Saturday, April 13, 2013

{Book Review} Eternal Revelations by Candis Vargo

Eternal Revelations
by Candis Vargo
Released: August 13th 2012
Genre: Fiction- Adult: horror, paranormal, post-apocalyptic, zombie
How I got it: Received a copy via author 

As Hell reins terror on the earth, can one child bring back humanity and defeat the Devil himself? After millions of people vanish and the dead rise to spread plague over the Earth, 23 year-old Evelyn and her brother join with a small group as they fight for survival. As the plague spreads and the number of the Reanimated rise in humans and animals alike, there isn’t anything man made that is strong enough to hold them off. When Evelyn and her group find one of the only children left on Earth—an Autistic child—the Devil begins lurking in the darkness, following their every move. The remaining children are the only chance the human race has at defying the plans the Anti-Christ holds. Of all the horrors the Earth now holds, none are comparable to how treacherous the living become once their humanity is thrown out the window. Evelyn realizes survival isn’t just fighting for your life but fighting for your humanity in a world of terror. Join the journey fight for survival against the undead and beasts released straight from the pits of Hell.

Review: I'm very frustrated with this book. The plot was good. I was pulled into this world ending event. I kept reading wanting to know more and find out who would survive.
The characterization was well done. I was vested in Ev and Javier, but I felt their relationship was a bit forced. I thought the turn ons and attractions were a little over done. I think my favorite charater was actually Mike, who didn't come into the book until half way through. He was just an unasuming solider, yet so much more. I thought the biblical take on the apocolypse was a neat take. This was something I hadn't really read, and found it pretty refreshing.
I really feel the need to point out there was a bit of head hopping, which could make it hard to figure out who was thinking what. I wish the points of view has been better designated. Still the take on zombie apocalypse was new to me. Personally I could have done without the Satan monologues, but I have to say they did add a little extra insight into what was happening.
All in all it was entertaining and some thing different.

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