Saturday, March 09, 2013

Feature Author Spotlight: Kari Gregg

We'd like to welcome Kari Gregg to Lasha's Reviews. Her new novel, Half A Million Dead Cannibals is a unique romance set amongst a post-apocalyptic world that includes my favorite monsters: ZOMBIES!

To celebrate she is offering up TWO gifts for my loyal readers. One, a $10 Amazon gift card and two, the zombie classic movie, Day of the Dead (2008). Please use the Rafflecopter option to enter both.

I hope you all make it. I've got my Twinkies and my gun, so I'm prepared! *g* Now, here's Kari...


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Top 10 Fave and Fabulous Zombies on the Net

Zombie fans are legion and dedicated. Surf the net and you’ll find more zombie fan sites and fun links than there are likely to be undead brain munchers when (not if) the fit hits the shan. Fortunately, you have a long-time zombie fan right here to help you sort the shan from the awesome. What are the most fun and funniest zombie links on the net? Grab our melee weapon of choice, compadres, and exercise your clicker finger with:


To get in shape for the apocalypse, the zombie fitness app: http://www.eatyourcomics.com/2013/01/10/zombies-run-the-gamers-fitness-app/

Don’t let undeath ruin your relationship! Zombie Love Song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=J4_CqPFZP5M

Not dating? Looking for a quality man (or woman) during the apocalypse has never been easier. Zombie Passions, a zombie online dating service: http://www.zombiepassions.com/


Wetted your appetite for m/m zombie apocalyptic romance and my Half a Million Dead Cannibals? Not yet? Dammit.



How likely are YOU to survive the apocalypse? http://zomboid.com/zombie/

Is it time for Dead Cannibals’ Riley and Graham to strut through undead dystopian America now? No? Damn, you guys are tough.

Zombie fandom began with Plato. No shit. The Philosophy of Zombies: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/zombies/

On the bright side, the good news about becoming a zombie: http://science.discovery.com/creatures/10-best-things-about-being-zombie.htm

Zombie prepping isn’t just for crackpots (although embracing your crazy helps): http://www.cracked.com/article_15643_5-scientific-reasons-zombie-apocalypse-could-actually-happen.html

Get your undead on, buddies, because that’s it. Oh, sure, I’ve got more fun links, tons more. Tune into my #DeadCannibals Twitter hashtag for additional fabulous zombie links to play around with, but for now, it’s time for the pimping and commenting to win goodies!

Leave a comment below with your email address and your hand-to-hand combat/melee weapon of choice (crowbar? baseball bat? curtain rod?) for a shot at a Zombie Outbreak Response Team car decal like so:


Use the Rafflecopter to put your chance in for the $10 Amazon gift card and the movie!

Commenters will also receive an entry into my Half a Million Dead Cannibals Zombie Survival Kit Contest (details about the prize and moar chances to win it here: http://www.karigregg.com/?p=1652).

Zombies are coming, guys. Comment, comment, comment! While you still can...

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Blurb:

All that’s keeping Riley from the man he’s falling in love with are the ruins of a city filled with half a million dead cannibals.


Strangers, Riley and Graham sheltered together in a basement storage unit when the zombie outbreak slammed into the world three months ago. They lived through the first blast of the plague, but they may not last much longer among survivors scrambling for dwindling resources. They agree to hike from the city and to the safety of the mountains. They didn’t count on the storm they hoped would cover their exit developing into a Nor’easter, though, and they sure didn’t think their visibility would shrink so badly that they’d hike into the leading edge of a zombie swarm, either. In the chaos of escaping the ravenous horde, they are separated, with Graham racing toward feral dog packs to the east and Riley sprinting to hostile survivors hunting them to the west.

Nobody said finding and keeping a quality guy (alive) during the apocalypse would be easy.
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Author Bio:

Kari Gregg lives in the mountains of Wild and Wonderful West Virginia with her Wonderful husband and three very Wild children. When Kari’s not writing, she enjoys reading, coffee, zombie flicks, coffee, naked mud-wrestling (not really), and . . . coffee!






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20 comments:

  1. The book sounds great! Can't wait to read it :)
    For hand to hand combat. I'd probably go with a sword. easy to swing and not very heavy to carry around all the time!

    staceyprice(AT)gmail.com

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    1. Finding a usable sword is the problem. Most around nowadays are for show, not for utility as a weapon and aren't very durable. My creepy grandfather (not to be confused with my sweetheart of a grandpa, lol) had a sword collection and only one of them would've been good for weapons use. Heavy SOBing thing. ;-)

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  2. Since it's a post-apocalyptic world, I guess a fuel and flame thrower is out. It would be a sturdy curtain rod, due to it being lightweight yet strong. Also, it has a longer reach.

    strive4bst(At) yahoo(Dot) com

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    1. Hey, all you need's a Bic and a case of hair spray, right? Flame throwers, redneck style. LOL

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  3. If I could have any weapon of choice regardless of whether or not I have the knowledge to use it or the strength I think I would like to go with a bow and arrow. If that was taken off the table I'll probably go with the most common and plentiful thing to grab kitchen knives and/or a large tree branch(after all not everyone has a bat). I only hope that I'll be around either when the zombie apocalypse hits.

    humhumbum@yahoo.com

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    1. Plenty of Louisville Sluggers around. ;-p

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  4. Got to follow my middle son's advice and opt for a Fire axe as weapon of choice. According to him it's the best thing to use against Zombies :D

    ilona
    felinewyvern at googlemail dot com

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    1. LOL! Sooooooooooo not going to disagree. :-D

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  5. I just had to ask my husband what he thought would be the perfect weapon, as he is my zombie apocalypse go-to guy:

    "Hmmm. I'm all for a sturdy crowbar. Difficult to break. Good skull crushing. And handy for gaining structure access. Would have to say a sling blade made from a lawnmower blade would be handy also."

    So, yeah, my first thought was something quiet to hit with, but I was with Jbst, I want a flamethrower, or as Kari says, a bic and hairspray, in a pinch!

    caroaz [at] ymail [dot] com

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    1. Crowbar is, according to the Zombie Survival Guide, the multi-purpose weapon of choice. :-)

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  6. I'll be a zombie of course. My hand to hand weapons of choice will be two razor sharp sickles, so I can harvest my human snacks with ease. Plus, sickles are cool looking! Thanks for more zombiesque fun!

    Urb
    brendurbanist at gmail dot com

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    1. I've got this picture in my head of you looking kinda like Michone from The Walking Dead -- COOL. :D

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  7. Thank you for the opportunity to win! Congratulations on your recent publication, Kari! (No need to enter my name for the decal, but some of the preceding ideas folks have are very smart.) Thank you!

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    1. Sorry for my comment confusion! Defense weapon of choice: baseball bat. Thanks!

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  8. I don't think I will do do very good in a zombie apocalypse. But, I guess my choice of weapon would be a wooden baseball bat, with some nails in it. Plus, a machete for backup!
    June
    manning_J2004 at yahoo dot com

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    1. Ooh, nails. O.O OUCH. Of course, zombies are dead, but nonetheless. Yow. That'll do some damage. ;-)

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  9. I think a flame thrower, wouldn't want them to get to close :)

    anzuazuara at yahoo dot de

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  10. I'd go for a rocket thrower, like the one seen in Buffy season two, when she fights a demon, that couldn't be killed my a forged weapon.

    galaschick78(at)gmail(dot)com

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  11. Well I would like to choose magic as weapon, since we are in the realm of fantasy, already ^^

    emiliana25(at)web(dot)de

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