Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Dark Inside by Jeyn Roberts


Dark Inside is an intense and creepy, post apocalyptic novel. There are loads of characters and it takes a while to get them all straight in your head but once you do the read is captivating.

It all starts with an earthquake --- one of massive proportions. Chaos ensues and the downfall of society begins. This is all about survival and only the fit will make it.

This book lives up to its title.

Grade: A


Overview [B&N]

Since mankind began, civilizations have always fallen: the Romans, the Greeks, the Aztecs…Now it’s our turn. Huge earthquakes rock the world. Cities are destroyed. But something even more awful is happening. An ancient evil has been unleashed, turning everday people into hunters, killers, crazies.
Mason's mother is dying after a terrible car accident. As he endures a last vigil at her hospital bed, his school is bombed and razed to the ground, and everyone he knows is killed. Aries survives an earthquake aftershock on a bus, and thinks the worst is over when a mysterious stranger pulls her out of the wreckage, but she’s about to discover a world changed forever. Clementine, the only survivor of an emergency town hall meeting that descends into murderous chaos, is on the run from savage strangers who used to be her friends and neighbors. And Michael witnesses a brutal road rage incident that is made much worse by the arrival of the police--who gun down the guilty party and then turn on the bystanding crowd.

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