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#WOTR21 #Zombies #SeriesStarter – The Chasing Zombies , Beautifully Undead book #1 by L.C, Mortimer AKA Sophie Stern

The Chasing of Zombies (A Standalone Dystopian Thriller)

Zombies never stay dead.The end of the world wasn’t supposed to be like this. It was supposed to be fire and ice and chaos and burning, but it wasn’t. It was slow, and it was quiet, and it was unexpected. Ten years after the fall of civilization, Velvet lives alone. She lurks in the shadows, she never stays in the same place twice, and she does whatever it takes to protect her only companion: a mangy orange cat who started following her sometime in June.When Velvet stumbles across a group of survivors fighting in the streets, she realizes that life isn’t always what it seems, and that maybe the end of the world wasn’t quite as final as she thought it was.THE CHASING OF ZOMBIES is a dystopian adventure story by L.C. Mortimer, author of Just Another Day in the Zombie Apocalypse.


Review by Twinsie Angie

I received this book from Booksprout for an honest review.

ZOMBIE LOVE in full force!!  WHOOT WHOOT!!  So this book starts with Velvet and her precious buddy and only friend of the 10 year apocalypse, Dennis the cat.  LOL  Yes she has a cat friend.

Velvet has returned home to try and figure life out.  After traveling all over she hopes coming home will help her maybe find the answer to what happened??  All she finds is zombies and some strangers!!!  Velvet is not sure she should trust them.  Eshe and her crew are stunned to have been living here for a year and find a girl plus a CHILD in their town.  She worries she has been letting her guard down.

This story is a lot of world building in that we learn about the group and Velvet.  We are getting to know how the group functions and how Velvet has lived alone for so many years.  We see the new rag tag team forming a plan to save a child. Who in the world has a baby in this mess?  Who in the world leaves a child?  Is this a trap?  Who is setting up who?  So many questions but I loved the beginning of the series. I am kinda looking Winchester over like HEEEEY Big man!!!  Come hang with me *wiggles eyes*

L.C. Mortimer was raised on a small farm in Kansas, which sparked her interest in going off the grid. Learning how to can, garden, and become self-reliant were all important parts of her upbringing. After pursuing her degree in English Literature, Mortimer traveled the country with her husband, living in Hawaii, Maryland, and everywhere in between. When she’s not busy dreaming up her next story, Mortimer can be found stocking up on canned goods for the zombie apocalypse.

#WOTR21 – #Review – Outbreak: A Zombie Novel by L.C. Mortimer aka Sophie Stern

Outbreak: A Zombie Novel

Emily thought she could survive the apocalypse and save her sister from hordes of undead. She was wrong. By the time she found her sister, it was too late. All hope was shattered. Heartbroken and disillusioned, Emily returns home. There’s just one problem: her haven is no longer empty. Someone has moved in.

Neil was a leader long enough to know when to cut his losses. Surviving in the city was one major loss. He gathered his friends and hoofed it to the forest. He knew there would be abandoned farmhouses and plenty of land. The fewer inhabitants before the apocalypse struck, the fewer zombies to deal with after.

The house they find is incredible. It’s isolated, well stocked with food, and Neil even finds a few loaded guns. Soon it becomes obvious that the home isn’t as empty as they originally thought, however. When the owner returns, she demands that Neil and his friends move out. She seems to have no problem with the idea of tossing them out on their asses, but there’s a major problem.

A storm is coming, and it carries with it a greater threat than just zombies.


Review by Twinsie Kelly

I received this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.

Zombies! Need I say more? This is a standalone novel that gives you a bit of everything. There are so many emotions that are part of this journey, and everyone has their own story with their own demons to fight. This story brought a rag tag group of travelers together and they almost made it work. You know that saying “When it rains, it pours”? Well, just when this group seems to catch a break, the sh!! hits the fan. The characters are very relatable. They are regular people like you and me who were trying to figure life out. Then, BAM! They are forced to survive. Each character’s back story will humble you. It’ll really make you wonder what would really happen and how would you handle it. Each had their vices and crazy as it may seem, they even had some happy times during the Z apocalypse. This story will make you laugh, will give you the warm and fuzzies, and some of it can be a bit gory. Best of all, you will NOT see what is coming and are definitely not ready for the end. I swear that when I finished this book, I had one of these moments that just made me sit there, like wow, that happened. I had a book hangover! I am still going over this in my head going, how could that have happened? Seriously, you need to read this!

L. C. Mortimer

L.C. Mortimer likes zombies, shifters, and things that go bump in the night. When she’s not busy dreaming up her next story, Mortimer can be found dancing, traveling, or curled up with a cozy mystery.

#WOTR21 #AuthorSpotlight – Sophie Stern

Sophie Stern

Tell us your name and then a bit about yourself.

Sophie Stern

Sophie Stern writes paranormal and contemporary romance stories for her amazing readers across the globe. When she’s not busy writing, you can find her pole dancing, traveling, or reading zombie novels.

When you are writing a book, which is harder? The first book in the series or the others after it?

I think the first book in the series is always the most difficult for me since there’s so much world-building involved. I have to let my readers know the rules of the world, and I have to decide how the characters will interact within that setting! The other books fall into place more easily for me.

 What author would you love to meet (Who is your unicorn author)?

Renee Rose! I have been reading her books for years and would love to get to meet her in real life one day.

If you could ask that author three questions about their writing, writing process, or books, what would they be?

What’s the most exciting thing about writing for you? What’s your go-to drink for while you’re writing? Do you have a favorite character that you’ve written?

 What is your favorite memory so far as an author?

When I went to my first book signing, I had someone come up to me and tell me they’d read Dragon Isle. That was my first series, and to have someone I didn’t know read it, enjoy it, and then tell me about it was wildly overwhelming, but in a good way!

What is your definition of success?

The cool thing about success is that it looks different for everyone. For me, being able to support my family on my writing is the greatest feeling!

What are your social links?

http://www.twitter.com/sexysophiestern; http://facebook.com/sexysophiestern; http://www.instagram.com/dontdatedemons

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