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Infected: A Novel

5 Ratings: 4.0
A book by Scott Sigler

Starred Review. In Sigler's riveting horror thriller, alien seeds from outer space infect a number of unlucky humans, who develop some unusual symptoms—itchy, blue triangular growths on their skin—that eventually result in the carriers … see full wiki

Author: Scott Sigler
Genre: Horror
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
4 reviews about Infected: A Novel
review by . September 16, 2010
Pros: decent story, well-thought out characters, lots of gore     Cons: Some dangling plot threads unresolved     The Bottom Line: A fun read for fans of horror sci-fi     If you know anything about podcasting and independent authors, then you’re probably familiar with Scott Sigler. Not only is he a best-selling author, he’s really latched on to new ways of marketing. He’s made all of his novels into serialized podcasts …
review by . June 15, 2010
Pros: Keeps you glued to the pages, undoubtedly creepy and gorey     Cons: Needs a little extra polish; some obvious/cliche bits     The Bottom Line: Though it could stand to use a little polish, it's still interesting, exciting, and something you hope to hell never happens in real life.     Book-wise, I've been in the south for a while with Sookie Stackhouse and Carlotta Wren.  But then I started going north - and ended up encountering …
review by . March 10, 2009
Combining gory horror and sci-fi with imaginative cutting-edge medicine, Sigler's near-future trilogy begins with alien seeds raining down on America, borne by the wind. Billions of these spores die but a few land on human skin and burrow in.    We can't be sure at first what they are supposed to do since all of the victims turn into homicidal maniacs who kill those closest to them and then kill themselves in some gruesome fashion. At which point their bodies rapidly decompose …
review by . October 31, 2008
Dew Phillips and his partner in the CIA are on a top secret mission, chasing after madmen who are homicidal and suicidal, possibly infected with some new disease. Teamed with them is Margaret Montoya from the CCID, called upon to run autopsies on the victims of the infection. There's just one problem, there's never enough remains to autopsy, the corpses either burnt or liquefied. What they need is a fresh or alive host.     Perry Dawsey has a different life from what he once …
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