Valley of the Dead by Kim Paffenroth

Reviewed for Valley of the Dead by Kim Paffenroth Trade Paperback: Permuted Press, 2010 Limited: Cargo Cult Press, 2009 ISBN: (Trade) 978-1934861318 Available: New Valley of the Dead is classic Paffenroth, a moody, dark, delicate blend of religion and zombies. In this “True Story” version of Dante’s Inferno, it’s easy to see why Paffenroth […]

Dying to Live by Kim Paffenroth

Like the real world the fictional world in Dying to Live is brutally unfair. One would expect no less from a book set a year after the world succumbed to zombies. This isn’t a story of the uprising, the slow rot of the human beast. This is a tale part in retrospect, told by characters […]

History is Dead edited by Kim Paffenroth

Skillfully edited by the Stoker-winning Paffenroth, this anthology of the undead starts out strong with the hair-raising “This Reluctant Prometheus” by David Dunwood. Not content to merely tell the clever story of a caveman-era zombie horde, “Prometheus” opens with a shambling undead mammoth and the prehistoric meal that sours Cro-Magnon man into perversions of nature… […]