Appalachian Overthrow: A Novel of the Vampire Earth

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2013 - Fiction - 339 pages
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E.E. Knight has proven “a master of his craft. His prose is controlled but interesting, and his characters are fully formed and come to life.”* In his latest Vampire Earth novel, the national bestselling author tells a tale about David Valentine's fellow freedom fighter Ahn-Kha when he was imprisoned and forced into hard labor by the Kurians—and the rebellion he led against them…

Captured and sold to the Kurian–allied Maynes Conglomerate, to work as a slave in the coal mines of Appalachia, Ahn-Kha is angered and appalled by the dangerous working conditions, and the brutal treatment inflicted upon his fellow miners. When a protest against shortages is deliberately and bloodily suppressed, Ahn-Kha sets himself against the ruling Maynes family and sets out on a trail of vengeance through the Coal Country.

Finally, the people of the Coal Country are driven to the breaking point—and they now have a leader, a powerful and battle-hardened leader, determined to forge them into an army that will wage guerrilla warfare against the Maynes family and their Kurian masters—and free the Appalachians from their tyranny…

*Science Fiction Weekly

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Review: Appalachian Overthrow (Vampire Earth #10)

User Review  - DeLace Munger - Goodreads

I like Knight's Vampire Earth series and it was great to see things from Ahn-Ka's point of view. I wouldn't recommend this for anyone who hasn't read any of the other books and I can really only ... Read full review

Review: Appalachian Overthrow (Vampire Earth #10)

User Review  - Lance Eikeland - Goodreads

This is without a doubt not only a terrible book but the worst book I have read this year. Slow, tedious, and un exciting in any possible way. The story has no resolution and at times I was almost ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

E.E. Knight was born in Wisconsin, grew up in Minnesota, and now calls Chicago home, where he abides in domestic felicity with his family, and assorted pets.

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