no longer safe in their own home, they make a break out of the city to find sanctuary. But when Leah is bitten, Calvin faces the unimaginable struggle of having to take care of their newborn alone. Traveling with the baby and his dead wife in tow, he comes across Hannah, a young girl who lost her family to the virus. They make their way across country together, meeting others trying to find their own sanctuary. They eventually find safety but Calvin soon realizes all is not as it seems and he must make an agonizing choice.
I received this book for free. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
About the Author:
Jacqueline Druga is a native of Pittsburgh, Pa. She is a prolific writer and filmmaker. Her published works include genres of all types but favors post-apocalypse and apocalypse writing. Currently, she is in production of Beginnings Web series, which can be found on Amazon Prime.
A single mother of four, Jacqueline is also a musician. She resides in a small town outside of Pittsburgh with her family. Of all her accomplishments, Jacqueline is most proud of being a grandmother. Her grandchildren reside with her and are the light of her life.