The Reapers Are the Angels: A Novel (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, Aug 3, 2010 - Fiction - 240 pages
12 Reviews

Zombies have infested a fallen America. A young girl named Temple is on the run. Haunted by her past and pursued by a killer, Temple is surrounded by death and danger, hoping to be set free.

For twenty-five years, civilization has survived in meager enclaves, guarded against a plague of the dead. Temple wanders this blighted landscape, keeping to herself and keeping her demons inside her heart. She can't remember a time before the zombies, but she does remember an old man who took her in and the younger brother she cared for until the tragedy that set her on a personal journey toward redemption. Moving back and forth between the insulated remnants of society and the brutal frontier beyond, Temple must decide where ultimately to make a home and find the salvation she seeks.


  

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Review: The Reapers are the Angels (Reapers #1)

User Review  - Terry - Goodreads

3.5 – 4 stars Well, I gotta say I didn't expect that ending. _The Reapers are the Angels_ is my first foray into the très au courant genre of zombie apocalypse. It was a fortunate choice and I can ... Read full review

Review: The Reapers are the Angels (Reapers #1)

User Review  - karen - Goodreads

book two of "october is zombie month" was so much better than book one. sooo much better. i was intrigued by this book, until i read mike reynolds' devastatingly negative review of it, and it got ... Read full review

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Contents

Part II
111
Part III
193
Acknowledgments
227
About the Author
229
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Alden Bell is a pseudonym for Joshua Gaylord, whose first novel, Hummingbirds, was released in Fall '09. He teaches at a New York City prep school and is an adjunct professor at The New School. He lives in New York City with his wife, the Edgar Award-winning mystery writer, Megan Abbott.

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