By: A.W. Exley
Goodreads Rating: 3.62 of 5 Stars
Amazon Rating: 4.4 of 5 Stars
Published: June 30th 2015 (first published June 6th 2015)
Pages: ebook, 200 pages
Edition Language: English
"The author does a wonderful job of drawing you into her world and keeping you there. The story smoothly takes you on a journey through the zombie outbreak in the 1920s and brings in new elements that are interesting. The supporting characters add depth and adventure to the story. I would absolutely put this on my must read list....." - Jessica
"I absolutely loved this book! It was a light, easy, quick, and very cute book. I also really loved the fact that Seth stayed true to Ella throughout the book and that there was no big fight/Explosion between the two...." - Megan
"One of my favorite scenes was how Ella and Seth met. I also loved the scene when Seth is setting up his work and Ella sees the big picture and they start realizing the impacts of the plague and the vermin. It was a turning point in trying to move forward with solving this issue." - Charlie Anderson
The flu pandemic of 1918 took millions of souls within a few short weeks. Except it wasn't flu and death gave them back.
Seventeen-year-old Ella copes the best she can; caring for her war-injured father, scrubbing the floors, and slaying the undead that attack the locals. ‘Vermin’ they're called, like rats they spread pestilence with their bite. Ella's world collides with another when she nearly decapitates a handsome stranger, who is very much alive.
Seth deMage, the new Duke of Leithfield, has returned to his ancestral home with a mission from the War Office — to control the plague of vermin in rural Somerset. He needs help; he just didn't expect to find it in a katana-wielding scullery maid.
Working alongside Seth blurs the line between their positions, and Ella glimpses a future she never dreamed was possible. But in overstepping society's boundaries, Ella could lose everything – home, head and her heart…