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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The main antagonist is a young sorcerer living in a massive house built in the swamp by the name of Baron Tetch. There is even a dash of romance. Books by David Dunwoody. The year is a nod to the classic Rush album perhaps? I loved how a sympathetic character – Weissman – turned out to be the rapist.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Most zombie novels are over within a very short time frame after the outbreak o I’m not really sure what to make of this story. That, I’ve discovered, is one of my fiction kinks.

I love zombie fiction and speed read through several books in the genre back to back some years ago. Selected pages Title Page. Lists with This Book. And any involvement by “Death” is in the last twenty or so pages where for some unknown reason even the character is too stupid to know he gets involved in saving the day. You can’t just shoot ’em in the head and walk away, you need to sever the head and burn them Mar 28, Andy Phillips rated it liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.


Permuted Press- Fiction – pages. On the positive side, these pages are filled with violence and blood. This was new to me. Other books in the series.

I understand why the author had so many characters view spoiler Late review: He will find allies in the city’s last survivors, and a nemesis novfl a man who wants to harness the force driving the zombies–a man who seeks to build an empire of the dead where America once stood.

Despite its potential, Empire is just too unfocused to really be an effective zombie novel.

Most zombie novels are over within a very short time frame after the outbreak occurs, but in this one there is some sort of civilisation a long time later.

As winter sets in and America’s survivors struggle to rebuild a semblance of civilization, terrifying new enemies are gathering-both in the lawless badlands and within the walls of the safe zone. Empire, I would suggest, is an action horror with what I consider a novel aspect with the inclusion of the Grim Reaper despatching zombies.

There were a number of time when I would have to re-read something to understand what just happened.

Empire’s End

What more could you ask for? This is an interesting novel about my favorite film and literature object; the living dead. The dead refuse to stay dead. Also, I felt he was overly handicapped with his abilities, probably in an attempt to keep him from being a superhero, but I always cheered when he showed up.

Empire: A Zombie Novel

Death gives up being death to whack the zombies, after whacking zombies earlier in the book, I guess they “don’t count”. Empire David Dunwoody No preview available – Meanwhile, Death is walking the Earth on his pale horse, cutting down the “rotters” who are an affront to his sacred mission. Not just people but also animals, fish and it’s hinted insects as well.


The problem was, the plot was way confusing and too spaced out. Empire David Dunwoody Limited preview – Give me Death adopting a human, and I will fall in love with your book.

A few times I had them confused and some characters were no more than the sum of their name.

As they feed on other animals they gain power and become runners or more powerful. There are a lot of good elements here, but not enough time is given developing them. Magnificent points altogether, you simply gained a logo new reader. We have characters that feel real and complicated–they understand what they face and that empiree than likely they won’t make it out alive but they keep on fighting, clinging to every bit of living they dunwoodh remaining in them while the world around them crumbles.

Empire (Empire, book 1) by David Dunwoody

Nothing like Death and Zombies in the same novel! Usually that means details in the stories get mixed up with each other.

Account Options Sign in. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Zombie fans should eat this one up. The story focuses mainly on and around the coastal town of Jefferson Harbor, Louisiana and the swamp at its border, that just so happens to radiate dunwoidy dark energy originally to blame for the rising of the dead.

The Bed That Eats.