Alice in Zombieland (White Rabbit Chronicles, Book 1) by Gena Showalter

By Gena Showalter

She won't relaxation until eventually she's despatched each jogging corpse again to its grave. Forever.
Had somebody informed Alice Bell that her whole lifestyles could switch path among one heartbeat and the subsequent, she might have laughed. From comfortable to tragic, blameless to ruined? Please. yet that's all it took. One heartbeat. A blink, a breath, a moment, and every little thing she knew and enjoyed was once gone.
Her father used to be correct. The monsters are real.
To avenge her relations, Ali needs to learn how to struggle the undead. to outlive, she needs to learn how to belief the baddest of the undesirable boys, Cole Holland. yet Cole has secrets and techniques of his personal, and if Ali isn't cautious, these secrets and techniques may possibly simply end up to be extra harmful than the zombies.

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I gathered up the pages and handed them to him, not daring to meet his gaze. Don Basilio sat down at the next table and turned on the lamp. His eyes skimmed the text, betraying no emotion. Then he rested his cigar on the end of the table for a moment, glared at me, and read out the first line: Night falls on the city and the streets carry the scent of gunpowder like the breath of a curse. Don Basilio looked at me out of the corner of his eye and I hid behind a smile that didn’t leave a single tooth uncovered.

He then hugged me until there was no strength left in his arms and lay down, stretched out on the floor with the hypodermic needle still stuck in his skin. I pulled out the needle and covered him with a blanket. After that, he began to lock himself in. We lived in a small attic suspended over the building site of the new auditorium, the Palau de la Música. It was a cold, narrow place in which wind and humidity seemed to mock the walls. I used to sit on the tiny balcony with my legs dangling out, watching people pass by and gazing at the battlement of weird sculptures and columns that was growing on the other side of the street.

And you’ll be right to do so, because you’re not a journalist and you never will be. But you’re not a crime novelist yet, even if you think you are. ” At that moment, my guard down, I was so overwhelmed by gratitude that I wanted to hug that great bulk of a man. Don Basilio, his fierce mask back in place, gave me a steely look and pointed toward the door. “No scenes, please. Close the door. ” … The following Monday, when I arrived at the editorial room ready to sit at my own desk for the very first time, I found a coarse gray envelope with a ribbon and my name on it in the same recognizable type that I had been typing out for years.

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