The South Forsaken

Sarah is a nurse at the Geelong hospital, going about her Boxing Day shift while her family recovers at home after indulging in the usual Christmas feasting. But when a wild-eyed patient is admitted that afternoon, she soon discovers a new virus taking root in the area.

Not wasting any time, Sarah and her family have to bug out before they too are taken out by the infected hordes amassing in the town. The virus is spreading rapidly and beers will have to be set aside in favour of running for their lives.

The South Forsaken is one family’s story in this zombie apocalyptic tale with an Aussie twist!

Writing has always been my first passion. I remember swapping spiral notebooks with my friends at high school, each adding a chapter of invented worlds, incredible spaceships, fantastical creatures and imagined rituals. Everything that popped into my twisted head found its outlet through my pen. I don’t think it occurred to me that someone else might want to read it.

I can attribute my love of writing to my grandfather, I remember him, hunched over his typewriter pages and pages of poems and memories spilled onto the table around him. I’m not sure how he would have responded to The South Forsaken, but I know he would have been proud of another grandchild following in his footsteps.

Book Details

ISBN: 978-1-922200-40-2 (pbk) | 978-1-922200-41-9 (ebook)

Category: Horror

Trade paperback: 218 pages

Publication Date: 26 September 2015

RRP: AU $19.95 (pbk) | $4.99 (ebook)

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